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<ul><li><p>Songs from the Soul: Stories from Around the World Retold by Jennifer Bassett</p><p>oxford bookworms LIbrArY stage 2 1 oxford unIversItY press photocopIAbLe</p><p>co</p><p>mp</p><p>re</p><p>he</p><p>ns</p><p>ion</p><p> Te</p><p>sT</p><p>1 In which story can you find these things? Complicity, the Luck of Four, Chinna and Muthu, the Deceivers, treason.a A yellow butterfly. b A little goat. c A fat chicken. d A lottery ticket. e A computer. </p><p> 20 marks</p><p>2 Who said this? Match a number from A with a letter from B.</p><p> A</p><p>1 ___ If you can catch one, you can have one.</p><p>2 ___ Hey, what login name are you using?3 ___ They say I havent got long, my love, </p><p>but youll be fine without me.4 ___ They dont want to see me. They </p><p>disowned me years ago.5 ___ I dont like it here, Pa, lets go.</p><p> B</p><p>a Emeka in The Strange Child.b Bill in With Sincere Intent.c Kanna in Treason.d Gbenga in The Deceivers.e Dan in Complicity.</p><p> 20 marks</p><p>3 In which story do these things happen? With sincere Intent, the Luck of Four, treason, the strange Child, the evening train.a A husband tells his wife some funny </p><p>stories. b A father says that his son is dead. </p><p>c A man becomes very ill and dies. </p><p>d A son talks excitedly about life in the city. </p><p>e A father keeps a terrible secret from his </p><p>daughter. </p><p> 20 marks</p><p>4 Are these sentences true (T) or false (F)?</p><p>a ___ Keshto wants to stay in the village and keep the same life.</p><p>b ___ Emma and Jimmy live on a farm in the country.</p><p>c ___ Samy always gives Chai free tea when he comes to the coffee-shop.</p><p>d ___ Samy learns that he has won some money.</p><p>e ___ Nachiappa Gounder kills the goat and then the rain suddenly starts.</p><p>f ___ Bill tells his wife the bad news immediately.</p><p>g ___ Linda has met her husbands family before.</p><p>h ___ Kanna looks very pretty when she goes to the big house.</p><p>i ___ Kanna will stay and work for the grandmother. </p><p>j ___ Gbenga chats to an American man on the Internet.</p><p> 20 marks</p><p>5 Who are these people? Match a name from A with a sentence from B.</p><p> A</p><p>1 ___ Keshto2 ___ Rose3 ___ Chai4 ___ Chinna5 ___ Gbenga</p><p> B</p><p>a is always hoping for lucky numbers.b wants to get money from a stranger.c is a person with a secret.d doesnt want to lose his son.e isnt sure if his father is angry with him.</p><p> 20 marks</p><p> total marks</p></li><li><p>Songs from the Soul: Stories from Around the World Retold by Jennifer Bassett</p><p>oxford bookworms LIbrArY stage 2 1 oxford unIversItY press photocopIAbLe</p><p>MU</p><p>LTIP</p><p>LE</p><p>-CH</p><p>OIC</p><p>E T</p><p>Es</p><p>T</p><p>SettingChoose the best answer.</p><p>1 In The Evening Train, Keshto lives _____. aon a large farm bin a noisy city </p><p>cin a small town din a quiet village2 Keshto makes and cooks delicious _____ </p><p>cakes. arice bpotato ctea dchocolate3 Emma and Jimmy in Complicity visit a _____ </p><p>with their mother. afarm bshop cmine dhouse4 In The Luck of Four, Chai goes into Samys </p><p>_____ shop. abook bclothes ccoffee d cake5 In Chinna and Muthu, there has been no </p><p>_____ in the village for a long time. arain bwork cmilk </p><p>dhot weather6 In With Sincere Intent, Bill is in a _____. ahotel b hospital cschool </p><p>dcaf7 In The Strange Child, Linda travels to </p><p>Emekas _____. avillage boffice croom dshop8 At the beginning of Treason, Pa tells Kanna </p><p>they are going to her _____ house. afriends bteachers ccousins </p><p>d grandmothers9 The house in Treason is _____. aold and untidy bdark and ugly </p><p>cbig and beautiful dsmall and pretty 10 Gbenga in The Deceivers is on a computer in </p><p>_____ in Nigeria. aa library ba cyber caf can office </p><p>da hotel</p><p> 20 marks</p><p>CharactersChoose the best answer.</p><p> 11 Keshtos son, Karthik, wants to go to _____. athe city bthe sea ca different </p><p>village da different country 12 Emma and Jimmys _____ had an accident at </p><p>the mine. aneighbour bfather cbrother </p><p>duncle 13 Chai and Samy are _____. abrothers bcousins cfriends </p><p>dworkers in a caf 14 Chai is _____. alarge and unhealthy bill and very thin </p><p>cyoung and healthy dold and small 15 Chinna is the son of the village _____. adoctor bchief cteacher </p><p>dpostman 16 Bill and his wife _____. atalk angrily bdont say anything </p><p>cdont talk much dtalk and laugh 17 Linda and Emeka have been married for </p><p>three _____. adays bweeks cmonths </p><p>dyears 18 Linda has never met Emekas _____. afamily bboss cbest friend </p><p> d doctor 19 Kanna is _____ little girl. aan unhappy ban ill ca pretty </p><p>da rich 20 In the chat room, Gbenga says he is _____. aa guy from Nigeria ba girl from </p><p>the US ca student from Nigeria dan architect from Kentucky </p><p> 20 marks</p></li><li><p>Songs from the Soul: Stories from Around the World Retold by Jennifer Bassett</p><p>oxford bookworms LIbrArY stage 2 2 oxford unIversItY press photocopIAbLe</p><p>MU</p><p>LTIP</p><p>LE</p><p>-CH</p><p>OIC</p><p>E T</p><p>Es</p><p>T</p><p>DialogueWho said this?</p><p> 21 I know a man in the city He can help me to start a food stall. I will get rich </p><p> aKeshto bKarthik cBehula done of the train passengers</p><p> 22 You know what we said A chicken for a jug.</p><p> aDan bJohnny cJimmy dRose</p><p> 23 Not the man he was since that accident. Eh, Rose?</p><p> aEmma bJimmy c Dan dJohnny</p><p> 24 How about giving me one of your numbers? You always got good luck.</p><p> aSamy bChai ca customer dthe kitchen-boy</p><p> 25 There is no need to be afraid. We will break a pumpkin for the Gods. It is a present from our land, from our own fields.</p><p> aChinna bthe village priest cChinnas father dChinnas mother</p><p> 26 Do you know where to turn off the electricity in the house?</p><p> aone of the nurses bBill cBills wife dBills son</p><p> 27 I know nothing about your past life, or your family </p><p> aEmeka bEmekas father cEmekas brother dLinda</p><p> 28 Shell learn. Shes very quick to learn. athe maidservant bthe grandmother </p><p>cPapa dKanna 29 I hope youve told her everything. I dont want </p><p>her crying and sobbing. aPapa bthe maidservant cKanna </p><p>dthe grandmother 30 Can you please spell Prescott? athe young guy sitting opposite Gbenga </p><p>bGbenga cCelia da young woman in the caf</p><p> 20 marks</p><p>VocabularyChoose the best answer.</p><p> 31 a small, simple building with only one room astall bhut cpalace dpond 32 when something is very, very big anarrow btiny clong dhuge 33 an area of short grass in a park or in front of </p><p>a house alawn byard chill dmine 34 to cry very noisily achat bsob cwink dnod 35 when food is very good and nice to eat adisgusting bbeautiful cdelicious </p><p>dcool 36 to laugh in a silly way ashout bgiggle csmile </p><p>dwhisper 37 a small wave on the water of a lake or pond aripple bbrake cflash droll 38 a person who is the leader or boss of a group </p><p>of people aguy bgovernment cmaidservant </p><p>dchief 39 water that shoots up into the air, and then falls </p><p>down again awaterfall blake cfountain </p><p>driver 40 to be slow to speak because you are not sure aforgive bchat cpuzzle </p><p>dhesitate</p><p> 20 marks</p></li><li><p>Songs from the Soul: Stories from Around the World Retold by Jennifer Bassett</p><p>oxford bookworms LIbrArY stage 2 3 oxford unIversItY press photocopIAbLe</p><p>MU</p><p>LTIP</p><p>LE</p><p>-CH</p><p>OIC</p><p>E T</p><p>Es</p><p>T</p><p> 49 When Pa leaves Kanna at the house, the _____ goes too.</p><p> apretty girl bgrandmother cmaidservant dyellow butterfly</p><p> 50 Gbenga thinks that he is chatting to an American man, but hes really talking to a _____.</p><p> ayoung Nigerian woman bNigerian detective cman in the same cyber caf done of his good friends</p><p> 20 marks</p><p> Total marks</p><p>PlotChoose the best answer.</p><p> 41 At the end of The Evening Train, Keshto understands that his son will _____.</p><p> astay in the village bleave the village c stop making potato cakes dsell his food stall</p><p> 42 Emma looks at her mother. She thinks she has _____.</p><p> aa secret bsome good news ca lot of money da serious illness</p><p> 43 Samy knows that the number four sounds like _____ in Chinese.</p><p> agood luck bgood health ca new job ddeath</p><p> 44 When Samy watches TV, he learns that _____. ahe has won money </p><p>bChai has won money cChai is very ill dChai has died</p><p> 45 Chinna likes the goat and he takes it to _____. ahis house b the village priest </p><p>ca secret place dhis father 46 At the end of Chinna and Muthu, there is </p><p>_____. a a big blue sky bsome rain </p><p>csome very hot weather dsome cold weather</p><p> 47 Bill tells his wife that hes going to _____. adie soon bcome home cget better </p><p>dhelp her with the house 48 When Linda speaks to Emekas father, she </p><p>learns that Emeka _____ three years ago. awas very ill bran away cdied </p><p>dhad a son</p></li></ul>