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Charity campaigns can often be seen and heard online, on television, on the radio or even at school.

Listen to these radio campaigns for charities and good causes and decide what they are about. Choose the correct answer for each question.

Question

The campaign is asking for...

Amoney
Bfood
Cclothes
Dvolunteers

The correct answer is B. The campaign is concerned that people don't earn enough to buy the food they need and is asking for donations to a food bank.

Transcript:

En este país hay personas que no ganan bastante para comprar la comida que necesitan para sus familias. Por eso, pedimos donaciones a nuestro banco de alimentos.

Translation:

In this country there are people who don't earn enough to buy the food they need for their families. As a result, we are asking for donations to our food bank.

Question

The campaign wants volunteers to help in...

Aa children's charity
Ba charity shop
Ca homeless shelter
Dan animal shelter

The correct answer is D. The campaign asks for volunteers to walk dogs or be with the cats.

Transcript:

Necesitamos voluntarios para pasear a nuestros perros o estar con nuestros gatos. Ayúdenos y os daremos la formación básica para ayudar a nuestros animales.

Translation:

We need volunteers to walk our dogs or be with our cats. Help us and we will give you basic training to help our animals.

Question

When will the charity cake sale take place?

AMonday 22 February
BThursday 22 February
CMonday 12 February
DMonday 20 February

The correct answer is A. The charity cake sale will take place on Monday 22 February.

Transcript:

Los alumnos de bachillerato organizarán una venta benéfica de pasteles el lunes 22 de febrero. Los alumnos traerán pasteles de chocolate y los venderán en el colegio para recaudar fondos.

Translation:

The Bachillerato pupils will organise a charity cake sale on Monday 22 February. The pupils will bring chocolate cakes and will sell them in school to raise money.

Question

The campaign asks for volunteers to work ...

Athree hours a day
Bfour hours a day
Cthree days a week
Dfour days a week

The correct answer is C. The campaign is asking for volunteers to work three days a week for morning shifts of four hours.

Transcript:

Estamos buscando voluntarios para trabajar en nuestra tienda solidaria. La dedicación actual media de cada voluntario es de tres días a la semana en jornadas matinales de cuatro horas.

Translation:

We are looking for volunteers to work in our charity shop. The average commitment of each volunteer is three days a week for morning shifts of four hours.