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We invite you to join us our ESL Book Club!

We practise reading, learn new vocabulary, and talk about the book!

Meet new friends and enjoy time with us!

Great for CLB 3 - 6!

Book Name: The Breadwinner, Chapters: 10 and 11

Questions: Prepare your answer and be ready to speak English!!

Chapter Ten

1. What is the job the girls do? Do you think you would be able to do it? What do you think makes them able to do it?

2. “Kabul has more land mines than flowers,” the father used to say (page 109). Share what you know about land mines.

3. The girls say that they must remember the experience of bone-digging when they are rich old ladies drinking tea together. Do you think that vision of their future will come true? Why do you think that?

Chapter Eleven

1. Why did Parvana end up telling her family about the bone-digging even though she had said she wouldn’t?

2. How did digging bones lead to the girls’ new job?

3. How is the relationship between Parvana and Nooria changing?

4. What happens at the soccer stadium? Why do you think the author chooses to include scenes like this one and the scene about the bone-digging?


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