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II. Read the extracts and match a title to each one.



A. The airport scanner set-up

B. The fake policeman routine

C The disgusting substance scam

D. The crooked currency exchange

E. The train compartment trick

III. Answer the question with the correct paragraph number. Which scam:

1. Happens when you are trying to save money? ________________

2. Involves a person in authority? ____________________________

3. Happens before you board your plane?______________________

4. Occurs because you leave your bags unattended? ______________

5. Involves someone pretending to help you? ____________________

IV. Find the words in the text that match the following definitions a-j.

a) money and expensive possessions

____________________________________________

b) a machine which moves things along automatically

____________________________________________

c) suddenly starts making a loud sound

____________________________________________

d) very happy

____________________________________________

e) an unofficial system for doing business

____________________________________________

f) with no value

____________________________________________

g) to escape on foot

____________________________________________

h) knocks gently with the ends of fingers

____________________________________________

i) comes towards you

____________________________________________

j) gives something to someone

____________________________________________

Listening

I. Two Chinese Americans, Jun and Wei, are visiting Sydney, Australia. They are at Central Station. Listen to their conversation and mark the places and streets mentioned on the map.

II. Now listen to two conversations where Jun and Wei are checking their route. Write the expressions they use.

Conversation 1.

1. Excuse me, is this…………………………The Harbourside?

2. Sorry,…………………………right or left at Circular Quay?

3. And then what………………………………………………?

Conversation 2.

1. Excuse me, is this Chinatown………………………………?

2. Am I……………………we go straight down this road first?

3. Wei:………….second right into Kent Street, then third right.

Pippa: You…………………………………………………

Lexical exercises

Active vocabulary

I. What’s the best way to the post office? (Use the map for orientation.)

1. Excuse me, where is the post office, please?

2__________________________at the next corner.

3. Then _______until you come to the traffic lights.

4____________________________________there.

5. The post office is ________________the cinema.

II. Fill in the words below correctly. (Use the map for orientation.)

continue, end, excuse, get, left (2 x), next, opposite, right, second, straight on, thank, turn, welcome

1_____me, how do I ______to the cinema?

2. Go______________________________

3. Turn __________________at the corner.

4. Then take the _____road on your______

5________to the ___________of the road.

6__________________________left there.

7. The cinema is on your___, ___the castle.

8_____________________you very much.

9. You’re___________________________

III. Look at the map and do the following exercises.

Define if the sentences are true (T) or false (F). Correct the false ones

1. The jewelry store is behind the Italian restaurant

The bar is on Second Avenue

The police station is on the left from Fire Department

The toy store is across from the Chinese restaurant

The movie theater is opposite the Book store

The sporting goods store is behind the Furniture store

The bar is next to the Chinese restaurant

Look at the map. Choose the correct name of the building.

Take the first street on the left. Take the next street on the right.

Go straight on and cross the road. It's on the left.

Take the first street on the left. Go down the street. Turn on the right. Take the next street on the right. Go straight on and cross the road. Go straight on. It's in front of you on the other side of the road.

Take the first street on the left. Take the next street on the right. Take the next street on the right. Pass the Fire Department. It's on your left.

Fill in the missing preposition.

1. The Women's wear is ……………………the Jewelry Store.

2. The Movie Theater is………………………the Book Store.

3. The Women's wear is……….the Jewelry Store and the Bar.

4. The Toy store is………….of Main Street and Forest Street.

5. The Jewelry Store is…………………the Italian Restaurant

Writing

I. You are visiting a business colleague in Palermo, Sicily. They have given directions of how to get to their house from the airport, but you did not understand everything in the conversation. Send your colleague an email checking the following information:

· Get bus from airport to the railway station/ the port?

· Walk down Via Maqueda/ Via Roma?

· Turn left/ right down Corso Vittorio Emmanuelle?

· The house is near the church called Saint’ Agastino/ San Catalo/ San Nicolo?

II. Write a short description of how you or someone you know had a difficulty with the directions someone had given them.

Lesson 6. Getting a taxi

Warm up

I. Answer the questions.

· What is your experience of taking taxis in different countries?

· Which piece of advice 1–3 belongs to which place

a. New York City

b.Morocco

c.Japan

1. You are expected to share a taxi with up to five others. If you are a single female, you will probably sit in the front.

2. The door of the taxi will open and close automatically. Pay the amount shown on the meter. No tip is necessary.

3. The lights on the top of the taxi tell you if the car is free. When only the middle is lit, the car is free. When all the lights are lit, the driver is off-duty. When no lights are on, the car is busy.

Active vocabulary






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