Below are questions you have to answer when writing a report on a book, but they are jumbled. Work with a partner. Put the questions in the correct order.
Writing a book report
Task 1: Below are questions you have to answer when writing a report on a book, but they are jumbled. Work with a partner. Put the questions in the correct order. (Dưới đây là những câu hỏi em phải trả lời khi viết bài thuyết trình về một quyển sách, nhưng chúng lộn xộn. Làm việc với một bạn cùng học, xếp những câu hỏi theo thứ tự đúng.)
Questions to be answered
1. What was your opinion of the book?
2. Where is the book set?
3. Would you recommend the book?
4. Who is the author?
5. What is the main theme of the story?
6. Who are the main characters?
7. What is the title of the book?
8. What is the plot of the story?
9. What type of book is it?
- General introduction : 7, 4, 9
- Summary of the book's content: 2,5, 6, 8
- Conclusion : 1. 3
Task 2: Work in pairs. Ask and answer the above questions about a book you just read. (Làm việc từng đôi. Hỏi và trả lời các câu hỏi trên về quyển sách em vừa đọc.)
A. Have you read a book lately?
B. Oh, yes.
A. What’s the title of the book?
B. “ The Sea Wolf”.
A. Who’s the author?
B. Jack London.
A. What type of book is it?
B. A novel on love and violence.
A. Where is the book set?
B. On a pirate’s ship on the Pacific Ocean.
A. What’s the main theme of the book?
B. Cruelty, Strength and Love.
A. What are the main characters?
B. Wolf Larsen, a cruel captain. Van Weyden and Maud Brewster.
A. What’s the plot of the book?
B. The story is about a literature researcher Van Wayden and a woman writer Maud Brewster, who were caught in a storm and rescued by a sealer owned by a cruel captain Wolf Larsen. On its way, the ship was caught in another storm and thrown on a deserted beach. They spent days in lack of food and suffered from severe cold. Facing a lot of dangers and cruelly, in the end Weyden and Brewster defeated Larsen's inhuman actions. Their bravery and courage brought the true love and happiness to them.
A. What’s your opinion on the book?
B. It’s an interesting book.
A. Yes, according to the main thoughts. I think it’s worth reading because it gives us a lesson : the true love and only with the true love can man find the true happiness.
Task 3: Write a report on the book you have read recently based on the results of Tasks 1 and 2. (Viết bài thuyết trình về quyền sách em mới đọc gần đây, dựa vào kết quả của Tasks 1 và 2.)
Recently I've read a book. “Sea Wolf “ by Jack London. It’s a novel.
The story is set on a sealer owned by a cruel and strong captain. Wolf Larsen with two other characters, Van Weyden, a literature reseacher and a woman writer Maud Brewster. Through the whole story, it can be said the true love and charity can defeat the cruelty. In a word; the true love always wins. This book is a very interesting novel which evokes in our depth a human feeling about the strength of love.