People, places and communities

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Item 1

Listen to Track 1 (MP3 296KB)

What is the age difference between the boy and the girl?

There is about one and a half years’ age difference between the boy and the girl. The girl is older.

Boy: 美怡,星期六中午你有空吗?

Girl: 有,什么事?

Boy: 星期六是我的生日,想请你来我的生日会。

Girl: 你是什么时候出生的?

Boy: 一九八七年五月四号。你呢?

Girl: 我是一九八五年十月三十号。我比你大。

Item 2

Listen to Track 2 (MP3 719KB)

Why does the boy feel happy?

The boy is feeling happy because he understands more about different cultures after watching different shows and trying various types of food.


Item 3

Listen to Track 3 (MP3 1.05MB)

Why does the speaker’s friend say that the park brings good memories to children?

The park is a beautiful place where parents can spend Sundays together with their children. Children can run in the park, have a picnic, and enjoy the sun. Children could also enjoy stories told by their grandparents.



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