tailieunhanh - Reading comprehension success part 15

Tham khảo tài liệu 'reading comprehension success part 15', ngoại ngữ, kỹ năng đọc tiếng anh phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả | ASSUMING CAUSES AND PREDICTING EFFECTS 3. What does Anne do that shows she doesn t intend to shoulder her share of the responsibilities a. She turns off the television. b. She begins to wash the dishes in the sink. c. She always helps around the house. d. She talks on the phone with a good friend. Answers 1. c. Brenda s face hardens with anger when she sees the dishes in the sink. You can tell she expects the kitchen to be clean when she comes home. Anne waits for Brenda to begin her daily inspection and when she walks in she looks around the kitchen as if she s inspecting it. Then she sees the dishes and her face hardens. She asks why the dishes are still in the sink. Further she reminds Anne about the company she is expecting. 2. b. You can tell Anne is not worried about Brenda s reaction because she is lazily watching television instead of cleaning the kitchen. She knows Brenda is going to check the kitchen and that Brenda is going to be mad about the dishes when she sees them. As Anne waits she thinks about what she is going to say to Brenda. 3. d. Anne s actions speak loudly. She answers the phone and discontinues a conversation that is important if the two of them intend to remain roommates. Finding Implied Effects Just as writers can imply cause they can also suggest effects. In the practice passage you just read Anne clearly had a specific goal. She purposely decided not to do the dishes in an act of rebellion. Why You know a little bit about Anne and Brenda from the passage. Use that knowledge to answer the following question. What do you think Anne was hoping to achieve What effect do you think she was looking for 1. Brenda would do the dishes herself for once. 2. Brenda would get herself a new roommate. 3. Brenda would stop being so neat and so regimented. How can you tell that number 3 is the best answer You have to look carefully at the passage. Anne says Relax. I ve got all night. But Brenda has her own priorities. She says she is expecting company. .