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# Study a Visual document ● You must be able to answer these questions. - What sort of document is it? - Where and When does the scene take place? - Who.

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Study a Visual document ● You must be able to answer these questions. - What sort of document is it? - Where and When does the scene take place? - Who are the main characters? - What is hapenning? What happened? What will happen?

You must be able to answer these questions. ● Answering these questions is part of the description of the document. ● But you must also go beyong description and try to interpret the document: - you can express probability to guess what probably happened before, or what will probably happen next, for example.

- What sort of document is it? ● Is the document - a photo (graph) (a colour ~ a ~ in black and white) - a cartoon - a drawing - a comic-strip - a poster - an advertisement. ?

Where and When does the scene take place? ● Situate the scene precisely (from the more general to the more precise) ► use appropriate time and place prepositions : in, on, at, near, in front of, behind, after, before...

- Who are the main characters? ● Make a detailed description of the person or people ● - Sex, age, physical appearance, face expression, attitude, social position, probable job...and as many details as possible

What is hapenning? What happened? What will happen? Express probability when you are not 100% sure ● Present actions - ● He must- may – can't ● BE + V-ing – Past actions – He must-may- can't – Have + V-EN (ppé) – Future actions – He is likely to – he may - he is unlikely to + VB

Now your turn.... ● The document is ●............. ● The scene takes place ●............. ● A man is ●............... ● Judging from the gun ● near his hand, the man may..................

Presentation by Laurence Bernard, ac- martinique Photo from: Wide Open, Seconde, Hachette Education, Paris, 2001, p. 71

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