Part one The Arrival
HENCE (adv) Atlanta The airport’s closed! We’re looking for terrorists! • There was a terrorist problem in Atlanta, hence the late arrival of our plane. • HENCE (adv) = d’où Mangrovia HENCE We’re late!
GIFT (n) • When we arrived on the island, lovely native girls gave us a gift of flowers. • a GIFT (n) = un cadeau, un don
DRIVE (n) • The drive from the airport was along a dangerous narrow road. • a DRIVE (n) = un trajet, une course (en voiture, bus etc)
FAITH (n) Do you think we’ll get there in one piece, Frank? • I didn’t have any faith in the bus driver, but Frank said we would be fine. • FAITH = • la confiance • la foi Don’t worry, Sylvia, we’ll be fine
POCKET (n) • Oh dear, my shirt pocket has got a hole in it. • a POCKET (n) = une poche
BEACH (n) • The beach is fantastic – two kilometres long! • a BEACH (n) = une plage
REST (v) • A child is resting under the palm tree. • to REST (v) = se reposer
ROLL (v) • We watched a coconut that rolled from a tree. • to ROLL (v) = rouler
MEMORY TEST: CONSIGNES Pour chaque mot cible, vous allez voir affiché un court dialogue qui le contient. En vous rappelant des phrases que vous venez d'étudier, décidez si le dialogue est conforme à ce qui s'est passé.
Exemple Phrase étudiée: It’s hot in this room. Dialogue: Shall I open the window? No, it’s cold in here. Réponse: non
CONSIGNES Pour chaque dialogue, écrivez votre réponse (oui ou non) sur votre feuille.
CONSIGNES Après que vous avez répondu, vous verrez affichée la phrase d’origine. Veuillez ne pas changer votre réponse.
Why was our plane so late? Didn't you hear? A terrorist problem in Atlanta, hence all the policemen we saw.
There was a terrorist problem in Atlanta, hence the late arrival of our plane.
I was told we'd get a gift of flowers when we arrived. Me too, but we didn't get anything. How disappointing!
When we arrived on the island, lovely native girls gave us a gift of flowers.
Oh, that drive from the airport! Wasn't it terrible? Awful! I was really frightened.
Do you have any faith in the bus driver, Sylvia? Oh yes, I'm sure he'll get us there without any trouble.
I didn’t have any faith in the bus driver, but Frank said we would be fine.
Are these your sunglasses, Frank? Oh yes, they must have fallen out of my pocket - it's got a hole in it.
It's not a very long beach, is it? No, it can't be more than a few hundred metres.
The beach is fantastic – two kilometres long!
Phew! It's really hot. Yes, shall we rest where that child is, beneath that palm tree?
Look at that coconut - it's rolling! Oh yes! It must have just fallen from the tree.
SYLVIA’S HOLIDAYin the tropical island of Mangrovia Part two Holiday activities
NOSE (n) • My nose is all red from sitting in the sun. • A NOSE = un nez Have you seen Sylvia’s nose? It’s incredible! You should take a look at your own!
RIDE (v) • I tried to ride on a surfboard this morning – it’s not easy! • to ride = monter, se promener (à cheval, vélo etc.)
ENTITLE (v) Mangrovia holidays coupon for one • This coupon entitles you to a free ice cream at the restaurant on the beach. • to ENTITLE = donner à qqn le droit
BURN (v) • Some members of the group collected dry wood to burn. • to burn = brûler
ATTRACTIVE (adj) • Frank has been watching some attractive young ladies on the volleyball court. • ATTRACTIVE = attirant, séduisant
THICK (adj) • In some places the jungle is so thick it’s impossible to enter. • THICK = épais
WING (n) • I think that the wing on that plane may be broken. • a WING = une aile
MAP (n) • A map of the area would be useful for finding our way around. • a MAP = une carte géographique
MEMORY TEST What happened to your nose? It’s all red! I burned it when I was lighting my cigarette.
Hey, look at Sylvia surfing! Wow, the way she rides on that board. Amazing!
I feel like something to eat. How about you? Yes, me too. We can use the coupons they gave us. They entitle us to a free ice cream.
This coupon entitles you to a free ice cream at the restaurant on the beach.
Let’s have a barbecue on the beach. Great idea. We’ll collect some wood to burn.
Where are those attractive young ladies I saw at lunch time? They’re still playing volleyball.
Frank has been watching some attractive young ladies on the volleyball court.
The jungle's not very thick, is it? No, it's possible to walk just about everywhere.