Corrigé anales bac anglais lv1

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Corrigé bac 2009 : Anglais LV1 Série L – Métropole

Ces éléments de correction n’ont qu’une valeur indicative. Ils ne peuvent en aucun cas engager la responsabilité des autorités académiques, chaque jury est souverain.

Session 2009

Durée : 3 heures – Coefficient 4 L’usage du dictionnaire et des calculatrices est interdit.Compréhension 14 points Expression


6 points

Vikas Swarup, Q & A, 2006

Corrigé Bac 2009 – Série L – LV1 Anglais – Métropole


Vous traiterez les questions dans l’ordre, en indiquant clairement leur numéro sur votre copie. Lorsque la réponse doit être développée, le nombre de mots ou d’éléments de réponse sera indiqué dans la question.En l’absence d’indications, vous répondrez brièvement à la question posée.

1. a) There are four main characters in this passage: the narrator, Salim, Armaan Ali and Urvashi Randhawa. Say whether they are present or only mentioned. Salim and the narrator are present. Armaan Ali and Urvashi Randhawa are both mentioned. 4 x 0,5 pts = 2 pts b) What are Salim’s, Armaan Ali’s and Urvashi Randhawa’sjobs? Salim works as a tiffin carrier / delivery man / boy. Armaan Ali is a film star and Urvashi Randhawa is a model. 3 x 1 pt = 3 pts c) What is Armaan Ali to Salim? He is Salim’s favourite star. 3 pts 2. a) “The most amazing thing has happened today.” (line 4) What does Salim refer to? He has seen his favourite star in the flesh / he tried to catch his attention. 4 pts b) What happened on thatday was more important than his life and his job. Find two quotations justifying this statement. Line 11: “narrowly missing being run down by a car” 2 x 2 pts = 4 pts Line 16: “Salim forgot all about the tiffin.” Lines 17-18: “A customer of Grawli Tiffin Carriers went hungry that afternoon.” Accepter line 11: “He jumped down from the speeding vehicle” 3. What elements in Salim’s and Armaan’s livesshow that they belong to two separates worlds? Use your own words. (30 / 40 words) Armaan has an expensive car / a Mercedes-Benz and live in a luxurious hotel whereas Salim has to ride on the bus to deliver his food and he doesn’t earn much money. Unlike Salim, Armaan is famous and his name often makes the headlines. 4 x 3 pts = 12 pts Attribuer le maximum de points si 4 éléments sur les 5 donnésci-dessus sont trouvés. Bonus de 1 pt pour: Salim is not allowed to enter the hotel because he probably looks too shabby. 4. a) According to the narrator, Armaan “seems to have it all – face, fame and fortune.” (line 25) What event in Armaan’s life makes Salim think differently? The fact that Armaan and Urvashi have broken up. / He has lost Urvashi. 4 pts b) Quote the line showing how that eventaffects Salim. Line 30: “I see Salim crying. His eyes are red and wet with tears. He hasn’t eaten all days.” 2 pts 5. a) What two things does Salim first consider doing for Armaan Ali? (20 / 30 words) First he wants to meet him to make him feel better. Then he considers talking to Urvashi to convince her to get back to Armaan. 2 x 3 pts = 6 pts b) What does the narrator think of Salim’s plans? Whatargument does he give to him? Use your own words. The narrator thinks it is stupid / ridiculous. According to him, it’s none of his business. 2 x 3 pts = 6 pts

Corrigé Bac 2009 – Série L – LV1 Anglais – Métropole

6. Salim eventually sends Armaan a frame. In your own words, tell the ‘story’ of this frame. What does that story reveal about Salim’s vision of Armaan andUrvashi’s relationship? (40 / 50 words) - He bought a (heart-shaped) frame to put / with a photo of Armaan and Urvashi, symbolizing their love. - He smashed it because they had broken up. - Then he decided to mend it and send it to Armaan to prove that they could get back together / that Armaan could get over his broken heart 6 x 2,5 pts = 15 pts 7. a) Read the whole text again and describe...