You are going to listen to an anecdote told
by a man. After listening, for questions 1-5
choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which
fits best according to what you hear.
Click the speaker
Then check the audio
transcription and the answers.
The speaker didn't quite know how to describe his experience
he couldn't remember all the details. B.
it was so embarrassing. C.
he had never told the story before. D.
it was so strange.
When the speaker spotted the hitchhiker...
his first thought was to drive on past. B.
he recognised him immediately. C.
he could see the man was surrounded by mist. D.
he was driving to a business meeting in the
The speaker stopped for the hitchhiker because...
he was a business colleague of his. B.
he knew the man slightly. C.
the man was holding a card with the name of the
village on it. D.
he knew the man's car had broken down.
The speaker dropped the man...
outside Winchester. B.
20 miles from his home. C.
at the end of his road. D.
near the telephone box.
What had happened earlier that evening?
The speaker's wife had had a call from John. B.
John had come to the speaker's house for an hour. C.
John's wife had been to see the speaker's wife. D.
John had died in a very bad car crash.