Answers to the Exercises for The Hyena Woman Part 1

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A. How much did you understand?


The right order of these sentences is 5, 2, 1, 4, 3, 6

One day a hyena came to their house. 

"Who is leaving food for us to eat?"

If the hyena wanted a spoon, she called out, "Spoon, come to me!"

The boy looked at the hyena. Her smile was full of magic.

"This hyena is not good at all," she thought. "She's a witch.”

"Please listen to me, dear brother. We must run away!"


B. Who, what, where?


Answer these questions

  1. When the girl took the cattle to the river, where did her brother hide?
    In the tree beside the house
  2. When the hyena was cooking, she called for five things. What were they?
    A pot, a spoon, a knife, a pot of butter and wood for the fire
  3. What did the hyena promise to bring the boy if he married her?
    Delicious food, inset, meat and milk
  4. Where did the hyena hide while the boy talked to his sister?
    In the store room
  5. When the boy and the girl decided to run away, where did they go?
    Into the forest