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What was the Plancius?     







8- Why didn’t the officer ask the man why he had jumped into the sea?






* He disliked it and didn’t want to see it again.

13- What were the writer’s feelings towards Semarang? 

12- How did the writer feel when the ship moved? 

* He felt it was like getting out of prison.

11- How does the writer feel about the people who lived in Semarang? 

* He feels very sorry for all the people who live in Semarang.

10- What did the officer know about the passenger? 

* All that he knew about the man that he was coming back to his work at Semarang.

9- When did the officer see the passenger after going back to his room? 

*At breakfast. They sat next to each other.

* Because he was so surprised that he didn’t know what to say.

7- What did the passenger do when he fell into the sea? 

* He climbed up the ladder onto the ship, looked at his watch and went back to his room.

6- How was the water of the sea near Semarang? Why? 

* It was smooth, solid and glassy because there was no wind.

5- Why was Semarang very hot? 

* The mountain behind it kept the wind off.

4- What was well known about Semarang? 

* It was the hottest town in the whole of islands.   

3- Why was the writer unwilling to go on shore at Semarang? 

* He wasn’t attracted as it lacked colour and gaiety.

2- Why did the ship stand half a mile from the harbour? 

* Because the harbour was shallow.

* It was the ship on which the narrator was travelling
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the face on the Wall questions and answers


The face on the Wall
Questions and answers:-
1- What were Dabny and the men  talking about?
  -They were talking about unusual events that had no natural explanation.
2-What did he say to attract them?
He told them that it was a true story that happened to him and completed itself that afternoon..
3Why were there patches on the wall?         
Because it was an old house and the place was damp.    
4-What was strange about one of the patches?
It looked like a face of a real man..                  
5-How did the face on the wall control (get a firmer hold) of the story teller?
-It became the chief thing in his life and his thoughts. He thought of it as a fellow lodger.

 6-How did he describe the face?                                   
 -It was the face of an unusual man, a man in a thousand.
7-Why did the story teller go to political meetings, railway stations and football matches?
 -To meet the real man.                         
8-What did the story teller do when the man go out of his room?       He asked the man to give him his card as he wanted to communicate with him. 
                            .
9-Why did the story teller faint?
-Because the name on the card was the same as the name of the street where he lived “Mr. Ormond Wall”.
10-Why did the police suspected the story teller?
-Because he was standing at busy corners looking only at men.
   
11-What did he do on the boat to speak to the man?
-He stood in opposite the door and waited for him to come out.
  
12-What made Mr. Ormond give his card to the stranger?
-Because he thought that the story teller was a madman.
13-Why did the story teller return back to his room as if he was in a dream                                    
Because the face on the wall began to faint after Mr. Wall’s accident.
    
14-What did the story teller find out about Mr. Ormond?
-He found out that he was a millionaire with English parents who had lived in London
15-What happened to the face on the wall when Mr. Ormond made an accident? 
-The face was faint.                  
16-What were the three extraordinary things about the story?
a-The face on the wall was like the face of a gentleman in America and disappeared when he died.
b-The gentleman’s name had a relation to the place where the face appeare   
CHe made up (fabricated) the story.

17-How did the story teller surprise us at the end of the story?
 -He fabricated the story

الشكر للزميل احمد البدوى وعدستة الذكية التى اعادت لنا ذكرى الاندلس ( قصر الحمراء ) القبة من الداخل  لقطة رائعة
Thanks to  colleage Ahmed el Badawy  with his smart camera  flashbacked us to the legendery Andalusia ( Alhamprah Palace ) wonderful shot
  

How to write a paragraph

How to write a paragraph

1 تترك مسافة (1) سم في السطر الأول .
2- أن تبدأ كل جملة بحرف كبير .
3- أن تضع (.) في نهاية كل جملة .
4- ابدأ الموضوع بجملة رئيسية تحتوي علي فكرة الموضوع .
5- أن تراعي الترابط و التنسيق بين الأفكار.
6- استخدم الزمن المناسب (مضارع- ماضي- مستقبل)
7- تجنب استخدام الجمل المعقدة الطويلة .
8- اكتب علي سطر و اترك سطر .
 Writing   positively

1- How great debt we owe to …………………………………………….
ما أعظم الدين الذى ندين به ل…………………………

2- We all agree that ………………..is one of the most important things in our life and has its vital role nowadays .
نتفق جميعا أن ………واحدا من أهم الأشياء في حياتنا و له دورا حيويا هذة الأيام.

3- We all admit the importance and necessity of ……….in our life .
كلنا نقر بأهمية وضرورة ………………في حياتنا .

4- No wonder if we say that …has/have its good and positive effects on us
لا عجب اذا قلنا أن ………….له اثار ايجابية و سلبية علينا جميعا .

5- We all agree that ………..is very necessary and plays an important part in our life.
كلنا يتفق ان ……..ضروري و يلعب دورا هاما في حياتنا .

6- T o begin with , I would like to say that we, Egyptians , always react well to what is good and react badly to what is bad .Thus , we all agree to and encourage ……………
في ا لبداية أود أن أقول أننا نحن المصريين دائما جيدا لما نراه جيد و كذلك لنا رد فعل سيء لما نراه سيء ز و بناءا على ذلك كلنا نوافق و نشجع ……………..

7- We should put into consideration that ………………has / have become one of the most important things in everyone’s life .
يجب أن نضع في الاعتبار أن ………….قد أصبح واحدا من أهم الأشياء في حياة كل شخص .
8-In my opinion , I would like to say that ……….is really important and necessary nowadays and may have good and positive effects on all of us .I think so because …..may bring all the good to the society .
في رأيي أود أن أقول أن ………هو حقا مهم و ضروري هذة الأيام و قد يكون له الأثر الطيب و الايجابي علينا جميعا . أنني اعتقد ذلك لان …………..قد يعود بالنفع علي مجتمعنا                                                                                 
9- …………is useful as it helps us to………….
………………… مفيدة. لأنها تساعدنا ل ……………………………                      

10- By means of ………………we can ……………………..
انه بواسطة ………………….نستطيع …………………………………………             

11- With the help of …….we can lea a comfortable life .
انه بمساعدة ………. سنعيش حياة أفضل                                                  

12 – ……is the backbone of any nation and no one ca deny that …….plays an essential role in our life.
…هي العمود الفقري لأي أمة ولا احد يستطيع أن ينكر ……………تلعب دورا حيويا في حياتنا .                                                                                        
13- Who can deny that we owe much to ……….which play(s) an outstanding role and active part in or life ?
من يستطيع أن ينكر أننا ندين بالكثير ل……… والتي تلعب دورا بارزا و جزء حيويا في حياتنا .                                                                                      
Writing   negatively 
1- I see that ……………stands for an obstacle in the way of or progress .Hence ,our state spares no effort to put an end to it .
إنني أري إن …….يمثل عقبه في طريق تقدمنا و من ثم فدولتنا لا تدخر جهدا لكي تضع حدا له.                                                                                           
2- In my point of view , I believe that …………..is really serious and harmful nowadays and may have bad and negative effects on all of us .I think so because …………may bring all the evil our society .
 من وجهة نظري اعتقد أن …….. هو فعلا خطير و ضار هذة الأيام و قد يكون له أثار سيئة و سلبية علينا جميعا . أنني اعتقد ذلك لأن……….قد يجلب الشرور إلي مجتمعنا                                                                                              
3- First of all , I think that we should unite , co-operate and stand shoulder to shoulder for the sake of our country and against ………..
أولا و قبل كل شيء أعتقد أنه من الواجب علينا أن نتحد و نتعاون و نقف جنبا إلي جنب من أجل مصلحة بلدنا و ضد ……….                                                   
4- It is time for us to unite ,co-operate and stand as one hand so as to find quick solutions to this thorny problem.
لقد حان الوقت لأن نتحد و نتعاون و نقف يدا واحدة لكي نجد حلولا سريعة لهذة المشكلة الشائكة.                                                                           
5- There is no doubt that ……….is one of the most dangerous phenomena in our life and has its bad and negative effects nowadays .
مما لا شك فيه أن ………هي واحدة من اخطر الظواهر في حياتنا و كذلك له أثاره السيئة و السلبية في وقتنا هذا.                                                             
6- ……..is one of the worst things in our life .Thus ,our state spares no effort to fight it .
………………….واحدا من أسوأ الأشياء في حياتنا . و علي هذا فان دولتنا لا تدخر جهدا لكي تكافح و تقاوم هذا الشيء .                                                      
7- …………….is a serious social evil in our society .
………………………وباء اجتماعي خطير في مجتمعنا .                                 
8- There’re various causes for the problem of …………in our country .
هناك أسباب مختلفة لمشكلة ……………..في بلدنا .                                  


روابط وكلمات تكتب في بداية كل فكرة جديدة و تستخدم لربط الموضوع مثل :
من ناحية            
1- On one hand                  
من ناحية أخرى
2- On the other hand
بالإضافة إلي ذلك
3- In addition to that
علاوة علي ذلك
4- More over = further more
وفوق كل ذلك
5- Above all
ومن ثم
6- Hence
وبناء علي ذلك
7- Thus
و مع ذلك
8- However
في نفس الوقت
9- At the same time
و نتيجة لذلك
10 – And as a result
و نتيجة لذلك
11- consequently
مضافا الي ذلك
12- over and above

كيف ننهي الموضوع:
Finally , it is quite clear that ……….is really ………………..
In brief , I think that …………………..is really ………………….
To sum up , one can say that ………………is really …………………..
To sum up , by working hard we may overcome our difficulties and achieve progress .
Undoubtedly ,……………..affected our life .We should do our best to find suitable answers to it .


مع اطيب تمنياتى لكم بالنجاح والتفوق

Choose the correct answer from a, b, c or d:
Unit 14
  1.       He was crossed ( at – with – on – of ) the child who broke the window
  2.       Three men tried to (disappear – rob – kidnap – hijack) the boy.
  3.       I was (shocked – amused – joyful – pleased) by his sudden death.
  4.       I thought it would rain, but the clouds have (seen – appeared –gone – vanished).
  5.       This is a (priceless – worthless – trivial) collection of paintings. They are valuable.
  6.       The new hospital has a good (situation – location – stop – vacation).
  7.       I was furious ( at – with – for – on ) him when he crashed my car.
  8.       The writer of the article approves (of – at – on – from) what he is writing about.
  9.       He is an expert (on – to – for – about ) the care of animals.
10.     He traveled abroad and raised a great (fortune – a fortune – fortunately – unfortunately).
11.     A (boat – ship – submarine – plane) is a machine that can travel under water.
12.     He ( did – made – played – devised ) a new discovery in medical science in 1977
13.     He was imprisoned although he didn’t (commit – make – do – bring) the crime .
14.     He (discussed – told – spoke – talked) the matter with his son.
15.     The (exploration – invention – discovery – detection) of X-rays caused a revolution in medicine.
16.     He was the first one (arrives – arrived – to arrive – would arrive) at work.
17.     He went to Alex (by – on – at – in) his car.      
18.     ( At – In – On – Of ) the end of this year I will buy a car.        
19.     ( compare – Comparing – Compared – Compares ) to your shirt, mine is cheap.       
20.     Ahmed Shawki’s (poetry – poet – prose – articles) was fantastic.         
21.     She (agree – agreed – accept – accepted) to help her friend.
22.     Science (fiction – imagination – fictional – factious) books are about life in the future.
23.     As I was late, I (caught – missed – lost – held) the train.
24.     Now our products are exported (all – each – whole – at ) over the world.
25.     What she said is not true. It is (fiction – fictional – factious – illusion ).
Unit 15
1- We went on ( a tour – an expedition – a voyage – flight ) into the Amazon forest.
2- When I heard the news, I ( appointed – disappointed – appointment – disappointment ).
3- We watched a ( scary – frightened – afraid – terrified ) film last night.
4- ( I’d prefer – I’d rather – I’d like – I’d love ) have some tea.
5- I (excepted– expect– accepted– agree) his invitation to dinner and I was happy to go.
6- My friend was hurt in a car ( event – accident – incident – happening ).
7- They will arrive in Cairo in two ( hour – hours – hours’ hour’s ) time.
8- The government works so (hard – hardly – lately – hardness) to raise the standard of living.
9- He is the world’s greatest expert ( in – on – at – from ) remote sensing
10-Dr. EI-Baz was( bear – borne – bore – born ) in Zagazig in 1938
11-( pace – place – face –  Space ) is the place outside the Earth’s atmosphere .
12-The plane took ( up – off – after – in ) at seven in the morning.
13-Students should take part ( in – on – at – up ) school activities.
14-She ( picked – took – gave – lent ) a flower from the garden.
15-He is an expert ( in – to – at – of ) the field of agriculture.
16- ( Hundreds – Hundred – Lot – Much ) of people attended the conference.
17- I don’t like traveling on trains or buses full ( of – in – at – with ) people.
18-My brother was born ( with – of – from – at ) a fear of cats.
19-She felt ( dizzy – terrifying – frightening – ill ) in dark places.
20-She exchanged flowers ( in – with – for – at ) her friends.
21-Ahmed aimed ( to – at – in – for ) achieve his goal.
22-Silence, the court is in ( session – season – hold – attend ).
23-She ( remembered – reminded – witness – watched ) to pay the bill.
24- He ( reminds – remembers – asked – helps ) me of his father.
25-They( made – did – had – arranged ) a questionnaire to choose their leader.
   Unit 16
1-  Radio and TV are vital means of (communication– communicate– communion- communicative)    
2- Warm weather has been ( forget – forecast – forced – forbid ) for the weekend .
3- We already use( planes – satellites – rockets – comets ) In space for communications and the remote sensing of underground oil and water .
4- Every planet in the solar system has its own ( way – pathway – road – orbit ) around the sun .
5- We ( washed – walked – warned – worshipped ) him that he might be killed if he stayed in Beirut .
6- Good ( quantity – qualitative – quality – qualify ) shoes last longer .
7- Are you a (member – membership – mercy – menu ) of the tennis club ?
8- What is on Dream ( change – chance – champion – channel )?
9- Her computer training gave her an ( adventure – adverb – advantage – advertisement ) over the other students .
10- Your main ( disadvantage – adventure – advertisement – merit ) is lack of experience .
11- Regular exercise ( decrease – reduce – increase – lessen ) your chances of living longer .
12- The river ( floats – flows – floods – flocks ) the valley every spring .
13- Try to( consist – contain – include – decline ) Ahmed more in your game .
14- Smoking can damage your ( healthy – headline – health – healthful )   .
15- ( Fitness – Fire – File – Fine ) destroyed part of the building .
16- You can’t fully ( appear – approach – approve – appreciate ) foreign literature in translation .
17-  Some people believe that the ( multinationals – multiplication – multitude – multiplicity )  have too much power .
18-  Drunk drivers should ( lose – win – gain – get ) Their license .
19-  The Egyptian army ( win – gained – got – earned ) A great victory .
20-  There were a lot of ( interested – interesting – bored – excited ) People on the tour .
21-  Spain ( won – gained – beat – earned ) Italy 3-1 .
22-  They serve the most ( incredibly – incredible – increasing – increase ) food .
23-  Are you ( in – at – on – with ) the internet yet ?
24-  I was thinking ( of – in – on – at ) all the happy times we’d spent together .
25-  They had worked hard to give their son a good ( educational – education – educated – educate ).
26-  I definitely walk ( less – much – more – few ) Since I’ve had a car .
27-  In my ( opponent – opinion – opportunity – operation ) He made the right decision .
28-  It is ( dangerously – dangerous – endanger – danger ) to walk alone at the night around here .
29-  We need to have ( out- of- date – upgrade – up- to- date – uphold ) files.
30-  She is busy making ( plans – planes – plains – plates ) for her wedding.  


 Choose based on Vocabulary and expressions                    
Unit 10,11 and 12                                           
1-  The lion is a ……… animal.
a-gentle                       b- kind           c-domestic                  d-wild
2-  ……… cover the fish’s body
a-Fur                          b-Scales          c-Fins                          d-Feathers
3- Most animals ……… to their environment.
a-adopt                       b-save            c-adapt                          d-make
4- The thick ……… on polar bear’s body keep it warm,
a-fur                            b-feathers       c-hands                       d-hair
5- Egypt sand cats get……… from their prey.
a-drink                       b-moisture                  c-blood            d-juice
6- An orangutan lives in the ……… forest.
a-cloud                        b-wind                        c-storm           d-rain
7- Mothers…….. their babies with milk.
a-entertain      b-feed                         c-amuse                      d-eat
8- Birds have got……… on their bodies.
a-skin              b-feathers                   c-scales                      d-fur
9- The orangutan sleeps in a nest made from ………
a-feathers       b-branches                 c-steel                          d-glass
100-Polar bears live on ……… which they catch through holes in the ice.
a-plants           b-animals                    c-birds                         d-fish
11- This bike ……… to Ayman, his father bought it yesterday.
a-belongs        b-owns                        c-has                           d-runs
12- Different kinds of……… live in forests.
a-whales          b- crocodiles                          c-wildlife         d-fish
13- My son has …… to the new school
a) enjoyed       b) adapted                  c) helped                     d) adopted
14-The lion killed its ………. before eating it
a) victim         b) guest                       c) prey           d) friend
15- Our company has ………. in all the big towns
a) branches   b) ways                       c) desks                       d) leaves
16- He is ………. of his daughter’s ability to speak four languages
a) pride           b) angry                      c) proud         d) happy
17- Who will look ………. the baby while his mother is out ?
a) for               b) after                       c) at                             d) forward
18-Desert animals get……… from their food.
a) moisture     b) ice                           c) sand                        d) dryness
19-A hen may ……… two eggs a day .
a) eat               b) lie                            c) lay                           d) sell
20- The fish uses its ……… to be able to swim .
a) fins              b) wings                      c) scales                       d) legs
21-Insects don’t have a ……….
a) backbone   b) leg                           c) face                         d) back
22- A ……… is used to give us light in dark places.
a) radio                       b) torch                       c) pot               d) stick
23- Actors are people who ……… in plays or films.
a) operate       b) exchange                c) perform                   d) fight
24- Houses should have a first-aid………………………. .
a) pot              b) car                          c) box                          d) bed
25- A group of my friends ……… camping a week ago
a) did              b) had                         c) went                        d) made
26- My father asked me to ……the mobile phone as the battery ran out.
a) recycle        b) recharge                 c) remember            d) reuse
27- The government is reclaiming the desert to ……… crops for food.
a) build                       b) grow          c) burn                        d) cut
28- The worker ……… a mistake and damaged the machine.
a) gave                        b) made         c) had                          d) played
29- You should be ……… with young children.
a) patient                    b) careless       c) impatient                d) cruel
30- He feels ……… because he doesn’t have friends.
a) happy                     b) hungry       c) lonely                      d) pleased
31- Students take ……… to say their answers.
a) trains                      b) turns           c) rounds                    d) returns
32- He wears expensive clothes to be ……… and attractive.
a) smart                      b) ugly           c) sad                          d) dirty
33- I think it rained last night as the street is ………
a) dry              b) empty                     c) crowded                 d) wet
34- The ship ……… near the Libyan borders .
a) thanked      b) think                       c) flew                           d)sank
35- Crusoe was ……… because he was the only human on the island.
a) strong                     b) lonely          c) tall                           d) only
36- Crusoe……that people from the mainland sometimes visited the island.
a) explored     b) made                      c) discovered              d) invented
37- His business was very ………
a) success        b) successful               c) successfully            d) succeed
38- How would you ……… sure that your friends are good ?
a) do                b) have                        c) invent                      d) make
39-A ……… is a place where thieves and criminals are kept.
a) prison            b) palace                     c) school                      d) hotel
40- Someone who lives and works on a ship or boat is called a ……..
a) soldier           b) teacher                   c) sailor                       d) designer
41-……… is the study of rocks and soil.
a) Inspection              b) Archaeology          c) Architecture           d) Geology
42- A ……… is someone who studies science.
a) geologist     b) professor                           c) scientist                  d) soldier
43- A person who performs in plays is called a/ an ………
a) actor                       b) sailor                      c) dentist                     d) engineer
44- She took her coat……… before she went to bed.
a) of                            b) out                          c) off                           d) in
45- Speaking foreign languages is an / a ………
a) fault                        b) disadvantage         c) advantage               d) problem
46-Modern cars are fast and ……….
a) dangerous              b) comfortable           c) uncomfortable       d) unsafe
47- Ayat is too busy ……… her homework.
a) done                        b) does                        c) doing                       d) did
48-My father’s ……… number is B A 317.
a) fly               b) flying                                c) plane                         d) flight
49- The ……… swept the floors and stairs.
a) cook                        b) dentist                    c) cleaner                    d) fireman
50- A successful person ……… his job well.
a) makes                     b) does                        c) has                          d) fixed
51- The sight of a lion eating his prey is really ………
a) frightens                 b) frightened               c) fright                       d) frightening
52- Doctors do their best to ………the injured people.
a) hurt                        b) kill                          c) eat                           d) rescue
53-A train journey from Cairo to Aswan……… a long time.
a) saves                       b) takes                       c) makes                  d) helps
54-……… is the science of designing buildings.
a) Architect              b) Archaeology            c) Architecture           d) History
55-A / An ……… is someone who works at a workshop to learn a skill.
a) scientist                  b) expert                      c) apprentice             d) scholar
56-A / An ……… is someone who designs building.
a) architect                 b) archaeologist         c) dentist                     d) architecture
57-This shop is always full of……… It sells cheap things.
a) sellers                      b) customers               c) officers                   d) assistants
58-He travelled to Britain to ……… his English.
a) buy                          b) forget                      c) improve                  d) destroy
59-Secretaries should be able to ……… from English into Arabic.
a) speak                      b) sell                          c) count                       d) translate
60- He left school at the ……… of twelve.
a) time                         b) ago                          c) year                         d) age