Monday, 17 January 2011

Far From the Madding Crowd

We finally finished reading Far From The Madding Crowd. Now it's time to write about it. Go to the comments of this post and answer these questions.

1. Describe Bathsheba, Gabriel and Sergeant Troy.
2. According to Gabriel, what is Bathsheba's fault in the first chapter?
3. Why does Bathsheba reject Gabriel's proposal?
4. How does Boldwood fall in love with Bathsheba?
5. What do you think about Bathsheba?
6. How does the story end?
7. Do you think Bathsheba and gabriel will be happy? Why or Why not?
8. Thomas Hardy used the title to tell us that life is not always peaceful and quiet in the countyside. What do you think? 
9. What do you think about this novel? Will you recommend it to your friends?
10. Did you learn anything from the book?

Now time to start reading About a Boy by Nick Hornby

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

My Grandparents and yours

Our etwinning task:

 Answer the following questions.

  1. Do you live together? If not where do they live?
  2. When do you visit your grandparents? weekends or weekdays?
  3. What do you usually do when you come together?
  4. Are your grandparents still alive?  
  5. What did they do to earn their living?
  6. Are they still working?
  7. Do you want to live with your grandparents? Why or why not?
  8. Do you have a fun memory with your grandparent?
  9. Did they have any economical problems?
  10. Have they ever been abroad?
  11. When did they get married?
  12. Did they go to school? 
  13. Do you remember a summer holiday spent with your grandparents?
  14. Have they ever discussed their problems with you?
  15. What did they do before they got married?
  16. What were your grandparents feelings when you were born?
  17. Have you ever stayed with your grandparents? If you stayed, how did you spend the day?
  18. Whose meals do you like best? your mothers or your grandmothers? why? 
  19. What was trendy when they were young?

Deadline for this task: January, 21st 2011

Karolin, Selin and Bianka you can log in the etwinning site clicking on the link below