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Ten Days in Manchester
An interactive intermediate business English course featuring Tony Marshall and May Hunter
Day 2

It's Day 2 of Tony and May's work trip to Manchester. They are at the Sun, Sea and Sand travel conference and exhibition. They need to register.

Does it all go smoothly for them? Find out by listening to Tony's audio diary. After you've heard the first part, answer the questions below.

Audio listen to the first part of Tony's audio diary

Transcript read the first part of Tony's audio diary


Bad Day
Bad Day
Word playWord play

Good Day
Good Day

Glossary see the glossary

Questions - part 1
1. What sort of company does Tony work for?
Tony a) He works in a hotel
b) He works in a conference
c) He works for a travel company
d) He is a receptionist
2. What is Tony's colleague called?
a) May Hunter
b) Comfort Tours
c) China Town
d) May Marshall
3. Where did Tony and May go yesterday evening?
a) They went to the conference
b) They went to watch Manchester United
c) They went to London
d) They went to Chinatown in Manchester
Did you answer the questions. Now find out what else happens by listening to the second part of Tony's diary. Afterwards, answer the questions and then read the transcript.

Audio listen to the second part of Tony's audio diary
Transcript read the second part of Tony's audio diary

Questions - part 2
4. Where was their exhibition stand?
a) At the back, near the toilets
b) Near the entrance
c) Near the bus station
d) Beside the business centre
5. How was the conference manager?
a) Kind and friendly
b) Angry
c) Unhelpful and grumpy
d) Helpful and friendly
6. What did Tony want to do in the afternoon?
Tony on a mobile phone a) Go shopping
b) Watch football
c) Phone his girlfriend
d) Phone his boss
Things aren't going well are they? Listen to the conversation that Tony and May had with the conference assistant by going to the Dialogue page.

Dialogue Go to the Dialogue page

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