martes, 21 de junio de 2011

A Brief Encounter

This is the sixth and final part of this pre-intermediate video course suitable for Básico 2 and Intermediate 1 students.

Watch the four sections and answer the corresponding questions.

Section one (up to Matt: Nobody wanted to stop.)
Complete the sentences with the suitable option.

a) Matt is looking anxious or relaxed.
b) Matt is looking at the door or at the table.
c) The others ignore Matt or question Matt.
d) Matt met a girl when he was going shopping or going for lunch.
e) The girl was interviewing people or asking for directions.

Section two (up to Mel: Which kind of holiday do you usually prefer?)
Watch and number the things Mel asks about from 1 to 7.

jobs / newspaper / food / entertainment / Oxford / holidays / clothes

Section three (up to Jane: I'll be back in a minute.)
Complete Matt's story with the correct tense of the verbs in brackets.

I ... (want) to ask lots of questions, but she ... (ask) me so many, I ... really ... (not, get) a chance. After the interview, I ... (go) to buy her a coffee. But when I ... (get) back, she ... (go).

Section four (to the end)
Watch this section without sound and answer these questions. Then watch with sound. Were you right?

1 Why does Jane take Matt outside?
2 Do the others know what is happening?
3 What do you think Jane says to Matt while they are walking along the canal?
4 What do you think Matt says to Jane?