A)Before you read.
1) One of the characters in this story is always very worried about
being late. How is your sense of time? When do/don't you worry
about being late?
2) Look up the word butler in your dictionary. What are a butler'main
B) After you read.
1) List five ways in which Mr Foster delays his wife on her two
journeys to the airport.
2) What do you think Mrs Foster hears as she stands at the front door
just before leaving for the airport the second time?
3) Compare the behaviour of Mr and Mrs Foster when they are
leaving for the airport for the first time.
4) Make a chart to compare the differences between the story and the TV episode. (At least 3 similarities and 3 differences.)