Floors in a building still go from the 12th floor to the 14th floor thinking that some numbers are unlucky. Some superstitious people think they can turn bad luck away by knocking on wood. A superstitious mother won't cut her baby's hair before her child's first birthday. A bride in Mexico never wears pearl on her wedding day. Pear symbolize to tears and unhappy marriage.
A- Answer the following questions :
1-What do superstitious people do to turn bad luck away?
2-Do superstitious people believe in science?
3-Why did people have superstitions in the past?
B- Choose the correct answer :
4-The underlines word "tears" refer to something that comes out of your………
(a) nose (b) eyes (c) ears (d) mouth
5-……..is an unlucky number.
(a) Thirty (b) Thirteen (c) Twelve (d) Fourteen
6. The Reader (The Prisoner of Zenda)
a. Answer the following questions:
1-What did Sapt tell Rassendyll on the way to the station in Zenda?
2-What was the Marshal's reaction when Rassendyll stuck the flower to his jacket? Why?
3-What did Fritz blame Rassendyll for when they were in the King's bedroom? Why?
4-What feature of Michael's popularity did Rassendyll see in the old town?
b. Read the following quotation, then answer the questions:
" Get off? But they will catch us! "
1-Where were the speaker and the addressee?
2-What does "they" refer to?
3-What did they do after "get off"? Why?
c. Find the mistake in each of the following sentences and correct it:
1-Fritz was waiting for Sapt and Rassendyll to take their horses when they were back.
2-Rasendyll was shot in his finger during the fight at the castle.
7 Write a paragraph of 100 words about: (6m)
"The world has become a small village"
a Translate into Arabic:(3)
Superstitions are deep rooted and irrational beliefs. They are the legacy of every civilization and are inherited by the following generations. It was once believed that superstition could be rooted out with the spread of education. But these have continued to linger with the generations.
bTranslate into English:(2m)
- إن جمع القمامة و إعادة تدويرها بالشكل الصحيح يحمى البيئة و يوفرا لمال. - الحرب تساعدنا على إدراك أهمية السلام و الاستقرار.
The Prisoner of Zenda
1-Rudolf Rassendyll was a highly qualified young man. Explain.
-To the right is the way to the hunting lodge. To the left is the way to the castle of Zenda.
3-Sapt was about to shoot Michael at the fork but he didn't. Why?
-It was not useful for the King if Michael was killed then.
4-What did "all's well mean"?
-Michael's men kidnapped the King from the hunting lodge to the castle.
5-On the way from the fork to the hunting lodge, Sapt realized that the King was Kidnapped. How?
-He saw 5 or 6 torn handkerchiefs which they used to tie up Johann's mother. The lodge was dark.
6-What did Sapt and Rassendyll find out when they came back to the hunting lodge?
-The King was kidnapped and Josef was killed. Johann's mother was set free.
7-What did Sapt ask Rassendyll to do when they are back to the hunting lodge? Why?
-To continue to pretend to be the King. Because they didn't find the King in the hunting lodge.
8-Why doesn't Michael tell people Rassendyll is not the King?
-To do so, he must tell people he has kidnapped the King and killed his servant. He can't.
9-Why doesn't Sapt tell people Michael kidnapped the King and killed his servant?
-To do so, he must tell the people that Rassendyll is not the real King. He can't.
0-What would have happened if the pretend king hadn't come back to Strelsau to pretend?
-The city will belong to the Duke in 24 hours.
1-What would have happened if the real King had been Killed?
-Rassendyll would have continued to be King forever.
2-Why didn't Michael kill his brother, the King?
-Michael knows that if he killed the King, Rassendyllmight stay King forever.
3-Why did Michael's men come back to the hunting lodge with spades?
-To bury Josef's body.(To hide their evil work)
4-What was the results of the trap/ fight in the hunting lodge?
-Rassendyll killed two of Michael's men. Rassendyll was shot in his finger.
5-Michael's men who went to the hunting lodge to bury Josef's body didn't know the identity of the prisoner in the castle. Explain. One of them shouted, "It's the King!" when he saw Rassendyll.
6-What is Freyler? – He is Sapt's servant.
7-What reason does Sapt give Freyler for the King's injury?
-The King caught his finger in a door.
8-Is the pretend king's life harder than the real King's life? Explain.
-Of course, The pretend king does the King's duties and the most difficult is that he pretends carefully.
9-Who are Michael's Famous Six Loyalists?
-Detchard, De Gautet, Bersonin, Lauengram, Krafstein and Hentzau.
0-Why did Rassendyll (the King) want to make himself popular among the poor?
-To make sure poor people would not follow Michael if there were a fight.
1-What did Rassendyll (the King)do to make himself popular among the poor?
-He went to the park and waved to poor people. He bought flowers from a poor girl and gave her a gold coin. He visited Princess Flavia.
2-Why did Rassendyll (the King) visit the Princess for the first time? Who did he accompany?
-To benefit from her popularity among the poor. Fritz.
3-What mistake did Rassendyll (the King) make while visiting the Princess?
-He expects Michael will get into the room without the King's permission.
4-Why did Rassendyll not ask the Duke to come in at the Princess's house?
-Fritz and Sapt didn't tell him about this rule.
5-What did Rassendyll tell Michael to change the talk and make him angrier while they were visiting the Princess?-He thanked Michael for the splendid coronation and the great time he had spent in the lodge.
6-Why was Michael angry when Rassendyll thanked him for the splendid coronation and the great time he had spent in the hunting lodge?-He did that so the King would miss the coronation and he becomes King.
7-At Flavia's house, Rassendyll knew that Michael's six men had known his secret. Explain.
-Detchard, the English, smiled when Rassendyll talked in a strange pretend accent.
Model Exam D
1 Respond to each of the following situations:(4m)
1-Tell your friend why the world will need more scientists in the future.
2-A friend asks how plants get their food from the air.
3-Mother asks why you look worried.
4-Explain how music can be used as a therapy.
2 Mention the place, the speakers and the language function in the mini dialogues :(4m)