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Friday, July 31, 2009

The Sound Machine: Exercises

1)Complete the story with the words from the box

The Sound Machine tells the story of Klausner’s ………………………………with sound. He makes a …………………that he thinks can hear flowers …………………when they are picked. He discovers this
when he claims he can listen to flowers screaming when his ………………………cuts them off. In order to confirm his idea, he tests the machine by cutting a tree with an axe and ………………………. the doctor to put ………………… on the cut. …………………….., he …………………………… his doctor to put iodine on the cut to ………………………….. the tree.

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2) Are these sentences true or false? Correct the false ones

a. Klausner has bought a machine to hear sounds that we cannot normally hear. …..
b. Klausner is a tall, strong man. …..
c. Klausner hears the flowers scream when they are cut. …..
d. He asks Mrs Saunders to cut another flower. …..
e. Klausner phones the doctor very late at night. …..

3) Write the questions for the following answers.

a. Because Klausner phones him.
b. Plants cry.
c. Because she is afraid of Klausner. She thinks he is acting crazy.
d. Because Klausner phones him again.
e. The branch makes a horrifying sound, as if it were crying.
f. Because he thinks Klausner is mad so agrees to use iodine.

4) ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS

In the garden…

a) What does Klausner hear??
b) In his opinion, what is making the noise?
c) How does Klausner prove his idea?

In the park…

a) What does the doctor hear?
b) What does the doctor think?

Your opinion…

a)Do you think that plants can feel??
b)What would you do if you were the doctor?

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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