Do the preparation exercise before you listen. Then do the other exercises to check your understanding.
Previously on The Survivor ...
Ambulance driver: There's someone here! Oh my gosh! We've got a survivor here!
Nurse Bryson: She's in a coma, but her brain doesn't show any sign of damage, and her body is healing.
Officer Garner: A couple of months ago a bank truck carrying over two million dollars was robbed on the side of the highway. It was a professional job by an organised gang. The criminals were never caught, and the money disappeared.
Buddy: The other guys from the bank job, the robbery. They know about you. They know I've been talking to you. I've gotta get out of here!
Agent Kowalski: I need you to wake up, Agent Sanders. I need you to wake up and tell me where the money is.
Buddy: Just shut up and fly the plane where I tell you to.
Pilot: OK, OK. Just stay calm. We're moving now, but it takes a bit of time.
Buddy: Hey, I paid you to fly this thing outta here. Quickly. And we're still on the ground.
Pilot: OK, we're taking off. You know that most crashes happen on take-off, right? I assume you don't want to crash?
Buddy: Just fly.
Pilot: Hey, there's a door open. In the back … how did that ...
Agent Sanders: Stop right there!
Buddy: What the … ?
Agent Sanders: My name is Agent Sanders. I'm with the FBI. I want you to stop this plane right now.
Buddy: Are you crazy? I told you. I TOLD you they were going to kill me. How did you find me?
Agent Sanders: It wasn't hard, Buddy. I followed you here.
Buddy: Yeah, and jumped on my plane! Well, if you're so smart you know I don't have the money with me.
Agent Sanders: I know. But I also know where you hid it. So how about we turn this plane around, go back to the city and talk about this.
Buddy: No way. Man, do NOT listen to her. Just take off. Take off now.
Pilot: Listen, I don't want any trouble ...
Buddy: If you aren't gonna take off, then move over!
Agent Sanders: Stop it! What are you doing?
Buddy: I'm not going back! I don't care ...
Pilot: Don't touch that, don't ...
Agent Sanders: Uh ... huh ... hello?
Nurse Bryson: Jane? Oh my gosh, you're awake. You're finally awake! Let me go and get the doctor!
Agent Sanders: Wait … Wait …
Nurse Bryson: What?
Agent Sanders: Help. I need your help. It's very dangerous.
Nurse Bryson: What do you mean?
Agent Sanders: The FBI agent. He isn't ... he's a criminal. Very dangerous.
Nurse Bryson: Oh, Jane. Let me get the doctor.
Agent Sanders: No, wait! Please. There isn't much time.
Nurse Bryson: OK, Jane. Tell me. Tell me what you need to tell me.
Agent Sanders: Monica.
Nurse Bryson: What?
Agent Sanders: It's Monica. Monica Sanders. I'm also with the FBI.
Nurse Bryson: Nice to meet you, Monica Sanders. What can I do to help?
Agent Sanders: I need you to listen very carefully ...
The Survivor was written by Lindsay Clandfield with music by Julian Jahanpour, sound production by Creative Listening and artwork by Danny Butcher.
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