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British Test

Could you pass the test to live in the uk?

1 Pre-reading

Look at the list below. What are people’s attitudes to these things in your country? Discuss your ideas with a partner.

• Family –

In my country, family is very important.

• Driving

• Children

• Queuing

• Punctuality

• The elderly

• Showing your emotions in public

2 Reading I

Do the test, choosing the options (a / b) for the questions (1 to 9).

3 Reading II

Read the article again and decide how a typical person from your country might react / respond. Discuss your ideas with a partner.

4 Language focus

The use of get

Look at this extract from the article on this page, “...What time do you get there?...” The writer has used get to mean arrive. What does get mean in the following sentences / questions?

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