1. 1 a strange-looking tall old woman
2 a long dark country road
3 dishevelled long grey hair
4 a spooky old stone house
2. 1 All of a sudden the train came to a halt.
2 We had been so deep in conversation, we hadn’t even noticed the other passengers had got off.
3 We gradually realised that we were in the middle of nowhere.
4 To our horror we discovered that there was no mobile phone coverage.
3. Students’ own answers