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Bus Travel
Sightseeing Across Country
Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

Many people take the bus to go to and from work or travel by bus on their vacations. If you are in a different country, and you don't understand bus announcements in English, you might end up on the wrong bus to Las Vegas instead of New York. Study the words and bus schedule below before you listen.

  • arrive
  • buy a ticket
  • depart
  • get on
  • get off
  • leave
  • near
Bus Schedule

SAMPLE SENTENCES:
  • The bus bound for Chicago departs at 8:00 p.m.
  • The bus fare costs $90.
  • The trip takes 4 hours.
citystreet


II. Listening Exercises [Top]
Study the bus schedule carefully before you begin. Then, listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button. Then, choose TRUE or FALSE for each sentence, which may be missing one or more words. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

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1. The bus to Reno, Nevada, _____________ at 9:50 a.m.
A. True
C. False

2. The bus to Boise, Idaho, arrives at ________________.
A. True
C. False

3. The bus fare to Seattle, Washington, is ________________.
A. True
C. False

4. The bus ______________ leaves at ___________________.
A. True
C. False

Bus Schedule

5. The bus heading _____________________________________.
A. True
C. False

6. ______________________________________________ dollars.
A. True
C. False

7. ______________________________________________.
A. True
C. False

8. ______________________________________________.
A. True
C. False

Bus Schedule

9. ______________________________________________.
A. True
C. False

10. ____________________________________________.
A. True
C. False


Score =
Correct answers:

Listen to the sentences again as you read the Quiz Script.

III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

What are the advantages and disadvantages of traveling by bus for business, school, or travel?

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