Now listen to Tim Moore talking about what happened in London. Answer the questions.
The photo test
1 Who did he ask first?
2 What did the man say?
3 Who did he ask next? What happened?
The shopping test
4 What did he buy? Where?
5 How much was it?
6 Did he get the right change?
The accident test
7 Where did he do the accident test?
8 Did anyone help him?
9 What did the man say?
1 A man.
2 No, no, no time for that.
3 A businessman. He took one photo (but no more).
4 A key ring and a red bus in Oxford Street.
5 40 pounds
7 In the Tube (the London underground).
9 Why don’t you look where you’re going?
First I did the photo test. I was near Charing Cross station. I stopped a man who was walking quite slowly down the road and I said, ‘Excuse me, could you take my photo?’ The man said: “No, no, no time for that,’ and just continued walking. Then I asked a businessman in a grey suit who was walking towards the station. He took one photo, but when I asked him to take another one he walked away quickly.
Next, it was the shopping test. I went to a tourist shop in Oxford Street and I bought a key ring and a red bus. The red bus was very expensive. The total price was forty pounds. I have the man a hundred pounds – two fifty pound notes. He gave me sixty pounds back. Finally it was time for the accident test. For this test I went down into the Tube (the London Underground). As I went down the stairs I fell over and sat on the floor. A man immediately stopped and looked down at me. I thought he was going to help me but he didn’t – he just said ‘Why don’t you look where you are going?’
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