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Listening comprehension Mar 12, 2009

Listening comprehension Mar 12, 2009

Listening comprehension

Listen to the audio file and answer the following questions:

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1. The protesters are
a) members of the military police.
b) representatives of the Sou Ching Company.
c) boat owners, travel agents and tuk-tuk drivers.
d) foreign tourists.

2. The Sou Ching Company is offering tickets to tourists at
a) discount prices.
b) high prices.
c) prices equal to those of TBA boat owners.

3. It is alleged that tourist police are
a) ignoring the situation.
b) illegally taking over TBA members' boats.
c) forcing tourists to buy tickets from Heng Mao’s people.
d) taking bribes from the boat owners.

4. The opinion of Ho Vandy toward this situation is that
a) the Sou Ching Company is in the right.
b) the TBA boat owners are in the right.
c) the police are mostly responsible for the conflict.
d) the company and protesters should reach a compromise.

5. If this dispute is not resolved, then the article says that
a) tourism in Seam Reap will be hurt.
b) many tourist police might lose their jobs.
c) many hundreds of families will lose income.
d) the Sou Ching Company will fail.

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