A good trip can we meet I’ll call I’ll meet you I’ll e-mail you I’m late

1 – Oh no, I’m going to be late for my train.

- Don’t worry. ________________ a taxi.

2 - _________________ at the airport.

- OK. Where ___________________?

- At the information desk, at 7 o’clock.

3 – Sorry _____________________

- No problem. We have time.

4 – Have ____________________. And please write.

- _____________________ next week, I promise.


At Immigration

Cover the dialogue and say how long Alice is going to stay in the U S.

You hear You say
- Good evening, ma’am. - _____are you arriving from? - ___the purpose of your visit? -___long are you staying in the US? -____ are you staying? -____you know anybody here? -____he family or a friend? -____ you have his phone number? -____ this your first visit to the US? - Enjoy your stay in San Francisco. - Good evening. - From London. - Business. I’m here for a conference. - A week. - In San Francisco. At the Pacific View Hotel. - Yes, Mark Ryder. - He’s a colleague – and a friend. - Yes, his mobile is 405 655 7182. - Yes, it is. - Thank you.

8. a) Match the first part of these questions or sentences (1-8) with the endings (a-h). What is the name of the job of the person who says them?

1 Can I see a. anything for anyone else?

2 How many b. is 15A.

3 Did you c. your ticket and passport, please?

4 Are you d. will start boarding at 10.30 at gate 24.

5 Are you carrying e. pack the bags yourself?

6 Would you like f. carrying any of these items in your hand luggage?

7 Your seat number g. bags are you checking in?

8 Your flight h. an aisle or a window seat?

b) Work in pairs. One of you is a passenger; the other is a check-in clerk. Take turns to role play a scene at the check-in desk. Use the questions in Exercise 8a).

Read the dialogues and study the words and expressions. Then role play the dialogues using the models.

a) (At the check-in desk)

-Good morning.

- Good morning. May I see your passport, please?

- Here you are.

- Please, put your luggage here.

- Of course.

- I'm afraid your bags are too heavy.

-How many kilograms can I take with me?

- Twenty kilos. Your bags weigh more than twenty kilos.

- What should I do then?

- You will have to pay excess baggage.

- All right. How much is it?

- £50.

- Here you are.

- Thank you. Now here is your boarding card. You will find your seat number written here.

- Thank you. And where should I go now?

- First to passport control and then you will have to wait about forty minutes before getting on the plane.

- Where is Passport Control?

- Over there, on the left.

- Thank you.

b) (At passport control)

- Good morning, may I see your passport, please?

- Here you are.

-Your passport is only valid till the 20th August and now it is 20th July.

-I know but I'll be back home before the 10th of August.

- After arrival you will have to get a new one. Here you are. Have a nice flight!

- Thank you.

c) (At the customs)

- Sorry, madam. Is this your bag?

- It is. Any problems?

- I’d like you to open your bag to check some items.

- Do, please.

- What’s in these bottles?

- Shampoo that I bought here?

- Do you know that it’s not allowed to transport liquid in hand luggage?

- Oh, sorry. Can I put it in my baggage?

- Yes, sure


10. a) When was the last time you went to an airport (or station)? Were you meeting someone or going somewhere?

b) Read the magazine article. Complete it with these questions.

A / B / C / 1 D / E / F / G / H / I / Do you know anybody here? Are you going to stay for long? Is this your first visit? What are you planning to do? When are you leaving? Does he know you’re coming? How are you going to get there? How long are you going to stay? Where are you staying in London?

c) Read the article again and write R (Rimma), J (Jonathan), M (Maki).

1 _______ is going to stay at a hotel.

2 _______ is going to stay at a friend’s house.

3 _______ is going to visit a family member.

4 _______ is going to the theatre tomorrow.

5 _______ is only going to be in the UK for four weeks.

6 _______ is going to work.

Airport Stories.

Heathrow airport near London is the busiest international airport in the world. Every day thousands of travelers arrive at Heathrow from many different countries. Every one of them has a different story to tell. We spent an afternoon in the Arrivals Hall at Heathrow last week talking to travelers arriving from abroad. We asked them: Why are you here?


Rima, 23, from Vilnius in Lithuania.

Why are you here?

I’m going to look for a job. Maybe as an au pair*, looking after children. And I want to improve my English too, so I can get a better job when I go back home. I hope I can find some work quickly, because I don’t have much money.

1 Is this your first visit?

Yes, it is. I’m really looking forward to living here, but I’m a bit nervous too.

2 ___________________?

Six months or a year. It depends how things go.

3 ___________________?

Yes. I have a friend who’s working here in a restaurant. I’m going to stay with her for a few weeks until I can find my own flat.

Well, good luck!


Jonathan, 35, just arrived from Melbourne, Australia.

Why are you here?

I’m going to see my Dad in Wales. It’s his seventieth birthday tomorrow.

4 ______________________?

No. It’s going to be a big surprise for him. And it’s going to be very emotional too. I moved to Australia in 1990, and the last time I saw my Dad was five years ago. It’s too expensive to visit very often and my father can’t fly – he had a heart operation last year.

5 _______________________?

By train. All the family are waiting at my parents’ house. We’re going to have a big party there tomorrow night.

6 _______________________?

Yes, for a month. It’s too far to come for a short time – and I want to see all my old friends here as well as my family.


Maki, 25 and Koji, 27, from Nagasaki, Japan.

Why are you here?

We’re on our honeymoon. We got married last Saturday.


7 ________________________?

We’re staying at the Hyde Park hotel. We’re just here for a few days.

8 ________________________

Everything is organized for us. Tomorrow we’re doing a tour of London on a double-decker bus, and in the evening we’re seeing a show. Then on Tuesday we’re going to Oxford and Cambridge and on Wednesday we’re flying to Edinburgh.

9 ________________________?

On Friday. We’re going to Paris next, and then to Rome…

Well, have a good time!

Grammar(Modal Verbs)