Compréhension de l’écrit10 pts
Doc. 1City Of The Future
Doc. 2Detroit’s Urban Renewal
1 Doc. 1. Write the correct answer. Frank R. Paul was…
a. the man who painted “Sci-Fi: Future City”.
b. the author of this document.
c. the writer of sci-fi novels.
d. the director of sci-fi films.
2 Doc. 1. Focus on lines 1 to 12 and write your answers.
a. Pick out four names of materials.
b. Pick out three adjectives relating to dimensions.
c. Pick out two methods of transport which allow you to fly.
3 Doc. 1. Right or wrong? Answer and justify by quoting the text.
a. The author is surprised that there aren’t more cars in “Sci-Fi: Future City”.
b. Most science-fiction movie makers choose urban areas as a setting.
c. The action for 2001: a Space Odyssey takes place on our planet.
4 Doc. 2. Match each idea from the list with the corresponding passage.
Transforming the city together / Leaving the city because of unemployment / A prosperous city / Coming back to an attractive city / Disastrous consequences on people’s daily lives
a. From line 3 to line 5
b. From line 5 to line 11
c. From line 12 to line 18
d. From line 19 to line 24
e. From line 25 to line 33
5 Doc. 2. Focus on lines 3 to 11. Pick out four expressions describing Detroit’s buildings between the mid-60s and the mid-90s.
6 Doc. 2. Write down the correct answer. “Many folks were living in a ‘food desert’” (l. 15) means...
a. shops where you could buy food were far away.
b. shops where you could buy food were too expensive.
c. shops where you could buy food didn’t have enough staff.
d. the food on offer in the shops wasn’t varied enough.
7 Doc. 2. The main objective of the association “The Greening of Detroit” is...
a. to repaint the city’s buildings in green.
b. to encourage people to recycle meticulously.
c. to encourage the development of renewable energies.
d. to encourage people to cultivate gardens in the city.
8 Doc. 1 et 2. Complete the following sentence with 2 adjectives from the list.
old / real / fictional / safe / prestigious / smelly
The city described in document 1 is ............... whereas the city described in document 2 is ............... .
9 Doc. 1 et 2. Here is a list of expressions:
enterprising / futuristic / urban recovery / technological development / celebration of the past / more efficient robots
a. Pick out 2 expressions which qualify document 1.
b. Pick out 2 expressions which qualify document 2.