Agatha Christie, english literature, Wireless, written comprehension, translation, creative writing, short story
This document includes questions, a translation exercise and a creative writing exercise based on an extract of the short story Wireless, written by Agatha Christie.
[...] "Good," she thought, won't have to talk "She sat down silently, took Julian's letter out of her handbag and started reading it for the umpteenth time. All of a sudden, she felt ill-at-ease and raised her eyes . All of a sudden, she felt ill-at-ease and raised her eyes and saw a man. She knew him, she saw him earlier at the train station. She remembered he was staring at her but she wasn't really paying attention before entering the train. [...]
[...] She opened the envelope, inside there was a letter. While reading it she was looking worse and worse. She was so surprised that she thought that it was a joke. She looked at the mysterious man and asked if it was real. `That's real and you start tomorrow Ms. Blakeley, welcome on board, welcome to the MI5' he responded. `Am I not too old for this?' she asked `No. Your mission starts tomorrow agent Blakeley' he said. Then he got off the train and left Ms. Blakeley stunned. [...]
[...] Wireless, The Voice - Agatha Christie (1925) Wireless, The Voice - Agatha Christie (1925) Questions How did Mrs Harter react the first and second time she heard Patrick's voice? Why? The first time Mrs Harter heard Patrick's voice, she froze. She was more surprised than afraid; she was a bit frightened by the event but she thought she had just dreamed of her husband's voice. She convinced herself that it was just a warning and then she kept everything for herself and said nothing to anyone. [...]
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