Section C Compound Dictation
I left on my trip today. Having been overseas before, I felt somewhat at ease with the idea of traveling (36) ______ . However, others on the trip with me felt some (37) ______ about getting sick and had received suggested immunizations before leaving.
I was surprised at the number of people selling their goods in different marketplaces, and I quickly figured out the custom of (38) ______ over the price. You might try walking away, the shop owner will call you back and even (39) ______ the price more in an (40) ______ to get you to purchase something.
No matter where I found myself, I noticed a number of people who just (41) ______ at me as I walked by. Although it felt somewhat (42) ______ at first, I realized that my presence was perhaps an oddity with so few foreigners there. In fact, the people were just curious, and I was even able to (43) ______ up a few conversations with some locals. In the end, (44) __________________________________________________________________ .
I found that crossing the road isn't as easy as it seems. (45) _____________________________________________________________ . And, in spite of the seemingly chaotic conditions, people go about their business as if everything were so routine. (46) ________________________________________________________________ .