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Unit 6 :
On the plane

Pre-intermediate

Summary

What kind of situations you may encounter on the plane?

Transportation 6-2

What was the longest flight you have ever taken?

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Vocabulary

Repeat these words/ phrases after your teacher.

  • Soda
  • Here you go.
  • Blanket
  • Enough
  • Plain
  • Journey
  • Snack
  • Flight attendant
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Dialogue 1

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Dan

Flight attendant

Chicken or Beef?

Sorry?

Would you like chicken or beef?

I’ll have the chicken.

Anything to drink?

What kind of soda do you have?

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Orange, and Dr. Pepper.

A Diet Coke, no ice, please.

Here you go.

Thanks!

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Let’s practice

Complete the dialogue by choosing the correct answer.

  1.  

Excuse me, would it be possible to _____ seat with you.

  1. a) alter     b) interchange     c) switch/change

2.

Could you help me put this bag in the _____ compartment?

  1. a) up     b) overhead     c) high
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Dialogue 2

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Flight Attendant

James

Excuse me. Could I get another blanket, please? I’m a little cold.

Sure. Would you like to have one or two?

I think one will be enough.

Alright. Would you like anything else?

I’d like some apple juice if you have it.

Yes, we do. Would you like to have ice in it?

No. It’s already quite cold here. Just get me a plain glass of juice.

Sure. Just give me a moment. I’ll be right back.

Can I ask you one more question? How long will it take to reach Seattle?

It’ s a long journey. We still have 5 hours before landing.

Will there be any more meals before we land?

Yes, another meal will be served in 2 hours, but I can get you a small snack now if you like.

Yes, that would be great.

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Let’s Practice

Choose the correct answer.

Ryan:I’m sorry, I think you’re _______.(1)

Sam:Oh, let me check my boarding ________. (2) Yes, I’m sorry, my mistake.

1.   a) sitting wrong     b) a mistake     c) in my seat

 

2.  a) pass     b) passport     c) document

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Discussion:

Share your ideas with your teacher.

  1. What are some airplane disaster movies? Why do you think they are popular?
  2. What do you do when you get blocked ears during take-off/landing?