Audio Samples and Questions - Timetables and Schedules

Audio Samples and Questions

Timetables and Schedules

A: Excuse me, sir; I can't read this timetable. When does train 214 leave?

B: It leaves at four-thirteen pm.

A: And what time does it arrive in Chicago?

B: Just a sec; let me check. It gets in at six twenty-five pm.

A: Okay, I can read this; it's easier than I thought. One more thing--I'll come back on Sunday. Should I use the same timetable?

B: If you turn the page over, you'll see the times for weekends and holidays on the other side

A: Great! Thanks for your help.

B: No problem. Have a good trip.


1. What are the speakers discussing?
A A training program
B A railroad schedule
C Where to cash a check
D Where to stay in Chicago

2. At what time does the train to Chicago leave?
A 2:14
B 2:40
C 4:13
D 4:30

3. On what day is this conversation taking place?
A Sunday
B Saturday
C A holiday
D A weekday

4. What is the woman having trouble doing?
A Reading her book
B Seeing what time it is
C Finding when her train leaves
D Getting some time to take it easy

5. What is on the other side of the paper the woman is holding?
A Weekend and holiday train times
B Advertisements for different trips
C Tips for scheduling one's time better.
D Prices for one-way and round-trip tickets

1. = "B";
2. = "C";
3. = "B";
4. = "C";
5. = "A";