You are on page 1of 4

Intermediate Level

Wordlist and Multiple-choice Exercises

Dracula
Bram Stoker
Word balcony Chapter/ Page 7/40 Phonetic Spelling Part Of Speech noun [count] noun [count] Med Star Rating Definition a place that sticks out from the outside of a building where you can sit or stand a medical treatment when blood from one person is put into the body of another person who is ill to put the body of a dead person into the ground an open vehicle with four wheels that is pulled by a horse a small building like a church where people can pray the area around a church where dead people are buried a long coat without sleeves a vehicle with a roof pulled by horses, used in the past Sample Sentence She stood on the balcony staring out at the sea. They rushed her into hospital and gave her a blood transfusion. Translation Exercises 110) Choose the correct words and fill the gaps in the sentences below. balcony / blood transfusion / buried / cart / chapel / churchyard / cloak / coach / coffin / couch 1) The farmer brought his crops to the village on a ________ . 2) He built a ________ to the memory of his dead wife. 3) Shes very pale and weak; I think she needs a ________. 4) The wedding guests arrived in a ________ . 5) People cried as the ________ was lowered into the ground. 6) She wrapped her ________ around her before going out.

/blkni/ / bld trnsfjun/

a blood transfusion

5/26

buried to bury cart chapel churchyard cloak coach

4/25 9/50 2/13 4/20 1/9 1/7

/berd/ /kt/ /pl/ /jd/ /klk/ /k/

verb 2 noun [count] noun [count] noun [count] noun [count] noun [count] 1 2 1 2

The dog was buried in the familys garden. We saw a horse and cart coming down the street. A stone chapel stood on top of the hill. She felt frightened, walking through the deserted churchyard. The wind was blowing his cloak around him. A coach and horses pulled up outside the house.

Macmillan Readers
This page has been downloaded from www.macmillanenglish.com. It is photocopiable, but all copies must be complete pages. Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011. Published by Macmillan Heinemann ELT.
Heinemann is a registered trademark of Pearson Education, used under licence.

Intermediate Level
coffin couch 6/31 3/16

Wordlist and Multiple-choice Exercises

/kfn/ /ka/

noun [count] noun [count]

a wooden box that the body of a dead person is put in a long seat on which you can sit or lie down

People were throwing flowers at the coffin. They were sitting on the couch watching television.

cross

1/8

/krs/

noun [count]

dawn

3/18

/dn/ /gzmnd/ /ksatd/ /fentd/ /glk/ /hmr/ /hm smwn/

noun [uncount] verb 3 adjective verb 1 noun [uncount] verb verb 1 1 1 2

examined to examine excited fainted to faint garlic hammering to hammer harm someone

5/26 4/20 3/17 5/27 3/19 7/42

an object with one long upright part and a shorter one across it that is a symbol of Jesus Christ the time early in the morning when light first appears in the sky to look at someone carefully to find out if they are ill or injured happy because something good is going to happen to become unconscious for a short time a small round, white vegetable with different parts to hit something with a hammer to hurt or kill someone

She wore a little silver cross round her neck.

7) He was ________ in the churchyard alongside his parents. 8) Lets go out on the ________ and enjoy the view. 9) Weve just bought a new ________ and armchairs. 10) We walked slowly through the ________ and entered the church. 1119) Choose the correct words and fill the gaps in the sentences below. cross / dawn / examined / excited / fainted / garlic / hammering / harm someone / holy bread 1) ________ has a strong flavour. 2) The priest entered the church, carrying a ________ . 3) At ________ , the birds began to sing. 4) Hes a dangerous man who might ________ . 5) She felt ________ at the thought of seeing him again. 6) Have you ever ________? 7) The doctor came in and ________ me. 8) ________ represents the body of Jesus Christ. 9) They were ________ the lid shut.

I usually wake up at dawn.

I examined him carefully to see if there were any broken bones. We go on holiday tomorrow Im really excited. At the sight of all the blood, she fainted. Add salt, pepper and garlic to the sauce. She was hammering a nail into the wall. Put that knife down before you harm someone.

Macmillan Readers
This page has been downloaded from www.macmillanenglish.com. It is photocopiable, but all copies must be complete pages. Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011. Published by Macmillan Heinemann ELT.
Heinemann is a registered trademark of Pearson Education, used under licence.

Intermediate Level
holy bread hypnotize inn 7/38 7/36 1/7

Wordlist and Multiple-choice Exercises

/hli bred/ /hpntaz/ /n/ /lin/ /lst lt v bld/ /pisf()li/ /pt v lndn/ /ev/ /l/ /san/ /stek/

noun [uncount] verb noun [count] verb 3 phrase adverb noun [sing] verb noun [count] verb 3 1 1

leaning to lean lost a lot of blood peacefully Port of London shave shawl sign

2/14

5/26 5/28 8/43

bread that has been blessed by a priest in a Christian church to make someone go to sleep using a special method a place where people can eat, drink and stay for the night to stand close to someone by bending or moving your body to bleed a lot because you are ill or badly injured quietly and happily a place in London on the River Thames from which ships sail to remove the hair from a mans face using a razor a cloth worn over the head and shoulders by women to write your name at the end of a letter or document a long piece of wood with a sharp point

During Communion people drink wine and eat holy bread. It takes a special skill to be able to hypnotise people. We decided to stay overnight at the inn. He was leaning too close to me and I felt uncomfortable. He has lost a lot of blood and is in danger of dying. The baby was sleeping peacefully. Thousands of ships sail in and out of the Port of London every year. Ill have a shower and then shave. An old woman wearing a shawl walked slowly up the hill. Could you sign the form, please? They made a fence by hammering stakes into the ground.

2028) Choose the correct words and fill the gaps in the sentences below. hypnotize / inn / leaning / lost a lot of blood / peacefully / Port of London / shave / shawl / sign 1) I dont like the idea of someone trying to ________ me. 2) Do you ________ every morning? 3) A ________ will help protect you from the cold. 4) Our ships destination is the ________. 5) She agreed to ________ the contract. 6) He could hardly stand and was ________ against the wall. 7) I fell and cut my head badly so I ________ . 8) The ________ was full of people laughing and drinking. 9) There were no problems during the demonstration it went off ________ . 2937) Choose the correct words and fill the gaps in the sentences below.

2/14 4/21 1/6

stake

6/33

noun [count]

Macmillan Readers
This page has been downloaded from www.macmillanenglish.com. It is photocopiable, but all copies must be complete pages. Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011. Published by Macmillan Heinemann ELT.
Heinemann is a registered trademark of Pearson Education, used under licence.

Intermediate Level
telegram 4/23

Wordlist and Multiple-choice Exercises

/telgrm/ /tum/ /vmpa/ /vlt/ /vktm/ /rekt n /

noun [count] noun [count] noun [count] noun [count] noun [count] phrase 3

tomb

2/13

vampire

1/8

vault

6/32

victim wrecked on the shore

6/30 4/20

winding to wind wolf

2/11 1/9

/wand/ /wlf/

verb 2 noun [count] 1

a quick message that you could send from one place to the other in the past a place or large, stone structure where a dead person is buried a character in stories who bites peoples necks and sucks their blood a building made of stone where dead people in coffins are put someone who is harmed or killed as a result of a crime a ship that is wrecked on the shore has been pushed onto land by wind and high waves to turn to the left and right many times a large, dangerous animal like a dog

A telegram has just arrived for you, sir. Several family members are buried inside the tomb. Count Dracula was a vampire. We went down some stone steps and entered the vault. She died, aged 23, the victim of a car accident. During the storm, one of the boats was wrecked on the shore.

stake / telegram / tomb / vampires / vaults / victims / wrecked on the shore / winding / wolf 1) She was one of the murderers ________ . 2) Send a ________ to them and tell them whats happened. 3) A ship has been ________ after terrible weather conditions. 4) A ________ had killed several sheep. 5) According to legend, ________ lived in Transylvania. 6) We looked out at the river ________ down the valley. 7) Several kings and queens are buried here in the ________ . 8) He killed her by pushing a ________ through her heart. 9) Thousands of tourists come to visit the ________ every year.

The path continued winding up the hill. We could hear the sound of a wolf howling in the distance.

Wordlist definitions adapted from the Macmillan English Dictionary 2nd Edition Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007 www.macmillandictionaries.com

Macmillan Readers
This page has been downloaded from www.macmillanenglish.com. It is photocopiable, but all copies must be complete pages. Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011. Published by Macmillan Heinemann ELT.
Heinemann is a registered trademark of Pearson Education, used under licence.

Related Interests