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(for working with Lesson 2 - end)
by Adele Raemer - raemer@nirim.co.il

Lesson 2
Workpage
10 points each answer
1. Where does the story take place? In what year?
2. What does the opening paragraph tell us about the speaker and his attitude? 3. In the second paragraph the speaker says that he doesn't like Mr. Kelada. What doesn't he like about him? 4. When Mr. Kelada introduces himself to the narrator, the narrator says that he "asked if he was right in thinking my name was so and so." Why doesn't the narrator bother to tell us his own name? 5. In the conversation that follows this introduction, the narrator is surprised to find out that Mr. Kelada is English. Why is he so surprised? Why does the writer describe his question as being asked "rather tactlessly"? 6. What impression is created by Mr. Kelada's behavior at this first meeting? 7. Where does the narrator suspect that Mr. Kelada was born? How do you know? Vocabulary work:

Use the following words in a sentence to show that you understand them: (5 points for each sentence)

1. accommodation
2. berth
3. port-hole
4. gestures
5. exuberant
6. flask

Extra credit question: (10 points)
write down as many words or phrases that you can find that show that the narrator was prejudiced against Mr. Kelada. Explain why they show prejudice.

Lesson 3 - Mr. Know-All (for working with ECB Anthology- questions from EMT)

Workpage (Answer on a separate page in complete sentences.)
1. What is special about Mrs. Ramsay?
2. What kind of man is Mr. Ramsay?
3. Write down at least 3 things that Mr. Kelada did that annoyed the narrator. 4. Which of those could be considered cultural difference, and which were just a part of his personality that clashed with that of the narrator's? 5. Describe Mr. and Mrs. Ramsay. How do you think that author feels about them? (Find quotations to support your answer.) Extra credit: (Answer EITHER 6 OR 7)

1. Why does the narrator call Mr. Kelada :"The best hated man on the ship?" (EMT p. 177; ECB p.37 line 110) 2. Vocabulary work:
Use the following words in a sentence to show that you understand them: 1. airs (EMT p. 176; ECB p.36 line 72)
2. snub (EMT p. 177; ECB p. 37 line 99)
3. intolerable (EMT p. 177; ECB p.37 line 113 )
4. loquacious (EMT p. 177; ECB p. 37 line 115)
5. argumentative (EMT p. 177; ECB p. 37 line 115) Ques. 1-5 are worth 20 points each
Extra credit question is worth an additional 10 points.
|Mr. Kelada sees Mrs. Ramsay's chain of pearls. |

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