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Ten Days in Manchester
An interactive intermediate business English course featuring Tony Marshall and May Hunter
Day 4

Tony and May are on the fourth day of their conference in Manchester. So far things have been going well. But will their luck continue?

Listen to May to find out. She's going to tell you what happened. Afterwards try to answer the questions.

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
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Questions - part 1
1. How many companies are at the Sun, Sea and Sand exhibition?
Tony and May a) 10
b) 200
c) 1000
d) 400
2. Are Tony and May busy?
a) Yes, quite busy
b) Yes, they are very busy
c) Not very busy
d) Not busy at all
3. Why must they find an agent?
a) They need a company to represent them in Britain
b) They want some friends in Britain
c) They want to buy some holidays
d) They want to travel to London
Did you manage to answer the questions? Find out what else happens by listening to the second part of May's diary. Then answer the questions and read the transcript

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. Who did May meet at the conference?
a) A friend called Anita Handley
b) Her boss
c) A manager called Anita Handley
d) Her boyfriend
5. How long did they speak together?
a) An hour exactly
b) All through lunch
c) Not too long
d) More than an hour
6. Where did May and Tony go in the afternoon?
Tony and May walking in a street a) They went for a walk in Castlefield
b) They went to see a castle
c) They went on a railway train
d) They went on an old ship
If you've answered all the questions, congratulations. Now hear May and Tony's actual dialogue by going to the Dialogue page

Dialogue Go to the Dialogue page

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