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

Tony and May are in Manchester attending the 'Sun, Sea and Sand' travel conference and exhibition. Today, they need to register at the conference and find out where their stand is.

How well does it go? Find out by listening to May's diary. After you've listened, try to answer the questions below

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

Transcript read the first part of May's audio diary


Good Day
Good Day
Word playWord play

Bad Day
Bad Day

Glossary see the glossary

Questions - part 1
1. Are Tony and May happy in Manchester?
Tony and May a) Yes, they are enjoying themselves
b) No, they are tired
c) They like the work but not the city
d) They like the city but not the work
2. What did they do yesterday?
a) They went to the Sun, Sea and Sand travel conference
b) They went shopping
c) They checked into the hotel and went to Chinatown
d) They stayed in the hotel
3. What did May like in Chinatown?
a) She liked the buildings and people
b) She liked the food only
c) She didn't like anything
d) She liked the supermarkets and clothes shops
Did you answer the questions? Now listen to the second part of May's diary and then answer the questions. Afterwards, read the transcript and listen to the audio again.

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

Questions - part 2
4. What did they do today at the conference?
a) They set up their exhibition stand
b) They drank coffee
c) They spoke to many people
d) They did a lot of business
5. Where is their exhibition stand?
a) Near the main door
b) Near the coffee shop
c) In a bad position
d) Far from the door
6. What will they do in the evening?
Tony and May a) They will do some more work
b) They will go to watch the football
c) They will go to Chinatown again
d) They will go shopping
Things seem to be going alright for Tony and May. Hear their conversation with the conference assistant by going to the Dialogue page.

Dialogue Go to the Dialogue page

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