The landlady by roald dahl (1)


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The landlady by roald dahl (1)

  1. 1. The Landlady by Roald Dahl Read Roald Dahl's story, then answer the following questions. 1. Why does Billy Weaver walk briskly down the street (line 21)? a) He wants to impress his boss. b) He wants to act like a successful businessman. c) He wants to keep warm. 2. Which aspects of the house make Billy feel it would be a good place to stay? 3. Why did Billy not go to the pub? 4. What was unusual about the way the landlady responded to the doorbell? 5. Which aspects of the landlady’s appearance and voice make her seem trustworthy (lines 87-118)? 6. What evidence is there that the landlady had been expecting a guest? 7. What are the first signs that the landlady is very odd? 8. Billy doesn’t finish his sentence about Christopher Mulholland. What was he about to say? 9. Why is it frightening when the landlady says Mr Temple had perfect skin "just like a baby's"? 10.What do you think the landlady means when she says "I stuff all my little pets myself when they pass away?" 11.How do you think Billy will die? Explain why you think so.
  2. 2. The Landlady (by Roald Dahl) Crossword Principio del formulario 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
  3. 3. 27 Across: 1 The first name of the main character of the story 4 What the hero saw burning in the hearth 5 water that has frozen 6 the paint was no longer regular, it was . . . 9 slightly crazy, what our hero thought the landlady was 11the taste of the tea was. . . 12the adjective to describe a sky filled with stars 13the buildings were high. We can also say they were . . . 15what our hero used to touch the dachsund with 16on the other side 18strange, queer. What our hero found the situation 19with a lot of energy 21the contrary of narrow, the synonym of large 22synonym of incredible 23means "decided". They had both accepted the situation 26the first name of another of the "young men" 27where the parrot was Down: 1 another word for stomach 2 means "very". This is how cold the air was 3 a defect. The landlady said the other young man didn't have a single defect 6 abbreviation for British Telecom 7 not expensive 8 the part of a knife that you use to cut with 9 not alive 10the other word that you use with "either" 14place where you live 17the "thing" you take your belongings in, when you are travelling 19the infinitive of "is, am, are" 20the last name of our hero 24the last name of another of the young men 25of acceptable standard or quality. Principio del formulario
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