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Unit 5 :
Check-in at the airport

Pre-intermediate

Summary

Learn how to talk to the ground attendants while checking in at the airport. 

Transportation 2

How old were you when you first went on a first flight?

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Vocabulary

Repeat these words/ phrases after your teacher.

  • Rome
  • Passport
  • Certainly
  • Luggage
  • Carry-on
  • Aisle
  • Boarding pass
  • Madam
  • Electronic devices
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Dialogue 1

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Bob

Ground Attendant

Good morning, sir! Where are you flying to today?

I’m booked on the ten-thirty flight to Rome.

May I have your passport and ticket, please?

Certainly. Here you are.

Thanks. And are you checking any luggage?

No, I just have this carry-on.

Ok, and would you prefer an aisle seat or a window seat?

A window seat, please.

Alright, here’s your boarding pass. Your flight boards at gate number 10.

Thank you very much!

You’re welcome! Have a good flight.

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Let’s practice

Complete the dialogue by choosing the correct answer.

a. ticket     b. aisle   c. luggage   d. carry-on   e. boarding pass

Good morning. Can I have your __1__, please?

Here you are.

Would you like a window or an __2__ seat?

An aisle seat, please.

Do you have any __3__?

An aisle seat, please.

Do you have any __3__?

Yes, this suitcase, and this __4__ bag.

 Here’s your __5__. Have a nice flight.

Thank you.

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Dialogue 2

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Ground Attendant

Passenger

Hello, madam. Where are you flying to today?

I’m flying to Seoul, Korea.

May I see your passport, please?

Here you go.

Alright. Do you have any check-in luggage?

Yes, I have one.

Please put it onto the scale. Are there any batteries or electronic devices inside?

No. It’s full of tea. I love British tea.

Very well. Would you prefer a window seat or an aisle seat?

Window seat, please.

Okay. Here are your boarding passes, madam. One for London to Hong Kong, and the other for Hong Kong to Korea. Please hold onto them. Your flight departs at 10 am at gate 8D, and the boarding starts at 8:45. Have a nice trip!

Thank you!

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Let’s Practice

Choose the correct answer.

1.Where is  Mindy’s destination?

a. London   b. Hong Kong   c. Korea

 

2.How many times does she need to transfer?

a. Once.   b. Twice   c. No need to transfer.

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Discussion:

Share your ideas with your teacher.

  1. How many airlines do you know?
  2. What do you like to do during the flight?