Exercise 4 Match the opening small talk questions about travel, accommodation and the weather (1-10) with the most appropriate response (a-j). Then listen to the correct combinations to confirm your answers.
1.What was the weather like when you left?
Pretty cold. It was only four degrees when I left home.
2.How do you find the weather?
Lovely. Sunny skies. Nice and warm.
3.I suppose this weather must be a bit of shock to you?
It is a bit. It was below zero back in the States.
4.How was your trip?
Fine. Everything went smoothly, thank you.
5.Did you have any trouble finding us?
No problems at all. The map you sent me was excellent.
6.Did you get in on time?
Just a little bit late.
7.How's the hotel?
Very comfortable, thank you.
8.Did you find somewhere to stay?
Not yet. Could you recommend somewhere?
9.Have you got a room with a view?
Unfortunately not. All I can see is the factory opposite.
10.How was the crossing?
A bit rough, but not too bad.