Monday, 5 December 2016

What were you doing last night when the lights went out?


Watch the first part of Side by Side TV News and answer the questions: 

There was a *blackout in Centerville last night. What were people doing when the lights went out?


  1. He was......................and his wife was....................
  2. She was..........................at the laundromat.
  3. They were ...........................and their children were..................
  4. He was...............................all night.


According to the Power Company's Director of Public Information, what was happening when the blackout occurred? It was...........................

Were workers watching the controls at the Power Company offices? No......................
What were they doing instead?


What was the presenter Bob Rogers doing when the lights went out?
He was............................and his wife was..............................

What was the presenter Jackie Williams doing? She was.............................

What were the manager and his wife doing when the lights went out? They were..............................


*blackout: a period during a massive power failure when the lack of electricity 
for illumination results in utter darkness except from emergency sources, as  candles.

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