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Fill in the blanks, please.

What is the current time in the conversation?

A. 3:40 PM B. 4:15 PM C. 4:30 PM D. 4:45 PM


2. How does the driver figure out that the passenger is a first-time visitor to the city? 
A. The passenger catches a taxi for a short one-mile trip. 
B. The passenger does not understand the rules for tipping drivers. 
C. The driver finds the passenger lost on the street before picking him up. 
D. The driver notices the passenger gazing upward at the tall buildings.


3. What sort of restaurant is the man looking for? 
A. one that is relatively inexpensive 
B. one that is not very crowded 
C. one that offers large servings 
D. one that is situated close to his hotel


4. What is one item the driver did NOT mention about the restaurant?
A. the price 
B. the service 
C. the interior design 
D. the serving size


5. The driver suggests that the passenger go ______ to the restaurant. 
A. by taxi 
B. by bus 
C. by subway 
D. on foot




Fill in the blanks, please.

Passenger: Hey Taxi! Ah great. Thanks for (1) __________over.

Driver: Where to?
Passenger: Well, I'm going to the National Museum of Art, and . .
Driver: Sure. Hop in. No problem. Hang on!
Passenger: Uh. Excuse me. How long does it take to get there?
Driver: Well, that all depends on the (2)______________, but it shouldn't take more than twenty minutes for the average driver. [Oh]. And I'm not average. I have driving down to an art, so we should be able to (3)_______________ through traffic and get there in less than twelve minutes.
Passenger: Okay. Uh, sorry for asking [Yeah?], but do you have any idea how much the (4) ________________ will be?
Driver: Oh, it shouldn't be more than 18 dollars . . . not including a . . . uh-hum . . . a (5) __________________ of course.
Passenger: Oh, and by the way, do you know what time the museum closes?
Driver: Well, I would guess around 6:00 O'clock.
Passenger: Uh, do you have the time?
Driver: Yeah. It's half past four. [Thanks] Uh, this IS your first time to the city, right?
Passenger: Yeah. How did you know?
Driver: Well, you can tell (6) ______________from a mile away in this city because they walk down the street looking straight up at the skyscrapers.
Passenger: Was it that obvious?
Driver: Well . . .
Passenger: Oh, before I forget, can you recommend any good restaurants downtown that offer meals at a (7)___________________ price?
Driver: Umm . . . Well, the Mexican restaurant, La Fajita, is (8)______________. [Oh] It's not as inexpensive as other places I know, but the (9)______________ is very authentic, [Okay] and the portions are larger than most places I've been to.
Passenger: Sounds great! How do I get there from the museum?
Driver: Well, you can catch the subway right outside the museum. There are buses that run that way, but you would have to (10)_________________ a couple of times. And there are taxis too, but they don't run by the museum that often.
Passenger: Okay. Thanks.



Date: 2015-12-11; view: 1282

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