Вы услышите диалог. Определите, какие из приведённых утверждений A-G соответствуют содержанию текста (1 — True), какие не соответствуют (2 — False) и о чём в тексте не сказано, то есть на основании текста нельзя дать ни положительного, ни отрицательного ответа (3 — Not stated).
A) Sally likes “Alice in Wonderland” more now, as she understands it better.
В) Sally’s father loved “Alice in Wonderland” when he was a kid.
С) The Mad Hatter’s character makes Sally think of her own personality.
D) “Alice in Wonderland” did not make a good impression upon Susan.
E) Sally is sure that not everything is openly expressed in the book.
F) Susan has seen all the film adaptations of “Alice in Wonderland”.
G) Sally respects Disney for not changing anything in the story.
A) Sally likes “Alice in Wonderland” more now, as she understands it better. TRUE
В) Sally’s father loved “Alice in Wonderland” when he was a kid. NOT STATED
С) The Mad Hatter’s character makes Sally think of her own personality. TRUE
D) “Alice in Wonderland” did not make a good impression upon Susan. FALSE
E) Sally is sure that not everything is openly expressed in the book. TRUE
F) Susan has seen all the film adaptations of “Alice in Wonderland”. FALSE
G) Sally respects Disney for not changing anything in the story. FALSE
Susan: Sally, have you read “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”?
Sally: Yes. My mother read and loved it when she was younger and I have her copy. I loved it when I was younger, and even more now that I understand the metaphors and the irony.
Susan: Personally, I have a great love for the Caterpillar. And who is your favourite character from the book?
Sally: I think it is the Mad Hatter. His madness and playfulness helps me understand who I am or at least try to be as a person. What is your favourite passage from the book?
Susan: I love when the queen says “Sometimes I’ve believed in as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
Sally: My favourite passage is Alice’s conversation with herself as she falls down the rabbit hole. It was in that moment that I really fell in love with the quaint little girl named Alice.
Susan: Do you think that the book has any undertones, or do you merely love it as it is, a book written in an eccentric and witty style, full of twisted adventures?
Sally: I would say there are many witty, eccentric, slightly twisted books out there. Of course I think there are undertones. There are so many undertones in fact that I’m afraid the Alice book may become too outdated and cryptic for today’s children.
Susan: Oh, no! I think of it as a contemporary book that can be enjoyed for years to come. I hope my children will read the same cherished copy I read and my mother read before me.
Sally: By the way, what is your favourite film adaptation of the Alice book?
Susan: I am not as familiar with the film adaptations as I am with the novel and musical interpretations. I quite like a music video that a friend of mine has done to the song “White Rabbit”, but I suppose my favourite Alice film is the Disney version.
Sally: Yes. I highly respect Walt Disney and his work, and I think the movie is well done. Though I much prefer the book itself, Disney was not afraid to add a little bit of himself to the film, which I respect him for.