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Doyle.
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Onedayshegoesto her office.Whathappens? the boxes.
Tick
a At the off ce Rosie
meets

RosieDoyle lives and works in London. She is a
newspaper.
iournalist. She writes for TheRecord
b Sh em us tf ind

hears Americans. is
c She
two
One

d They about
talk

journalist a personwho writes
for
stori es a new sp aper
newspaper peopleread about
i
that happenn thi s
th¡ngs
'I can't use this stoi'y,
Rosie,'saysthe editor.
'It's old news. Bring me
something new and
exciting, Bring me a BIG
story!' He looks at her.
'You're tired, Rosie.lfake
the afternoon off. Go and
seea film, or something.'
"A big story"! That's not easyto find,' Rosie
thinks. 'But a film? Yes,that's a good idea.'

But a man and a woman in front of her on the river
bus are not interestedin the city's buildings. They
are Americans. il'hev talk. and Rosiebeeins to listen.

'Fifty thousand Euros,Ms Yardley,'the man
says.'l want fifty thousand Euros to get it.'
'I don't knoq Lezardo-' MsYardley begins.
'It's worth half a million,'Lezardosays.
'Fifty thousand is nothing.'

Rosiegoesto the River Thames and waits for
the river bus. It's a cold Februarv afternoon.
edit or t he pe r s o n h o s a y s h ¡ c h
w
w
go
sto ries in a n e w s p a p e r
news whenso m e o n t e l l sy o u
e
so m et hrng w
ne

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film m o vin g ictu r e s a tte ll a st0 r y ri ver bus peopl e 0from onepl ace
th
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to another a ri veri n thi s
on
id e a so m e th inth a t yo uth in k
g
r iye r wa te rth a t m o ve s n a lo n glin e
¡

is
w oÉ h howexpensi vs omethi ng
e
¿rllerthe wom¿Ill.
Rosiegcles
'Where'sshe going?'Rosie
thinhs. And who is she?'

sttlpsitttd lool's
thc
Suclclenly, wtltn¿ttl
or
for
Rosic a second
Shc looksat
bacl<.
two, then goesinto a house.

shc
Rosiegoesto the house."'JuliaYarrdley""
buy
reads.'She'san art dealer. Art dealers
and sell pictures.Perhapsthe man on the
river bus is going to buy a picture' But why is
that dangerous?'

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moneY s omethl ng
w
art deal er a P ers on ho hasa s hoP s el l to tak e
In
w i th expensi vei c tures l t
P
s teal to tak es omethl ng
as
w i thout K rng
for
buy to gi vemoneY s omethi ng

'Perhaps
he's going to
picture!'Rosie
steal a
'But
thinks,suddenlY.
what can I do?'
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manis a killerBecareful. dg.n$91qq.,5
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inthewindow. much
shoes
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anethev?
c 'Thene a lotof cars thisroad. canweÉet
are
on
How
it?'
across

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a Ro sie
Doy le a journ a l i s t.
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. . . . a lot of m oney
' l t' srai ni ng.
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canwe do t oday?'
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got
. Let 's
wat chTVat hom e. '

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. . . . . . . do your ead?

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is
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ever y
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for

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evening. '
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about
JuliaYar dley's
w onk.
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Valm y's
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wor K. . . . . . . . .
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the sentenceson pa{e 7.
Very quietly, he goesupstairs.
He seesa door in front of him.
'That's Valmy's bedroom,'
Lezardothinks.

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Two nights later, on a mountain
in Switzerland,RogerLezardo
skis acrossthe snow. It is aiter
midnight. In front of him is a
big chateau.

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'ür

He goesinto the room. Valmy is in bed,
asleep.
'Getup, old man!' Lezardosays.
'Who - who are you?' Valmy asks.

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Valmy seesthe gun in Lezardo'shand.
'Get the drawing, Valmy,'Lezardosays.

'It doesn'tmatter,'Lezardosays.'Getit!'
Valmy gets a paper from the safe - a paper
with a drawing on it.
mount ain a bi g h i l l

sn o w s0 m e th inso ft,c0 lda n dwh ite l ock thi s makes doorstaycl osed
g
a

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fl i rl t )iec es w o o d
of

b r e a k to m a keo n eth in kin totwo
th in g s e nyo u h it it
wh

upstairs to the upperpart of
a house
asl eep sl eep¡ng

gun a pers on anfi ghtw i ththi s
c
draw ¡ng a pi c ture
madew i th
a pencIr

safe a boxwith a lockwhereyou pul
i mportant ex pens i v e ngs
or
thi
In a diffcrent room, a
man getsout of bcd.
He is Hans,Pierre
Valmy'sservant.
'What's that noise?'he
says.'Who's talhing?
Is it Monsicur Valmy?'
In Valmy's bcdroom, Lczardotahes
the paper fiom the old m¿rn.Then
he ties him to a chair.

Hans quickly getsthc
snowmobileand goes
after Lezardo.Lczardo
sltisdown lhe mounlain.

He looks at the drawing and laughs. A million Eurosfor this
littf e drawing?' he says.'You art collectors art: cra,¿y.'
Lczardoleavesthc chateau
with the drawing in his bag.
Hans finds Monsieur Valmy.
'Go after him!'Valmy shouts.
'Takethe snowmobilc!'
'Yes,monsieur,'s¿iys
ll¿rns.
And you call the policc,
monsicur.'

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s om eone c f l
n

t¡ e to sto pso m e o n e o vin g
m
with

craz] notthj nkrng el l
w

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a r t d r a w¡ n g a n d p ictu r e s
s

snow mob¡l ea car that cango
across
sn0w

co lle cto r a p e r so n o liketo b uy
wh
a n d h a ve tso fth in g so f o n ekin d
lo

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w
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a Lez ar dois it sP i e rre l m y ' h o u s e
m
V
is
b P ier ne alm y a y o u n g a n .

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d Lez ar do esa d ra w i n g m V a l my .
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e T hedr awing w o rtha mi l l i o n u ro s .
f

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wor k sf or L e z a rd o

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because an ar t . .
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andhouses.
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wearshoes.
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m S hew earsf lower s her hair andshedoesn't
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because
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What happens in the next chapter? Ghoosethe correct words to complete
the sentences.
a

getsLezardo. Lezardo
Hans
$etsaway.

see s Valm y Lezandoon TV.
b R osi e
Picasso.
da
is
s
c V al my' drawing by Leonar do Vinci. Pablo
goe s o
t
d R osi e

t he police. Venice.

13
Ilosieis eatingbrcahf¿rst her London home.
in
Shc is w¿rtchins news on'l'V.
thc

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r'as
I
@

The snowmobileis gctting nearer and nearer.
'What c¿rn clo?'Lczarclo
I
thinks.

Lezardosccssometrccs
in front ol him.
'Wait!'he thinlis.'I c¿ur
get through there!'

q
ry

It crashes into the trees.
and l,ezardoescapes.
follow go aftcr
c rash t o h r ts o m e t h i n a n d
g
s t ops u d d e n l y

14

escape t0 gcl away

"fhe owner ol'the chateauis PierreVrrlmy.'
the newsreadcrsays.'The Picasso
drawing
is worth hall a million Huros,pcrhapsmurc.

PierreVulrnyis talking on
the lfV now.
'The thief has the Pic¿rsscr
drawing,' hc says.'But
what can he do with it?'

'Valmy? know that
I
name!'Rosie
thinlrs.'Rut
whcrc . . .?Ycs!Irnln the
ln¿lnon thc riverbusl'

'He
'I know,' Rosiesaysexcitedly. can give il
to Julial
Yardlcyin Vcnicctomorrow at lwo
'l'lrt'
o'clock.Ancl get fifty thousand Huros!
thiel'isthe man on thc rivcr bus!'

thiel (plurülthieves) a personwho
takes
someth w i thout k i ng
ng
as

t5
'l )o I go lo t he po l i c e ? '
Rosie thinks.

Rosieis on
Thc next dary,
a gondola in Vcnice.

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ry
gondol a youcango ac ros s
the
w ater n thi s i n V en l c c
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to
and somcthi ng eat

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the correct words to complete the sentences.

What happens in the next chapter? Tick three sentences.

a Lezardo between @l[sl$
skis
t*o

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b The
snowmobile @ffi goafter
him.
can
gets !!l!ff[l[
c Lezardo
away.

b f l Jul i aSivesr f t y housand oso Lezar do
f
t
Eur t
giveshe Picasso awinft o Julia.
G I
Lezar do
t
dr

d Rosie eating
is
breakfast watchrng news?jftEillif¡E.
and
the
remember"s nameValmy
e She
the
ll!!ftfi fromtheriverbus.

d I

get
R osi e st he dr awing.

e I

R osi e
speakso t he police
t

f

f E

Lezar do Juliaspeak o Rosie
and
t

Valmy
ftrÑftll knows
Yardley,
about
Julia
Venice thefiftythousand
and
Euros

Lezar do eet s
m
JuliaYar dley t he Rialt o idf e
at
br

llllFjf?lliltll is an art thief,Rosie
thinks.
¡! Lezardo
h Rosie
wants É0to thepolicebeforeEi![ shegetsher" story
t0
big
goes Venicethat ouy IIEIftffiEil
i Rosie
t0
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a Can out ak ea p h o too f u s i n th i s
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r em em ber e ry th i na b o u t i s w e e ki n Ve n i ce henw e É ohome.
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th
w

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go
b You firstandI can
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F'irstLezardoleavesthe bridge.Then, when Julia
Yardley begins to walk away,Rosiefollows her.

Someminutes later,|ulia Yardley
arrives at the Rialto Bridge.
"l'hcre sheis!'Rosiethinks. 'llut
whcre'sthe man?'

Lezardoisn't fhr away.He's
watching Rosie.
'Why is that woman watching Julia
Yardley?'hethinks. 'Docsshe know
something?'

Rosiesuddenly seesthe man from the river
bus. He'smeetingJulia Yardleyon the bridge.
pac k age s o m e t h i ntg a ty o uta ke
h
wrrny 0u I n s o m cp a p e f

LezardogivcsJulia
Yardley a package.
'Is that the Picasso
drawing?'Rosicthinks.

Rosiefollows|ulia
Yardley to a big
hotel. |ulia goesin
but Rosiewaits in
thc street.
'Now I can phonc
thc policc,'shc s¿r¡s.
lJul l,czardois behind Rosie
hc
now ¿rncl grabs her phone.
'No, yon don't!' hc says.
'Wha1-?' Rosiebegins.

From the hotcl, julia YardlcyscesRoger
Lcz¿rrdo
with Rosicin the street.
Lez¿rrclo llosie's¿rrmin his h¿ind
has
csc¿lpe
.
and she c¿rn't
'What's happening?'
shc thinks. 'Wait!

'What do you hnow?'Lcz¿udo
I
asks.'llc c¿rrelul.don't
¿r
w¿rntto hurt you, but I h¿rve gun in my pochet.'

face?'
I know that young wom¿rn's
Shc goesout of the hotel again.

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ñ/

/'l know . . . I know ¿rbout drawing,' Rosicsays.'l l<nur¡r¡
¿rbout
Valnry.
the
'[Iow ckryou know?' fulia aslis.

Now |ulia is with Lez¿rdo
pushes
ancl llosie.Lez¿trclo
Rosieinto a darrlialley
oppositcthc hotel. fulia
followsthem.
'l)o I hnow you?'Juliaasks
Rosie,
and shc looks into
f
Ah, yes.Now I
Rosie's¿rcc.
remembcr!Outsidemy
London officc,on Monday!
Who arc you?'
Aaagh! My arm!Ytru'rc
cries.
hurling nrc!'Rosie
'OK,OK!My name'sRosie
Doyle.I - I'm a journttlist.'

il
ry

grab t o t a k cs u d d e n l y
alley a s m a l ls t r c c t

h u r t to d o so m e th in b a d
g
to so r n e o n e

r'
t¡-l'

,@
Rosie
the
tellsthem ¿rbout London river bus,
'What can wt: do with her?'Julia¿tsks
Lczardo.
'Leaveher with me,' Lczarclo
says.Ancl he smilesnastily.
pocket the pl acei n youf c oatw hc rc
V oucan putthi nÉ s
nasti l y i n not a ni cew ay

22

23
'Have $ot a pen?'
you
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them 1-8.
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Julia.
Ros'e
follows
leaves
Lezar"do thebridge.
gives
to
c I I Lezando somethin$Julia.
EridSe.
at
a [ ;utiaarrives theRialto
to
e E ¡rlia speaks Rosie.
to
speaks Rosie.
f I tezardo
phone.
g ! Lezar"do Rosie's
takes
goes herhotel.
into
n [ ;utia
u I
b !

b D on' t..
G

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t
. . . . . . . t he sandwiches

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usually
.
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tn
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. is for you.lt's from 0xford.

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not
say
e P l ease sor r ynt cely, . . . . .
.
.
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si

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. . . . . . . . her

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What happens in the next chapter? Iick the boxes.

Yes

an
a Jul i aohon es antcollect or .

TT

Eut
f ive
Lezar do t housand "os
b Jul i agi ve s
pho neshe police.
t
c R osi e
hot
an
d Lezardo dRosie t o Julia's elr oom .
$o

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f
takesbackt he paint in$r om Julia
e Lezardo
f

R osi e esJuliat o a bed
ti

g R osi e es Lezar do a chat r .
to
ti

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25

ü.
Five minutes later. Rosie
sees
Julia Yardley on a
hotel balcony. Julia
picks up a black book
from the table and goes
into her room.
'She'sphoning. Now we
go in,' Lezardosays.And
don't run away!
Rememberthe gun in
my pocketl'
'What are you going to do?'
fulia asks.She is frightened.
Lezardois a dangerousman.
'Don't ask questions,'
Lezardo
tells her. 'Phone your collector.
I want mv monev soon.'

'Tomorrow'fulia tellshim.
And shegoes
into the hotel.

Lezardogivessome money to the
man at the hotel desk.
'Well, Salvatore?' says.
he
'Sheis in her room,'the man at the
desk tells him. And now she's
making a phone call.'

'Right. Who's she phoning?'
Lezardoasks.
'Wait a minute,' Salvatoresays,
and he picks up the phone on his
desk and listens.

Lezardoand Rosiewait in the alley.Lezardo
watchesone of the windows in the hotel.

'Giovanni Piano,' Salvatoresays
to Lezardoquietly.
Lezardosmiles.'So she'sselling1o
him - one of the most imporl,anl
collectors Italy.I know hinr.'
in

'What are we waiting for?'Rosie asks.
'For Yardley to phone somebody,'
Lezardoanswers.
frightened afraid

balcony a placeat the front of a
bui l di ntupstai rs herey ouc an
w
standand l ookout or s i t i n the s un

des k a tabl ew herey ouc an payfor a
roomor as khotel ork ers ngs
w
thi

p¡ck up to takei n yo urhand

27
'GiovanniPiano is crazy
about collecting,'Lezardo
says.'He buys important
paintings and drawings,
anclhe asksno questions.'
'What are you going to do?'
Rosieasks.

He laughs.'l'm goingto get
drawing,'
back that Pic¿rsso
"l'hen I'm going to
he says.
sellit to GiovanniPianoand
get half a million Euros, not
flftv thousand!'
Lezardo
knocks on
the door of
room 301.

pa¡nt i n g sc o o u r e dp i c t u r e s

'Tie her to the bed,'
Lczardotells Rosie.
Rosielooks at his gun
and tiesJulia to the bcd.

case a b¡gbag

k noc k t o h r ts t f o n g l y

29
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ffi*{tr#6{

Usethe wordsfrom Activity1 to complete sentences.
the

Gorrect the mistakes.

a There lots . p0.int LnSJ nvPicassothisart book.
are
of
in
b When hotI like sit onmvhotel
it's
to
. inthesun

ar* coilec* o r
ltalianrojjee-o'flñél
a Juliaphones important
an

of dogs

c Look th at big doÉ!Helpl . . . . . .
at
l'm
d l ' vegotl ot sof im por t ant papens y. .
in m

. . . . . . . now.l'm t akingt hem t owor k

you
you mustspeak
e When arnive a hotel,
at
fir'stto the man0r womanat the fr"ont

gives
to
somedr"awings Salvatore.
b Lezardo

. andgetyourr oomnum ber .
f

p
c
lis
to
c Lez ar do t en s J u l i a ' s h o n e a l lw i th Pi a n o .

P l ease

you
. on t he doorbef or e openit andcom ein.

g My mother
always
.
A
Pi
a
a
d J uliais m eet i n g a n o t tw o o ' c l o c k t th e C a f é ntonel l a
from Jul i a.
Eu fo
wantsa mi l l i o n ro s t' th ed ra w i n $
e Lez ar do
f

m yt hinf s whenI leavehemon t he t able.
t

ffiü$ffis$
wp$&F
ttlhat happens in the next chapter? Tick one box.

l
Hegoes o r " o o m0 3
t

g Het ak es he d ra w i n g m J u l i a ' s a fe
fro
s
t
t ies
h S alv at one J u l i ato th e b e d .
i

to
Lez ar do R o s i e a ta b l e .
t ies

a I

R osie Juliaescape
and

btr

get
Lezar do sa m illion
Eunos
f nom
G iovanni
Piano

wdffiffiffi
wtrffiffi
Find six more words from Ghapter 5 in the word square.

n t
a c a a
V a r e b a
c k S
d S p
f e p u u n e
g h t e
f r
k
v X c 7

n g S
c o n v
U p U d
k d n e
n e d S
n o c k

c []

phoneshe police
Gi ov anni
Piano
t

I

Lezar "do
escapes om lhc ¡ r olir ; c
fr

51
Someminutes later,thc young ll¿rn arrives
at room 301 with the hotel managcr.

After Lezardoleaves.Rosictries
to move her arms and legs.
'Perhaps. . I can getout. . . on
.
to the . . . balcony,' she thinks.
She beginsto move her chair.

The young man unties Rosieand
the hotel manager unties ]ulia.
'My name is Bernardo,'the
young man tells Rosie.Are you

oK?'
'Yes,
I'm OK,'shesays.
Then she
tells the hotel manager, 'Phone
the police!Tellthem, "Go to the
CaféAntonella".'

A young man seesthe newspaper,
then he looks up and seesRosie.
He runs to the hotel.
t ly t o w a n tt o d o s o m e t h i n b u t n o t
g
t o do ¡ t w e l l

RosietellsBernardo and the hotel manugt'r
aboutthe Picasso
drawingand Ciov¿tnlri
l'i¿rrro.
The hotel managerphonesthe polit'c.
Inonager a person
whow atc hes
the
w rl k ol otheroeool e

fall to go downquickty

unti e l o takeoff ropes
thatti c
',1 |||Ol l l )

,1.t

-: = G -
Suddenly, two men see
the
a policeboat on thc canal.
'l'henLezardo
Rosic
in
sees
llcrnardo'sboat. He gets
up quickly.

'You!' ¿r
policeman
'Stop!'
shoutsat l,ezardo.
llut Lezardo
runs to
llcrnardo'sboat.
'Whcl are you?' he ashsLezardo.
' Where'sSignoraYardley?'
'Forget Signora Yardley,'Lezardotells
him. 'Here'sthe drawing.'
'l
'lt's beautifbl,'
l)i¿rno
s¿tys. must
havcit!'
[
n
Sign o r a / s r n ' J r f a / , 4 f s , ta lia n
t
boat y o ug o a c r o s s h c w a te f Inth ts

34

r;¡¡¡rrli r Trver
that peopl e
mak e
Now Rosieis in the water by the
gondola.Bernardo's boat crashes
into a bridge and starts to sink.
Lezardo falls into the water.

Lezardogetsonto Bernardo's boat.
He knocks Bernardo into the canal.

The police get Rosieout of the
water first. Then they get Lezardo.
'Have you got the Picassodrawing?'
Rosieasksa policeman.
'Yes,thanks to you,' he says.

Now Lezardodrives
the boat away - fast!

Lezardotries to get away from the police.It is not
easywith gondolasand more boats on the canal.

I

The police take Rosieback to the
hotel. Bernardo is waiting for her.
'Well, I've got my big story,'Rosie
says.'That's going to the editor of
TheRecordtonight!'
Are you a journalist?' Bernardo asks.
'Yes,'Rosie
savs.

'Er * can you stay in Venicefor
a day or two more, Rosie?'
Bernardo asks.
Rosielooks at him. 'He'snice,'
she thinks. And I can send my
story to the editor from here
by email.'

'Yes,perhapsI can,'she
says,and she smiles.

Suddenly,there's a gondola in front of them, the boat turns
quickly, and Rosiefalls into the water! She swims to the gondola.
turn to go to the r¡ght or the left

tlnk lo Éodownin water

swim to go throughthe water
y
m o v i n g o u ra r m s a n d l e g s

lhonks to because
of

email wordsthat you sendfrom
c 0mputer c 0mputer
to
2 Usethe words from Activity I to complete the sentences.

ffiffi&ffiFffiffi
trü$ffiffiffi
Match the two parts of these sentences.

l'm sor r ybutt he hot el
k
a Ros ie noc k s

1 about dnaw i ng.
the

b B er nar do ie s .. .
unt

2 at the C afé ntonel l a.
A

G

Ros ieellsB en n a n d o dth e
t
an
hot elm anaf er.. .

rnan0Sg!

is writing
an

5 R osi e.
4 Lezardo the draw i ng.
and

d T hehot elm ana g e r. .
.

5 phones pol i ce.
the

e Lez ando sf o r Pi a n o
wait

6 a new spaper the street
¡nto

Í

7 her bi Sstory.

P iano
want st o h a v e

É Lez ar dot ak e s ...

I

get
h T hepolic e

I the P i casso
dnaw i ng.

I

Bernando' s
boat.

I nt he endRosi e ts . . .
fe

ffifl+ffi#
w4"ffiH
Find words from Ghapter 6 in the boats.

W %W
inK
a s *---*if ina

b s ühNr

%w
w&
df

I

GU

yougett o t he villagc
When

et

g t___

shops

.....

lef l anr l

'
t he hot elis on yourlcf l

hm

39

::-lG
look at the picture of part of Veniceby Ganaletto.Gompletethe table with the
words from the box. Use a dictionary to help you.

Paintings
Completethe descniptionof the picture by Picassowith the words in the box.
Use a dictionary to helP You.

at the bottom at the top in the background'
inthe foregrounil onthe left on the right
there are there's

buililings cTouils d.arkruater
asmsllbrickbriilge
gondolas brightblue sky people walking re,flections
the Granil CanüI the Rialto Briilge

1 In the fore¡lround
1 .. . .

.....w e c a n s e e a th e a tre .2....."

to
r
h or s e hwings g e th ew i th i ts b a b y5
wit

..

....... w e canseea w hi te
i
.. a w 0man n a w hi te

hand
i
l
a
h
b
d r es son t he hor se ' s a c k S h e ' s o l d i n g re d w h i t eandbl uestri ped adder n her"
andon
curtal ns
w
o f th e p i c tu n e e c a ns ees0mebl uetheatre
h
s
the lef t - handidea n dth e rrSh t a n ds i d eo f i t 7

2 In the background

. thereare some

I
a
tr eesandhill,an o l d b u i l d i n É n dth e s k y . .
people. he y re s i tti n $ t a ta b l e 4 ......
a
.
a
T
ci r c us

....w ecansee

5 0n the ri$ht
4 0n the left
5 At the top

... . somered

6 At the bottom
Police lntervi¿ws

2 Write the police officer's words in this interview with Giovannipiano.

1 Gompletethis dialogue with Julia Yardley'swords from the box.

At the Rialto Briilge Hotel.

l'm 4O, I'm an art ilealer,

In shops inLondon, Paris anilNewYork.
In aflat inLondon.

No, I ilon't.
luliaYarilley
Yes,I do. He's an olilfrienil.
American.

Police Offrcer:What'syour name?
Ms Yardley:1 ... ..
Police0fficer: Whatnationalitv vou?
are

Ms Yardley:2
Police0fficer: Howold are you?
Ms Y ar dley : 5 . . . .

Police0fficer:l . . ..

Police0fficer: Wher"e you live?
do

Giovanni
Piano:Giovanni
Piano.

Ms Yardley:4..

PoliceO f f icer : 2. . . . . .

PoliceOfficer:Wher"e you work?
do

GiovanniPiano: l'm 50.

Ms Y ar dley : 5.. . . .

Police0fficer:3....

PoliceOfficer:What'syourjob?

Giovan i Piano: ltalian
n

Ms Yardley:G...

Police0fficer:4 . ..

Police
Officer:
Wher"e youstaying Venice?
are
in

Giovanni
Piano:lnan apar"tment Rome.
in

MsY ar dley : 7.. . .

Police0fficer:5...

Police
0fficer:Doyou knowGiovanni
Piano?

Giovanni
Piano:lrun a spaghetti
business.

Ms Yardley:8

Police f f icer : 6 . . . . .
O
.

Police0fficer: Doyou know Pienne
Valmy?

Giovanni
Piano:lnan officein Rome.

Ms Yardley:9

Police0fficer:7

..

G iovanni
Piano: ln he SaintM ar "k's
t
Squar rllot r : l
:

i

Police Officer:8 .
Giovunni
Pr'ano: I don't.
No,
Police 0fficer:9

I'l11Az

. .

43
(

5 ilow write a police interview with Ro$er lezardo.

1

I
I

Police Officer:
Roger Lezardo:
Police 0fficer:
Roger Lezardo:
Police 0fficer: .
Roger Lezardo:
Police 0fficer: .
Roger Lezardo:
Police Officer:
Roger Lezardo:
Police 0fficer: .
Roger Lezardo:
Police Officer:
Roger Lezardo:
Police 0ffrcer: .
Roger Lezardo:
Police 0fficer: .
Roger Lezardo:
42

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8551050 the-big-story

  • 1. I Domlnoesstarter OX.FORD '{ r n o o o { o ! ' B r ing m e s om e th i n gn e w a n d e x c i ti n g .Bri ng me a B IG story!' L says Rosie's editor at The Record newspaper. (r l A nd, when s h e l e a v e sth e o ffi c e , F l o s i ed o e s fi nd a story.A s t or y t hat is b i g g e r th a n s h e e x p e c ts .A s to ry that takes her fT l ac r os s E ur op e ,i n to a d a n g e ro u sw o rl d o f art and art thi eves. (r fr u) -l -l lllustrated DylanGibson by Cassette avaitabite provide reading and learningat DoN.4rNoES four languagelevels.As well as enjoyable stories. each book provides a range of integratedactivitiesdesigned to develop rea din gskills,c ons olidat ev oc abular y and , project work. offer personalized Series Edltors Bill Bowler and Sue Parminter OX.FORD I'NMRSITYPRESS wwwoup.com/elt Dominoes starter 25OH E A D WOR D S Dominoes one 4OO E A D WOR D S H Dominoe¡ two 7OO E A D WOR D S H Domlnoes ¿hree l OOO E A D WOR D S H O XF OR D EN GLISI,I tsBN0-19-424407-5 ,ltilIil||il|[illtillil, JO HN ESCO TT W
  • 2. ffiHF#ffiffi nffi[ffi*ruffi Thisis Rosie Doyle. $he'sa journalistand she livesin london. Onedayshegoesto her office.Whathappens? the boxes. Tick a At the off ce Rosie meets RosieDoyle lives and works in London. She is a newspaper. iournalist. She writes for TheRecord b Sh em us tf ind hears Americans. is c She two One d They about talk journalist a personwho writes for stori es a new sp aper newspaper peopleread about i that happenn thi s th¡ngs
  • 3. 'I can't use this stoi'y, Rosie,'saysthe editor. 'It's old news. Bring me something new and exciting, Bring me a BIG story!' He looks at her. 'You're tired, Rosie.lfake the afternoon off. Go and seea film, or something.' "A big story"! That's not easyto find,' Rosie thinks. 'But a film? Yes,that's a good idea.' But a man and a woman in front of her on the river bus are not interestedin the city's buildings. They are Americans. il'hev talk. and Rosiebeeins to listen. 'Fifty thousand Euros,Ms Yardley,'the man says.'l want fifty thousand Euros to get it.' 'I don't knoq Lezardo-' MsYardley begins. 'It's worth half a million,'Lezardosays. 'Fifty thousand is nothing.' Rosiegoesto the River Thames and waits for the river bus. It's a cold Februarv afternoon. edit or t he pe r s o n h o s a y s h ¡ c h w w go sto ries in a n e w s p a p e r news whenso m e o n t e l l sy o u e so m et hrng w ne I p film m o vin g ictu r e s a tte ll a st0 r y ri ver bus peopl e 0from onepl ace th É to another a ri veri n thi s on id e a so m e th inth a t yo uth in k g r iye r wa te rth a t m o ve s n a lo n glin e ¡ is w oÉ h howexpensi vs omethi ng e
  • 4. ¿rllerthe wom¿Ill. Rosiegcles 'Where'sshe going?'Rosie thinhs. And who is she?' sttlpsitttd lool's thc Suclclenly, wtltn¿ttl or for Rosic a second Shc looksat bacl<. two, then goesinto a house. shc Rosiegoesto the house."'JuliaYarrdley"" buy reads.'She'san art dealer. Art dealers and sell pictures.Perhapsthe man on the river bus is going to buy a picture' But why is that dangerous?' ffi$"*"" Wk'+n'"1"' In c hat eau/ J t ' t c o / a l l l go l d h o u se w or Franc e S w i t z e r l a n dh e f ea r lch pers on e s ltv d a n g e r o u sth a t ca n KlllYo u g a b r id g e p e o p le o a cr o ss five f 0 n tn ls for moneY s omethl ng w art deal er a P ers on ho hasa s hoP s el l to tak e In w i th expensi vei c tures l t P s teal to tak es omethl ng as w i thout K rng for buy to gi vemoneY s omethi ng 'Perhaps he's going to picture!'Rosie steal a 'But thinks,suddenlY. what can I do?'
  • 5. Flfi:i*#Éffi# illÉ+*ii#ffi a That manis a killerBecareful. dg.n$91qq.,5 tle's . Ghoosethe right words to complete the sentences. b I wantt0 .... ... those inthewindow. much shoes How anethev? c 'Thene a lotof cars thisroad. canweÉet are on How it?' across is a Ro sie Doy le a journ a l i s t. Sh em us tf ind . . 1 I abigs t or " y 5 I ¡ ul¡ aY ar " dley f h Wedon'tuseour old TV. Let's I v r s it ac hat eau 5 [] . . . . a lot of m oney ' l t' srai ni ng. What canwe do t oday?' ' l ' ve an . . . . . got . Let 's wat chTVat hom e. ' g Thatol d wom an can'tseeit , but t hatboy's. . s eeaf ilm 2I . . . . . . . do your ead? e Thatpi ctune by Picasso.'s . is lt b Shewantsto . . . 1 I . . . . . Wecanwalkovert hat ' d I read Th eTim es ever y day. Which . . f r f t y hous and u ro s . t E 2 V ' Lookl The r e's . . a visit NewYork. j c Sh eS oesher eby . . . t . . . m oneyr om her baf f it and get somemoney it. for ' W hat' th e . . . s . . . . t oday?' ' E nfl and e playing ance f oot ballt his ar Fr at evening. ' H ereadsa lot in hiswor k because an he's 1 I car'. ffifi$ffiffi# bb'FdsF 2 [] plane What happens in the next chapter? Readthe sentencesand write Yesot No. 5 M r iv erbus . t d Sh elis t enso . . . 1 ffi J uliaY ar dley d L e z a n d o . an P ier ne alm y dL e z a r" d o V an 2 I ¡ I an Va ¡ ul¡ aY ar dley dPi e rre l m y a W el earnm or eaboutRosie.. . . t e Th e y alk about t M 2 f c W el earnm one about JuliaYar dley's w onk. ..... . . . . d WeseePier r e Valm y's hom e u big s t or "and L o n d o n y 5 I b Welear nm or eaboutLezar do's wor K. . . . . . . . . . m oney V en i c e . and f pic t ur es P a ri s . and goes t er . R o sie af 1 I Lez ar do. Ff43ffi*" Wé$ffi${. J 2 Nl J uliaY ar dley 5 I P ier r "V alm y . e Usethe words in BiglBen to complete the sentenceson pa{e 7.
  • 6. Very quietly, he goesupstairs. He seesa door in front of him. 'That's Valmy's bedroom,' Lezardothinks. ,"r Two nights later, on a mountain in Switzerland,RogerLezardo skis acrossthe snow. It is aiter midnight. In front of him is a big chateau. , 'ür He goesinto the room. Valmy is in bed, asleep. 'Getup, old man!' Lezardosays. 'Who - who are you?' Valmy asks. "-,-* Valmy seesthe gun in Lezardo'shand. 'Get the drawing, Valmy,'Lezardosays. 'It doesn'tmatter,'Lezardosays.'Getit!' Valmy gets a paper from the safe - a paper with a drawing on it. mount ain a bi g h i l l sn o w s0 m e th inso ft,c0 lda n dwh ite l ock thi s makes doorstaycl osed g a Bki t o go ov ers n o wf a s t o n l o n g fl i rl t )iec es w o o d of b r e a k to m a keo n eth in kin totwo th in g s e nyo u h it it wh upstairs to the upperpart of a house asl eep sl eep¡ng gun a pers on anfi ghtw i ththi s c draw ¡ng a pi c ture madew i th a pencIr safe a boxwith a lockwhereyou pul i mportant ex pens i v e ngs or thi
  • 7. In a diffcrent room, a man getsout of bcd. He is Hans,Pierre Valmy'sservant. 'What's that noise?'he says.'Who's talhing? Is it Monsicur Valmy?' In Valmy's bcdroom, Lczardotahes the paper fiom the old m¿rn.Then he ties him to a chair. Hans quickly getsthc snowmobileand goes after Lezardo.Lczardo sltisdown lhe mounlain. He looks at the drawing and laughs. A million Eurosfor this littf e drawing?' he says.'You art collectors art: cra,¿y.' Lczardoleavesthc chateau with the drawing in his bag. Hans finds Monsieur Valmy. 'Go after him!'Valmy shouts. 'Takethe snowmobilc!' 'Yes,monsieur,'s¿iys ll¿rns. And you call the policc, monsicur.' servant a personwho works for s om eone c f l n t¡ e to sto pso m e o n e o vin g m with craz] notthj nkrng el l w a fol)(l M ons ieur/ r n r s ' j r / M r , i n F r c nch a r t d r a w¡ n g a n d p ictu r e s s snow mob¡l ea car that cango across sn0w co lle cto r a p e r so n o liketo b uy wh a n d h a ve tso fth in g so f o n ekin d lo pol ¡ce theyfi nd ¡l eopl e ho do w someth¡ngad ll I 'o t
  • 8. Use the words from Activity 1 to complete these sentences. l i ir:.i1' l1t l, irfliií.;Fi E.!t ll Are these sentencestrue or false? Tick the boxes. Va s v a Lez ar dois it sP i e rre l m y ' h o u s e m V is b P ier ne alm y a y o u n g a n . True False tl t-l fl I fl t_l [] g Lez ar do sV a l my ' d ra w i n gn h i s b a ga n dg 0es. put i s |j T tl T T I h Valmy after Lezardo Éoes T fj li i V c P ier r e alm y v e s n P a ri s . fro t ak d Lez ar do esa d ra w i n g m V a l my . E is e T hedr awing w o rtha mi l l i o n u ro s . f Hans wor k sf or L e z a rd o 'l:iii ii't.irrilflq:¡ i ll i Find sixteen words from Ghapter2 in the snow. tl t a I canopen his dooreasilyThe. . . r i. . [ . . . isn'twor kin$. wit b Thatbottl eis ver yold.Becar ef ul h it anddon't. . ... . lt . pict he's got because an ar t . . in c H e' s l o t sof beaut if ul ur es his house andhouses. on allt het nees d I l i kei t w h enit 'scoldandt her e's f downhillsver Y ast e S hecan f got that m an.He's a . . . . . . W atch . . in his handandhe cankillyouwit h it in E l ' 0h,no!Th atwom anhasgot m y baSwit h all m y m oney it ' ' Qui ck! all he . . . . . . . . . . . l' C t is h tver" est a ver yhigh .. i ar Thechi l dren e . j . . in bedso don'tm akea lot of noise H erroomisn'tdownher e lt 's put m k I don' tw ant t ot akeallt his m oneywit h e.Let 's it int he hot el. . we before go out da is by Leonar do Vinciand it 'swor t ha lot of m oney I Thi s . wearshoes. She's . in m S hew earsf lower s her hair andshedoesn't n Theydon 't doanywor kint hehouse. Their . . he's. . . because o S hecan' trun away p I l i kestudying. . . . . . . . . . doit f or t hem . . . . . . . hert o a t r ee pict at I becauselikelookin$ beaut if ul ur es tl ir t,t'i"i lirli r.il ii'i What happens in the next chapter? Ghoosethe correct words to complete the sentences. a getsLezardo. Lezardo Hans $etsaway. see s Valm y Lezandoon TV. b R osi e Picasso. da is s c V al my' drawing by Leonar do Vinci. Pablo goe s o t d R osi e t he police. Venice. 13
  • 9. Ilosieis eatingbrcahf¿rst her London home. in Shc is w¿rtchins news on'l'V. thc s r'as I @ The snowmobileis gctting nearer and nearer. 'What c¿rn clo?'Lczarclo I thinks. Lezardosccssometrccs in front ol him. 'Wait!'he thinlis.'I c¿ur get through there!' q ry It crashes into the trees. and l,ezardoescapes. follow go aftcr c rash t o h r ts o m e t h i n a n d g s t ops u d d e n l y 14 escape t0 gcl away "fhe owner ol'the chateauis PierreVrrlmy.' the newsreadcrsays.'The Picasso drawing is worth hall a million Huros,pcrhapsmurc. PierreVulrnyis talking on the lfV now. 'The thief has the Pic¿rsscr drawing,' hc says.'But what can he do with it?' 'Valmy? know that I name!'Rosie thinlrs.'Rut whcrc . . .?Ycs!Irnln the ln¿lnon thc riverbusl' 'He 'I know,' Rosiesaysexcitedly. can give il to Julial Yardlcyin Vcnicctomorrow at lwo 'l'lrt' o'clock.Ancl get fifty thousand Huros! thiel'isthe man on thc rivcr bus!' thiel (plurülthieves) a personwho takes someth w i thout k i ng ng as t5
  • 10. 'l )o I go lo t he po l i c e ? ' Rosie thinks. Rosieis on Thc next dary, a gondola in Vcnice. ;dm#Fcq+.*' ! ¡ I I f, ry gondol a youcango ac ros s the w ater n thi s i n V en l c c café yougo hcl eto hav ca drrnk to and somcthi ng eat 17
  • 11. Frt{1 +r:* ffi #.jbflFEx':F+ H # F-fílx 1fu il" # grE,S*]" Ghoose the correct words to complete the sentences. What happens in the next chapter? Tick three sentences. a Lezardo between @l[sl$ skis t*o a [] b The snowmobile @ffi goafter him. can gets !!l!ff[l[ c Lezardo away. b f l Jul i aSivesr f t y housand oso Lezar do f t Eur t giveshe Picasso awinft o Julia. G I Lezar do t dr d Rosie eating is breakfast watchrng news?jftEillif¡E. and the remember"s nameValmy e She the ll!!ftfi fromtheriverbus. d I get R osi e st he dr awing. e I R osi e speakso t he police t f f E Lezar do Juliaspeak o Rosie and t Valmy ftrÑftll knows Yardley, about Julia Venice thefiftythousand and Euros Lezar do eet s m JuliaYar dley t he Rialt o idf e at br llllFjf?lliltll is an art thief,Rosie thinks. ¡! Lezardo h Rosie wants É0to thepolicebeforeEi![ shegetsher" story t0 big goes Venicethat ouy IIEIftffiEil i Rosie t0 w{Éfrtf.,$ ffiffi*{ffi Usethe words in the fVs to complete the sentences. I y a Can out ak ea p h o too f u s i n th i s W ew antto -L .-;.,-:? r em em ber e ry th i na b o u t i s w e e ki n Ve n i ce henw e É ohome. ev g th w ffi go b You firstandI can ______you i- l c H o w c a n we --fro m,n ,rOr,,O'nr f w i t h a $ u n a tth e fro n td o o ra n d |can,topen.,:.,;l:lfIM ft ry C ar e fu|!Y ou,redrivin$venyfast.Do n , t --_ --in t o |re thecarinfrontof us. t&..-*.qqil_ :le'sschool *G looking. bags when they anen't M int hat __ _ _ 1B andacoffee *G @ 19
  • 12. F'irstLezardoleavesthe bridge.Then, when Julia Yardley begins to walk away,Rosiefollows her. Someminutes later,|ulia Yardley arrives at the Rialto Bridge. "l'hcre sheis!'Rosiethinks. 'llut whcre'sthe man?' Lezardoisn't fhr away.He's watching Rosie. 'Why is that woman watching Julia Yardley?'hethinks. 'Docsshe know something?' Rosiesuddenly seesthe man from the river bus. He'smeetingJulia Yardleyon the bridge. pac k age s o m e t h i ntg a ty o uta ke h wrrny 0u I n s o m cp a p e f LezardogivcsJulia Yardley a package. 'Is that the Picasso drawing?'Rosicthinks. Rosiefollows|ulia Yardley to a big hotel. |ulia goesin but Rosiewaits in thc street. 'Now I can phonc thc policc,'shc s¿r¡s.
  • 13. lJul l,czardois behind Rosie hc now ¿rncl grabs her phone. 'No, yon don't!' hc says. 'Wha1-?' Rosiebegins. From the hotcl, julia YardlcyscesRoger Lcz¿rrdo with Rosicin the street. Lez¿rrclo llosie's¿rrmin his h¿ind has csc¿lpe . and she c¿rn't 'What's happening?' shc thinks. 'Wait! 'What do you hnow?'Lcz¿udo I asks.'llc c¿rrelul.don't ¿r w¿rntto hurt you, but I h¿rve gun in my pochet.' face?' I know that young wom¿rn's Shc goesout of the hotel again. ^? ñ/ /'l know . . . I know ¿rbout drawing,' Rosicsays.'l l<nur¡r¡ ¿rbout Valnry. the '[Iow ckryou know?' fulia aslis. Now |ulia is with Lez¿rdo pushes ancl llosie.Lez¿trclo Rosieinto a darrlialley oppositcthc hotel. fulia followsthem. 'l)o I hnow you?'Juliaasks Rosie, and shc looks into f Ah, yes.Now I Rosie's¿rcc. remembcr!Outsidemy London officc,on Monday! Who arc you?' Aaagh! My arm!Ytru'rc cries. hurling nrc!'Rosie 'OK,OK!My name'sRosie Doyle.I - I'm a journttlist.' il ry grab t o t a k cs u d d e n l y alley a s m a l ls t r c c t h u r t to d o so m e th in b a d g to so r n e o n e r' t¡-l' ,@ Rosie the tellsthem ¿rbout London river bus, 'What can wt: do with her?'Julia¿tsks Lczardo. 'Leaveher with me,' Lczarclo says.Ancl he smilesnastily. pocket the pl acei n youf c oatw hc rc V oucan putthi nÉ s nasti l y i n not a ni cew ay 22 23
  • 14. 'Have $ot a pen?' you ' Y es,' vefo t onein m y shir t . . . . P"a. Q K9t. . ' .. l #$€ffiffi&4, ffiK&flÉsffi€É them 1-8. in Putthesesentences the correctorder.l{umber Julia. Ros'e follows leaves Lezar"do thebridge. gives to c I I Lezando somethin$Julia. EridSe. at a [ ;utiaarrives theRialto to e E ¡rlia speaks Rosie. to speaks Rosie. f I tezardo phone. g ! Lezar"do Rosie's takes goes herhotel. into n [ ;utia u I b ! b D on' t.. G Take hemslowly t . . . . . . . t he sandwiches I don' tw al kdownt hat usually . . . . lat eat niÉhtlt 'sdar kandnobody tn What's lt? . is for you.lt's from 0xford. d not say e P l ease sor r ynt cely, . . . . . . . D on' t t 0n yourlit t lesist erYou'r e si f . . . . . . . . her Wd$ffifl} Wffi$trffi Usethe words in the water to complete the sentenceson pagle25. W$$&-T d$ffiffi,ffi'$ What happens in the next chapter? Iick the boxes. Yes an a Jul i aohon es antcollect or . TT Eut f ive Lezar do t housand "os b Jul i agi ve s pho neshe police. t c R osi e hot an d Lezardo dRosie t o Julia's elr oom . $o No trT f takesbackt he paint in$r om Julia e Lezardo f R osi e esJuliat o a bed ti g R osi e es Lezar do a chat r . to ti TT TT TE TI l-l 25 ü.
  • 15. Five minutes later. Rosie sees Julia Yardley on a hotel balcony. Julia picks up a black book from the table and goes into her room. 'She'sphoning. Now we go in,' Lezardosays.And don't run away! Rememberthe gun in my pocketl' 'What are you going to do?' fulia asks.She is frightened. Lezardois a dangerousman. 'Don't ask questions,' Lezardo tells her. 'Phone your collector. I want mv monev soon.' 'Tomorrow'fulia tellshim. And shegoes into the hotel. Lezardogivessome money to the man at the hotel desk. 'Well, Salvatore?' says. he 'Sheis in her room,'the man at the desk tells him. And now she's making a phone call.' 'Right. Who's she phoning?' Lezardoasks. 'Wait a minute,' Salvatoresays, and he picks up the phone on his desk and listens. Lezardoand Rosiewait in the alley.Lezardo watchesone of the windows in the hotel. 'Giovanni Piano,' Salvatoresays to Lezardoquietly. Lezardosmiles.'So she'sselling1o him - one of the most imporl,anl collectors Italy.I know hinr.' in 'What are we waiting for?'Rosie asks. 'For Yardley to phone somebody,' Lezardoanswers. frightened afraid balcony a placeat the front of a bui l di ntupstai rs herey ouc an w standand l ookout or s i t i n the s un des k a tabl ew herey ouc an payfor a roomor as khotel ork ers ngs w thi p¡ck up to takei n yo urhand 27
  • 16. 'GiovanniPiano is crazy about collecting,'Lezardo says.'He buys important paintings and drawings, anclhe asksno questions.' 'What are you going to do?' Rosieasks. He laughs.'l'm goingto get drawing,' back that Pic¿rsso "l'hen I'm going to he says. sellit to GiovanniPianoand get half a million Euros, not flftv thousand!' Lezardo knocks on the door of room 301. pa¡nt i n g sc o o u r e dp i c t u r e s 'Tie her to the bed,' Lczardotells Rosie. Rosielooks at his gun and tiesJulia to the bcd. case a b¡gbag k noc k t o h r ts t f o n g l y 29
  • 17. ffigenffffi6$ ffi*{tr#6{ Usethe wordsfrom Activity1 to complete sentences. the Gorrect the mistakes. a There lots . p0.int LnSJ nvPicassothisart book. are of in b When hotI like sit onmvhotel it's to . inthesun ar* coilec* o r ltalianrojjee-o'flñél a Juliaphones important an of dogs c Look th at big doÉ!Helpl . . . . . . at l'm d l ' vegotl ot sof im por t ant papens y. . in m . . . . . . . now.l'm t akingt hem t owor k you you mustspeak e When arnive a hotel, at fir'stto the man0r womanat the fr"ont gives to somedr"awings Salvatore. b Lezardo . andgetyourr oomnum ber . f p c lis to c Lez ar do t en s J u l i a ' s h o n e a l lw i th Pi a n o . P l ease you . on t he doorbef or e openit andcom ein. g My mother always . A Pi a a d J uliais m eet i n g a n o t tw o o ' c l o c k t th e C a f é ntonel l a from Jul i a. Eu fo wantsa mi l l i o n ro s t' th ed ra w i n $ e Lez ar do f m yt hinf s whenI leavehemon t he t able. t ffiü$ffis$ wp$&F ttlhat happens in the next chapter? Tick one box. l Hegoes o r " o o m0 3 t g Het ak es he d ra w i n g m J u l i a ' s a fe fro s t t ies h S alv at one J u l i ato th e b e d . i to Lez ar do R o s i e a ta b l e . t ies a I R osie Juliaescape and btr get Lezar do sa m illion Eunos f nom G iovanni Piano wdffiffiffi wtrffiffi Find six more words from Ghapter 5 in the word square. n t a c a a V a r e b a c k S d S p f e p u u n e g h t e f r k v X c 7 n g S c o n v U p U d k d n e n e d S n o c k c [] phoneshe police Gi ov anni Piano t I Lezar "do escapes om lhc ¡ r olir ; c fr 51
  • 18. Someminutes later,thc young ll¿rn arrives at room 301 with the hotel managcr. After Lezardoleaves.Rosictries to move her arms and legs. 'Perhaps. . I can getout. . . on . to the . . . balcony,' she thinks. She beginsto move her chair. The young man unties Rosieand the hotel manager unties ]ulia. 'My name is Bernardo,'the young man tells Rosie.Are you oK?' 'Yes, I'm OK,'shesays. Then she tells the hotel manager, 'Phone the police!Tellthem, "Go to the CaféAntonella".' A young man seesthe newspaper, then he looks up and seesRosie. He runs to the hotel. t ly t o w a n tt o d o s o m e t h i n b u t n o t g t o do ¡ t w e l l RosietellsBernardo and the hotel manugt'r aboutthe Picasso drawingand Ciov¿tnlri l'i¿rrro. The hotel managerphonesthe polit'c. Inonager a person whow atc hes the w rl k ol otheroeool e fall to go downquickty unti e l o takeoff ropes thatti c ',1 |||Ol l l ) ,1.t -: = G -
  • 19. Suddenly, two men see the a policeboat on thc canal. 'l'henLezardo Rosic in sees llcrnardo'sboat. He gets up quickly. 'You!' ¿r policeman 'Stop!' shoutsat l,ezardo. llut Lezardo runs to llcrnardo'sboat. 'Whcl are you?' he ashsLezardo. ' Where'sSignoraYardley?' 'Forget Signora Yardley,'Lezardotells him. 'Here'sthe drawing.' 'l 'lt's beautifbl,' l)i¿rno s¿tys. must havcit!' [ n Sign o r a / s r n ' J r f a / , 4 f s , ta lia n t boat y o ug o a c r o s s h c w a te f Inth ts 34 r;¡¡¡rrli r Trver that peopl e mak e
  • 20. Now Rosieis in the water by the gondola.Bernardo's boat crashes into a bridge and starts to sink. Lezardo falls into the water. Lezardogetsonto Bernardo's boat. He knocks Bernardo into the canal. The police get Rosieout of the water first. Then they get Lezardo. 'Have you got the Picassodrawing?' Rosieasksa policeman. 'Yes,thanks to you,' he says. Now Lezardodrives the boat away - fast! Lezardotries to get away from the police.It is not easywith gondolasand more boats on the canal. I The police take Rosieback to the hotel. Bernardo is waiting for her. 'Well, I've got my big story,'Rosie says.'That's going to the editor of TheRecordtonight!' Are you a journalist?' Bernardo asks. 'Yes,'Rosie savs. 'Er * can you stay in Venicefor a day or two more, Rosie?' Bernardo asks. Rosielooks at him. 'He'snice,' she thinks. And I can send my story to the editor from here by email.' 'Yes,perhapsI can,'she says,and she smiles. Suddenly,there's a gondola in front of them, the boat turns quickly, and Rosiefalls into the water! She swims to the gondola. turn to go to the r¡ght or the left tlnk lo Éodownin water swim to go throughthe water y m o v i n g o u ra r m s a n d l e g s lhonks to because of email wordsthat you sendfrom c 0mputer c 0mputer to
  • 21. 2 Usethe words from Activity I to complete the sentences. ffiffi&ffiFffiffi trü$ffiffiffi Match the two parts of these sentences. l'm sor r ybutt he hot el k a Ros ie noc k s 1 about dnaw i ng. the b B er nar do ie s .. . unt 2 at the C afé ntonel l a. A G Ros ieellsB en n a n d o dth e t an hot elm anaf er.. . rnan0Sg! is writing an 5 R osi e. 4 Lezardo the draw i ng. and d T hehot elm ana g e r. . . 5 phones pol i ce. the e Lez ando sf o r Pi a n o wait 6 a new spaper the street ¡nto Í 7 her bi Sstory. P iano want st o h a v e É Lez ar dot ak e s ... I get h T hepolic e I the P i casso dnaw i ng. I Bernando' s boat. I nt he endRosi e ts . . . fe ffifl+ffi# w4"ffiH Find words from Ghapter 6 in the boats. W %W inK a s *---*if ina b s ühNr %w w& df I GU yougett o t he villagc When et g t___ shops ..... lef l anr l ' t he hot elis on yourlcf l hm 39 ::-lG
  • 22. look at the picture of part of Veniceby Ganaletto.Gompletethe table with the words from the box. Use a dictionary to help you. Paintings Completethe descniptionof the picture by Picassowith the words in the box. Use a dictionary to helP You. at the bottom at the top in the background' inthe foregrounil onthe left on the right there are there's buililings cTouils d.arkruater asmsllbrickbriilge gondolas brightblue sky people walking re,flections the Granil CanüI the Rialto Briilge 1 In the fore¡lround 1 .. . . .....w e c a n s e e a th e a tre .2....." to r h or s e hwings g e th ew i th i ts b a b y5 wit .. ....... w e canseea w hi te i .. a w 0man n a w hi te hand i l a h b d r es son t he hor se ' s a c k S h e ' s o l d i n g re d w h i t eandbl uestri ped adder n her" andon curtal ns w o f th e p i c tu n e e c a ns ees0mebl uetheatre h s the lef t - handidea n dth e rrSh t a n ds i d eo f i t 7 2 In the background . thereare some I a tr eesandhill,an o l d b u i l d i n É n dth e s k y . . people. he y re s i tti n $ t a ta b l e 4 ...... a . a T ci r c us ....w ecansee 5 0n the ri$ht 4 0n the left 5 At the top ... . somered 6 At the bottom
  • 23. Police lntervi¿ws 2 Write the police officer's words in this interview with Giovannipiano. 1 Gompletethis dialogue with Julia Yardley'swords from the box. At the Rialto Briilge Hotel. l'm 4O, I'm an art ilealer, In shops inLondon, Paris anilNewYork. In aflat inLondon. No, I ilon't. luliaYarilley Yes,I do. He's an olilfrienil. American. Police Offrcer:What'syour name? Ms Yardley:1 ... .. Police0fficer: Whatnationalitv vou? are Ms Yardley:2 Police0fficer: Howold are you? Ms Y ar dley : 5 . . . . Police0fficer:l . . .. Police0fficer: Wher"e you live? do Giovanni Piano:Giovanni Piano. Ms Yardley:4.. PoliceO f f icer : 2. . . . . . PoliceOfficer:Wher"e you work? do GiovanniPiano: l'm 50. Ms Y ar dley : 5.. . . . Police0fficer:3.... PoliceOfficer:What'syourjob? Giovan i Piano: ltalian n Ms Yardley:G... Police0fficer:4 . .. Police Officer: Wher"e youstaying Venice? are in Giovanni Piano:lnan apar"tment Rome. in MsY ar dley : 7.. . . Police0fficer:5... Police 0fficer:Doyou knowGiovanni Piano? Giovanni Piano:lrun a spaghetti business. Ms Yardley:8 Police f f icer : 6 . . . . . O . Police0fficer: Doyou know Pienne Valmy? Giovanni Piano:lnan officein Rome. Ms Yardley:9 Police0fficer:7 .. G iovanni Piano: ln he SaintM ar "k's t Squar rllot r : l : i Police Officer:8 . Giovunni Pr'ano: I don't. No, Police 0fficer:9 I'l11Az . . 43
  • 24. ( 5 ilow write a police interview with Ro$er lezardo. 1 I I Police Officer: Roger Lezardo: Police 0fficer: Roger Lezardo: Police 0fficer: . Roger Lezardo: Police 0fficer: . Roger Lezardo: Police Officer: Roger Lezardo: Police 0fficer: . Roger Lezardo: Police Officer: Roger Lezardo: Police 0ffrcer: . Roger Lezardo: Police 0fficer: . Roger Lezardo: 42