Compréhension de l’écrit10 pts
Doc. 1 The School That Will Get You a Job
Doc. 2 Courses With a Twist
1 Doc. 1. et 2. Choose an appropriate title for both documents.
a. Increasing Your Future Employment Prospects
b. Exciting Ways of Studying Computer Science
c. Changing Education to Adapt to Modern Needs
d. Earning More Money While Having a Lot of Fun
2 Doc. 1. Sarah E. Goode High School is situated in …………… (city) in ………………(country).
3 Doc. 1. Choose the right statement.
Sarah E. Goode High School was created
a.in the 19th century.
b. in the 20th century.
c. in the 21st century.
4 Doc. 1. a. Copy the table onto your paper and complete it.
Name given to pupils
Number of years
General education classes
b. True or false? Justify by quoting the text.
1) Most of the students at Sarah E. Goode High School come from well-educated families.
2) You need to pass an exam in order to attend this school.
5 Doc. 1. a. Choose the right answer.
According to the text, IBM is the company which
1) selects the students admitted to the school.
2) selects the teachers who work at the school.
3) provides training in computer science for the students.
4) offers a job to the students who get their diploma.
b. In the list below, choose the statement that best explains Rashid Davis’s opinion on the impact of partnerships with companies on schools.
Rashid Davis, the principal there, says […] “It’s incredible how much further children can reach when industry is closer to them to help set the context for learning.”
1) It terrifies students because the level is too high.
2) It motivates students to work harder.
3) It makes students believe they are talented.
4) It helps students identify with adults.
6 Doc. 2. Choose the right statement.
The first part of the text deals with
a. new teaching methods in US high schools.
b. new teaching methods in US universities.
c. the financial problems faced by American students.
d. the training of teachers at the university of Georgia.
7 Doc. 2. Choose one of the 4 verbs in italics to describe the relation between the first part and the second part of the document.
The second part illustrates – contradicts – explains – sums up the first part.
8 Doc. 2. True or False? Answer and justify by quoting the text.
Dr. Samson’s students
a. must come to class to follow the course.
b. have to raise their hands to interact with him.
c. are encouraged to ask any question they like.
d. are allowed to use resources during tests.
9 Doc. 1. et 2. Copy the table onto your paper and write the number of the statement in the appropriate columns.
According to the documents, what context would be best if you
a. were interested in literature?
b. wanted to work right after school?
c. didn’t like speaking up in class?
d. wanted a new approach to learning?