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‘How I met myself’ 3rd Term Reading Quiz – Round 3

Well done to all contestants participating in this round, welcome to Naomi too who has already scored a walloping of 7 points securing herself a 4th place! A pity that Erika,  Jacinto,  Marta  and Carlos did not feel  like working to improve their marks. Why????

Following  a less disappointing  round  your score is as follows:

Anastasia: 7+8= 15

Luis: 8+6 = 14

Manuél: 6+5= 11

Naomi: 0+7= 7

Erika: 0+0 = 0

Marta: 0+0= 0

Jacinto: 0+0= 0

Carlos: 0+0= 0

Well, let’s see how well you do on our 3rd round. Contestants here you’ve got your questions:

Chapter 6

Were the housekeeper’s answers ‘Yes’ or ‘No’?

a Was anybody who looked like John living in the flats?

b Did she know everybody?

c Had she worked there a long time?

d Were there any new families?

e Were there any men looking like John who’d lived there and then moved away?

Chapter 7

What do you know about doppelgängers?

A ………….. word which is used in English. It means a …………… double of a ……………. person, who comes to give messages about …………….. or to offer …………….. . It can only be seen by its ……………. . However, it can sometimes be seen by someone …………….. if it has an important message. It is usually thought to bring bad …………….. , and is often believed to show that there will soon be a serious ……………… or a ……………… .

Well, make sure your answers are submitted by Friday, 4th May.

May the 4th, I mean, the force be with you and remember…, PARTICIPATION’S THE KEY!

Mary B.

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‘How I met myself’ 3rd Term Reading Quiz – Round 2

Well done to all contestants participating in this round! A pity that Erika,  Jacinto, Naomi, Marta  and Carlos did not feel  like workingto improve their marks. Why????

Following again a disappointing  round  your score is as follows:

Luis: 8 = 8

Anastasia: 7= 7

Manuél: 6= 6

Erika: 0 = 0

Marta: 0= 0

Jacinto: 0= 0

Naomi: 0= 0

Carlos: 0= 0

Well, let’s see how well you do on our 2nd round. Contestants here you’ve got your questions:

Chapter 4

What did John find out? Match the beginnings and endings.

1 The door where John had fallen

2 The flats in the street had five floors

3 Some of the flats had gunshot holes

4 He waited and watched in the street

5 The people living at number 7

a and were built in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

b made during World War II or the 1956 revolution.

c seemed to be normal Hungarians.

d was number 7 Felka utca.

e but saw nobody like himself.

Chapter 5

Complete the sentences in your own words.

a And every night I had the same dream and …

b And if I went back to sleep, …

c And if I didn’t go back to sleep, I lay in bed …

d And every morning I was more and more tired, …

e And I felt worse because …

f And even worse, …

g And then because I didn’t feel good …

Well, make sure your answers are submitted by Friday, 20th April.

Good luck to you all and remember…, PARTICIPATION’S THE KEY!

Mary B.

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‘How I met myself’ 3rd Term Reading Quiz

Welcome to our  3rd Term Reading Quiz. After  having an introduction to the book and reading chapter 1 in class today let me give you some more intriguing information about this book.

One icy winter’s evening in Budapest, a man runs straight into John Taylor as he walks home through
the narrow streets. John falls over in the snow and looks up at the man’s face. ‘I felt very afraid. Because what I saw was me. My face looking down at me. My mouth saying sorry.’  Who is the man, and how will John’s life change? Well, let’s see how well you do. Contestants here you’ve got your questions:

CHAPTER 2

Complete the summary with numbers and times. John Taylor, a ……………… -year-old Englishman has been working in Budapest for ………………….. years. ……………… months after falling in love with his Hungarian teacher, Andrea, they get married. They live in the …………….. District of Budapest. It takes John ……………… minutes to get to work. His normal day starts at …………………… am and finishes a ……………….. pm.

 

CHAPTER 3

 What happened after John fell down? Put the events in order.

a He noticed the man left no footprints.

b He had a drink and went home.

c He checked the toilet but nobody was there.

d That night, he lay awake thinking.

e He saw the man go in a wine cellar.

f He couldn’t tell Andrea the truth.

g He followed the man who ran into him.

h He asked the barman if anyone had come in.

Good luck to you all and don’t forget to send your answers by Monday, 16th April.

Let the Quiz begin!!!!!!

Mary B.

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