Anglais: Recipe for Success - questions
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Where is Wales situated ?
It is situated in the west part of the United Kingdoms.
What language do they speak in Wales ?
They speak English and Welsh.
What is the national symbol of Wales ?
It's the red Welsh dragon.
What are the other national symbols of Wales ? (a vegetable and a flower)
The leek and the daffodil are other symbols of Wales.
Why is Wales called : « The Land of Song » ?
It is called « The Land of Song » because the country has a very important musical history.
Name 3 modern Celtic nations.
They are Ireland, Scotland and the county of Cornwell.
What is the capital of Wales ?
Name 3 national parks.
They are The Brecon Beacons, Snowdonia and the Pembrokeshire Coast.
What is Pen y Fan ?
It's the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons.
What is Snowdon ?
It's the highest mountain in England and Wales.
Where is set the story Recipe for Success ?
The story is set in Tenby.
Where are the pupils of Seren's school going ?
They are going to Paris.
Why is Seren so nervous today ?
She is nervous because she has to tell her father about the trip to Paris. She knows that her father doesn't want to let her go anywhere without him.
Why is Seren embarased when her Dad comes to school to pick her up ?
She is embarased because her friends laugh on her and she thinks she is 14 years old now so no need that her father drives her everywher.
How does Seren try to convince her father to let her go to Paris?
She explains her father that she would like to see Monet's paintings which are at The Orangerie Museum in Paris.
Is it expensive for Seren's father to let her go to Paris?
Yes, it is. But Seren doesn't understand this because her father is the owner of a top restaurant in Wales.
What does Seren's father do?
He owns a famous restaurant.
What happened to Seren's mother?
Her mother died when she was three.
Who is Mary?
She is their neighbour.
What does Mary propose Hary to do next Wednesday?
She proposes him to go to a concert.
What band is coming to Tenby?
A "Kind of Magic" is coming to sing Queen's songs.
What is Seren's hobby?
She likes painting very much
What does she want to do later in her life?
She wants to become an artist.
What is Seren doing about the trip to Paris?
She clicks to subscribe to the school trip to Paris without the permission of her father.
Where is Seren's father going tonight?
He is going to a concert with his neighbor Mary.
Who is coming to stay with Seren while her father is at the concert?
Megan, a friend is coming to spend the evening with Seren.
What is Seren going to do?
She is going to practice her French.
Who is ringing the doorbell?
A group of schoolmates is coming to her house
How is Seren feeling now?
She is feeling very bad because she hasn't invited anybody to her house. If her father knows that, he will be angry with her. Seren wants her father to trust her, so he maybe lets her to go to Paris.
Why are all the schoolmates coming to Seren's house?
They are coming to her to make a party.
Who called them? Where did the mates see the invitation to a party?
Her mates saw on the Facebook that she was going to be alone at home. Arabella, one of her schoolmates send the group to Seren's house telling them she is going to have a party.
What is Tom looking at?
He is watching Seren's father records collection.
What is it particular with her Dad's record collection?
The collection is a very precious one and the father is very passionate of it.
Who is calling Seren?
Her father is calling her.
What did Megan write on her Facebook status?
Megan wrote on the Facebook that Seren was going to be alone for the evening.
Who actually invited people to Seren's house?
Arabella, because she is always mocking on her especially when her father always drives her everywhere.
What is the condition of the living room?
The living room is a real mess. The father's records are scratched, glasses are broken, and someone has broken the wedding photo of Seren's parents.
What are people doing?
People are dancing and listening to music very loudly.
Who is coming at home finally?
Her father is coming from the concert early than Seren expected.
Why is Seren's father shouting on her?
Her father is very upset on her because he is trying to trust her and Seren betrays his trust (trahir sa confiance).
What happens to her father's records?
The records are scratched by one of her mates.
What is Seren complaining about?
She is complaining that her father is almost never at home. He spends all his time at the restaurant and the only day when he is at home, on Wednesday, he gets asleep on the sofa in front of the TV.
What was her father and mother's dream?
Their dream was to open a restaurant and to be successful.
What does her father want Seren to do the next day?
Her father wants Seren to come and help at the restaurant because he hasn't got any waiter to help him.
What did Seren remember about when she was 12 ?
Seren remembered that she made a big party for her birthday at her father's restaurant.
Where is she now and what is she doing?
She is at the restaurant to help her father.
What did Seren see on the walls?
Seren could see old pictures of her father with some famous people on the wall. She could also see the rewards that her father received for his dishes.
Why was Seren's father famous for ?
Seren's father was famous for being a very good cook, one oft he best.
Who entered the restaurant ?
A woman got into the restaurant.
Why was the woman angry? What did she want?
She was very angry because she wanted her money. We supposed she was his waitress who didn't get her salary.
Why was her father's restaurant empty?
Because the restaurant was in failure and nobody was coming to eat there any more.
Why was her father's restaurant empty ?
Because the restaurant was in failure and nobody was coming to eat there any more.
Why is Seren's father ashamed for?
Her father is ashamed because he doesn't want her daughter to know about the failure of he restaurant.
What are the economical problems currently?
There is an economical crisis in the country.
What was the situation with the restaurant 2 years ago ?
Two years ago the restaurant ran very well. People had to make reservation two weeks in advance.
What does the restaurant need to become interesting again?
It needs a new decoration and a new menu with cheaper prices.
What does Seren mean when she tells her father: „You need to stop living in the past"?
Seren wants her father to turn the page oft he PAST and to look into the FUTURE. She doesn't want him to forget his wife but to be more optimist and start living again.
What are they doing the next day?
The next day they are making changes in the restaurant.
What does her father want to do with the restaurant?
He is still pesimistic and wants to sell the restaurant.
What are the changes in the restaurant that Seren and her father are going to do?
Seren is painting a wall and she replaces the old photos or paintings with some new ones pinted by her.
Her father is changing the menu and cooking new dishes.
What's the traditional dish that the father is going to prepare?
He is going to prepare the famous Shepherd's pie.
How are they going to make people come to the restaurant?
They are going to make a re-opening party.
What is Seren going to use to invite a lot of people?
She is going to use FACEBOOK.
Do the people answer their invitation to the re-opening party?
Yes, they are very happy to come and eat again in her father's restaurant.
Are there people coming to the restaurant party?
There are a lot of people. There is a queue of people waiting to come in.
What's the biggest tip that one of the customers has left ?
One of the customers has left £10.
Who is coming to the restaurant from Seren's school ?
Miss Williams, Seren's Art teacher.
What is Miss Williams telling her father about?
Miss Williams tells her father that Seren is very talented.
What's Seren's father reaction when he finds out that Seren has confirmed her place for going to Paris ??
He gets upset and he is disappointed because Seren has done the inscription for Paris without having his permission.
What does Mary see in the local newspaper the next morning?
Mary sees a good article about the restaurant and that the food has a 5 stars in a review.
What does the father offer Seren?
He offers her a mobile phone.
Is Seren going to Paris finally?
Yes, she is.
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