Unit Six
From Place to Place
Part I Announcements at the airport
Words frequently used in announcements at the
airport
1. 航空公司
an airline company; airways; airlines
British Airways英国航空公司
Northwest Airlines西北航空公司
2.客机;班机
airliner; a passenger plane; a passenger-carrying
aircraft; an airliner; an air bus
• 3. (飞机的)班次;(某班次的)飞机;搭机旅
行;飞机的航程
• flight
• Could you tell me what time Flight 212
arrives in New York City?
• 劳驾, 212班机什么时候到达纽约市?
• 4. shuttle: a regular service to and fro by air,
bus, etc.
• 短程穿梭运行的车辆(或火车、飞机等
• space shuttle 航天飞机
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5. schema of check in at the airport
1) get the boarding pass (登机证)
2) make sure of the boarding gate (登机口)
3) wait for the announcement for boarding
time
• 6. an airport announcement consists of the
following:
• 1. Name of the air company
• 2. The flight number
• 3. Destination (stopovers)
• 飞机抵达地 (中途停机地)
• 4. Departure time (arrival time)
• 起飞时间(到港时间)
• 5. Boarding gate
Listen to the announcement.
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• inclement : severe
• - The game was canceled due to inclement
weather.
• hail: 下冰雹
• crew : an organized group of workers
• The ship's crew were very helpful during the
cruise.
• deice : make or become free of frost or ice,
defrost
• - You need to deice the windshield this morning.
It dropped below freezing last night.
• overbook : too many seats, for example, have
been reserved in advance
• - Airlines tend to overbook seats on their flights
which can be an inconvenience to some
passengers.
• complimentary : free, gratuitous
• This hotel provides a complimentary breakfast
for all its guests.
• board : to get on an aircraft, ship, train, bus,
etc.
• - We should board the train at least ten minutes
before departure.
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Caracas: 加拉加斯(委内瑞拉首都)
Miami:迈阿密(美国佛罗里达州东南海岸都市)
Atlanta 亚特兰大(美国佐治亚州首府)
1. Who is probably making the announcement?
A. a pilot
B. a flight attendant
C. a ticket agent D. a ground crew member
• 2. What is the ultimate destination of the flight?
A. Atlanta
B. Miami
C. Caracas
D. Lima
• 3. What change has been announced?
A. the flight number B. the gate number
C. the arrival time
D. the boarding time
• 4. What are the current weather
conditions outside?
A. It's raining. B. It's cloudy.
C. It's hailing. D. It's windy.
• 5. What time will the plane depart?
A. 9:50 AM
B. 12:15 PM
C. 4:05 PM
D. 8:45 PM
• Hello. Passengers of flight 17 (1) _______for
Caracas, with stops in Atlanta and Miami. The
(2) _______ gate has been changed to 30B. Also,
there will be a (3) ________departure delay due to (4)
_____weather outside. The ground (5)_______ is in
the process of deicing the (6)_______ in
preparation for departure. It also looks like the
flight is slightly_______ (7), so we are offering
(8)________ round-trip tickets to a few passengers
willing to take a (9)_________ flight. We should be
boarding about a (10)__________ to the hour. Thank
you for your patience.
• Hello. Passengers of flight 17 bound for Caracas,
with stops in Atlanta and Miami. The departure
gate has been changed to 30B. Also, there will be
a slight departure delay due to inclement weather
outside. The ground crew is in the process of
deicing the wings in preparation for departure. It
also looks like the flight is slightly overbooked, so
we are offering complimentary round-trip tickets
to a few passengers willing to take a later flight.
We should be boarding about a quarter to the hour.
Thank you for your patience.
• Albania
• 阿尔巴尼亚(欧洲巴尔干西南部
国家)
• Frankfurt
• 法兰克福
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Karachi
卡拉奇(巴基斯坦南部城市)
Edinburgh
爱丁堡(苏格兰首府)
Nairobi
内罗毕(肯尼亚首府)
Madrid
马德里(西班牙首都)
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Hamburg
汉堡(德意志联邦共和国北部港市)
Muscat
马斯克特(阿曼首都)
Kuala Lumpur
吉隆坡(马来西亚首都)
• Dublin
• 都柏林(爱尔兰共和国首都)
• Instructions:
• Here are some announcements
broadcasts at some airports.
• Listen carefully to each
announcement and pay special
attention to flight numbers,
departure times and boarding gate
numbers.
• Write them in the correct spaces.
• 1. BA 912
• 11:20
• Gate 17
• 2. BA877
• 11:20
• Gate 14
• BA 292
• 11:25
• Gate 19
• TW 695
• 11:30
• 16
• Gate 4
• EA 831
• 11:35
• 24
• BA 838
•9
• IB 290
• 11:35
• 15
• LH 039
• 11:40
•9
• BA 666
• 11:40
• 18
• AI 141
•6
• BA 560
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Section B
• steward:
• a man who serves passengers on a
ship or plane
• buffet car
• a car where one can get food, usu.
cold, to be eaten
• toast: bread made brown by being heated
• cress: A very small plant whose leaves are
eaten raw
• licensed: To be given official permission to
or for
• decorate: to paint the inside or outside of a
house or put paper on the inside walls:
• We're going to decorate the kitchen next
week.
• toilet: washroom
Instructions:
• Here is an announcement made by the
Chief Steward about the buffet car on a
train. Listen carefully and write a
check () next to the things you can
buy in the buffet car.
• drinks:
• tea & soft drinks
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food:
Egg and tomato
Ham and tomato
Roast chicken
• Cheeseburgers
Part II Villa Rentals
• villa:
• a pleasant house with a garden, esp. one in
the country or used for holidays
• 别墅
• terrace:
• a flat area of stone or grass outside a house,
where people sit and sometimes eat
• facilities:
• means to do something
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grand:
splendid in appearance
inclusive
containing or including everything
advert
advertise
whereabouts
Where, near what place?
• convertible
• able to be arranged in a different
way and used for a different purpose:
• a convertible sofa-bed
• describes a type of money that can
be easily exchanged into other types
of money:
• a convertible currency/bond
• divan
• the room for smoking
• 咖啡馆;吸烟室
• Metro
• Renault 5
• Ford Fiesta:
The Ford Fiesta is a
mid-class compact car
designed by the Ford
Motor Company
• Place Names
• Naples :A city of south-central Italy on the
Bay of Naples
• 那不勒斯(意大利西南部港市)
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The Mediterranean
地中海
Minorca
米诺卡岛 (地中海西部)
Gatwick:
a place in Minorca
Map of the Mediterranean Sea
• Instructions:
• In this part you are going to hear two
telephone conversations betw. a travel
agent and 2 different customers who want to
rent holiday homes.
• Listen and complete the following chart
with key words according to the
information you hear on the tape.
customer 1
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Sep.4—Sep.17
2 double and 1 single
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3 (kitchen, dining room, sitting-room)
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£80 for a Fiesta
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£570
Customer 2
• Aug.5—Aug.18
• 1 double and 1 big bedroom with 2
single beds and a sofa
• 1 full bathroom
• 2 (kitchen, living sitting room)
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£98 for a Fiesta
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£270
• Task B. Listen again and decide which 2 of
the pictures of holiday homes the travel
agent is talking about.
• d (swimming pool)
• b (terrace)
Part 3 It’s the only way to travel
• Douglas and Annabel have arrived at their
friend Charles’s house by plane and by train
respectively.
• Which means of transportation is better?
• Listen to their conversation and complete
the following chart with key words.
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marvellous
wonderful; great
Victoria & Plymouth:
place names
By Plane
Departure time
Arrival time
Advantages
Disadvantages
9:15
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By Train
10:30
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13:30
10:30
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quick/
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frequent
service
beautiful view (hourly)/
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modern
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/comfortable/
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lovely
view from
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dining
car
quite crowded
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have to get
Gatwick Airport/
quite expensive
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expensive
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