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Conversation 2.

Conversation 1.

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

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.

Listening

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

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

Reading comprehension

I. Read the text once again and find in the text English equivalents for the following Russian phrases:

обмануть, перепутать с чем-либо, указать на ошибку, купюра, афера/обман, имущество, протирать/вытирать, обокрасть, драгоценности, портативный ноутбук, пункт обмена валюты, горсть ничего не стоящих монет, купе в вагоне, стучать в окно, фальшивомонетчик.

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? ____________________

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

____________________________________________

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

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

3. And then what………………………………………………?

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…………………………………………………

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.


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