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Séance 8

Je m’évalue
Exercice 1
Write a text entitled “A day in the life of a chef in a school canteen” step by step.
(Écris, étape par étape, un texte intitulé « A day in the life of a chef in a school canteen »).
1. Quel mot utilises-tu pour commencer ton récit ? → first
Complète la première phrase de ton texte :
→  First, I open up the kitchen and let all the staff in.
2. Quel mot peux-tu utiliser pour annoncer l’action suivante ? → then
Complète la deuxième phrase de ton texte :
Then, big lorries arrive, full of food I need for cooking lunch. It is a lot of work to unload the food and put it
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away in the fridges and freezers.
3. Dans cette phrase, il y a deux actions simultanées. Quel mot vas-tu utiliser pour l’indiquer ? → while
Réécris la phrase : I look at the menu for the day and my staff prepares the food en l’articulant avec ce mot. Ce
sera la troisième phrase de ton texte.
→  I look at the menu while my staff prepares the food.
4. Quel autre mot ou expression que celui utilisé dans 2- peux-tu utiliser pour annoncer l’action suivante ? → after that
Complète la quatrième phrase de ton texte :
→  After that, we cook meat or fish, we prepare vegetables or rice or salad. We also make cakes or desserts.
5. Tu vas maintenant relier les phrases e) et f) en les articulant avec before. Avant de faire l’action f), le chef et son
équipe font l’action e).
e.  We get the dining hall ready with tables to eat at, plates and cutlery.
f.  We lay out the food so that pupils can see what tasty lunches are ready for them to choose from.
Before laying out the food so that the pupils can see what tasty lunches are ready for them to choose from, we
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get the dining hall ready with tables to eat at, plates and cutlery.
6. Choisis l’un des marqueurs de temps utilisé dans 2- ou 4- pour compléter ta sixième phrase.
→  Then, I drink a quiet cup of tea before the lunch time rush starts.
7. Tu vas maintenant relier les phrases h) et i) en les articulant avec after. Après avoir fait l’action h), le chef et son
équipe font l’action i).
h.  I help my staff serve all our children.
i. The hard work really begins, we have to clear up and do the mountain of washing up, put the tables and
chairs away and clean up the dining hall.
After helping my staff serve all our children, the hard work really begins, we have to clear up and do the
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mountain of washing up, put the tables and chairs away and clean up the dining hall.
8. Quel est le mot que tu utilises pour indiquer que tu parles de la dernière action du récit ? → finally
Complète ta huitième phrase :
Finally, I do my paperwork which is a bit like homework or class work. If I do not do this I might order the
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wrong food for the next day’s lunches, which would not be very funny would it?

Exercice 2
Read this text and highlight all the unnecessary repetitions.
(Lis ce texte et surligne toutes les répétitions inutiles).
First, Mrs Hall opened up the kitchen. Mrs Hall worked in the kitchen all morning. Then she phoned her friend. Her
friend is a vet in Bloomsbury clinic. Mrs Hall and her friend decided to have dinner in a nice restaurant. The food is
very nice in this restaurant. They went there in the evening and enjoyed a nice meal.

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Exercice 3
Replace the repetitions you have spotted in the previous exercise: complete the text.
(Remplace les répétitions que tu as repérées dans l’exercice précédent : complète le texte).
First, Mrs Hall opened up the kitchen where she worked all morning. Then she phoned her friend who is a vet in
Bloomsbury clinic. They decided to have dinner in a nice restaurant where the food is nice. They went there in the
evening and enjoyed a nice meal.

Exercice 4
Rewrite the text by adding :
–  three adjectives
–  two adverbs
–  an adjective in the comparative of equality and changing a verb.
(Réécris le texte en ajoutant :
–  trois adjectifs
–  deux adverbes
–  un adjectif au comparatif d’égalité et en changeant un verbe).
Voici un exemple de ce que tu pouvais écrire :
First, Mrs Hall opened up the kitchen where she worked happily all morning, as busy as a bee. Then she rapidly
phoned her friend who is a famous vet in Bloomsbury clinic. They decided to have dinner in a nice Chinese
restaurant where the food is nice and tasty. They drove there in the evening and enjoyed a nice meal.

Exercice 5
Tick the compulsory elements of a job ad.
(Coche les éléments obligatoires d’une offre d’emploi).
 diplomas  employment history
 working hours  applicant details
 job  professional skills
o likes and dislikes  personal qualities

Exercice 6
Complete these English translations. (Complète ces traductions en anglais).
1. Vous devrez travailler cinq jours par semaine.
→ You will have to work five days a week.
2. Vous devrez assister le chef dans la préparation des repas.
→ You will have to assist the chef with the preparation of the meals.
3. Vous devez être enthousiaste.
→ You must be enthusiastic.
4. Les chirurgiens plastiques doivent être bons en maths et en science.
→ Plastic surgeons must be good at maths and science.

Exercice 7
Listen to four job definitions on track 44 and circle the names of the corresponding jobs from the lists.
(Écoute quatre définitions de métiers sur la piste 44 et entoure les noms des métiers correspondants dans les listes).

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Script audio
Job number 1: someone who travels in a lunar module
Job number 2: someone who repairs cars
Job number 3: someone who specialises in surgery
Job number 4: someone who brings food and drinks to clients in a restaurant or a café
1. an astronaut
2. a mechanic
3. a surgeon
4. a waiter

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