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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Qwertyuiop: Practice

Practice 1

1. Who are the people involved in the story?
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2. Where did the events in the story take place?
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3. Why didn’t Lucy and her uncle Bert get along?
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4. How did Lucy’s mother react to her daughter getting a job?
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5. What strange thing happened to Lucy on her first day of work?
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6. How did Lucy handle the situation?
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7. Why was Ms. Broome unhappy?
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8. How did Lucy persuade Ms. Broome to ‘leave her job’?
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Practice 2:

1. Describe the life of Lucy Beck. Focus on:

a) Her relationship with her family
b) Her work
c) Her ‘relationship’ with Ms. Broome

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2. In your opinion, why do Lucy and her mother have a strained relationship with Lucy’s Uncle Bert?
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3. “Beggars can’t be choosers.” How does this expression apply to Lucy with regards to her job?
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4. Why was Ms. Broome reluctant to let go of her job?
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5. In your opinion, did Lucy do an amicable job at persuading Mrs. Broome to move on? Justify your answer
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Practice 3

Read the following questions and provide short answers.


1. Describe Lucy's two feelings when the letters 'QWERTYUIOP' kept popping up on the typing paper?
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2. The typewriter 'took over' from Lucy. How did this happen?
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3. What was the change in Lucy towards Uncle Bert? What did she do?
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4. Lucy handled Miss Broome's spirit skillfully. How did she do it?
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5. What lesson have you learnt from this short story?
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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

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2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
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