Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Occupy Protesters Fan Out Across New York

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Listen to this podcast and choose the best option for the questions below.


Podcast by Joel Rose. From National Public Radio

1.    Today, protesters are … into Wall Street …

A.

demonstrating / like every two months

B.
on procession / as a celebration
C.
walking / to mark the occupation

2.    Police have …

A.

blocked Zucotti Park

B.
made large numbers of arrests
C.
managed to discourage the occupiers

3.    Occupiers confronted the police …

A.

around narrow quarters

B.
in the Stock Exchange surroundings
C.
with metal barricades

4.    Ray Louis has … today

A.      

become part of the demonstrators

B.
joined the NY police forces
C.
trespassed the blues

5.    The occupiers were ...

A.  

expelling Wall Street neighbours without ID

B.
following a schedule
C.
unable to bring the financial district to a full halt

6.    From this week onwards, the occupiers will ... the park

A.

be rushing out of

B.
have to clean
C.
not be able to camp in

7.    As a consequence, they’re spreading the word to ...

A.

commuters

B.
fellow teachers
C.
other peers

8.    According to the unemployed school teacher, the movement ...

A.

is gone

B.
is not over
C.
will soon stop

9.    The occupy movement ...

A.

consists of 99% of the world population

B.
is against corporate America
C.
will soon be evicted from all parks

10.  The final destination for today’s march was ...

A.

Brooklyn Bridge

B.
still undecided
C.
the City Hall

When you feel happy with your result, dowload this audioscript and answer key sheet to see your score.

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