[1BCH] Task 200427

Let’s go for that Unit 6, which deals with Reported Speech.

Read (and understand) the text on pages 66 and 67. Then, do the exercises and write the answers to numbers 3, 4, 5 & 6 down here as a comment.

Deadline: Wednesday 29, at noon.

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  1. [1BCH] Answers pages 66-67

    3)
    1. …Mr Whitson said that he had invented all the information about the cattywampus. (lines 11-12)
    2. …had a cattywampus skull. (lines 18-20)
    3. …the ridiculous name that Mr Whitson had given the animal. (lines 22-23)
    4. …was not a living creature. (lines 33-35)
    5. …making great scientific discoveries. (lines 44-47)

    4)
    1. False. There was a big red X through each of my answers. I had failed. There had to be some mistake. (lines 6-8)
    2. True. Every class was an adventure with Mr Whitson. (line 31)
    3. True. If I’m ever asked to propose a solution to the crisis in our schools, it will be Mr Whitson. (lines 43-44)
    4. False. I once told an elementary-school teacher about Mr Whitson. The teacher was appalled. “He shouldn’t have tricked you like that”, he said. (lines 49-51)

    5)
    1. d –> The keywords are tested the students…in order to, which should lead you to the fifth paragraph, where the writer explains Mr Whitson’s purpose: “…he hoped we would learn something from this experience. Teachers and textbooks are not infallible. In fact, no one is.” (lines 26-28)
    2. b –> The keywords are cattywampus in other lessons. In the seventh paragraph, the writer mentions that the students challenged teachers that they were skeptical of. “Our history teacher would be lecturing about… and someone would say cattywampus”. (lines 40-42)

    6)
    1. exactly (line 8)
    2. outraged (line 15)
    3. infallible (line 28)
    4. put together (line 34)
    5. propose (line 43)
    6. appalled (line 50)

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  2. 3.
    1) The information about the cattywampus couldn’t be correct because everything was invented for the teacher.
    2) Since no trace of the animal remained, Mr.Whitson couldn’t have had his skull in class.
    3) The students weren’t suspicious despite the animal’s ridiculous name.
    4) Mr.Whitson wanted the students to show why his Volkswagen was a living organism.
    5) Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is as important as defend what we think is true.
    4.
    1) F, line 6( i was shocked)
    2) T, line 31( class was an adventure)
    3) T, line 43-44( solution to the crisis in our schools).
    4) F, line 49-51(» he sohuldn’t have tricked you like that»)
    5.
    1) D
    2) B
    6.
    1) Exactly
    2) Outraged
    3) Infallible
    4) Put together
    5) propose
    6) Appalled

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  3. 3-1 The information about the cattywampus couldn’t be correct because he made it all up.
    3-2 Since no trace of the animal remained , Mr. Whitson couldn’t have a good description.
    3-3 The students weren’t suspicious despite the ridiculous name of the animal.
    3-4 Mr, Whitson wanted the students to show why his Volkswagen was a living organism.
    3-5 Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is just as important as look them in the eye.

    4-1 FALSE . ( Line 8-10)
    4-2 TRUE ( Line 31)
    4-3 TRUE ( Line 43-44)
    4-4 FALSE (Line 38-39)

    5-1 D
    5-2 B

    6-1 precisely- exactly
    6-2 furious – outraged
    6-3 perfect – infallible
    6-4 prepare – put together
    6-5 suggest- propose
    6-6 shocked , horrified – appalled

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  4. 3.
    1.The information about the cattywampus couldn’t be correct because this animal doesn’t exit.
    2.Since no trace of the animal remained, Mr. Whitson couldn’t have seen it.
    3.The students weren’t suspicious despite the teacher invented the animal.
    4.Mr. Whitson wanted the students show why his Volkswagen wasn’t alive.
    5.Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is just as important as making great scientific creature.

    4.
    1.False. “He explained that he had made up all that stuff about the cattywampus. There had never been any such animal.” Line 11-13.
    2.True. “Every class was an adventure with Mr. Whitson.” Line 31.
    3.True. “If I’m ever asked to propose a solution to the crisis in our schools, it will be Mr. Whitson” Line 43-45.
    4.False. “The teacher was appalled.” Line 50.

    5.
    1.D
    2.C

    6.
    1.Exactly.
    2.Outraged.
    3.Infallible.
    4.To put together.
    5.Gave.
    6.Appalled.

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  5. 3.1)The information about the cattywampus couldn’t be correct because no trace of the animal remained.
    3.2) Since no trace of the animal remained, Mr.Whitson couldn’t have known what it was like.
    3.3)The students weren’t suspicious despite he had given the animal a ridiculous name.
    3.4)Mr.Whitson wanted the students to show why his Volkswagen was a living organism.
    3.5)Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is just important as his classmates.

    4.1)False; When he returned my paper, I was shocked. (L.6)
    4.2)True; Every class was an adventure (L.31)
    4.3)True; If I’m ever asked to propose a solution to the problems in our schools, it will be Mr. Whitson. (L.43-44)
    4.4) False; The teacher was appalled. «He shouldn’t have tricked you like that,» he said.(L.50-51)

    5.1)Mr.Whitson tested the students on the cattywampus in order to teach them not to believe everything they are told.
    5.2)The children said “cattywampus” in other lessons when they thought that the teacher might be wrong.

    6.1) exactly
    6.2) outraged
    6.3)infallible
    6.4) to put
    6.5) propose
    6.6)appalled

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  6. 3.
    1- The information about the cattywampus couldn’t be correct because that animal has never existed.
    2- Since no trace of the animal remained, Mr. Whitson couldn’t have known anything about it.
    3- The students weren’t suspicious despite the teacher had called the animal with a ridiculous name.
    4- Mr. Whitson wanted the students to show why his Volkswagen was a living being.
    5- Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is just as important as make new scientific discoveries.

    4.
    1- F. Line 6.
    When I returned my paper I was shocked… What had happened?
    2- T. Line 31
    Every class was an adventure with Mr. Whitson.
    3- T. Line 43
    A solution to the crisis in our schools will be him.
    4- F. Line 50
    The teacher was appalled.

    5.
    1- D
    2- B

    6.
    1- precisely – exactly
    2- furious – outrayed
    3- perfect – infallible
    4- prepare – put together
    5- suggest – propose
    6- shocked, horrified – appalled

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  7. 3.1. The information about the cattywampus couldn’t be correct because Mr. Whitson said that he had invented all the information about the cattywampus.
    3.2. Since no trace of the animal remained, Mr. Whitson couldn’t have a cattywampus skull.
    3.3. The students weren’t suspicious despite Mr. Whitson had given the animal.
    3.4. Mr. wanted the students to show why his Volkswagen wasn’t a living creature.
    3.5. Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is just as important as making great scientific discoveries.
    4.1. False. (line 7-9)
    4.2. True. (line 20-22)
    4.3. True. (line 26-30)
    4.4. False. (line 44-47)
    5.1. Mr. Whitson tested the students on the cattywampus in order to teach them not to believe everything they are told.
    5.2. The children said «cattywampus» in other lessons when they thought that the teacher might be wrong.
    6.1. exactly
    6.2. ————–
    6.3. infallible
    6.4. ————–
    6.5. propose
    6.6. appalled

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  8. 3) 1: Because Mr. Whitson had invented it
    2: its skull
    3: the name of the animal
    4: isn’t a living organism
    5: making scientific discoveries

    4) 1:False (lines 7-8) 2:True (line 31) 3:True (lines 43-44) 4:False (lines 49-52)

    5) 1:d 2:b

    6) 1:exactly 2:outraged 3:infallible 4:put together 5:propose 6:appalled

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  9. Exercise 3:

    1.The information about the cattywampus couldn’t be correct because the animal had never existed.
    2.
    3.The students weren’t suspicious despite the animal’s ridiculous name
    4. Mr. Whitson wanted the students to show why his Volkswagen was a living organism and what kind of living organism was
    5.Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is just as important as the classes

    Exercise 4:

    1.False, he didn’t understand what he had failed, he was shocked (line 6)
    2.True, he thinks that every class was an adventure with Mr. Whitson (line 31)
    3.True, he says that if he’s asked to propose a solution to the crisis in their schools, it will be Mr. Whitson, he thinks that Mr. Whitson can solve all the problems. (lines 43-44)
    4.False, the teacher didn’t agree with Mr. Whitson’s methods, he was appalled. (lines 50-51)

    Exercise 5:

    1.D 2.B

    Exercise 6:

    1.Exactly
    2.Outraged
    3.Infallible
    4.Stand up
    5.Propose
    6. Appalled

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  10. Exercise 3
    1. ….there had never been any such animal.
    2. ….been telling us.
    3. ….he had given the animal a ridiculous name.
    4. ….was a living organism.
    5. ….scientific discoveries.
    Exercise 4
    1. False. Lines 7-8. There had to be some mistake!
    2. True. Line 31. Every class was an adventure with Mr. Whitson.
    3. True. Lines 38-39-40. This caused problems for the other teachers, who weren’t used to being challenged.
    4. False. Lines 50-51. The teacher was appalled. «He shouldn’t have tricked you like that», he said.
    Exercise 5
    1. d)
    2. b)
    Exercise 6
    1. precisely–> exactly
    2. furious–> outraged
    3. perfect–> infallible
    4. prepare–> put together
    5. suggest–> propose
    6. shocked, horrified–> apalled

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  11. 3:
    1. Mr. Whitson said that he had invented all the information about the cattywampus.
    2. Had a cattywampus skull.
    3. The ridiculous name had given the animal.
    4. Wasn’t a living creature.
    5. Making great scientific discoveries.
    4:
    1. False
    2. True
    3. True
    4. False
    5:
    1. D
    2. B
    6:
    1. Exactly
    2. Outraged
    3. Infallible
    4. Put together
    5. Propose

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  12. (3)
    1- The information was invented
    2- took his skull
    3- he was lying
    4- was a living organism
    5- a scientific discoveries
    (4)
    1- FALSE. In the beginning he was shock. (line 6)
    2- TRUE. The writer says no everyone sees the value in this. (lines 50)
    3- TRUE. He says that Mr. Whitson can be the solution (lines 44-43)
    4- FALSE. The teacher was appalled with this method (lines 50-51)
    (5)
    1- d) teach them not to believe everything they are told
    2- b) thought that the teacher might be wrong
    (6)
    1- exactly
    2-outraged
    3- infallible
    4-
    5-propose
    6-appalled

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  13. BEST TEACHER I EVER HAD
    3.
    1. …the teacher invented all what he said about the cattywampus.
    2. …a skull of it.
    3. …the ridiculous name that he had given to the animal.
    4. …wasn’t a living organism.
    5. …made scientific discoveries.
    4.
    1. False, Lines 9-10
    2. True, Line 31
    3. True, Lines 43-44
    4. False, Lines 49-51
    5.
    1. d
    2. b
    6.
    1. Exactly
    2. Outraged
    3. Infallible
    4. to put together
    5. propose
    6. appalled

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  14. 3.
    1)….it’s not exist
    2)……
    3)…… It was a lie
    4)…… isn’t a living organisms
    5)…… know what it’s true and what’s false
    4.
    1)False, «Then I realized that everyone in the class had failed.» L.9-10
    2)True, «Every class was an adventure with Mr. Whitson.» L.31
    3)True, «If I’m ever asked to propose a solution to the crisis in our schools, it will be Mr. Whitson.» L.43-44
    4)False, «Not everyone sees the value in this.» L.49
    5.
    1)d.
    2)b.
    6.
    1)Exactly
    2)Outraged
    3)Infallible
    4)To put together
    5)Asked to
    6)Apalled

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  15. 3) 1. Mr.Whitson explained that he had made up all that stuff about the cattywampus.(l.11/12)
    2. Had he been telling us more about this animal(l.19/20)
    3. The animal had a ridiculous name(l.22/23)
    4. Was a living organism (l.33)
    5. That you can have fun doing It
    (l.47/48)
    4) 1. False, when he returned the paper, the writer was shocked (l.6)
    2.True, every class was an adventure with Mr. Withson(l.31)
    3. True, if I am ever asked to propose a solution to the crisis in our school, It Will be Mr. Withson
    (l.43/44)
    4. False, he shouldn’t have tricked you like that(l.51)
    5)
    1.D
    2.B
    6) 1. Exactly
    2. Outraged
    3. Infallible
    4. Put together
    5. Propose
    6. Appalled

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  16. 3) 1.because Mr. Whitson made it up
    2. couldn´t have son the skull
    3.despite the name was ridiculous
    4.was a living organism
    5.the courage to look people in the eye and tell them they are wrong

    4)1.F, line 6-10
    2.T,line 31
    3.T, line 43-44
    4.F, line 50-51

    5)1.d
    2.b

    6)1.exactly
    2.outraged
    3.infallible
    4.fortitude
    5.propose
    6.appalled

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  17. Page. 66 and 67
    -1 A) The information about the cattywampus couldn´t be correct because THE INFORMATION WAS INVENTED.
    B) Since no trace of the animal remained, Mr Whitson could`t have TOOK HIS SKULL.
    C) The students weren´t suspicious despite HE WAS LYING
    D) Mr Whitson wanted the students to show with his Volkswagen WAS A LIVING ORGANISM
    E) Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is just as important as SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY.

    -2 A) False because he was surprised. Line 6
    B) True because he says that everyone can`t see things like this. Line 50
    C) True because Whitson can be the solution. Line 44-43
    D) False because the teacher was in shock with this method. Line 50-51

    3- A) Mr Whitson tested the students on the cattywampus in order to TEACH THEM NOT TO BELIEVE EVERYTHING THEY ARE TOLD
    B) The children said «cattywampus« in other lessons when they THOUGHT THAT THE TEACHER MIGHT BE WRONG

    -4 A) Exactly
    B) Outraged
    C) Infallible
    D) Beginning
    E) Asked
    F) Apalled

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  18. 3)
    1- That animal had not existed
    2- Shown his students it skull
    3- These proofs
    4- Wasn´t a living organism
    5- Learning things

    4)
    1- False (lines 6-9) When he returned my paper, I was shocked. There was a big red X through each of my answers. I had failed. There had to be some mistake! I had written down exactly what Mr. Whitson had said.
    2- True ( lines 31) Every class was an adventure with Mr. Whitson.
    3- False (lines 38-40) This caused problems for the other teachers, who weren´t used to being challenged
    4- False (lines 49-50) I once told an elementary school teacher about Mr. Whitson. The teacher was appalled

    5)
    1- D
    2- B

    6)
    1- .Exactly
    2- Outraged
    3- Infallible
    4- Put together
    5- Propose
    6- Appalled

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  19. 3. 1 i had written down exactly what Mr. Whitson had seid
    2
    3 he explained that he had never been any such animal
    4 A living organism
    5
    4. 1 false line 7-8
    2 true liine 31
    3 true line 38-39-40
    4 false line 50-51
    5. 1 d
    2 c
    6. 1exactly
    2 outraged
    3 infallible
    4 put together
    5propose
    6 apalled

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  20. 3.
    1.Because the professor was saying things about the animal that it was impossible for him to know.
    2. Known accurate information about him.
    3. The professor gave the animal a ridiculous name.
    4. It wasn’t a living organism.
    5. The corage of looking him in the eye.

    4.
    1. F. when his paper was returned, he was shocked. There was a great Red X through each of your answers. He had failed. He thought there had to be a mistake. (line 6-8).
    2. V. Every class was an adventure with Mr. Whitson. (line 31).
    3. V. If I’m ever asked to propose a solution to the crisis in our school, it will be Mr. Whitson. (line 43-44).
    4. F. The teacher was appalled. (line 50).

    5.
    1.d
    2.b

    6.
    1.exactly
    2.outraged
    3. Infalible
    4. Put together
    5. Propose
    6. Appalled

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  21. 3-
    1- The animal didn’t exist.
    2- Said something true
    3- That sounded ridiculous
    4- Was a living organism

    4-
    1- False (l 6-8)
    2- True (l 31)
    3- True (l 43-44)
    4- False (l 50-51)

    5-
    1- D
    2- B

    6-
    1- Exactly
    2- Outraged
    3- Infallible
    4-
    5- Propose
    6- appalled

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  22. 3.1 There had never been any such animal.
    3.2 Details
    3.3 He had given the animal a ridiculous name
    3.4 Was a living organism.
    3.5 Make a great scientific discoveries

    4.1 False Lines 7-8
    4.2 True Line 31
    4.3 True Lines 38-39
    4.4 False Line 50

    5.1 d) Teach them not to believe everything they are told
    5.2 b) Thought that the teacher might be wrong

    6.1 Exactly
    6.2 Outraged
    6.3 Infallible
    6.4 Put together
    6.5 Propose
    6.6 Appalled

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  23. 3) 1. The information about the cattywampus couldn´t be correct because it was a teacher’s challenge so that they don’t believe everything they are told.
    2. Science no trace of the animal remained, Mr. Whitson couldn´t have make them believe it was true.
    3. The students weren´t suspicious despite what was a lie.
    4. Mr. Whitson wanted the students to show why his Volkswagen was a living organism.
    5. Having the courage to tell people they are wrong is just as important as
    make them believe that not everything they are told is true.

    4) 1. False. 2nd paragraph.
    2. True. L 31-32.
    3.True. L 43-44.
    4. False. L 49-52.

    5) 1. d
    2. b

    6) 1. Exactly
    2. Outraged
    3. Infallible
    4. Carried
    5. Propose
    6. Apalled

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  24. 3
    1. Mr. Whitson said that he had invented all the information about the cattywampus.
    2. Had a cattywampus skull.
    3. The ridiculous name had given the animal.
    4. Wasn’t a living creature.
    5. Making great scientific discoveries.

    4
    1.False [Line 6]
    When I returned my paper I was shocked… What had happened?
    2.True [Line 31]
    Every class was an adventure with Mr. Whitson.
    3.True [Line 43]
    A solution to the crisis in our schools will be him.
    4.False [Line 50]
    The teacher was appalled.

    5
    1.d
    2.b

    6
    1.exactly
    2.outraged
    3.infallible
    4.fortitude
    5.propose
    6.appalled

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