Audio Samples and Questions - Using a Map

Audio Samples and Questions

Using a Map

A: Hey Jenny; I'm home.

B: Hi Tom; anything new at work?

A: Yeah. The Lees asked us over to their house for dinner tomorrow night.

B: What time?

A: Harry said to come around 6:30.

B: That sounds fine. You know where they live?

A: Well, Harry drew me this map.

B: Wow, it's hard to read; the words are so small! Where's north; is it up here?

A: Uh . . . , I think so.

B: Okay, then this dark line has to be the freeway. And . . . what's this dotted line?

A: Maybe it's a train track.

B: And this circle here looks like a lake. I think he wrote 12253 Waterview Court. Is that right?

A: Something like that. I can check my address book.

B: You know what, Tom? Let's get on the Internet and print out a better map. What do you think?

A: Yeah, let's do that. We'll get lost using this.


1. Where does this conversation probably take place?
A In a car
B In a house
C In an office
D In a restaurant

2. Who are the speakers?
A Classmates
B Co-workers
C A husband and wife
D A cab driver and a passenger

3. What is the conversation mostly about?
A Finding a freeway
B Directions to a house
C A map on the Internet
D A person's bad handwriting

4. What does the man think the dotted line is?
A A lake
B A house
C A freeway
D A train track

5. What will the man and woman probably do next?
A Take a drive
B Reserve a table
C Buy a better map
D Use the computer

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