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The Street Lawyer
While reading Chapters 1–2 1 Completethesentences.Usethewordsinthe box. clients  dynamite  eviction shelter  squatter  warehouses a  He does not pay rent and he is not the owner  of that place. He is just a ………………… .   b  ………………… in the old port are used by  squatters.   c  If you do not pay your rent, you will soon  face ………………… and you will have to  find a new place to live.   d  ………………… is a very dangerous  substance that can cause an explosion.   e  If you work in the service industry, you  probably have ………………… that pay you.   f  Many homeless people want to find a bed in a  ………………… in winter because of the  cold. 2 ArethesesentencesaboutDrake&Sweeney right(3)orwrong(7)?Changethewrong sentences.   a  Barry Nuzzo, a lawyer at Drake & Sweeney,  was the same age as Michael. They started  work on the same day. They were both  married.  c   b  Lawyers in this company earned more that  one hundred thousand dollars a year. If you  were a partner, it might be more than a  million but you had to work long hours.  c   c  Arthur Jacobs became a partner when he   was thirty. Now he was seventy-nine but   he was the youngest of the partners in  Washington.  c   d  Claire was a doctor. She did not have to   work as much as Michael so she was home  when he came back from work.  c   e  All the lawyers in the company were  responsible for the eviction of illegal   squatters like Mister.  c    

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Chapters 3–4 3 CompletethesentencesaboutRiverOaks.Use thewordsinthebox. January 27  started in 1977 eviction of squatters  a partner in real estate forty-two files  warehouse RiverOaks was a private company in Maryland.  It was a………………………………………… .  It was a client of a Drake & Sweeney lawyer  called Braden Chance, who b………………… .  There were c………………………… . Michael  found the file about the d………………………  that the company had bought on Florida Avenue.  Chance ordered the e…………………………  on f………………………… . DeVon Hardy  was one of them.  4 CompletethesentencestocompareDrake& Sweeneyandthe14thStreetLawCenter.   a  Michael’s office had expensive furniture   and Persian carpets but Mordecai’s  …………………………………………… .   b  The company had rich and powerful  companies as clients but the center  …………………………………………… .   c  Michael was a lawyer with money but  Mordecai ………………………………… .   d  Mordecai’s office was busy, dusty and  interesting but Michael’s  …………………………………………… .   e  Michael did not like his job but Mordecai  …………………………………………… . Chapters 5–6 5 Puttheseintherightorder,1–8.   a  c  Michael went near a young mother who  was sleeping with her three children to  offer them some cookies. Her name was  Lontae Burton.   b  c  On Sunday, he heard on the TV that  Lontae and her family were dead.   c  c  He could not give them his presents  because they were not at the shelters and  Mordecai did not know where they were  either.    d  c  The next morning, Michael went  shopping and bought some warm clothes  and toys for the children. The Street Lawyer - Activity worksheets  of 2

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The Street Lawyer
e  c  One of the boys was not sleeping. His  name was Ontario and he was four. He  asked Michael for some apple juice.   f  c  Michael arrived at the shelter and started  making cheese and meat sandwiches for  the homeless.   g  c  When Mordecai joined him, they talked  about their families. 6 Answerthequestions.   a  How did Michael feel when he saw the dead  bodies in the hospital morgue?   b  What did he offer to do?   c  Where did the funeral take place?   d  What did the people organize after the  funeral?    e  Why did Mordecai phone Michael a few days  later?    f  What information did Michael keep to  himself ?    g  What happened when he told Claire?   Chapters 7– 8...
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