12. The text below is an incomplete summary of the first chapter you have just read. Which pieces of information are missing? Use your own words and answer in your notebook.
Mrs. Bennet is very excited with the news that A . She thinks it is an opportunity for marrying one of her daughters, if he happens to fall in love with any of them.
Mr. Bennet does not seem to be very interested in B , either because it’s not important for him to marry the girls or to play with his wife’s nerves.
He suggests C , which is something unthinkable in that society. Then he suggests sending a letter offering any of the girls; at this point Mrs. Bennet realizes he is making fun of her.
They discuss the merits of some of their daughters, showing D .
The chapter ends E .
13. The text Pride and Prejudice was written at the end of the 18th century. Notice that the main concern of the mother is marrying her daughters to wealthy young men. What are marriages based on nowadays? Do parents still interfere in their daughters’ choices today?
14. What advice would you give Mrs. Bennet if she were living today?
15.We realize that, at such a time, the option for most young girls in England was getting married. What are the options nowadays for women in your country?
16. Do you know of any country where marriages can still be arranged by parents?
17. In your notebook, write the correct combination of letters–numbers to complete the sentences according to the first chapter of Pride and Prejudice.
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PART 3 Print Media
Talking about news stories
Understanding print and online newspapers
Talking about completed actions in the past and describing actions in progress in the past
Writing headlines and making newspaper clippings
Reading magazine covers critically
Distinguishing facts from opinions and giving opinions
Writing letters to the editor
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