Mr Bean; Richard Curtis and Robin Driscoll

Literatura infantil y juvenil # Content. Vocabulary. Questions about the story. Personal opinion

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1.THE BOOK

The title of this book is Mr Bean .

It was written by Richard Curtis and Robin Driscoll and it was published by Penguin Readers in 2000 in Spain (Madrid). This one is the second edition.

The book costs 649 pesetas.

It has got 35 pages and the print is normal size. As for the illustrations, it includes a lot of photographs. They are colourful illustrations and they are medium size.

2.ITS CONTENT

This is a humour book.

There are a lot of dialogues and pictures.

The sentences are longs and easy and the grammar is a bit difficult. As for the vocabulary, it is quiet easy.

There are some of the words I have learnt:

VOCABULARY CORNER

Palabras nuevas:

Boss,stood,asleep,sneezed,loudly,handkerchief,afraid.

Opposites:

Good=bad

Fat=slim

Big=small

Hard=easy

Rich=empty

Full=Short

Quiet=noisy

Happy=sad

Young=old

Friendly=unfriendly

Dead=alive

Easy=difficult

Cheap=expensive

3. PLOT/SET/CHARACTERS

-Try to complete this table giving information about the story.

WHO?

WHAT HAPPENS?

HOW/WHERE/WHEN?

Mr Bean

Nobody want that Mr Bean is a gallery

They were into Whistler's gallery.

The two policeman

Thought that Mr Bean had a gun

In the airport.

Mr Walton

He thought that Mr Bean was very wonderful man

In the gallery.

-Where does the story take place? Is it a real setting? What information have you got about that place?

The story take place in a gallery, in a feria, in the hospital. (In Los Angeles and London)

Los Angeles= Is a very important city, is very fashionable and big.

London= Is a city very beautiful, it has a lot of interesting buildings and a let of flats.

4. PERSONAL OPINION

-Write a short comment on the story, showing what you feel and what you have learnt from it.

The book is well because is very funny and its interesting because Mr Bean is a person who is crazy, he is a stupid and he is fun.

-Would you recommend this book to other students?

-Yes/no? Why/why not?

-Do you think it is appropriate for BUP3 students? For which other level?

Yes, because is funny and interesting book and the grammar is easy.

I think it is appropriate for 3BUP and also for 2BUP level.

WHILE READING

1. List down the names of the main characters in the story. Then add information about them as you read the book, referring to what that character is like, looks like and to the opinion he/she deserves to you.

NAME

PERSONALITY

APPEARANCE

OPNION

Mr Bean

Is crazy and a stupid person.

He is very very ugly and slim. He has a short black hair and brown eyes.

Mr Bean is an interesting personage is very funny and he is crazy.

David Langley

Is responsable with his job, he is serious and intelligent.

He is small and slim he has a short, curly and blond hair and he has brown eyes.

I think, he is a good person and he is very responsable and serious with his job.

Mr Grierson

Is the responsable of the gallery he is the boss gallery.

He is old antipathetic person .

I think he is the too much serious with a persons around him.

2. As you go reading….

4)Find these words in your dictionary. Put them in the sentences.

A She put the dirty clothes in the washing machine.

B He fan his nose often because he has a bad cold.

C When it's very hot, we turn on the blow in this room for some cold air.

D He found his seat on the plane and started reading.

5)Are these sentences right or wrong?

A Painting by an English artist is coming to America.

Right.

B Mr Bean is going to America because he is the most intelligent man at the National Gallery in London.

Wrong, because Mr Bean is a stupid person.

C The police at the airport think Mr Bean has got a gun.

Right.

D Mr Bean dances in front of the fan because the meeting is boring.

Right.

9)Who says these words? Who to?

A “You hurt a lot of people!”

A policeman.

B “I painted a face on her. Do you like it?”

Mr bean

C “I can't stop thinking about beautiful women with no clothes on!”

Kevin.

D “It's your daughter. She's in hospital.”

A policeman.

10) Do you like Mr Bean? Do you think he is funny or dangerous? intelligent or stupid? Tell another student.

Yes, I like Mr Bean because he makes me laughter.

I think, he is dangerous because he is crazy and stupid.

Juan Reyes.

“Yes, I like Mr Bean because is a funny person”. “He is crazy”

Angelo.

“Yes, because he is a humour character”

Pablo.

“Yes, because is very nice”

Grimmanesa

“Yes, I like Mr Bean because is very quite easy and funny”.

AFTER READING

1. Mr Bean likes to take photos of everybody and everything. Choose his best snapshots and write their captions.(page 20)

I can see two men (Mr Bean and David) looking to a very famous painting (Whistler's Mother) they looks scary. I think that is it because the women's face is painting for Mr Bean. They are in gallery and we also can see a plant behind them and the wall is red and white.

2. PSYCHOLOGY TEST ABOUT MR BEAN

Mr Bean is a person who psychology problems in his mind because when he was a children his fathers died in a car accident.

He went to the special school for the childrens with problems.

Mr Bean is a normal person but is special and he is a few children because he want a his fathers but in this moment he is happy because he has a girlfriend who she help him in this problems, etc….

In the end, Mr Bean is a very nice and is very sympathetic with his friends and with his girlfriend.