Unit 4 Text A Listening
Before listen to the tape, have a quick look at the following words.
Listen to the tape again. Then, choose the best answer to each of the following questions.
1. Which of the following best describes the washwoman?
A) Tall and strong.
B) Tall, but weak.
C) Small, old, and weak.
D) Small and old, but strong.
2. Why did the family appreciate the washwoman so much?
A) She charged the lowest price for laundry.
B) She was reliable and independent.
C) She was funny and entertaining.
D) They liked to hear her tell stories.
3. Why did the family become worried about the washwoman?
A) She did not reappear with their laundry.
B) They heard that she was sick.
C) She threatened to quit.
D) She drank too much tea.
4. What happened to the washwoman at the end of the story?
A) She decided to raise her prices.
B) She decided to move to another city.
C) She went to live with her son.
D) She never returned for more laundry.