UNIT 6 - LIVING TOGETHER - SHARING A FLAT - WORKSHEET
SHARING A FLAT
Introduce the text without reading it. Guess from the title what it is about.
Describe the picture and try to establish a link between the title of the extract and the picture.
Read the text silently and answer the following questions.
How many characters are there in this extract? Give their names.
How many notices did Sandy read?
How many notices were interesting for her? Why? Why not?
Where is the flat situated (city, precise location)?
How many people live in the flat?
Right or wrong? Justify by quoting from the text.
Sandy phoned first before meeting Wilma.
Sandy spoke Spanish.
Sandy could locate the flat because she had a map with her.
The flat is situated in the north east.
The flat is far from the underground.
There is another girl living in the flat with Wilma.
The girls are surely cousins.
The flat is tidy and clean.
The flat is quiet.
It took Sandy a long time to decide whether she agreed or not about sharing the flat with Wilma.
She finally decided to look for another flat.
5. Going further.
a. What are the reasons why people decide to share a flat?
b. List the advantages and drawbacks of sharing a flat.