Matura podstawowa – czytanie – ćwiczenie 5

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Tekst 1.
Posted 25 August, 11.05
Here I am again but what a day it was! In the early morning, after a night at the Ivy Hotel in Cincinnati, Dad called the airline to confirm our flight. The woman on the phone said there was a mistake. There wasn’t any plane to Seattle at 9 a.m. In fact, the next available flight was in twelve hours! Can you imagine? Dad shouted, begged and threatened. He kept saying he was travelling with two kids. Finally, the representative booked us on a flight with a connection in Minneapolis. We weren’t happy about it, thinking of everything that could go wrong. Finally, late in the evening, we arrived home. Welcome back!

5.1. The text is about

Tekst 2.
Dear Editor,
I’ve read your article advertising the Riviera Hotel as a peaceful place to have some rest and
enjoy the countryside. You must be joking! I was there last month with my parents and
it’s the worst place you can imagine! There’s some construction work going on nearby.
The builders are using heavy machinery, so the noise and dust make relaxation impossible.
There were also serious complaints about the standard of the hotel buffet. The holiday was
a nightmare.
Kate, 19, Manchester

5.2. Kate wrote the letter

Tekst 3.
A steam engine was waiting. The first few carriages were packed with students, some hanging out of the window to talk to their families, some fighting over seats. Harry pushed his trolley down the platform in search of an empty seat. He pressed on through the crowd until he found an empty compartment near the end of the train. He started to move his suitcase towards the train door. He tried to lift it up the steps but could hardly raise one end and dropped it painfully on his foot. “Want a hand with it?” a red-haired boy asked. “Yes, please. That’s very kind of you,” Harry replied.
adapted from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling

5.3. The boy spoke to Harry because