The Big Friendly Giant The Big Friendly Giant

Complete the following list of words and phrases used to describe father. 1. ............marvellous................ ............................................ 2. ..........exciting...................... ............................................ 3. ...........wildly funny............ ............................................ 4. ............................................ ............................................ 5. ............................................ ............................................
1. ............marvellous................ ............................................ 2. ..........exciting...................... ............................................ 3. ...........wildly funny............ ............................................ 4. ...........brilliant blue eyes......... ............................................ 5. ..........marvellous story teller......
Father gave a description of ‘the Big Friendly Giant’. Complete the table. Height Hands Dress Place Time
Why did Father appear stern and serious?
How does Father describe dreams?
How does the BFG catch dreams?
Describe the sounds that only the BFG can hear.
How did the BFG make children dream?
How did the BFG appear when Father saw him?
Besides the story what did Danny enjoy about story telling?
Why do you think the BFG exploded bad dreams?
Father holds Danny’s hand right as he tells him a story. What does this gesture convey to Danny? Discuss with your partner.
Match the words in column A with their meanings in Column B. Column A Column B 1. Occasionally (a) sharp 2. Absolutely (b) burst 3. Fantastic (c) strange 4. Tread (d) completely 5. Shrill (e) sometimes 6. Mysterious (f) Step, movement 7. Explode (g) superb
Circle the odd one out. 1. Amazing brilliant marvellous 2. Courageous exciting thrilling 3. Serious Stern Strict 4. Enormous Massive Wonderful 5. Funny mysterious strange
Fill in the blanks with the simple present tense of suitable verbs. The BFG .............................. a suitcase full of powders and a blowpipe. He .............................. for children who .............................. his powder to sleep. When he .............................. one such child, he .............................. the right powder and .............................. it into the child’s room. The child .............................. in the powder and .............................. to sleep. The BFG’s powders .............................. very powerful and .............................. beautiful dreams to a lot of children. be send meet blow select go need look carry breathe
Complete these sentences using that as conjunction and the clues given below. 1. The BFG believed .................................................................... . 2. Marco Polo told them ....................................................................... . 3. Mr Smith told the shop assistant .................................................................. . 4. The old woman thought ............................................................................ . 5. Juan told his friends ............................................................................ . 6. Fortunately it so happened .............................................................................. . 7. The elf said ............................................................................................. .
Match the sentences in Column A with the parts in Column B and write sentences beginning with Although. Column A Column B 1. He looked very serious, (a) the BFG could hear it easily. 2. He had not read many (b) He still had the same brain. books in his life. 3. The dreams made a very, (c) he was actually a wildly funny very tiny sound, man. Although 4. The BFG caught, both good (d) he had to pay 1,00,000 euros and bad dreams, for it. 5. The BFG looked a little strange, (e) he used only good ones in his powders. 6. Most parts of Mr Smith’s body (f) My father never felt afraid of had been changed, him. 7. Mr Smith got back only his own body, (g) he was a remarkable storyteller.

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