Bus Trip

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in all the missing words below. Then, press "Check Answers" to grade your responses. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get more hints, but you lose points if you ask for help.

This gap-fill exercise is only for the first part of the original listening activity on Randall's site. The audio recording that you hear is for the full listening conversation.

Woman: Excuse me. Is this taken?
Man: It is now. Take a seat.
Woman: Thanks. I had been waiting for over hours for the bus to come.
Man: Yeah. The bus down about 50 miles back. Actually, the bus driver lost control of the bus when he spilt chocolate on himself, and then as he tried to regain of the bus, he hit a rock and the bus blew a tire.
Woman: Uh. Are you sure this bus in safe?
Man: I'm not sure if it's safe, but you can't beat the of the trip.
Woman: So, where are you from?
Man: To tell the truth, I really don't know.
Woman: Uh, what do you mean?
Man: Well, you see, I was when I was a baby. I was told that I was born in New York City, but I can't be about that. Then, my new parents raised me in a town in Texas. I'm sure you've never heard of it.
Woman: Oh.
Man: My parents, Fred and Norma, had a farm, so I grew up milking and herding sheep. Actually, I'm on my way to visit them now.

[ The conversation continues . . . ]