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Unit 1: Transport
 
Listen  3: In the Underground station
 
On the platform
 
 
John and Fiona are about to make their way to their accommodation using the Tube. John is going to a hotel in King's Cross and Fiona's going to stay with her uncle in Camden. They look at the Tube map on the station platform to help plan their route to their different destinations.
 
Instructions for exercise
 
Listen to the dialogue by pressing the play button below (play). When you have heard it, drag the sentences into the white boxes in the correct order. Use the language tips at the bottom of the page to help you.
 
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Language tips - vocabulary
 
"mine is direct" - I can complete my journey without changing trains
eastbound - the train direction is east

 
Language tips - grammar
 
'Get on' and 'get in'

We say get on and get off public transport, and get in and get out (of) a car.


 
 
  Units
 
 
Unit 1: Transport
 
 
 
Listen 1: Choosing transport from Heathrow into town
 
 
 
Listen 2: At the ticket office
 
 
 
Listen 3: In the Underground station
 
 
 
Read 1: Comparing travel options
 
 
 
Speak 1: Comparisons and the 'schwa' sound
 
 
 
Unit 2: Hotel
 
Unit 3: Cinema
 
Unit 4: Shopping
 
Unit 5: Work
 
Unit 6: Eating Out
 
  Useful links
 
 
BBC London travel news