words departure(lounge) arrival(hall) destination airport train(station) private car taxi/cab bus(terminal) subway/underground passport visa driver’s license ticket one-way round-trip baggage take off land leave arrive customs duty-free international domestic drive lay over
phrases to purchaseticket to takeplane/taxi/bus to packsuitcase to goa vacation all expenses paid to check your passport to get on/offbus to pick someone up to drop someone off
beginner a: hi, mark! Long time no see! B: hi, alex! A: where have you been? B;just got back from London. A; how was your flight? B;was OK. There waslotturbulence, though. A: that’s too bad . how long wasflight? B:was 0 hours. A; did you havelayover? B: yes,paris, France. A: did you buy anythingthe duty-free stores? B; yes.bought two boxedchocolate – onemeoneyou! A: oh, you didn’t have… B:was nothing.
Intermediate A: how canhelp you? B:seemhave lost my train ticket. A; what’s your destination? B: I’m supposedbe goingShangHai. A: ok. Whenyour train supposedleave? B: it’s supposedleave30 minutes. A: OH, dear. What’s your last name, please? B; S MT H. A;your passport number? B: Z3264356. A; let me see…it doesn’t look like we have any information about your ticket here. B;there anything you can dome? Ifdon’t make itShangHaitime, my wifegoing go kill me. A; oh dear. I’m really sorry , sir. But you don’t have any proofpurchase. You’ll simply havepurchase another ticket. B: how muchthat goingcost me? A;dependshow you wanttravel. If you wantsoft sleeper,will cost 60 RMB; if you wanthard seat,will only cost 00RMB. B;can’t possibly travela hard seat0 hour! A: looks like you might likesoft sleeper then. B: yes, fine. Let me see how much moneyhavemy wallet. A: …sir? B: where’s my wallet? Someone has stolen my wallet! A; perhaps it’syour other pocket. B: you’re right. It is. Let me havelook.have 49.6RMB.that enough? A: you’re just 4 mao shortthe hard sleeper, but I’ll letgo. Anythinglove! B; thanks, ma’am. You’relifesaver!