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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #121743: Understanding - At the airport
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    Understanding - At the airport


    Problem at the airport

    I was at the airport with my best friend and his wife. I was taking tickets for the flight to Paris when, suddenly, I heard a voice coming from the loudspeakers :

    "Flight 376 to Paris is cancelled due to weather problems. Thank you for your understanding."

    It was incomprehensible! An hour ago, the weather was nice. I went to my best friend and he told me in a deep voice :

    "Sorry, man, but someone stole your suitcase."

    "What bad news!" I said. "But, tell me, how do you know?"

    "A strange man came past me, hit me and ran away with your suitcase."

    So I wanted to call security, but the reception staff told me that the police were already busy. I also wanted to be reimbursed, but the receptionist told me that it was impossible.

    I was horrified. Finally, my friends and I went to a hotel near the airport to wait for new tickets that we could buy later. It was one of the worst days in my life.

     

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    1. Where are the narrator and his friends?

    2. Where are the friends going?

    3. Who was taking the tickets?

    4. Why was the flight cancelled?

    5. An hour ago, was the weather nice?

    6. Who stole the suitcase?

    7. What did the thief do?

    8. What did the staff say about the security?

    9. Has the narrator been reimbursed?

    10. Where did the friends go later?









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