Some months ago, there was a consultation in the UK about the candidates to feature on the new £50 banknotes. You can read more about it and do a listening comprehension exercise on the news here:
The winner has been announced, and mathematician Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new £50 banknote.
Now, read the questions in the form below. Then, listen to this news report about the mathematician who is going to feature on the new £50 note. You can listen to it twice. Once you have finished, submit your answers to check whether you were right or wrong. Please pay attention to the feedback to both right and wrong answers.
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You can also read the transcript here.
More about Alan Turing in the blog: