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Sterk Engels Leerjaar 4 VMBO-GTL Workbook

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Step 4 And turn back to... 11 Questions Now, let’s see if you can answer questions about the text. Answer each question by going through step 2, 3 & 4. Use the context clues and word guessing strategies for unknown words or a dictionary if you need to. A What becomes clear about the Loch Ness myth from paragraph 1? It could be exploited more extensively than is now the case. It gives a financial boost to the local tourist industry. It has been a source of inspiration for important artists. It is a fake story made up for marketing purposes. B What point is made by Jonathan Downes in paragraph 2? People love the idea of a monster that has been alive since prehistoric times. Stories about the monster are so old that there must be some truth in them. The people who report having seen the monster all describe it in identical terms. C Which of the following is in line with what is said about the monster in paragraph 3? It has never been researched properly. It is rather doubtful that it ever existed. Traces of it keep coming to the surface. D Kies bij 20 in alinea 4 het juiste antwoord uit de gegeven mogelijkheden. Consequently For example Make sure you know what the meaning of Nevertheless the options for sure. On top of this Use a dictionary if necessary QUESTION ATTACK Step 1 Skim the text first. Step 2 Read the question: #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. E What becomes clear about Shine in paragraph 5? He has a theory about the cause of the sightings he wants to explore. He is convinced the Loch Ness monster is just a man-made fantasy. He is trying to rescue a particular type of fish from becoming extinct. He thinks the lake is full of wildlife that is completely unknown to us. 75 ENGLISH WORLDWIDE - UNITED KINGDOM - GTL

F “You can’t kill this legend with science.” (end of paragraph 5) What does Shine want to make clear with this remark? 12 Your opinion You have read the article on the monster of Loch Ness. Now write down what you think. Does it exist or doesn’t it? Write at least 5 sentences to explain why you think so. I think the monster of Loch Ness is / is not real, because Now talk about it in class. Go online and login to do Reading Assistant and improve your reading even more. Keep up the good work. 13 Irregular verbs You have had some grammar which involved irregular verbs, like the past simple and the present perfect. Do you remember what it is about? Think back and write it down below. Watch the video and take notes. What are irregular verbs and how do you use them? Make sure you include at least 3 points from the video. 76 ENGLISH WORLDWIDE - UNITED KINGDOM - GTL