A. Listen and circle the correct answer, a, b, or c.
1 He thought the fashion show was _________.
a exciting b interesting c boring
2 The woman bought _________.
a a shirt b a skirt c some shoes
3 The floor is _________.
a wet b dry c dirty
4 What time does he finish work?
a 7.00 b 8.00 c 9.00
5 The most beautiful city he’s been to is _________.
a Venice b Prague c Amsterdam
1 c 2 b 3 a 4 a 5 b
A Have you ever been to a fashion show?
B Never. Have you?
A Yeah. I went to one last year.
B Yeah. How was it?
A I went to sleep and woke up at the end.
A What did you buy?
B Well, I tried on a shirt but it was too big. I bought a skirt and a sweater.
A Did you get any shoes?
B No, I didn’t see any I liked.
A Don’t walk on the kitchen floor!
A I’ve just washed it.
A It was dirty again.
B It’s dry now.
A No, it isn’t. It’s still wet.
A I don’t go out much during the week now.
B Why not?
A Because I finish work later.
B How many hours do you work?
A When I started this job two years ago I worked eight hours a day, from nine to five. Now I work two hours more every day for the same money.
B That’s the same everywhere.
A What’s the most beautiful city you’ve been to?
B Well, Amsterdam is lovely. Oh, and Prague is beautiful.
A What about Venice?
B Well, of course Venice is wonderful, but I think Prague is probably my favourite.
B. Listen to an interview with a model. Mark the sentences T (true) or F (false).
1 She often wears clothes she doesn’t like.
2 She broke her leg during a fashion show.
3 She hasn’t been to Africa.
4 She went to Argentina two years ago.
5 She would like to go to India again.
1 T 2 F 3 T 4 F 5 T
A Have you ever had to wear clothes you didn’t like?
B Oh, all the time. Some of the things we have to wear are absolutely awful, but that’s not a problem.
A Have you ever fallen over during a fashion show?
B Yes, once. I was wearing very high heels and I had to walk down some stairs at the end of the catwalk and I fell over.
A Did you hurt yourself?
B I broke a finger. Nothing serious.
A Do you travel a lot in your job?
B I spend my life travelling. I’m only 23 but I’ve already been all over the world. Europe, Asia, South America, the United States, everywhere except Africa. I haven’t been there yet, but I’m doing something there next year.
A Have you been anywhere recently?
B I’ve just come back from Argentina. I spent a week there doing a photo shoot for a woman’s magazine.
A And what’s the most exciting country you’ve been to?
B That’s difficult to answer. India probably. I’d love to go back.
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