Time to read!
In groups of four or five people, answer these quertions in an article that you are going to create in the Student's Productions' Service. Remember to write your answers in the body of the article and to enable the commentaries section, so that I can correct it there!

 

‘TASTE’ by Roald Dahl

1) Answer these questions.

(a) Does Richard Pratt drink the first wine? ................................................................................................................
(b) Why is the claret in the study? ................................................................................................................................
(c) What is Mike’s first bet? .........................................................................................................................................
(d) What does Pratt then ask him to bet? .....................................................................................................................
(e) What does Mike’s wife think of the bet? ................................................................................................................
(f) What does Mike say to Louise to show that he is very confident? ........................................................................
(g) Does Pratt guess the name of the wine correctly? ..................................................................................................
(h) How does he do this? .................................................................................................................................................
 

2) Who says these things? Who are they speaking to?

(a) ‘An attractive little wine, don’t you think?’ ............................................................................................................
(b) ‘In my study, already open. It’s breathing.’ ...........................................................................................................
(c) ‘I want you to bet me the hand of your daughter in marriage.’..............................................................................
(d) ‘But I don’t want to hear it.’.....................................................................................................................................
(e) ‘Just so long as you swear there’s no danger of losing.’.........................................................................................
(f) ‘You left them in Mr. Schofield’s study.’..................................................................................................................
 
3) Imagine that you are Louise Schofield. Tell the story of the evening to a friend the next day. What do  you say?
 
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4) Make a chart comparing the story to the TV episode. (Five similarities and five differences).
 
 
 

 

Fuente: Created by Susan Zilberstein
Fecha: 16/9/2020 | Creado por: Susana Beatriz
Categoria: Activities
Etiquetas: Zilberstein, Susan, 2020, B1+, Inglés, Almagro