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1.17 A trip to South Africa
1.18 Paul's African Adventure
1.19 Bargaining
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1.18 Paul's African Adventure

Published: 11.30.2017
Level 2   |   Time: 1:35
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Paul tells Mrs. Beatty about his trip to South Africa.



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  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)


  • a safari trip [n] - a trip to see animals in the wild (in Africa)
  • mechanical problems [n] - equipment or machines don't work properly
  • a local bus [n] - a bus that travels only inside a town or city
  • break down [phv] - stop working
  • seasick [adj] -
  • get bumped1 [exp] - lose your seat on a bus, train or airplane because there are too many passangers
  • get bumped2 [exp] - be pushed by someone
  • overbooked [adj] - sell more tickets than seats on a bus, train or airplane

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


Cheryl Paul
Cheryl Paul
  • Cheryl and Paul work in a travel agency.
  • Mrs. Beatty is a customer
  • Mrs. Beatty has just bought a tour from the travel agency.


  1. Where is Mrs. Beatty going?
    on a romantic cruise to the Carribean
    on a safari in Botswana
    on a donkey ride in South America

  2. What different types of transportation will Mrs. Beatty use to get there??

  3. What problems did Paul have on his trip?
    He got on the wrong airplane.
    His plane had mechanical problems.
    He missed the train.
    The train had an accident.
    He got on the wrong bus.
    The bus had an accident.
    His car broke down.
    He got into a car accident.
    He arrived late.
    He missed the boat.
    He got seasick.
    His donkey was overbooked.
    His donkey bumped him.

  4. How does Paul describe his trip?
    It was terrible.
    It was expensive.
    It was exciting.

  5. How does Mrs. Beatty react to Paul's story?
    She is very excited.
    She wants to change her plans.
    She wants to fly to Botswana.

  6. Where is Botswana?

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1.17 A Trip to South Africa
1.19 Bargaining