[00:04.70]1.Look at the calendar below.Circle the birthdays that you hear.
[00:11.62]In my family there are seven people.My father's birthday is on July 29th.
[00:20.06]My mother’s birthday is on November 24th.My older sister's birthday is on May 14th.
[00:28.37]My older brother's birthday is on June 30th.My younger brother's birthday is on October 24th.
[00:37.43]My younger sister's is on April 10th,and my birthday is on December lest.
[00:45.04]2.Listen to the tape and write as much information in the chart as you can.
[00:53.47]Bart:Listen,Carolyn,I just remembered.I need to got to the bank to cash some traveler’s chouse
[01:00.21]what time to they close?
[01:01.65]Carolyn:The bank close at three-thirty.
[01:03.84]Bart:It closes at three-thirty,right.
[01:06.77]Carolyn:And opens at nine-thirty.
[01:08.44]Bart:And opens at nine-thirty in he miming,ah that's good.
[01:11.94]And also-um-I need some stamps,to send some postcards.
[01:16.56]Um-what time does the post office close?
[01:19.18]Carolyn:Well,the post office doesn't close until five-thirty,so lyou have plenty of time.
[01:23.85]Bart:Yeah,that's no problem,right,OK,
[01:26.91]And-um-another question I had was-what is the best way to travel around London?
[01:32.26]Carolyn:Oh...buess are by far the best way to travel.
[01:35.01]Bart:Yeah,and do they run all night and...?
[01:37.41]Carolyn:Er-yes,as a matter of fact they do,they start at five...
[01:41.36]Bart:They start at five,yeah.
[01:43.31]Carolyn:...and run to midnigh...
[01:45.33]Carolyn:..and then other buses run throughout the night until morning,finishing in the morning.
[01:49.95]Bart:OK,From special please,you mean?
[01:53.55]Bart:Yeah,right,Good,and what about the Underground,is that-er-the same?
[01:59.01]Carolyn:Underground's about th same.
[02:00.58]Bart:Yeah,starts at five and...
[02:03.12]Carolyn:Finishes at midnight.
[02:04.45]Bart:..finishes at midnight,right.
[02:06.01]Robin:You know,the only times you really need to get right are the pub opening times.[02:11.37]arolyn:Pub licensing hours are ridiculous.
[02:13.98]They open about ten to ten-thirty,close at three,
[02:18.16]open in the afternoon about five-thirty,
[02:21.11]and close again at eleven p.m.
[02:25.79]Bart:You mean I can't drink after eleven o'clock?
[02:29.00]Bart:Oh,that's amazing!I...I can't believe that!
[02:37.70]Look at the pictures.You will hear people talking about when five of the situations shown below will take place.
[02:46.01]Match the conversations with the correct pictures and write down when they will be.
[02:54.29]Sue:By the way,Aidan,can you tell me when the French history exam is?
[03:00.24]Aidan:It's next week on Tuesday,a week today but there's a notice up for it if you have a look.
[03:09.65]Fred:Oh,by the way,what time's that meeting on Monday?
[03:13.67]Julie:Oh,it's in the afternoon.Three o'clck.
[03:22.29]Mr Cowin:Hello,I'm phoning about my car.
[03:25.22]Mechanic:Er,What's the name,sir?
[03:29.37]Mechanic:Cowin,just a minute.Ah,yes,Er,should be ready late tomorrow.
[03:37.55]Bob:When's the talk?
[03:39.92]Jenny:It's next Wednesday,it's been changed.
[03:44.97]Isla St.Clair:Isla St.Clair here and I just want to tell you that this Saturday morning on BRMB
[03:51.78]I'll be on the radio with Ed Doolan and the team just after eight o'clock.
[03:57.19]Hope you can join us.
[04:01.29]Liten to the tape and fill in the missing information in this table.
[04:09.63]A British Rail.Exeter.
[04:12.63]B Is that a real person or a recorded message I'm speaking to?
[04:16.60]A I'm real,madam.
[04:18.43]B Thank goodness for that!I want to get to Oxford as early as possible tomorrow morning.
[04:23.26]A There's a train that leaves Exeter at 7:07,arriving at Reading at 9:04.
[04:30.08]B Oh dear,that's very early!
[04:32.07]A The next train is not until 8:45.
[04:35.36]B In that case I'd better take the early one.
[04:37.84]A You have to change at Reading,and your connection will arrive in Oxford at 9:55.
[04:43.59]B How much is a single?
[04:45.10]A Second class?
[04:49.96]B Thank you very much.
[04:51.05]A National Express.
[04:52.43]B Oh,you've answered at last!
[04:54.68]A I'm sorry sir,we're very busy.Can I help you?
[04:57.68]B I want to get to Heathrow Airport tomorrow morning from Bath.
[05:01.60]I have to be here at 12:30.
[05:04.08]Which coach should I catch?
[05:05.83]A There's coach that leaves Bath at 10:45,which gets to Heathrow at 12:40.
[05:11.58]B No,that's bit tight,I'm afraid.What time's the one before that?
[05:16.70]A They run every hour,so you should take the 9:45 in that case.
[05:21.17]B And what's the return fare,please?
[05:25.48]B That's all I need to know.Thanks very much.
[05:31.36]A All Mini Cabs.
[05:33.65]B Can you tell me how much you would charge for a trip to Gatwick Airport?
[05:37.60]A When do you wan to go?
[05:38.98]B Well,it's a night flight leaving at 11:45 so I have to be there an hour beforehand.
[05:45.07]How long does it take to get to Gatwick from here?
[05:47.87]A About 40 minutes,Just a minute,I'll work out the price.
[05:55.26]B Fine,Can you pick me up at ten o'clock tonight then?
[05:58.71]No,you'd better make it a quarter to ten,to be on the safe side,
[06:02.83]A Right,your name and address please?
[06:08.24]Write the numbers that you hear
[06:18.59]Here are the latest population figures.
[06:20.94]There are about 56 million people living in the United Kingdom.
[06:25.43]There are around 230 million people living in the United States.
[06:30.24]There are about 15 million people living in Australia.