Haunted houses

September 23, 2008 at 1:14 am Leave a comment

I read a strange article on BBCBrasil.com – about a haunted mansion in Nottinghamshire in the UK. It had some good vocabulary in, any road…

Click here to read it. There is some word help and a short quiz if you want to test your comprehension.

Word Help

batidas = knocks / hits
fantasmas = ghosts
manchas de sangue = stains of blood
mal-assombrada = haunted
paredes= walls
prestações da hipoteca = mortgage installments

Quiz

Can you put these elements of the story in the order in which they appear?

A Details of Mr.Rashid’s family
B The price of the mansion when Mr.Rashid bought it
C Mr.Rashid’s beliefs about the paranormal
D Mr.Rashid’s business background
E Details of Mrs.Rashid’s reaction to blood stains
F The location of the mansion

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