Unit 4Dealing with AIDS
Key to the Exercises
I. Decide which of the following best states the author’s purpose of writing.
II. Judge, according to the text, whether the following statements are true or false.
IV.Explain in your own words the following sentences.
1.David and I felt so young and healthy that we couldn’t believe we would fall victim to any disease before the word AIDS appeared in my life.
2.We didn’t spend as much time together as before.
3.I asked him face to face to explain why we were not friends any more.
4.I couldn’t go away from him when he needed me badly.
5.I was unable to control any more the strong emotions which I had been trying to hold back until this moment.
I.Explain the underlined part in each sentence in your own words.
1.having a very enjoyable and exciting time
2.disconnected and refused to take my phone call
3.go away from or refuse to be with
4.didn’t give up, still taking him to be my best friend as before
5.experience so much pain and stress
6.endure all the pain and sorrow by myself
II.Fill in the blank in each sentence with a wor