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
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.http://www.esl-lab.com/airport/airportrd1.htm • 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.
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
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）
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 22
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
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: • aflat area of stone or grass outside a house, where people sit and sometimes eat • facilities: • means to do something
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） • The Mediterranean • 地中海 • Minorca • 米诺卡岛 (地中海西部) • Gatwick: • a place in Minorca
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 • Sep.4—Sep.17 • 2 double and 1 single • 3 • 3 (kitchen, dining room, sitting-room) • √
√ (six days a week) • ￡80 for a Fiesta • √ • ￡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)
× • × • ￡98 for a Fiesta • √ • ￡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 3It’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.
marvellous • wonderful; great • Victoria & Plymouth: • place names
9:15 10:30 13:30 10:30 quick/ beautiful view frequent service (hourly)/ modern /comfortable/ lovely view from dining car quite crowded quite expensive have to get Gatwick Airport/ expensive