1 Are these sentences true (T) or false (F)?
a Karen was writing a book about voodoo.
b Conway and Kee were good friends.
c Kee knew a lot about voodoo.
d Conway wanted a big house with many rooms.
e Conway wanted to build very slowly on the graveyard.
f Kee’s grandmother’s grave was in the graveyard.
gKee lived in Port au Prince.
h Conway saw a snake in his dream.
i Conway saw Kee in his dream.
j Kee wanted to help Conway in the hospital.
2 Put the following events in the story in the right order. Number them 1–5.
a Kee visited Conway in his office.
b Kee went to the hospital.
c Conway arrived in Haiti.
d Kee took Karen to the graveyard.e Jacques Remy would help Conway to try to buy the graveyard.
3 Match a number from A with a letter from B to make complete sentences.
1 Karen worked in the big hospital in Port au Prince ...
2 Soon after Conway started to work ...
3 Karen went to see Kee again ...
4 Then Kee saw two young men ...
5 Conway’s business was very successful in Haiti,...
a ... but there was one small problem.
b ... and she was doing some work for her book.
c ... because someone in the hospital was very ill.
d ... an old man came into the office.
e ... who were carrying lots of papers.
4 Fill in the gaps in the following dialogue. What do Kee and the young men say?
Kee: Good afternoon.
Men: Good afternoon.
Kee: What.............................. here?
Man: We work for Conway Construction. We’ .............................. some shops here, and a big hotel.
Kee: What? You .............................. do that here. This is a graveyard. You .................. houses and shops in a graveyard. .............................. a very important place.
5 Write a short summary of the story. (Why isConway in the hospital? What do the nurses think? Is Conway a bad man? Is Kee a good man? etc.).
Choose the best answer.
1 The story happens in _____.
a [ ] America b [ ] France c [ ] England d [ ] Haiti
2 James Conway has a _____ company.
a [ ]construction b [ ] television c [ ] computer d [ ] tourism
3 Conway comes to Haiti _____.
a [ ] for a holiday b [ ] to build houses c [ ] to get married d [ ] to visit a friend
4 Karen Jackson is a _____ at Harvard University.
a [ ] student b [ ] teacher c [ ] photographer d [ ] secretary
5 Karen _____ voodoo.
a [ ] wants to understand b [ ]doesn’t believe in
c [ ] isn’t interested in d [ ] doesn’t like
6 Kee lives in _____.
a [ ] a big house in Port au Prince b [ ] a hotel
c [ ] a small house in a village d [ ] a hospital
7 When Conway’s aeroplane arrives, Kee _____.
a [ ] doesn’t see it b [ ] goes to the airport c [ ] is happy d [ ] feels danger
8 In Haiti, a ‘houngan’ is someone who knows about_____.
a [ ] construction b [ ] voodoo c [ ] gardens d [ ] aeroplanes
9 To many people in Haiti, Baron Samedi is _____.
a [ ] funny b [ ] strange c [ ] frightening d [ ] friendly
10 Kee is _____.
a [ ] young and poor b [ ] old and rich c [ ] young and rich d [ ] old and poor
Choose the best answer.
11 When Karen first meetsConway, she thinks he _____.
a [ ] is an important man b [ ] looks frightening
c [ ] doesn’t listen to people d [ ] is funny
12 Karen is _____ about voodoo.
a [ ] writing a book b [ ] making a film
c [ ] making a TV programme d [ ] making a radio programme
13 Kee says that he tries to help _____ people.
a [ ] Haitian b [ ] good c [ ] American d [...
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