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Stage 8

Marianne’s Journey: Part 3

A jornada de Marianne continua! Ouça aqui e aprimore o seu listenning!

Marianne looks forward to meeting her new friend on the train. She realises that the only thing she knows about him is his name – Philip. Marianne tells him about her sad story.

1 . A seguir estão algumas palavras importantes extraídas dessa parte da história. Se necessário, confira o significado delas no Word Bank.

crowd | guess | old-fashioned | accident | glad | fancy | rest of

2 . Faça a correspondência entre as palavras e frases na lista 1 e os seus significados na lista 2.

3 . Agora ouça a história.

4 . Complete as frases abaixo com a preposição correta. Use cada preposição apenas uma vez.

through | in | opposite | at | outside | on

1 The man …………… the hat was called Philip.

2 They sat …………… each other so they could hold hands.

3 He walked …………… the crowds of people towards the bus stop.

4 She saw him standing …………… the house.

5 She was …………… her way to work when she met him.

6 He was waiting …………… the end of the road.

Word Power

laugh your head off: rir muito
give someone a funny look: olhar para alguém de um modo estranho

5 . Escolha a resposta correta para as perguntas a seguir.

1 Why didn’t Marianne see the man every day?

a) He didn’t always wear his hat.

b) Sometimes he went by bus.

c) There were too many people.

2 What does the man like about her name?

a) It’s old-fashioned.

b) It’s the name of someone he loved.

c) It’s an attractive name.

3 What does Marianne think when Philip asks why she is sad?

a) She feels angry with him.

b) She feels too upset to talk.

c) She is happy to talk to him about Tony.

4 What happened after she told him about Tony’s accident?

a) She began to feel better.

b) They held hands for a long time.

c) He told her his story.

5 Why did she start to laugh when she walked to her office?

a) She remembered a funny dream.

b) She thought ‘Philip’ was a funny name.

c) She saw someone look at her in a strange way.


Word Bank

accident (substantivo) = acidente

crowd (substantivo) = multidão

desire (verbo) = desejar

fancy (verbo) = gostar, sentir-se atraído por alguma coisa

glad (adjetivo) = contente, alegre, feliz

guess (verbo) = adivinhar

old-fashioned (adjetivo) = antigo, ultrapassado

rest of (substantivo) = restante


Respostas:

Exercício 2

1-c; 2-e; 3-d; 4-g; 5-b; 6-a; 7-f

Exercício 4

1 in

2 opposite

3 through

4 outside (or opposite)

5 on

6 at

Exercício 5

1-c; 2-c; 3-c; 4-a; 5-b