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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.

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