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‘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: 27/8/2018 | Creado por: Susana Beatriz
Categoria: Reading Time
Etiquetas: Almagro, Inglés, Teens, 5, 2018, Susan, Zilberstein