Council: Hello, Greenwood Council Local Services. How can I help you?
Salma: Hi, yes I have just moved to Radford Street and need to ask some questions about recycling.
Council: OK. Sure.
Salma: Can I recycle my rubbish?
Council: Yes, of course.
Salma: How many bins will I have?
Council: You will have 3 bins. One bin for food waste, one black box for recycling paper and glass and one green bin for plastics and tins.
Salma: How often will the bin men collect my rubbish?
Council: Every week.
Salma: And what day do I put my rubbish out?
Council: On a Wednesday.
Salma: Ok, and what time do I need to put my bins out?
Council: At 7.00 in the morning.
Salma: Where is my local recycling centre?
Council: It’s 2 miles away, near the supermarket on Queen Street.
Salma: OK brilliant. Thanks for your help.
Council: No problem.
Think about the following questions:
- Do I know how to ask questions about recycling?
- Do I know who to ask questions about recycling?
The following activities are based around a conversation between Salma and her local council. Salma is asking her local council some questions about recycling. Before you start, listen to their conversation. How many questions do you hear?