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Train Trip Planning
Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

1. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]
What are the advantages or disadvantages of taking a train instead of driving your own car, taking a bus, or flying to your destination?


- What time does the train arrive?
- I'm catching the train in two hours. train tickets on the platform

2. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen by pressing the Play button. Then, select the best response for each sentence or question.

Example: (You hear): How many people are in your family?

You see these responses: A. Four people. OR B. They don't live year.

The best response is A. Four people.

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1. (You hear) ________________________.
A. I get on at 5:10 p.m.
B. I get off at 5:30 a.m.

2. (You hear) ________________________.
A. Yes, it is.
B. No, it doesn't.

3. (You hear) ________________________.
A. Yes, I sometimes take the late train.
B. Does that often happen?

4. (You hear) ________________________.
A. It's about $8:00.
B. You can buy a pass online.

5. (You hear) ________________________.
B. Oh. Glad to hear that.
A. Oh. Were you late to school?

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Correct answers:

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

3. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]
Are there passenger trains that run in your city? If so, how often do you ride them? Where do you go when you take the train? How do you pay your train fare (e.g., with cash, credit card, smart phone)?

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