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Control De Lectura 4to año Medio

Colegio Francisco Encina
Departamento Lengua Extranjera

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Puntaje:

SCANNING. Look over Chapter 1 – “January: A Very Bad Start”
(pages 11 – 20) and answer the following questions. (8 pts)
1. Read Bridget’s New Year’s Resolution on page 11. What can
you learn from them about her? Write at least one fact for each
resolution. (2 pts.)
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b) ____________________________________________________________________
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c) ____________________________________________________________________
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d) ____________________________________________________________________
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2. Who is Mark Darcy? Why doesn’t Bridget want to meet him? (2 pts)
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3. Who are these people? (2 pts)
a) Una
Alconbury:
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b) Perpetua:
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c) Shazzer:
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d) Tom:
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4. Why does Bridget tell Daniel he is an emotional coward? (2 pts)

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VOCABULARY.
Choose the best OPPOSITE of the underline
word/phrase from the story. (7 pts)
1. “Perpetua was wearing a tight red skirt, which made her bottom
look very big” (p14)
a) long
b) fashionable c) loose
d) patterned
2. “ She sat down in front of the mirror and put on her make-up”
(p30)
a) put off
b) took off
c) took out d) turned off
3. “Her skin was clear and her hair was shining” (p30)
a) bright
b) dull
c) untidy d)
heavy
4. “For a moment neither of us spoke” (p12)
a) all
b) both
c) none
d) some
5. “Oh God. I’ll be sacked” (p80)
a) fired
b) hired
c) asked d) unemployed
6. “Your skirt is clearly absent. Is skirt off sick?” (p16)
a) away
b) well
c) recent d) here

Then put the events above in the order that they happen in the story. OK?’” (p20) a) spoke b) shouted c) asked d) mentioned III. “Then he whispered. Match a party with what happens there and put them in the order that they take place through the year. The first is shown as (1). ‘This is just a bit of fun. (14 pts) 1A IV. Complete the sentences with a word from the box. READING COMPREHENSION. The first one is done for you. (18 pts) introduce d . Each word may only be used once.Control De Lectura 4to año Medio Colegio Francisco Encina Departamento Lengua Extranjera 7.

Write a brief description of the following characters.” (p39) What two pieces of advice does Bridget get from the article and how successful is she in following them? (4 pts) __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ VI. I’m not very good at parties. CHARACTERS. You can use the following Questions as a guide: What do you think she/he is like? What does she/he think about? What is her/his life like? (6 points) Bridget Jones __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________ Daniel Cleaver __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________ .Control De Lectura 4to año Medio Colegio Francisco Encina Departamento Lengua Extranjera V. “I’m scared about this party. But I have been reading a magazine article about how to behave at them.

Control De Lectura 4to año Medio Colegio Francisco Encina Departamento Lengua Extranjera __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________ Mark Darcy VII. (8 pts) .’ (p50) In your opinion. Bridge. who has the better lifestyle: Bridget or Magda? Complete the table with your ideas on the advantages and disadvantages of each.’ said Magda. ‘It’s very hard work. ‘You should enjoy being single while you can. staying at home and looking after kids.