Contact a Point of View


A. Background Building

DIRECTIONS: Complete these sentences.

1. When I first came to the U. S., I was surprised because. . . .

2. I was not surprised to see. . . .

3. The thing which is most different for me in the U. S. is. . . .

Reading quickly is a very important skill. Remember to read groups of words—do not stop on individual words. You must read and complete the first exercise in five minutes, so you need to read very quickly. The statements in the exercise contain information connected to the reading.

This information is either true or false or it is impossible to know (be­cause the reading does not give that information).

Updated: 18th July 2015 — 3:10 pm