Do the preparation task first. Then watch the short film and do the exercises to check your understanding.
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Old lady: Excuse me, I was just wondering. What time does the park close?
Young woman: Excuse me, mate, what time do you close?
American tourist: Either four or five the park closes.
Old lady: I used to play here when I was a child. Of course they kept it much nicer back then. Now it’s just a bunch of waste.
Young woman 2: I don’t suppose you could tell me when the park closes, could you?
Young man: Oi, oi mate. Where’s the toilets? Where? Look, have you got a map somewhere, a map of the park? Oh, thanks very much. You’ve been very helpful. Thank you.
Old lady: Excuse me. Excuse me. I think someone’s dropped this.
Old lady: Are you looking for someone?
The target: Mate, what time does the park shut?
Boy’s father: What’s going on? It’s only five o’clock.
Old lady: Excuse me. Excuse me. Excuse me.
Old lady: This is you.
Target: It’s me.
Park keeper: Hoi. The park’s closed.
Old lady: Not until six it isn’t! And just as well. Just look who I’ve found!
Park keeper: Where’d you get that?
Old lady: In the supermarket. Didn’t you read about it? They’ve been hiding these all over town. Now, where’s my twenty grand?
Target: Congratulations! You’re the winner of the Target Mobile Find the Fugitive promotion 2005. I just need to take some information and the money’s yours.
Old lady: Oh lovely, thank you.
Target: You’re welcome.
Old lady: You won’t be seeing me here again.
Have you ever won anything? What did you win and how?