Do the preparation exercise before you listen. Then do the other exercises to check your understanding.
Do this exercise before you listen.
Interviewer: Hello, Dan.
Interviewer: Can you tell me about a typical day in your life for the school magazine?
Dan: Yeah, sure.
Interviewer: So, what time do you get up?
Dan: Oh, I get up very early. I get up every day at 5 o’clock and go to the pool. Then I swim from 6 o’clock to 8 o’clock.
Interviewer: You get up at 5 o’clock? Wow, that’s early!
Dan: Yeah. Then at 8 o’clock I have a shower, I get dressed and I have breakfast. I have a big breakfast: cereals, toast, bacon and eggs and orange juice.
Interviewer: What do you do after breakfast?
Dan: At 11 o’clock I go to university. I’m studying sports science and I have classes from 11 o’clock to 4 o’clock.
Interviewer: When do you have lunch?
Dan: I have lunch at about 2 o’clock at the university.
Interviewer: What do you do after classes?
Dan: Sometimes I go to the gym and sometimes I meet my friends at a café.
Interviewer: What time do you have dinner?
Dan: I have dinner at 7 o’clock, then I watch TV or go online and I usually go to bed at 10 o’clock.
Interviewer: Thanks, Dan. That’s a busy day!
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