B. Use of language - Lösung
|1. Find words or expressions in the text that mean more or less the sa||3 pts|
|a)||huge||(lines 5-10) enormous (line 9)|
|b)||continued||(lines 11-16) carried on (line 14/15)|
|c)||hard||(lines 17-21) difficult (line 17)|
|2. Explain two of the following words in complete sentences.||4 pts|
|A drean is a story you see / imagine when you sleep.|
|A bestseller is a book which is bought by a lot of people.|
|A bestseller is a book which has been very successful.|
|c)||to struggle||(line 27)|
|"To struggle" is another word for "to fight".|
|"To struggle" means to try hard to achieve something.|
|3. Vocabulary - Grammar||11 pts|
|Read the text. Find the suitable forms of the words and write them down.|
|What is an e-book?|
|Everyone is talking about e-books at the moment.|
But what exactly are they?
Basically, whatever you read on a screen instead of on paper
is called an e-book.
And of course, an e-book can be more than just text. It can also include
photos, graphics and videos.
You can download e-books onto a laptop or a personal digital
assistant so you can read them while travel / travelling.
There are also portable e-book readers which are very useful.
These e-book readers are about the same size as a book.
But you can store lots of books on them - and whatever you write can
be transferred to a PC.
Reading on a screen all the time might get hard on the eyes, but
screens are getting better.
The screens of e-books give you a better picture than a