Holidays, travel and tourism

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Item 1

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What did the students do at the zoo yesterday?

They saw the panda, koalas and kangaroos. They also had to do some worksheets.

Girl: 小华,昨天你去哪儿了?

Boy: 昨天老师带我们去动物园了。

Girl: 你们怎么去?

Boy: 我们先坐公共汽车到火车站,然后再坐火车到动物园。

Girl: 在动物园,你们做了什么?

Boy: 在那儿,我们看到了熊猫﹑树熊和袋鼠。我们还要做作业!

Item 2

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What is the girl going to do for two weeks?

The girl is going sightseeing in Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai in China for two weeks.

Boy: 你什么时候要去中国?

Girl: 下个月十五号。

Boy: 你要去多长时间?

Girl: 我要去两个星期。

Boy: 你打算去哪些地方?

Girl: 北京﹑西安和上海。

Boy: 你是第一次去这些地方吗?

Girl: 我已经去过北京三次,但是西安和上海还没去过。

Boy: 你去中国做什么?

Girl: 这次是去旅游,看看中国的名胜古迹。

Item 3

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How will the girl get to the cinema?

The girl will walk straight ahead, turn right at the intersection and walk for ten minutes to get to the cinema.

Female: 请问,到电影院怎么走?

Male: 先往前走,到路口往右拐。

Female: 有多远?

Male: 差不多三百米,走十分钟就到了。

Female: 先往前走,到路口往右拐, 走十分钟就是?

Male: 对。

Female: 谢谢。

Item 4

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What is this broadcast about?

The broadcast is about landmarks in Sydney: the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. There was a Sydney Harbour Bridge open day many years ago where people of different cultures could walk across the bridge from 10am until 7:30pm and enjoy the beautiful view.

各位听众朋友:现在又是《悉尼知多少》的时间。

悉尼最有名的地方,就是悉尼大桥和附近的悉尼歌剧院。每一个来悉尼的游客,一定会去这两个地方看看。

看着悉尼大桥,很多游客可能会想,在悉尼桥上散步真好,风景这么美丽,天上的云又白又蓝,旁边的海水又清又绿。几年前的一个星期天,人们真的可以在悉尼大桥上散步。这天是悉尼大桥的开放日,从上午十点到晚上七点半,人们可以在桥上走来走去。那一天,我们看到很多不同种族的人,他们谈着、说着、笑着,很友好地一同慢慢地向前走。这是人间美好的一面。希望我们可以再在悉尼大桥上散步。

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