The Red Room (Ch1) Prepositions and referents

A. Look at this extract from The Red Room (Chapter 1). Can you complete it the correct prepositions (for example: in, at, on…)

 

 ‘I tell you,’ I said angrily, ‘there are no ghosts*. I do not believe* _____ them.’ I sat _____ front of the fire with a glass _____ my hand. I looked _____ the old man and woman. They sat in front of the fire with me and warmed their hands.

 

B. Look at this extract from The Red Room (Chapter 1) and answer these questions

1. Who?

2. What?

3. Who?

4. Whose?

5. Whose?

6. Who?

7. Who?

 ‘I tell you (1),’ I said angrily, ‘there is no ghost*. I do not believe* in them (2).’ I sat in front of the fire with a glass in my hand. I looked at the old man and woman. They (3) sat in front of the fire with me and warmed their (4) hands.

‘It is your (5) choice,*’ said the old man.

‘I am twenty-eight years old,’ I said, ‘and only children believe in ghosts.’

The old woman looked into the fire. ‘Yes,’ she (6) said, ‘you are twenty-eight years old but you (7) don’t know anything.’

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