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Going Underground
 
 
tube journey
Going underground on London's Tube.
 

Going Underground 乘坐地铁

 

Why is it that people never speak to each other on the tube?
Iris
 
Travelling on London's underground rail system, known as 'the tube', is a daily experience for most Londoners and visitors to the city.

Around 2.5 million people take the tube every day but there's one thing that's bothering our listeners - why does nobody talk on the underground?

Vicki Sullivan investigates with the help of three Chinese students living in London and, of course, the people who know - London's commuters.

Listen to Vicki's report. Afterwards you can take a quiz based on what you've heard.

Going Underground

You can also download the script of the programme as a PDF file. But no cheating - take the quiz before you read the script

Click here to take the quiz
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Click here to download the script of this programme
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Do you have a question about Britain?
Then email us at chinaelt@bbc.co.uk or click here

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欢迎你把问题通过电子邮件发给我们:chinaelt@bbc.co.uk 或点击此处
 
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