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ENGLISH TEST
DATE
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MARK :
 
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COMMENTS:
COMPREHENSION
 GENERAL COMPREHENSION
1.
The scene takes place in South Africa . How can we know ?
(2 quotes)
 
 We can know that the scene takes place in South Africa thanks to these quotes : l.52 “ Robben islan! " #.$% “it &ae &e 'er( prou to be South African! an l.)5 it reas that *ienaar “sees all of *retoria!  an we know that *retoria is South Africa+s e,ecuti'e capital .
2.
Where is the action set ?
 The action is set in *retoria- South Africa - &ore precisel( in the in the *resient+s office . t is quote : “ /anela leaps up fro& behin his esk! 0#.1" “*ienaar  walks awa( fro& the *resient+s office! 0#.)3
3.
When oes it take place ?
 The scene takes place after 4elson &anela+s election in 1% an 6ust before the 15 Ru7b( Worl 8up in South Africa . t takes place shortl( after 9rancois *ienaar ha been in'ite to tea b( the presient . The action is set in the afternoon . 0#.23 “the n7lish ha'e 7i'e- us &an( thin7s- incluin7 ru7b(- but afternoon tea is one of the 7reatest!.
4
; 5 : #ist all the ini'iual characters in the scene an sa( in what wa( the( are connecte to each other. 
 The characters liste are 4elson /anela- the newl( electe presient of South Africa- /rs <rits - the “tea la(! who is the presient =s assistant an 9ran>ois *ienaar- the captain of the South Africa+s rub7( tea& the Sprinboks an who is /anela+s 7uest. <oth of the& are South African an leaers.
 DETAILED COMPREHENSION
6.
9ocus on the lines fro&
1
 to
31
 . What oes this scene re'eal about the cultural herita7e an traitions of South Africa? ,plain b( 7i'in7
 3
 etails. 
 t is &ae it clear in the te,t that the cultural herita7e an traitions of South Africa are a &i,ture of the Afrikaaner an n7lish influences. 9or e,a&ple- =#. 23 *ienaar sa(s :
-
Aan7ena&e kennis- /e'rou <rits! which is an Afrikaaner 7reetin7 to /rs <rits. Another e,a&ple- 0#.2$3 is the escription of /anela+s &anners as @! not out of place in ictorian n7lan!. <ut &ost i&portantl( is the followin7 quote : 0#23 “The n7lish ha'e 7i'en us &an( thin7s- incluin7 ru7b(- but afternoon tea is one of the 7reatestB!
.
).Sa( who or what the followin7 pronouns or nouns refer to in the te,t .
 
 “it ”
(L.8)
 :
 t refers to *ienaar+s
ankle
.
 
 “ shining light ”
(L.15)
 :
 
 t refers to
Ms !"ts
 .
 “us”
(L.32)
 :
 
 
Sout# A$"%an &eo&le
 “yours”
(L.39)
 :
 
 The
&es"'ents o*+
 
 “Robben island”
(L.52)
 :
 
 9a&ous
 a"l,&"son (o$$ t#e %oast o$ Ca&e To-n)
 “Invictus”:
 
 t refers to a fa&ous
&oe.
 0
*/ t#e En0l"s# &oet "ll"a. Enest Henle/) +
 
 “we”
(L.61)
 :
 
 t refers to the
S&"nkoks &la/es
 "
t#e tea.
 “Nkosi Sikelel’ iArika”
(L.67)
 :
 
 a fa&ous
son0
.
8.
n what wa( is /aela+s 6ob si&ilar to *ienaar+s ? Answer in (our own wors an 7i'e
2 quotat"ons
. 
 /anela+s 6ob is si&ilar to *ienaar+s in that the( both lea 7roups- the( both nee to “inspire! : /anela the nation- *ienar his ru7b( tea&.
9.
What is the at&osphere like urin7 the con'ersation ? Custif( b( quotin7 fro& the te,t.
 The at&osphere is 'er( frienl( an quite rela,e. “ *ienaar rela,es 'isibl(! " The presient is tr(in7 is best to &ake his 7uest feel co&fortable.!
 
This is s&all talk he can hanle.
 
This is /anela+s 7ift.! .!/anela pours tea for both of the&! 0#.3 . The at&osphere is efinitel( lai back an respectful - but with a clear intention on /anela+s part. 
10.
s *ienaar appreciate b( the *resient ? Custif( b( quotin7 fro& the te,t.
 *ienaar is hi7hl( appreciate b( the presient who 7reatl( respects the national tea&. He is honore that he has accepte his in'itation : “+& so e,cite!. He is aware of the ifficult( of his 6ob as a captain : “Dou ha'e a 'er( ifficult 6ob “ 0#.$ 3. n aition- when /anela asks hi& : “How+s (our ankle!? - it is clear that he presient cares about the wellEbein7 of the captain .
11.
Rea a7ain
$o. l"ne 3 to l"ne 45
 - an e,plain in (our wors what /anela is tr(in7 to &ake *ienaar see with his &e&ories of his prison a(s . What i he ha'e in &in ? What i he e,pect *ienaar to o ? Custif( (our answers b( quotin7 the te,t.
(35 -o's)
 
 He is tr(in7 to &ake hi& unerstan that inspiration is necessar( to lea 7roups to success. He  wants hi& to be aware that e'en in ifficult ti&es- there is alwa(s hope an it is possible to fin so&ethin7- an(thin7 that &a( inspire an &oti'ate such as wors fro& others or a son7 as a unif(in7 force. He e,pects *ienaar to fin inspiration to &oti'ate his tea&&ates-  6ust like he hi&self i with a poe& on Robben slan which “helpe hi& to stan when all he wante was to lie own.! nspiration is a powerful weapon which people &a( use to chan7e thin7s. /anela wants to fin a wa( to &ake the Sprinboks win an thus unite the  white an black population behin the tea& =s colours12.8hoose fro& the followin7 list the
3
 
a'e%t"6es
that best appl( to the characters.
7ust"$/
(our choice b( quotin7 fro& the te,t.
AD7ECTI8ES9:OTES
S:PPORTI8E
“8aptain of the Sprinboks. A 'er( ifficult 6ob “ 0#.F3
EAGER
“/anela leaps up fro& behin his esk- crosses the roo& to &eet *ienaar“ 0#.13"!What an honor. +& so e,cite! 0#.23
CARING INSPIRING
“ How is (our ankle?! " “8aptain of the Sprinboks. A 'er( ifficult 6ob “ 0#.F3 " " “/anela pours tea for both of the&! 0#.3 " “this con'ersation has a profoun i&pact on *ienaar .! 0#.)13
S:PPORTI8E ; HEARTLESS < CARING ; :NCON9:ERED < !OSS= ; A:THORITATI8E < GENERO:S < RACIST < EAGER (".&at"ent); DETERMINED; GI>TED < INDI>>ERENT < ADMIRATI8E <IMPRESSED < RESENT>:L < IMPATIENT < CONCERNED < AMA?ED < AM!ITIO:S < COMMITTED ;THO:GHT>:L
 
13.
Sa( if the *resient has achie'e his ai&. What i&pact oes “this &aster lesson on leaership “ ha'e on *ienaar ? How oes he feel when he lea'es the *resient+s office ? ,plain b( quotin7 fro& the te,t .
(5 -o's)
 
 The presient has achie'e his ai& which  was to teach the (oun7 captain how to lea a tea&. <oth &en see& to a7ree on the sub6ect of inspiration .The presient has &ae an i&pression on *ienaar an their con'ersation has a profoun i&pact on hi&. “This &aster lesson on leaership! see&s to ha'e 7reatl( inspire 9ran>ois. All of a suen - he unerstans that the *resient pins his hopes on the national tea& which coul be a source of inspiration for the whole nation if the( won the Worl 8up.. As a result - when he lea'es the e,ecuti'e builin7- the (oun7 captain feels not onl( “stunne an &(stifie  but also 7reatl( inspire. He feels 'er(  weir after their &eetin7 an it see&s as if he is 7oin7 to follow /anela+s a'ice. So&ethin7 has chan7e. 9ro& now on- thin7s will be ifferent. He see&s to be con'ince that his tea& can " will win the Worl 8up. 4othin7 is i&possibleB
14.
9ocus on the last part of the scene . To what e,tent can one sa( that this scene is a
tun"n0;&o"nt
 0tournant3 in the &o'ie ? ,plain in (our own wors an 7i'e 2 quotations.
(@5 -o's)
 
 This scene can be consiere as a turnin7 point in the no'el in that the &eetin7 *ienaar has 6ust ha with his *resient will fore'er chan7e the wa( in which he sees his countr( an his 6ob. /anela has succeee in inspirin7 the captain who looks thou7htfull( at his countr(. He will ne'er see his countr( an his people in the sa&e wa(B He looks at his countr( in a new wa(! as he is full( aware that he an his ru7b( tea& &a( pla( a leain7 role in the &akin7 of the new South Africa. The en of the scene leas the reaer to belie'e that *ienaar will 6oin /anela+s fi7ht an to7ether the( will 6oin forces “to buil a new nation “ an brin7 the Rainbow nation to7etherB Reconciliation starts on the ru7b( fiel 0pitch3B
 MEETING ITH THE PRESIDENT
 
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IN8ICT:S (255)
 
"
Aapte fro& the &o'ie script
1
 Man'ela lea&s u& $o. *e#"n' #"s 'eskB %osses t#e oo. to .eet P"enaa+
 
-!rancois" what an honor. I’# so e$cited.
AD7ECTI8ES9:OTES
ADMIRATI8E , IMPRESSED
“8aptain of the Sprinboks. A 'er( ifficult 6ob “ 0#.F3 " “*ienaar is en7rosse! 0#.%3
COMMITTED ,CONCERNED
“The truth is- sir- (ou ne'er pla( at a hunre percent- no &atter what “ 0#.13 " “the( &ake a lot of sense- sir!0#.5)3
THO:GHT>:L
“still processin7 his &eetin7 with / “ 0#.)3

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