103 Reading Worksheet #2 In the Community (Interactions 1 Chapter 4) Student Name: ________________________________Group _____ Date: _________ Complete each sentence with a word from the box below. Use each word only once.
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Every community has its own _________________ for dealing with people who break the law. People who live by the rules have a healthy ___________for the legal system. The cyclist was riding carefully when he was hit by a car. The driver was talking on his mobile at the time so he was ______________. When the police arrived on the scene, they gave the car driver a ____________ which he had to pay at the local police station. Having a rule against sneezing in public is not a good law. In fact it’s ______________ because people can’t stop themselves from sneezing! In some countries _____________ is illegal and people can get into serious trouble for doing it.
f. A. Fill the gaps with a word that completes the sentence correctly. The first letter is provided. a. There is a r_______________ now in many countries which says that everyone must recycle their glass and paper every week. b. Governments feel that glass is a useful r___________ for recycling purposes. c. Local officers are to ensure that there is no e_____________ to this new rule. d. Children are advised not to run around in b___________ feet for health and safety reasons. e. It was a p_____________ who witnessed (saw) the accident and reported it to the police. f. She later called to see the patient in hospital because she wanted to e___________ her sympathy. B. Match the two columns with words of similar meaning (Pronunciation stress is underlined)
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Irrigate a. Stop Prevent b. Happen Intentional c. Argument Occur d. Share Dispute e. Unlawful Determine f. Planned Illegal g. Water Distribute h. Decide Choose the word (in its correct part) to fill the blanks a. Every country and community has a ________________ way of dealing with its criminals. (Specify – Specifically – Specific)
Building sites can be dangerous so wearing a high visibility (bright green or orange) jacket is a good ______________ regulation for construction workers. (Safely – Safety – Safe) My neighbour got into trouble with the law when he was young but the policeman was very _______________. He released him with just a warning not to do wrong again! (Reason – Reasonably – Reasonable) We loved the cartoons when we were children. They were really _________. (Fun – Funnily – Funny) The fire in the building wasn’t accidental. It was __________________! Some crazy people started it but luckily, nobody was hurt. (Intend – Intentionally – Intentional)
D. Read the following passage, then answer the questions in full sentences Jakes idea of Community Service It was 4 O’clock in the morning when four year old Jake woke. He wanted a glass of milk, which was his practice as he often got thirsty in the middle of the night. Meanwhile his parents were sleeping soundly in bed. When Jake heard a noise in the living room and saw a light was on, he went downstairs where he found two men. They asked him his name, told him they were neighbours and friends of the family then proceeded to ask him where the plasma tv was. Jake showed them, and said they also had a big stereo and dvd player. “Will you open the back door for us”, asked one of the men. “We don’t want to wake Mum and Dad”. Jake held the door open while the men loaded the car, and then he went back to bed. His parents didn’t know anything about the burglary until they got up the next day. “Nobody was hurt, we will survive this,” his father said. “I can’t be angry with Jake because he thought he was doing the right thing by helping his neighbours! I’m just sorry I wasn’t awake to protect him and prevent the burglars getting away with our things”. Fortunately the police caught the burglars later that day. They belong to a well known criminal gang who reside just outside the town. The police had been watching them for a long time. 1. What does the writer say is a regular practice for Jake? __________________________________________________________________________ 2. The two burglars had a purpose. What was it? __________________________________________________________________________ 3. The father said the family would survive the burglary? Explain what he means in by this. ___________________________________________________________________________
Who did the father want to protect Jake from?
Where did the police discover the burglars lived? __________________________________________________________________________