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The Beginning of the End of Segregation The text is an article from the website of the museum of segregation. It is about how segregation ended. It falls into two parts: the first one is about Rosa Parks and the second about Jack Kennedy. In the first part, they allude to the incident that led to Rosa Parks’(s) arrest. What the text does not deta
Far and Away The movie was directed by Ron Howard. It is about Irish immigration to the USA. The beginning is in 1892. We can see two characters: -Joseph Donelly, a tenant farmer. His father died in an accident, and his sons were evicted. The middleman, Stephen Chase, worked for the Landlord, Daniel Christie. -Shannon Christie, Daniel Christie’s
A Horse, a Family and a Dream The text is an article from US News and World Report, released in March 4th, 1996. It is about a trip around the world. A Scottish family of five decided to sell their house to buy a wagon and a horse to travel. They started in the Orkney Islands, then through Scotland, England, Belgium and France, where they changed h
Session 2018 Compréhension A. 1) True. “Once his collection started in earnest, he’d spend hours (...)”. (l.15) 2) False. “(...) everything goes for a penny no matter what the postage declares”. (l.2) 3) True. “(...) for Alphonse, this was true craftsmanship”. (l.12) 4) True. “(...) speed across the border into the ne”. (l.9) B.
The end of segregation Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln and JFK are symbols, but they did little actually for the cause. Rosa Parks was only one in tens of thousands of people who defied segregation, but there were cameras when she was arrested. The real success of the Civil Rights movements began with four persons sitting in, and gathering lots around
Far and Away The movie was released in 1997. It was directed by Ron Howard. It is about two Irish immigrants to America. The first one is Joseph Donnelly, a tenant who was evicted by a Middleman (Stephen Chase), who worked for the Landlord, Daniel Christie. So, Joseph tries to murder Mr Christie. He fails pitifully. He is challenged to a duel. Mr C
The original crew was headed by Alan Shephard. Six months before launch : his ear infected. The prime crew : Fred Haise, Jim Lovell and Ken Mattingly. Two days before launch, Mattingly : measles. Replaced by Jack Swigert (bachelor). Take-off : at 13:13. reach the moon on the 13th. Marilyn Lovell lost her wedding ring. On day two : oxygen tank explo