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Buying a Train Ticket

Sarah is going to London by train. She is at the ticket office in the station buying her ticket…

Cashier: Next please!

Sara: Hello! I’d like to buy a train ticket to Victoria Station in London, please.

Cashier: Would you like a single or a return?

Sara: Return, please.

Cashier: Are you coming back today?

Sara: No, I’m coming back tomorrow morning.

Cashier: OK. That’s 25 pounds, please.

Sara: Here you are…What time is the next train and which platform does it leave from?

Cashier: Here’s your ticket. The next train leaves at 12:15 from platform 2.

Sara: Perfect, thank you!

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Buying a Train Ticket


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