I. COMPRÉHENSION – EXPRESSION
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 est indiqué dans la question. En l’absence d’indications, vous répondrez brièvement à la question posée.
Find three elements showing that the scene takes place in India. (The characters’ names will not be accepted.) “monsoon” (l. 19), “puribhaji” (l. 13) “ragdaa patties” (l. 13) “rupees” (l. 45) 3 pts Where exactly do the characters meet? They meet in Miss Alvarez’s classroom / in Jehangir’s classroom / in a classroom. Pour “at school”, mettre la moitié des points. 2 pts Say how Jehangir is connected to the other characters present in the scene. He is Miss Alvarez’s pupil and Yezad (Chenoy)’s son. 2 x 2 pts = 4pts
Focus on Jehangir and Miss Alvarez. 4. a) What school project was Jehangir involved in? He was involved in her project of homework monitoring. b) Why was he chosen to take part in it? He was chosen because he was Miss Alvarez’s best student / a good student. 5.
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a) Explain the role Jehangir was expected to play in this project. He was expected to check that the pupils did their homework properly. / He helped the pupils / he supervised the homework of the pupils. 4 pts b) What did he do wrong? He repeatedly accepted money from rich, lazy students who wanted to get good marks. 6 pts c) What did Miss Alvarez decide to do as a consequence? She decided to suspend (accepter : stop / cancel) the project and to summon Jehangir’s father to the school. (N’exiger qu’un des éléments de réponse.) 4 pts 6. a) Pick out the two adjectives expressing Miss Alvarez’s feelings when she found out what Jehangir had done. l. 42 “shocked” l. 47 “upset” 2 pts b) In your own words, explain her reaction. She trusted him and so she