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Romeo and Juliet
Victoria and Albert
Tarzan and Jane
Bonnie and Clyde
Charles and Diana
Homer Simpson and Marge Bouvier


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Updated on 14/01/2014

 

ROMEO and JULIET

A. THE PLAY - You can read the summary.

  • The play was written by Shakespeare in :
    a) 1476
    b) 1562
    c) 1595
  • It takes place in :
    a) Paris
    b) Verona
    c) London
  • Find the names of the 2 families who hate each other :
    a) Montague
    b) Sampson
    c) Gregory
    d) Capulet
  • In Act II, Scene 2 :
    a) Juliet doesn't want to marry Romeo, because he is a Montague.
    b) They decide to part and take a decision later.
    c) Romeo decides to marry Juliet.
  • What happens in the end ?
    a) Juliet is the first to die.
    b) They die at the same time.
    c) Romeo dies first.

B. THE MUSICAL

  • A famous musical is based on Romeo and Juliet. What is its name ? ..............................................................
Place :  
Names of the 2 gangs :  
Differences between the 2 gangs :  
Names of the 2 lovers :  
  • Listen to "MARIA" at the end of the page (Multimedia Clips) and find the words :


I've just .................... a girl named Maria,
And suddenly that name
Will never be the ....................
To me.
Maria!
I've just .................... a girl named Maria,
And suddenly I've ....................
How wonderful a ....................
Can be!
Maria!
Say it loud and there's music ....................,
Say it soft and it's almost .................... praying.

 



VICTORIA and ALBERT


1) She died after 40 years of widowhood.
 

2) They got married.

 
3) Albert returned to England.  
4) Victoria and Albert first met.  
5) He died at age 42.  


and the places :

It was the beloved home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on the Isle of Wight  
Prince Albert bought it for Victoria.  
The chapel, built there in the 13th century,
was restored by her as a monument to Albert.
 
She was buried there with Prince Albert.  


 

 

 

TARZAN and JANE

Look at the comic strip .

Where does the scene take place ?

 
Tarzan can speak very well. In Burroughs's novel,
what was Tarzan's background ?
 
Describe the end of the comic strip :

 

 

 

 

 


BONNIE and CLYDE

 

Occupation  
Met : Where ? When ?  
Died in + age  
How ?  
Why ?  
According to the end of the poem : The Story of Bonnie and Clyde' ,
why did they die ?
 
A French singer recorded his song "Bonnie and Clyde" with Brigitte Barbot. Who was he ?
 

 

     

    CHARLES and DIANA

  • Complete the following text :

    Lady Diana Frances Spencer ......................... 20 years old when she ......................... Charles, Prince of Wales.
    They ......................... two children : Prince William of Wales in 1982 and Prince Henry of Wales in 1984.
    They ......................... in 1996.
    She ......................... in a car accident in 1997.

 

  • Answer the questions :

    Where did they get married ?  
    What did Diana try to do in 1992 ?  
    Charles loved another woman. What was her name ?  

     

 

 

Homer Simpson
and
Marge Bouvier

 

Match the following words with the 2 characters :

balding - beer - blue hair - clumsy - doughnuts - housework - idiotic - lazy - mental illnesses -
noodles - offensive - overweight - painter - patient - safety inspector - selfish - TV - waitress