Comprehension: Mrs. Oguchi’s Dressmaking Business.
Title: Mrs Oguchi’s Dressmaking Business.
Text: New Oxford Secondary English course for SS2 pages 108 – 109.
Read the passage carefully and answer the questions on it.
a. The reasons are:
– Mrs. Oguchi was no longer making a profit.
– Her husband was going to land a big government job.
b. Mrs. Oguchi was going to have a baby.
c. Mrs. Nyere Dimka could not afford the high prices Mrs Oguchi charged.
d. She was temperamental.
e. The women were discussing why Mrs Ona Oguchi had closed down her dressmaking business.
g. i. Noun clause.
ii. Object of the verb ‘were discussing’.
h. i. Clients – customers.
ii. definite – sure, certain.
iii. sort – nature, kind, type.
iv. expenses – spending, expenditure.
v. icily – coldly, placidly.
vi. secured – got, obtained.