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Listening Homework 1

To hear the audio file click on the “listen” link.

Look up these vocabulary words in your dictionary before you begin.

aggressively hunt
camp professional
delicious rabbit
falcon season
flung trick

Now listen to the story and take notes.  Then answer the questions below.  (You will need a piece of paper.)

 


Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which of the following is NOT true?
a.
Saeed's uncle was over 70 years old.
d.
Winter is the hunting season, so they went hunting in January.
b.
Saeed was younger than his uncle and his cousin.
e.
Saeed's uncle was an old, but strong man.
c.
Three males went hunting.
 

 2. 

How old was Saeed’s cousin?
a.
72
c.
18
b.
25
d.
10
 

 3. 

Choose the correct answer.
a.
The Range Rover had front-wheel drive.
d.
During the first two hours, the group found animals to hunt.
b.
The group left for the hunting trip at 2:15 P.M.
e.
The rabbit tricked the falcon.
c.
After resting, they fixed their tent.
 

 4. 

Which happened last?
a.
On their way back to camp, Saeed's cousin saw a rabbit.
d.
The falcon flew up and down and caught the rabbit.
b.
The group sat around the fire talking.
e.
Saeed took off the falcon's head cover.
c.
They ate delicious food and drank Arabic coffee.
 

 5. 

What time did they go to sleep on the first day?
a.
9:30pm
c.
11:00pm
b.
10:30pm
d.
12:30pm
 

 6. 

Which is NOT a reason that Saeed had to walk forty km.?
a.
The car got stuck in the sand.
d.
The group spent 3 hours trying to pull the car out of the sand, but could not.
b.
It was hard for an old man or a very young boy to walk 40 km.
e.
There was nobody around who could help the hunters get out of the sand.
c.
Saeed did not know the way and he became lost.
 

 7. 

When Saeed went looking for help how long did he rest in the desert?
a.
1 hours
c.
30 minutes
b.
2 hours
d.
5 hours
 

 8. 

Which is NOT true about the Bedouin man?
a.
He was riding a camel.
d.
He allowed Saeed to rest.
b.
He took Saeed to get help.
e.
He took Saeed to the road.
c.
He took Saeed to his house.
 

 9. 

What lesson did Saeed learn from his experience?
a.
Hunting is dangerous and he will not hunt again.
c.
When hunting in the desert, people should go in groups with two or more cars.
b.
When hunting, Saeed will use a different type of car.
d.
Bedouins are not helpful to strangers in the desert.
 

 10. 

What is the main idea of the story?
a.
You must train a falcon well to hunt in the desert.
c.
Because their car got stuck in the sand, the hunters learned that the desert can be dangerous.
b.
Saeed loved his family and loved to go hunting with them.
d.
Saeed was strong enough to walk 40 km. in the desert.
 



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