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1. Match the characters with their descriptions.


One is missing. What can you write about her/him?

1. Sherlock
Holmes

2. John
Watson

4. Mrs.
Hudson

3. Molly
Hooper

5. D.I. Greg
Lestrade

1. _______________________ is the landlady of 221 Baker Street, not the housekeeper!


2. _______________________ has returned from serving as an Army Doctor in Afghanistan after being shot.
3. _______________________ is a consulting detective (in fact, he invented the job). He's brilliant and a proper genius.
4. ________________________ spends her days slicing up human cadavers.
5. ____________________________________________________________________________________________
2. Number the sentences in the correct order.
a) John and Sherlock meet for the first time.
b) John goes to see his therapist.
c) John meets an old friend in a park.
d) Lestrade tells Sherlock about a fourth death in the case.
e) John has a nightmare about his time in the army.
f) Sherlock and John take a taxi to the crime scene.

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3. Who is speaking? Match the people and the sentences.


a) Detective Inspector
1) My address is 221 B Baker Street.
b) Sherlock Holmes
2) Nothing happens to me.
c) John Watson
3) It isnt my job to make you tea.
d) Mrs Hudson
4) Hey, you know he doesnt have friends, so who are you?
e) Sergeant Donovan
5) Im breaking every rule letting you in here!
4. Match Sherlocks ideas about the victim with his reasons for them.
a) The fifth victim was seeing a man who was not her husband.
b) Shed been in the rain.
c) Shed been in windy weather.
d) Shed come from Cardiff.
e) She had a suitcase with her.
1) Her coat was wet.
2) She hadnt used an umbrella.
3) She took her wedding ring off regularly.
4) There were little marks on the back of one leg.
5) This was the only city with the right kind of weather within a travel time of two to three hours.
5. Answer these questions.
1. What is the colour of the victims suitcase: __________________________________
2. The object missing from her suitcase is:
her credit card
her lighter
her mobile phone
her lipstick her key
3. What is the killers job? He is a __________________________
4. How did the killer force his victims to commit suicide? __________________________________________________
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5. What was the killers motive? _____________________________________________________________________
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6. Are these sentences true (T) or false (F)?
a) The dead womans suitcase isnt in the flat in Lauriston Gardens.
b) Sherlock thinks that the murderer still has the victims mobile phone.
c) At the restaurant, John and Sherlock wait for Lestrade to arrive.
d) In the excitement of the chase, John forgets about his limp.

7. Choose the correct option.


a) Johns former sister-in-laws name is Clara / Harriet.
b) Watsons / Sherlocks ideas move too fast for others to follow them easily.
c) John Watson shot the taxi driver because he was afraid Sherlock had chosen the wrong pill / the taxi driver
would shoot Sherlock.
d) Sherlock knew immediately / as he started describing the shooter, that it was John Watson.

e) Sherlock must choose between the two pills / sweets.


8. Find words for these definitions.
1. something that you use to light cigarettes ______________________
2. a secret word that lets you get into an area ______________________
3. to say yes by moving your head ______________________
4. to know who somebody is ______________________
5. killing yourself ______________________
6. a sudden bright light ______________________
7. a person who helps others with their problems ______________________
8. the place where something happened ______________________
9. a place with scientific equipment ______________________
10. a person who has been hurt or killed in a crime ______________________
11. to try to win money by saying who will win a race ______________________
12. a narrow street between buildings ______________________
9. Complete the sentences with the New Words.
1. It was raining so I turned up the ______________________of my coat.
2. Every weekend I play a game of ______________________ with my sister.
3. I cant use my phone. The ______________________ has died!
4. Oh no! Theres a dirty ______________________ on my shirt.
5. Look at your hands! Go and cut your ______________________!
6. Do not put your hand too near the ______________________ or you will burn yourself.
7. Several policeman arrived to ______________________the crime.

10. Choose the correct option to complete the text.


Having recently left the 1 in Afghanistan because of an 2, Doctor John Watson is introduced to Sherlock Holmes, a
brilliant 3 who often helps the police with difficult cases. The police approach Sherlock now to help with the case of
several apparent 4 which seem to be linked. The most recent is a woman dressed all in 5. Sherlock realises that the 6
are not suicides; they are murders. Learning that the 7 of the murdered woman in pink is still in the 8 of the murderer,
Sherlock sets about tracking the killer down. He 9 that the killer is a London 10 who has a terminal 11. He kills his
victims by forcing them to 12 between two 13 one harmless and the other 14. After the victim has made a choice, the
taxi driver takes the other pill. Seeing this as the ultimate battle of wits, the taxi driver challenges Sherlock to play this
deadly 15. However, before either man takes a pill, John Watson finds Sherlock and 16 the taxi driver. At the end of the
story, Holmes and Watson have become good friends.
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