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Moving Day

PUBLISHED : Monday, 27 June, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 27 June, 2011, 12:00am

Chrissie and Jimmy are colleagues. Last Thursday they had a day off work because each of them was moving to a new home. On Friday morning, they had this conversation. Listen carefully and fill in the two fact sheets about what you hear.

JIMMY

1 How was the move? ........................

2 The removal men arrived at ......... hrs.

3 There were ............ removal men.

4 It took the men .......... minutes to load the van.

5 How many mishaps were there? .......

6 These were:

a. .................

b. .................

c. .................

d. .................

7 How many packing cases did the men move? ...........

8 Who packed the cases? ..........................

9 Who recommended the removal firm? ........................

10 According to Jimmy, the removal firm was ..............

11 Jimmy travelled to his new flat ............

12 How long did he have to wait for the removal men to arrive? ..................

CHRISSIE

1 How was the move? ........................

2 The removal men arrived at ......... hrs.

3 There were ............ removal men.

4 It took the men .......... minutes to load the van.

5 How many mishaps were there? .......

6 These were:

a. .................

b. .................

c. .................

d. .................

7 How many packing cases did the men move? ...........

8 Who packed the cases? ..........................

9 Who recommended the removal firm? ........................

10 According to Chrissie, the removal firm was ..............

11 Chrissie travelled to her new flat ............

12 How long did she have to wait for the removal men to arrive? ..................

Answers:

Jimmy: 1. very good, 2. 09.15hrs, 3. six, 4. 40 mins, 5. two, 6. broke chair leg/tore sofa cover, 7. 12, 8. the removal men, 9. Jimmy's sister, 10. excellent, 11. by car, 12. 5 mins

Chrissie: 1. not good, 2. 09.30hrs, 3. two, 4. 120 mins, 5. two, 6. broke vase/cracked mirror, 7. 15, 8. Chrissie herself, 9. no one, 10. inefficient, 11. by taxi, 12. two hours

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