Compréhension de l’écrit10 pts
Doc. 1 Wrenched from Home
Doc. 2Strong family Bonds
1 Doc. 1. How does Gaia feel about moving from London to Pagford? Quote 2 elements from the first paragraph to support your answer.
Read from line 10 to the end.
2 Doc. 1. Quoting from the text, what elements does she associate with London (3 elements) and Pagford (5 elements)?
3 Doc. 1. To what extent does this move change her relationship with Kay, her mother?
4 Doc. 1. How does Gaia intend to punish her mother for moving to Pagford? Find 2 elements in the text.
5 Doc. 1. “In the meantime, she had to exist in alien territory, where her looks and her accent, once instant passports to the most select social circles, had become foreign currency.” (l. 27-29) Identify and explain the two metaphors linked to the “alien territory” (30 words).
6 Doc. 2. List the characters and say how you think they are connected.
7 Doc. 2. What do you learn about Dan’s professional situation? Support your answer with two elements from the text.
8 Doc. 2. “It’s too much. It’s too much for you. It isn’t fair.” (l. 11-12)
a. What “isn’t fair”?
b. Why does her mother insist on sending Isabel to boarding school?
9 Doc. 2.
a. Explain Isabel’s mixed feelings about her mother’s decision.
b. What does it reveal about her vision of stability as compared to her mother’s?
10 Doc. 1 et 2. Compare and contrast Gaia’s and Isabel’s situations.
Seuls les candidats de la série L LVA traiteront également la question 11.
11 Doc. 1 et 2. Show that Gaia and Isabel have a different conception of “home” (50 words).