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READING EXERCISES "The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr.

Hyde"
Milton Rodriguez
Grade: 10A
Activity
1. From page 14 (Chapter 3) Classify the underline words into categories (verbs, nouns, Adjectives,
adverbs etc.) Make a list for each category and translate the words into Spanish.
2. From page 15 (Chapter 3) find the verbs that were erased, make a list writing if it is regular or
irregular verb and write them in simple present, simple past and past participle as in the list of
the dictionary.
3. From chapter 4 observe the sentences that were extracted and organize them in chronological
order.
4. Translate the previous sentences into Spanish (14 sentences).
5. Using the following question words write about the story so far. a. Who? b. What? c. Where? d.
When ? e. Why?. With YOUR OWN WORDS explain the sequence of the events in chapter 3 and
4.
6. Complete the analysis chart on your notebook .

Solution
Noun Adjective Adverb Pronoun Prepositio
Words Verbs s s s s n Translate
Later     x x     Después, más tarde.
Good   x x       Bueno, amable.
His     x   x   su, sus o de él.
No nuevo, viejo (edad), viejo (no
Old x joven) y antiguo (instituciones,
          edificios).
Arreglar,(expresar posibilidad,
Managed x logro), dirigir, administrar( una
          empresa)
Posición (detrás de, atrás de),
Behind x x retraso, responsabilidad, apoyo,
        atrás.
After       x   x Después, luego, mas tarde.
Nuevo, desconocido, inexperto o
New x
          recién incorporado, diferente.
Before       x   x Antes de, antes que, antes.
Much     x x x   Mucho.
Serio (accidente, problema),
x
Serious           grave (error, enfermedad).
Longer x   x x     Largo.
Their     x       Su, sus, de ellos/as.
Always       x     Siempre.
Opposite   x x       Enfrente, contrario, opuesto.
Inteligente, listo, hábil,
Clever     x       ingenioso (idea, solución).
But           x Pero, menos, salvo
Tipo, clase, informal, amable,
Kind   x x       bueno.
Permiso, capacidad física,
habilidad adquirida, posibilidad,
pedidos, sugerencias,
Could x           expresando irritación.
Sincerely       x     Sinceramente.
Descripción (ser), Estado
Been x (estar), posición (estar),
          momento, lugar (ser).
Empezar, comenzar, para
Began x
          empezar o en primer lugar.
(El) tuyo, suyo, (la) tuya, suya,
Yours x (los) tuyos, suyos, (las) tuyas,
          suyas, (el) de usted(es).
Con atención, detenidamente,
Closely       x     estrechamente.
Posibilidad, a veces es el pasado
de may, para reprochar, falta
Might x x de sorpresa ante algo,
permiso(es muy formal o
        humorístico).
Desagradable, maluco/a (olor,
Unpleasan
x efecto, sorpresa), desagradable
t
          (persona, comentario).
Quite       x     Bastante.
Cheerfully       x     Alegremente
Pobre, deficiente (pobre), para
x x
Poor         expresar compasión.
Never       x     Nunca.
Upset x   x       Disgustado.
Futuro, voluntad, pedidos,
sugerencias, hábitos, cosas
Will x x
inevitables, capacidad,
        conjeturas.
Con dureza (hablar),
abruptamente (aumentar,
Sharply       x
bajar), marcadamente
    (contrastar).
Certainly       x     Sin duda, por supuesto, (como
respuesta) como no, por
supuesto.
Me Como objeto directo o
indirecto, después de una
        x
preposición, en comparaciones,
  después del verbo to be.
Several     x   x   Varios/as.
Sano/a, saludable (persona,
dieta, comida),
Healthly     x robusto/a(empresa,
organización),
      sano/a(economia,cuentas).
Angry     x       Enojado.

2. Words
Verb Verb Simple Simple Participe
iregular regular present past past
3. 1 Agreed   x agree agreed agreed 1) A
Beg   x beg begged begged servant
Choose x   choose chose chosen girl, living
Can x   can could canned alone in a

Find x   find found found house not


far from
Happened   x happen happened happened
the river,
Heard x   hear heard heard
had gone
Know x   know knew known
upstairs to
Make x   make made made
bed at
Put x   put put put about
Replied x   reply replied replied eleven o
Said x   say said said ´clock.
Solved   x solve solved solved
5) As she
Thank   x thank thanked thanked
sat there,
Tell x   tell told told
she noticed
Touched   x touch touched touched
a pleasant-
Trust   x trust trusted trusted looking old
Understand   x understand understood understood gentleman
Seen x   see saw seen with white
Think x   think thought thought hair who
Knew x   know knew known was coming
Pretend   x pretend pretended pretended along the
narrow
street.
7) It showed such old-fashioned kindness, but there was something finer in it too, a sort of
confident self-respect.

3) The old gentleman took a step back, as if he were very much surprised and perhaps rather
offend, and at that Mr. Hyde completely lost his temper and struck him to the ground.

6) The murderer had gone long ago, but there lay his victim in the street, indescribably broken and
crushed.

2) It bore the name and address of Mr. Utterson.

8) With the same anxious look on his face, he hurried through his breakfast and drove to the
police station where the body had been taken.

14) Mr. Utterson had already felt anxious at the mention of the name Hyde.

10) Mr. Utterson considered this, and then, raising his head, said: “If you´ll come with me in my
carriage. I think I can take you to his house.

4) Here was the home of Henry Jekyll´s favourite, the man who would be a quarter of a million
pounds richer on Jekyll´s death.

9) Very well then, we wish to see his rooms.

1) Mr. Hyde had used only two rooms, but these contained expensive furniture and were decorated
in good taste.

13) Clothes lay on the floor, with their pockets inside out, drawers were open, and in the fireplace
there was a pile of grey ashes, as many papers had been burned.

12) He must have been mad with fear, or he would never have left that broken stick and burned
that chequebook.

4. 11) Una sirvienta, que vivía sola en una casa no lejos del río, se había ido a la cama a las once en
punto.
5) Mientras estaba sentada allí, notó que un anciano de aspecto agradable y cabello blanco se
acercaba por la calle estrecha.
7) Mostró tal amabilidad pasada de moda, pero también había algo más fino, una especie de
confianza en sí mismo.
3) El viejo caballero dio un paso atrás, como si estuviera muy sorprendido y quizás más bien
ofendido, y ante eso el Sr. Hyde perdió completamente los estribos y lo golpeó en el suelo.
6) El asesino se había ido hacía mucho tiempo, pero allí yacía su víctima en la calle,
indescriptiblemente rota y aplastada.
2) Llevaba el nombre y la dirección del Sr. Utterson.
8) Con la misma mirada ansiosa en su rostro, se apresuró a tomar el desayuno y se dirigió a la
estación de policía donde habían llevado el cuerpo.
14) El Sr. Utterson ya se había sentido ansioso por la mención del nombre Hyde.
10) El Sr. Utterson consideró esto, y luego, levantando la cabeza, dijo: “Si vienes conmigo en mi
carruaje. Creo que puedo llevarte a su casa.
4) Aquí estaba la casa del favorito de Henry Jekyll, el hombre que sería un cuarto de millón de
libras más rico con la muerte de Jekyll.
9) Muy bien, deseamos ver sus habitaciones.
1) El Sr. Hyde había usado solo dos habitaciones, pero éstas contenían muebles caros y estaban
decoradas con buen gusto.
13) Ropa tendida en el suelo, con los bolsillos al revés, los cajones abiertos, y en la chimenea había
un montón de cenizas grises, ya que muchos papeles habían sido quemados.
12) Debe haber estado loco de miedo, o nunca habría dejado ese palo roto y quemado esa chequera.
6. Chapter 3
The doctor. Jekyll invited five to six of his best friends to dinner, all very smart. Jekyll started
talking to Utterson, initially about a will that Jekyll wrote. Jekyll then made Utterson promise that
he would help Mr. Hyde be tolerant and assert his rights.
Chapter 4
This chapter begins by narrating the scene of a maid sitting at the window of her room that
overlooks a road. Suddenly he sees two men talking; Thanks to the moonlight, he manages to
recognize the face of Mr. Hyde. When out of nowhere Mr. Hyde goes crazy and starts hitting the
other man, even with the cane. Then she talks about Mr. Utterson going with a police officer to an
ugly street in the Soho neighborhood, where they found Mr. Hyde's house. There they were
received by a lady with a bad face but with good manners. They then went through the rooms where
they realized that Mr. Hyde had left in a hurry. They also found behind a door the other part of the
broken cane with which he killed that man.

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