probably dead his mother => probably old Saturday evening / 6 o'clock / Jake / phone / mother Jake / start / dial / mother / number Jake / call / mother / every Saturday evening => a loving son Jake = quiet / sensible person Let's recap !">

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1 Jake March was sitting in a chair by the phone. CharactersAction and situation The writer used BE + Ving because …We understand that the word "by" is a synonym of …The main character …From the words "by the phone" we can guess … Main character : Jake March Description Jake / Future / make or get a phone call. Let's recap !

2 CharactersAction and situation From the words "by the phone" and "a loving son", we can guess he …Jake and his parents ? Jake March = a loving son take care of / look after / parents Jake / Future / probably / talk to his parents. Jake March was sitting in a chair by the phone. He was a loving son. Let's recap !

3 Jake March was sitting in a chair by the phone. He was a loving son. As he did every Saturday evening at 6 o'clock, he began to dial his mother's number slowly. CharactersAction and situation The writer used the Simple Past because …We understand that the word "to dial" means …Both his parents ?Time ?What did Jake do ?Every Saturday Jake … because…The word "slowly" shows Jake is a … person.We understand that the word "as" means… Jake's father => probably dead his mother => probably old Saturday evening / 6 o'clock / Jake / phone / mother Jake / start / dial / mother / number Jake / call / mother / every Saturday evening => a loving son Jake = quiet / sensible person Let's recap !

4 CharactersAction and situation Every Saturday Jake's mother …The expression "used to" confirms that…We learn that the Sunday edition of the NYT is …You can buy the Sunday edition of the NYT on …We can understand that the word "late" means… Let's recap ! As he did every Saturday evening at 6 o'clock, he began to dial his mother's number slowly. Every Saturday, his mother bought the enormous Sunday edition of the New York Times, as her late husband used to do. Jake's father => dead Saturday / Jake / mother / buy / Sunday edition / NYT Sunday edition / NYT / enormous weekend /edition come out / Saturday

5 CharactersAction and situation "to select" = ?"the following morning" means …"invariably" = ?Jake's mother / the NYT / Saturday?The modal "should" expresses…So what is the problem with the NYT ?so Jake / buy / NYT ? Jake / mother / always / read / NYT / Saturday / and / tell / Jake / what / best articles / be. Let's recap ! Every Saturday, his mother bought the enormous Sunday edition of the New York Times, as her late husband used to do. And at 6 o'clock, Mrs March invariably told Jake what stories he should select the following morning from the three hundred pages of the NYT.

6 CharactersAction and situation A "digit" means …The writer used the Simple Past because …"To pick up" means …"He dialled the last digit of his mum's number" = "He … Jake / finish / dial / mother / number He / wait / her / answer / phone Let's recap ! He dialled the last digit of his mother's number and waited for her to pick up the phone.

7 CharactersAction and situation That's why Jake …Jake's mother ? old or young ?So she walked …She usually sat …Her phone was …So she needed …"It took 2 or 3 rings before she answered the phone" means … Jake / mother / old she / walk / slowly / difficulty. Jake / know it wait / her / pick up / phone. She / usually / sit / fireplace. phone / entrance take / 2 or 3 rings / get / there. Let's recap ! He dialled the last digit of his mother's number and waited for her to pick up the phone. It usually took two or three rings before she answered the phone, the time needed for her to go from her chair by the fireplace to the phone in the entrance.

8 Jake March was sitting in a chair by the phone. He was a loving son. As he did every Saturday evening at 6 o'clock, he began to dial his mother's number slowly. Every Saturday, his mother bought the enormous Sunday edition of the New York Times, as her late husband used to do. And at 6 o'clock, Mrs March invariably told Jake what stories he should select the following morning from the three hundred pages of the NYT. He dialled the last digit of his mother's number and waited for her to pick up the phone. It usually took two or three rings before she answered the phone, the time needed for her to go from her chair by the fireplace to the phone in the entrance.

9 Every Saturday evening … chair dial call wait buy read select articles answer walk slowly pick up need fireplace entrance

10 call her at 6 o’clock do as he did every Saturday evening do like every Saturday evening buy the Sunday edition of the NYT select the stories he should read tell him what articles he should read tell him the most interesting stories be sitting by the fireplace take 2 or 3 rings to get to the phone answer after a few seconds pick up the phone after 2 or 3 rings expectedto Every Saturday evening at 6 o'clock…

11 CharactersAction and situation But today …Mrs March / usually / answer …In the end, …which meant …The word "tone" means…One verb is in a different tense, why ? Jake / expect / mum / answer / phone / but.... Let's recap ! The tone continued past four, five, six rings, and Jake was beginning to wonder if she was out when the click came. He / think / she / out, but / click / come.

12 CharactersAction and situation Was it Mrs March on the phone ?There's an "s" after "mother" because …Did he say "Hi, Mom, it's Jake" ?Jake knew it couldn't be his mum because …There's a new character. We only know …The expression "be about to " means…The word "voice" means … Jake / NEG + have / time / greet / mum because … … he / hear / man's voice / phone. Let's recap ! The tone continued past four, five, six rings, and Jake was beginning to wonder if she was out when the click came. He was about to say "Hi, Mom, it's Jake" when he heard a voice that was certainly not his mother's. A new character : we only know it's a man.

13 CharactersAction and situation Did he put the phone down ?It wasn't his mum so …Why ?"A crossed line" means…"to overhear" means …Another new character ? Jake / think / crossed line and / be about / hang up but… … conversation / interesting and / want / listen / it. Let's recap ! A new character : another person on the phone He was about to say "Hi, Mom, it's Jake" when he heard a voice that was certainly not his mother's. Realizing he had got a crossed line, he was going to put the phone down when the conversation he was overhearing became interesting.

14 The tone continued past four, five, six rings, and Jake was beginning to wonder if she was out when the click came. He was about to say "Hi, Mom, it's Jake" when he heard a voice that was certainly not his mother's. Realizing he had got a crossed line, he was going to put the phone down when the conversation he was overhearing became interesting... was about to say was going to put was overhearing Realizing was beginning to wonder had got A loving son

15 R  W  1. Jake was at home. R  W  2. Jake didn't call his mother very often. R  W  3. His mother called him once a week. R  W  4. Every week Mrs March read the Sunday edition of the NYT. R  W  5. Before he died, Mr March used to buy the same paper. R  W  6. Mrs March enjoyed advising Jake on what to read in the NYT. R  W  7. Jake never read the paper on Sunday mornings.        1.Mrs March était fière d'avoir un fils dévoué. 2.Immanquablement, elle lui disait quoi lire dans le journal du dimanche. 3.Son défunt mari faisait exactement pareil. Mrs March was proud of having a loving son. She invariably told him what to read in the Sunday edition. Her late husband used to do exactly the same. Part 1

16    1.Sa mère aimait passer ses journées près de la cheminée. 2.Elle ne décrochait jamais très vite le téléphone. 3.Son téléphone était situé dans l'entrée. His mother enjoyed spending her days by the fireplace. She never picked up the phone very quickly. Her phone was in the entrance. Part 2 1.After dialling the last digit…  a) Jake started speaking to his mother.  b) Jake waited and picked up the phone.  c) Jake waited for his mother to speak. 2.His mother usually answered…  a) after two or three rings.  b) if Jake rang two and three times.  c) before the phone rang two or three times. 3.It took two or three rings…  a) for her to go where the phone was.  b) for her to go to her chair by the fireplace.  c) for her to find the phone. R 

17 InOut   1. The phone rang for a long time.   2. Jake thought there was probably nobody at home.   3. Jake thought his mother had gone shopping.   4. The click came after six rings.   5. His mother wasn't pleased to hear him.   6. His mother had a strange voice.   7. Jake enjoys overhearing conversations.        1.Quand on décroche on entend un déclic. 2.Jake était sur le point de raccrocher. 3.Au téléphone il arrive que l'on surprenne une conversation. When you pick up the phone you can hear a click. Jake was about to put the phone down. On the phone you can sometimes overhear a conversation. Part 3

18 près de = un fils dévoué = comme (conjonction) = énorme = défunt = immanquablement = sélectionner = suivant = un chiffre = la cheminée = l'entrée = se demander = être sur le point de (V) = une voix = surprendre (une conversation)= des conseils = conseiller = by a loving son as enormous late invariably to select following a digit the fireplace the entrance to wonder to be about to (V) a voice to overhear (a conversation) advice to advise

19 Nouns le téléphone = un portable = un téléphone fixe = un numéro de téléphone = un coup de téléphone = un déclic = une sonnerie = la tonalité = Verbs téléphoner à qq'un = composer (un numéro) = passer (un coup de téléphone) = décrocher = raccrocher = être au téléphone = être coupé = the (tele)phone, the receiver a mobile (phone) a land line phone a phone number a phone call a click a ring the tone to phone / to ring / to call sb to dial (a number) to make a phone call to pick up (the phone / the receiver) to hang up / to put down (the phone) to be on the phone to be cut off

20 Listen and translate Part 1 1. Mrs March lit le journal depuis 20 minutes. 2. Autrefois son mari achetait le New York Times. 3. Jake téléphone à sa mère tous les samedis. 4. Ils discutent pendant environ 10 minutes. 5. Jake devrait lui téléphoner plus souvent. 6. Mrs March aime vraiment lire pour Jake. - Mrs March has been reading the paper for 20 minutes. - Her husband used to buy the New York Times. -Jake phones his mother every Saturday. They talk for about 10 minutes. Jake should phone her more often. Mrs March does like reading for Jake.

21 Listen and translate Part 2 1. Jake prit le téléphone. 2. Il composa le dernier chiffre du numéro. 3. Sa mère répond toujours après 3 sonneries. 4. Elle n’a pas besoin de beaucoup de temps pour répondre. - Jake picked up the phone. - He dialled the last digit of the number. -His mother always answers after three rings. - She doesn’t need a lot of time to answer.

22 Listen and translate Part 3 1. Jake commençait à s’inquiéter. 2. Il était sur le point de raccrocher le téléphone. 3. Il entendit une voix qui n’était pas celle de sa mère. 4. Il se rendit compte qu’il y avait un problème. 5. La conversation devenait intéressante, n’est-ce pas? - Jake was beginning to worry. - He was about to put the phone down. -He heard a voice which wasn’t his mother’s. - He realised there was a problem. - The conversation was becoming interesting, wasn’t it?


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