News (Lower Intermediate)

11 April 2004
Japanese Hostages in Iraq

You will hear a story about Japanese hostages in Iraq. Listen and answer these questions.

1. How many Japanese people were kidnapped?

2. What do the kidnappers want?

3. Will Mr Koizumi agree to the kidnappers request?

4. Who has gone to the area?

5. Why has he or she gone to the area?