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Unravelling the mystery

Mission 2

Unravelling the mystery

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Learning more

Learning more

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Frank Goldsmith

Date of birth: December 19, 1902
Date of death: January 27, 1982
Nationality: English
Latest job: photographer
Reason he was on the Titanic: immigration to the USA
Class on the Titanic: 3rd
Family: one brother / father died on the Titanic
Got married: in 1926

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Eva Hart

Date of birth: January 31, 1905
Date of death: February 14, 1996
Nationality: English
Latest jobs: singer and magistrate
Reason she was on the Titanic: immigration to Canada
Class on the Titanic: 2nd
Family: only child / father died on the Titanic

Memories from the past

Memories from the past

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Margaret Brown

Margaret Tobin Brown was born on July 18 1867 in Missouri. She was the daughter of John and Johanna Tobin. She had two brothers, Daniel and William, and one sister, Helen. At 18, she met James Brown, and married in 1886. They had two children, Lawrence and Catherine and separated in 1909. In 1912, Margaret traveled to Egypt and Europe. On April 10 1912 she boarded on the Titanic and survived. During her life she fought for the rights of workers and women. Margaret died on October 26 1932.

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Did you know?

1. Did all the events in the movie really happen? Yes, they did, no, they didn’t or just some of them did?
2. Who starred in Titanic? Julia Roberts, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet or Brad Pitt?
3. How many Oscars did this movie win? One, eight or eleven?

Le génitif

Observe : Eva’s father died on the Titanic.

Réfléchis : Comment traduirais-tu « Eva’s father » ? Le père d’Eva ou Eva et son père ?

Conclus : Le « ’s » sert à marquer le lien de parenté ou à traduire « et » ?



Listen: Titanic, leave, sink, survivors, ship, sheep.

Réfléchis : Écoute. Un même son peut-il s’écrire différemment? Trouve un exemple.



Répète : hit - heat - leave - live - life.

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Mission 2

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Exercice 1 : Learning more

Look at the photograph and indicate how these people are probably related to each other. Then, describe them.💡 Tip: The man is wearing a jacket / a suit / a tie… The man on the left is probably... He is wearing...

Listen and find out who the mystery passenger is. Explain how these people are related to her.

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Exercice 2 : Memories from the past

Complete the sentences to describe the survivors’ families.

a) The young child on the photo must be Frank’s .
b) The two adults on the photo are Eva’s .

Complete the text with the information you can find in the forms.

a) Frank Goldsmith was born on . His parents wanted to (verb) to the USA. He got married in . He died on .
b) Eva Hart was an (nationality) girl. She went on the Titanic when she was years old. She became a and a .

Listen to the story of this woman and complete the form.

Name: Nickname: Milvina
Date of birth: Date of death:
Nationality: Age on the Titanic:
Reason for the trip Jobs (2 answers):
Class on the Titanic: Brothers & sisters:

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Exercice 3 : Story of a life

Read the text, then answer the quiz.

a) Where was Margaret born? (New York / Colorado / Missouri).
b) How old was Margaret when she met James?  (1st class / 2nd class / 3rd class).
c) Where did Margaret travel? (To Europe / To Africa / To Asia).
d) Who did she fight for? (Minorities / Workers / Women).

Read again and make a timeline of Margaret’s life.

Dates July 18th 1867 April 10th to April 15th 1912
Events Meeting with J. Brown Separation Trip to Europe and Egypt Death of Margaret

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