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Stage 12

Marianne’s Journey: Part 11

The house had been burnt out a long time ago and there are plants growing all over it. Marianne finds Philip’s axe so she knows she met him there. As she makes her way back through the wood she comes across the grave again. It, too, is overgrown with plants. After she reads the inscription, she takes the train back to her new life.

1 . A seguir estão algumas palavras e expressões importantes extraídas dessa parte da história. Consulte as que você não conhece no Word Bank.

burnt-out | plants | rotten | dream | rusty | shock | inscription

2 . Ouça e relacione as palavras abaixo com os seus significados, de acordo com o seu uso nessa lição.

 1 burnt-out 

 2 plants 

 3 rotten 

 4 dream 

 5 rusty 

 6 shock 

 7 inscription 

a) reddish-brown colour

b) words written on stone

c) destroyed by fire

d) gone bad

e) weeds or flowers

f) not real

g) a frightening event

Do you know?

Reunited: muitas vezes essa palavra é encontrada em um túmulo onde um casal está enterrado lado ao lado.

R.I.P. são as iniciais de Rest in Peace, expressão que significa “descanse em paz”.

3 . Escolha a resposta correta para as questões abaixo.

1 What was left of the burnt-out house?

a) the roof.

b) the windows.

c) two walls.

2 What did Marianne think was strange?

a) The walls were very black.

b) There was no smell of smoke.

c) There were plants growing inside the house.

3 When she found the axe she was pleased because

a) it couldn’t be a dream.

b) Philip must still be there.

c) she wanted a souvenir.

4 Why couldn’t she find the gravestone at first?

a) It had been moved.

b) It was covered by plants.

c) It was a different colour.

5 When she reads the inscription on the gravestone

a) she is confused because some words have been added.

b) she feels upset and angry.

c) she doesn’t want to go home.


Word Bank

brick (substantivo) = tijolo

burn (verbo) = queimar

burnt-out (adjetivo) = queimado (aparelho)

dream (substantivo) = sonho

inscription (substantivo) = inscrição, gravação

plant (substantivo) = planta

roof (substantivo) = telhado

rotten (adjetivo) = podre

rusty (adjetivo) = enferrujado

shock (substantivo) = choque

wall (substantivo) = parede


Respostas:

Exercício 2

1 c

2 e

3 d

4 f

5 a

6 g

7 b

Exercício 3

1 c

2 c

3 a

4 b

5 a