Short Stories

The Diary

Chapter 1

Listening Practice

Listen to the audio and answer the questions.

  1. This story takes place in the year ___.
  2. This event was supervised by _____ _____.
  3. The office demolition was scheduled for ___ ____ ____ April.
  4. Building number ___ will be demolished.
  5. Louse was described as being ______ because it was only the second time in this position.
  6. The office door wouldn’t open because ____ were blocking it.
  7. The light switch was located to the ______ of the door.
  8. How many letters were blocking the door from opening?
  9. Two adjectives were used to describe Louise’s character: what were they?
  10. How long was her hair?
  11. What colour was her hair?
  12. Louise wore blue, framed glasses. True/ False? Not given
  13. How tall was Louise?
  14. Louise had a grey leather bag. True/ False/ Not given
  15. The filing cabinet was unlocked. True/ False/ Not given
  16. The office had a square window. True/ False/ Not given

Answers

  1. 1983
  2. Louise Morgan
  3. The 23rd of April
  4. 14
  5. Nervous
  6. Letters
  7. Left
  8. 17
  9. Patient and understanding
  10. Shoulder length 
  11. Brown
  12. False
  13. 5ft9″
  14. False
  15. True
  16. True

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