You will hear a radio programme about a boy called Michael who crossed the Atlantic in a sailing boat. For questions 9-18, complete the sentences.

Write your answers on a separate sheet, then check if they are correct! 

Peter Denison


Peter’s (9) __________ was the person who encouraged his early interest in mechanical things.

Peter says that for him, old clocks represent a link with (10) __________.

In Peter’s first job, he worked as an improver in a jeweller’s in (11) __________.

The building where Peter works now used to be a (12) __________.

As well as having good eyes, a watch repairer must be patient and have (13) __________. 

As a result of his work, Peter sometimes has health problems involving his (14) __________. 

The oldest clock Peter has repaired was made in the year (15) __________.

Peter explains that people often have (16) __________ feelings about old clocks.

Peter says that few people realise the need to (17) __________ old clocks regularly.

In talking about his life and work, Peter describes himself as a (18) __________.