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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.      

a. b. c. d. e.

spitting

senseless  

procedure

fine

respect

 at  fault  

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)    

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

C.

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)    

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b.

c.

d.

e.

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.     ___________________________________________________________________________    

             ___________________________________________________________________________   4.

Who did  the  father  want  to  protect  Jake  from?  

           ___________________________________________________________________________   5.

Where did  the  police  discover  the  burglars  lived?   __________________________________________________________________________    

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