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Ten Days in Manchester
An interactive intermediate business English course featuring Tony Marshall and May Hunter
Day 10

It's the final day. Tony and May have a bit more work to do, then it'll be time to pack up and go home. To end their stay they are taking Anita to a restaurant.

Find out what happens by listening to their restaurant conversation. Afterwards, try answering the questions.

Audio listen to the first part of the conversation.

Transcript read the first part of the conversation.


Bad Day
Bad Day
Word playWord play

Good Day
Good Day

Glossary see the glossary

Questions - part 1
1. Who made the reservation at the restaurant?
Tony Marshall a) Tony did
b) Nobody
c) May did
d) Anita made the reservation three days ago
2. What was the problem with the table?
a) It was in the kitchen
b) It was too close to the front door
c) It was too close to the kitchen
d) It was outside the restaurant in the courtyard
3. Has Anita been to this restaurant before?
a) Yes. She has been there many times
b) She has been a customer once before
c) No she hasn't because the restaurant is very famous
d) No she hasn't because it is not very well known
Can't Tony and May get anything right? Will they finally have something good happen? Find out by listening to the rest of their conversation.

Audio listen to the second part of the conversation.
Transcript read the second part of the conversation.

Questions - part 2
4. What was wrong with Tony and May's food?
a) The food was horrible and the wine was sour
b) The seafood was awful
c) The food was cold and Tony's fish was too small
d) Their fish was too hot and Tony's meal was very small
5. Have Tony and May enjoyed their ten days in Manchester?
a) Everything went according to plan
b) They had a really terrible time in Manchester
c) They liked the city but they had a few problems
d) They wished they could have stayed longer
6. How does Tony react when he receives the bill?
Anita Handley a) He is surprised by how little the bill is
b) He asks the waiter to check the total
c) He refuses to pay the bill
d) He is shocked when he sees the total
And that's it. All over for Tony and May and just the Word play page for you. Good luck.

Dialogue Go to the Word play page

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