Listening: Mari Working Abroad
Mari from Trondheim has found work as an au pair in England. We asked her if she could write a letter to tell us about her experiences. Listen to her letter (ignore the page reference, please).
On the basis of Mari’s letter, are the following statements true or false? If a statement is false, correct it.
a Mari has lived in Oxford for seven months now.
b Mari didn’t want to go to university straight after school.
c Mari’s main responsibility is housekeeping.
d Mari used to dislike ironing.
e The Kendalls’ house is old, big and run-down.
f The Kendalls have wall-to-wall carpets in every room.
g Mari’s room is quite small but she has a bathroom of her own.
h Mari wasn’t very pleased to hear that her au pair family live in the country.
i Mari finds driving on the left very difficult.
j Mari has all weekends free.
k Mari’s hobby is horseback riding.
l Most of Mari’s friends are Norwegian.
m Mari’s boyfriend is a boy from the village.
n Mari’s stay as an au pair has been a very educational and rewarding experience for her.