Compréhension de l’écrit10 pts
Doc. 1Meeting a famous athlete
Doc. 2Viewpoint: the dark side of sport
1 Doc. 1. Copy the sentence and fill in the blanks.
The scene takes place in a …………………… (specific place) which is located in …………………… (town) in…………………… (continent).
2 Doc. 1. a. Who is Jean-Patrick? Choose the appropriate answer.
Jean-Patrick is… a teacher / a father / a schoolboy / an athlete.
b. Who is Telesphore? Choose the appropriate answer.
Telesphore is… a teacher / a father / a schoolboy / an athlete.
c. Conclusion: complete the sentence using your own words.
The aim of Telesphore’s visit is to…
3 Doc. 1. Answer the following questions.
a. What did the boy imagine about the visitor’s physical appearance? Quote the text.
b. What did the visitor really look like? Quote the text.
c. How does Jean-Patrick feel in the document? Choose the appropriate answer. Jean-Patrick feels
1) first disappointed, then bored and finally excited.
2) first excited, then disappointed and finally inspired.
3) first annoyed, then amused and finally disappointed.
4 Doc. 1. Both statements are right. Justify by quoting the text.
a. Occasionally Telesphore can run without much effort.
b. Telesphore is enthusiastic about his sport and proud of his country.
5 Doc. 2. Who do the underlined pronouns refer to?
a. “I remember vividly” (l. 1)
b. “He had let down himself” (l. 13)
c. “We had risen early” (l. 7)
d. Conclude: who is telling the story? Answer in your own words.
6 Doc. 2. a. Pick out the appropriate information. Copy the table onto your answer sheet and complete it with words from the text.
DAY OF MATCH
THE SPORT played on that day
b. Pick out two elements from the text suggesting the context was not ideal for the game.
c. Did the boy win? Answer the question and justify with one quote.
7 Doc. 2. a. So, according to the father, what could the boy say after the match? Choose the TWO best speech bubbles from below.
b. What could the father say? Choose the most appropriate answer.
8 Doc. 2. Match the sentence that best sums up each person’s opinion.
a. JohnH b. Orwell c. benmoutter
1) Sport has more negative aspects than positive aspects.
2) Human beings need to eliminate negative energy without risking their lives.
3) The sporting spirit is as important as results.
9 Doc. 1 et 2. In document 2, Dominic Hobson compares sport to war. Find one verb in document 1 that also associates sport with war.
10 Doc. 1 et 2. Choose the right answer and justify for EACH document by quoting the texts. In both documents, the children believe the ultimate motivation in sport is :
a. having a nice body.
b. earning a lot of money.
c. being the winner.
d. becoming famous.