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Sterk Engels Leerjaar 4 VMBO-GTL Workbook

36 Answer the questions

36 Answer the questions QUESTION ATTACK Now, let’s see if you can answer questions about the text. Answer each question by going through steps 2, 3 & 4! Step 1 Skim the text first. Use the context clues and word guessing strategies for unknown words or a dictionary if you need to. Step 2 Read the question: 1 How did Alexander Beck become a model? a. Some scout approached him after having watched Alexander working in a restaurant. b. After he had seen Alexander walking in the streets. c. When Alexander paraded around in fashion hotspots. d. When he had seen snapshots of Alexander which he had sent to an agency. 2 What becomes clear about Ceasar Perin from the text? a. He has advised Alexander to invest more time in his education. b. He helps Alexander set up his own international fashion business. c. He is good at finding new models for important fashion houses. 3 What is the biggest difference his new job has brought about, according to Alexander himself? a. He liked to sleep late but now he has to get up very early. b. He never left his home town but now he travels all over the world. c. He thought his looks were unimportant but now he depends on them. d. He was a poor and insecure student but now he earns a lot of money. #A What extra information does it give you about the text? #B In which part of the text can you find the information? #C What type of information are you looking for? #D Think of keywords to look for the information to help you search the text. Step 3 Now turn to the paragraph/ text: look for the answer using the keywords. Step 4 Finally, turn back to the question: check if you have actually found the answer to the question. TIP The strategy question attack also applies to watching & listening tasks. It’s only easier compared to reading. Try it for yourself. 255 EXAM PREPARATION - GENERAL STRATEGIES - GTL

37 Watching & listening question attack Do the tasks below, using the strategy question attack. Use the steps on the right to help you. 1 Watch the video and answer the question. Welke van de beweringen over de Aya Sofia is waar? a. De torens van de Aya Sofia zijn de hoogste van Turkije. b. Er komen dagelijks zo’n 700 busladingen vol bezoekers. c. Het gebouw heeft een aantal verschillende functies gehad. 2 Watch the video again if needed and answer the question. Geef van elk van de beweringen aan of deze wel of niet genoemd wordt in het filmfragment. BEWERING WEL NIET De plaats waar het gebouw werd neergezet, was volgens de bouwers het centrum van de wereld. De Aya Sofia is lang de grootste overdekte ruimte ter wereld geweest. De koepel (dome) van de Aya Sofia wordt ondersteund door een groot aantal pilaren. De Aya Sofia werd ooit geheel herbouwd na een aardbeving. Do you know what text goals are? They help you understand a text much better and find answers more easily and quickly. QUESTION ATTACK Step 1 Watch and listen to the video. Step 2 Read the question: #A What extra information does it give you about the audio/video fragment? #B What type of information are you looking for? #C Think of keywords to look for the information to help you search the audio/video fragment. Step 3 Now turn to the audio/video fragment. Look for the answer using the keywords. Pause or replay as often as you need. Step 4 Finally, turn back to the question: check if you have actually found the answer to the question. 38 Text goals Watch the video about the different text goals and take notes. What are the 5 text goals? 1 2 3 4 5 256 EXAM PREPARATION - GENERAL STRATEGIES - GTL