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    • OLYMPIC GAMESVisitorhandbookEnglish for the Gameswww.britishcouncil.org   learnenglish /
    • The Olympic Stadium, LondonCreditsPhotographyNatural History Museum © Britain on ViewTate Modern © Britain on ViewHyde Park © Britain on ViewOxford Street © Britain on ViewIllustrationPaul WestWritersMike Davies, Devo Forbes, Chris Speck,Mandy Loader, Suzanne Guerrero,Andy Baxter and Anthony CosgroveEditorsPaul Sweeney and Michael Houten© British Council 2012 Brand and Design / B226The British Council creates international opportunities for the peopleof the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide.A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).ii
    • ContentsIntroduction. . ...................................................................... 2How to use this book.................................................. 3Situations.. ..................................................................... 11Olympic Gamesat a glance....................................................................... 29Sports. . .............................................................................. 35Situations and useful language Spanish....................................................................... 97 French...................................................................... 105 Portugese.. ............................................................. 113 Russian..................................................................... 121 Mandarin................................................................ 129 Arabic....................................................................... 137Test yourself!............................................................... 145Situations answers.................................................. 148Sports answers. . ........................................................ 150Visitor handbook | Contents 1
    • I am delighted to introduce this language handbook, createdby the British Council. It has been specially designed forathletes and other visitors who will be coming to the UnitedKingdom for the London 2012 Olympic Games. We hope thereis something here for everyone. For those of you who wish totake the opportunity to improve your language skills, we hopeyou find the specialist sports vocabulary and the dialogueshelpful. For native speakers of English there are some basicphrases in different languages that you might find usefulwhen communicating with your fellow athletes and peoplefrom other countries.The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and ParalympicGames has been working with the British Council over the last fewyears on a number of major initiatives to involve people from all overthe world in the London 2012 experience. These include InternationalInspiration, London 2012’s international sports legacy programmewhich uses the power of sport to enhance the lives of millions ofyoung people from 20 countries around the world. We have alsoworked together on a variety of cultural projects, as part of theCultural Olympiad, and educational projects as part of Get Set,the London 2012 education programme.For more language-learning materials, please view the Englishfor the Games materials on www.britishcouncil.org/english-for-the-gamesI hope you enjoy using these resources and developing yourlanguage skills during your stay in the UK.Seb CoeChair, London 2012 Organising Committee2 Visitor handbook | Introduction
    • How to use this bookWe hope that this book will have something for all athletesattending the London 2012 Olympic Games, helping youenjoy your stay in the United Kingdom and encouragingcommunication with your fellow athletes, whether in Englishor other languages.The aim of this book is to help you understand spoken andwritten English that you may hear and see during your tripto the United Kingdom and to the London 2012 OlympicGames. There are two main parts.Speakers of EnglishYou can find out about some of the key vocabulary items connectedwith all the Olympic sports. You can learn some useful phrases in anumber of languages which will help you to talk to fellow athletes fromother countries. You can also look at some of the English languageneeds of learners of English in specific situations and encourageyour fellow athletes from other countries to practise their English.This starts on page 97.Learners of EnglishThe first part contains common situations and language you mightencounter during your visit. There are eight sections. Each sectionshows a different situation with a dialogue between two or threepeople. You can see useful phrases and vocabulary and you cando some simple exercises. This starts on page 11.Check out the translations section at the back where you can findkey language and phrases translated into six languages.The second section contains useful vocabulary to do with differentsports, including exercises you can do. The answers are on page 150.We hope you find the booklet helpful and have fun working through it!You can listen to the audio from the situations, and do onlineinteractive exercises, at the free websitewww.britishcouncil.org/learnenglishVisitor handbook | How to use this book 3
    • Olympic “How to use this book” 150 http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish4 Visitor handbook | How to use this book
    • 150 www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglishVisitor handbook | How to use this book 5
    • Как пользоваться этой книгойЭта книга поможет вам понять устный и письменныйанглийский язык, с которым вы можете столкнутьсяво время поездки в Великобританию, в том числе наОлимпийские е игры. Книга состоит из двух частей.В первой части содержатся наиболее распространенныеситуации и языковые обороты, которые могут бытьполезны во время вашего пребывания в стране. Здесьвосемь разделов. В каждом разделе приводитсяопределенная ситуация и двух- или трехстороннийдиалог. Вы познакомитесь с полезными фразами итерминами, а также можете выполнить ряд простыхупражнений.В конце книги находится раздел с переводами основныхслов и выражений на шесть языков.Во второй части содержится полезный словарь поразличным видам спорта, а также упражнения, которыевы можете выполнить. Ответы указаны на стр. 150.Мы надеемся, что вы найдете эту книгу полезной и судовольствием ее изучите!На бесплатном веб-сайте www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish вы можете прослушать аудиозаписиразличных ситуаций и выполнить упражнения винтерактивном режиме.6 Visitor handbook | How to use this book
    • Cómo usar este libroEste libro tiene como objetivo ayudarle a entender elinglés oral y escrito que pueda oír y ver durante su viajeal Reino Unido y a los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres.Consta de dos partes principales.La primera parte contiene expresiones usadas ensituaciones cotidianas con las que se puede encontrardurante su visita. Esta parte contiene ocho secciones,cada sección muestra una situación diferente con undiálogo entre dos o tres personas. Podrá ver expresionesy vocabulario útiles y podrá realizar ejercicios sencillos.Consulte la sección de traducciones del final, dondeencontrará expresiones y vocabulario importantetraducidos a seis lenguas.La segunda sección contiene vocabulario relacionadocon deportes, además de ejercicios que puede hacer.Las respuestas están en la página 150.Esperemos que encuentre el cuadernillo útil, ¡y que disfruteusándolo!Podrá escuchar las grabaciones de las situaciones y hacerejercicios online interactivos de manera gratuita en:www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglishVisitor handbook | How to use this book 7
    • Comment utiliser ce livretCe livret a été conçu pour vous aider à comprendre l’anglaisparlé et écrit durant votre séjour au Royaume-Uni ainsi qu’àl’occasion des Jeux Olympiques de Londres. Il se divise endeux parties.La première partie contient des situations et des termescourants que vous pourrez rencontrer durant votre visite.Elle se compose de huit chapitres. Chaque chapitre décritune situation différente et s’accompagne d’un dialogueentre deux ou trois personnes. Vous y trouverez desexpressions et du vocabulaire utiles ainsi que des exercicestrès simples.La section Traduction au dos contient des termes et desexpressions clés traduits en six langues.La seconde partie contient du vocabulaire utile, relatif auxdifférents sports, et vous propose également des exercices.Les réponses à ces exercices figurent à la page 150.Nous espérons que vous trouverez ce livret utile etdivertissant !Vous pouvez également écouter la bande sonore dessituations et faire des exercices interactifs en ligne sur lesite Internet gratuit: www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish8 Visitor handbook | How to use this book
    • Como utilizar este livroO objetivo deste livro é de ajudar a entender o inglêsfalado e escrito que poderá vir a ouvir e a ver durante asua viagem ao Reino Unido e aos Jogos Olímpicos emLondres. Este livro tem duas partes principais.A primeira parte apresenta situações comuns e tipo delinguagem que poderá encontrar durante a sua visita.Existem oito seções Cada uma demonstra uma situaçãodiferente com um diálogo entre duas ou três pessoas. Aquivai encontrar frases e vocabulário úteis e poderá fazeralguns exercícios simples.Veja a parte das traduções no verso onde vai encontrarcerto tipo de linguagem e frases chave traduzidas paraseis idiomas.Na segunda parte vai encontrar certo tipo de linguageme frases chave traduzidas para seis idiomas.A segunda parte apresenta vocabulário útil relativo aosdiferentes tipos de esportes, incluindo exercícios quepoderá fazer. As respostas estão na página 150.Esperamos que ache este livrete útil e divirta-se ao usá-lo!Poderá escutar o áudio com as diferentes situações e fazerexercícios interativos On-line, no site gratuitowww.britishcouncil.org/learnenglishVisitor handbook | How to use this book 9
    • Visitor handbookSituationsVisitors Guide | Situations 11
    • AccommodationIn many hotels you have to check-in in the afternoon and check outin the morning. You normally also have to show ID such as a passport. DIALOGUETony is on a trip to London to dosome business as well as sightseeing.He is checking into his hotel.Good afternoon.Good afternoon, sir. How can I help you?I’d like to check in, please. I have areservation in the name of…Certainly. Ah, yes, for one week.Is that correct?Yes. Is the room on the ground floorwith the features I asked for?Yes, the room has step-free access and Did you know…?the bathroom is fully adapted for yourneeds. Can you fill in this form please? Other kinds of accommodation are guest houses and B&Bs (bed and breakfast).Yes, of course. Do you have a pen? These are usually more basic thanYes, here you are. Can I see your hotels, but cheaper. You can also rentpassport please? That’s fine. apartments for both short and long visits.How do you want to pay?By credit card, please.Can I have your card for a moment,please? Ok, that’s fine. Your roomis number 17. Here’s the key card.There is a television and a mini-bar.Do you need any help with your bags?Yes please. What time is breakfast?Breakfast is included and it’s from 7  .m atill 10.30  .m in the dining room on the aground floor which has ramp access.Just through there. I’ll get a porterto bring your bags to your room.Thank you.Checkout time is 11.00  .m. aEnjoy your stay.12 Visitor handbook | Accommodation
    • the Find rs onOther useful words about hotels/hotel rooms: we 48! ans e 1 pag Room prices SInGLE dOUbLE/tWIn April – June £80 £120 July – September £100 £140 October – March £60 £100 All rooms ensuite. Room service available. Continental breakfast included. Full English supplement = £10.Can you join the sentences below to give the correct meanings?One is done already.A double room… … includes a cooked meal with eggs, bacon, and other things.A twin room… … you can order drinks and food in your room.An ensuite room… … has its own bathroom.With room service… … is a room for two people (with one bed).A full English breakfast… … is a room for two people with two beds.More hotel facilitiesChoose the name of the hotel facility from the list below and match it to the correct picture.The first one is done for you.A. Porterb. ReceptionC. Wheelchair access 1. Reception 2. 3.d. RestaurantE. 24-hr room serviceF. Wide screen satellite TV in all roomsG. Laundry service 4. 5. 6.h. GymnasiumI. Irons available 7. 8. 9.Visitor handbook | Accommodation 13
    • SightseeingYou can find lots of information about London in Tourist Information Centres.These are located around the city and in some Underground stations.Many also sell tickets for public transport and for London attractions. DIALOGUEAnna asks for information.Hello.Good morning. How can I help you?I’d like to visit the London Eye. Can yougive me some information, please?Yes, certainly. What informationdo you need?Well, first of all, where is it?It’s very central. It’s on the river,opposite the Houses of Parliament.And when is it open?Every day from 10.00 a.m in the morningto about 9.30 p.m in the evening.How long does it take to visit?About thirty minutes. You can see for Did you know…?about forty kilometres from the top. You can visit many London attractions free of charge, such as the museumsHow much does it cost? and art galleries described in this section.Here’s a leaflet with all the prices. Normally there is a box where you can give money if you wish. You can alsoI see, thanks. Where can I buy tickets? walk in public parks free of charge!You can buy a ticket in County Hall,near the London Eye.How do I get there?You can get there on the Tube.Get off at Waterloo and follow the signsfor the South Bank. You can’t miss it!Thank you for your help.A pleasure. Enjoy your visit.14 Visitor handbook | Sightseeing
    • London travel guideHere are some things to see in London.MUSEUMSThe British Museum, the Natural HistoryMuseum, the V&A (Victoria and Albert)Museum and the Science Museum andmany more. These show British andinternational art, culture, history andscientific objects. The four mentionedhere are all free to visit. Art GALLErIES The National Gallery (Western European art), the National Portrait Gallery, and the Tate and Tate Modern showing British art and international modern art. bUILdInGS And MOnUMEntS St Paul’s Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament with the famous clockPArkS tower often called Big Ben, Nelson’sHyde Park, Kensington Gardens Column and many others. The Towerand Regents Park – walk and of London is nearly 1,000 years old andrelax in green open spaces. has the Crown Jewels and lots of other interesting historical things to see! EntErtAInMEnt The West End is famous for its many shops, restaurants and theatres. the Find rs on we 48! ans e 1 paghere’s some more information about tourist attractions.From the dialogue, and the travel guide above, can you find the missing facts? nAME OF SCIEnCE MUSEUM nAtIOnAL LOndOn EYE St PAUL’S AttrACtIOn GALLErY What is it? Museum Art Gallery Giant wheel 1. What can you You can find out You can see Ride the wheel Climb the dome, do there? about the history art by famous and see London. see the galleries of science and see British and From the top you and crypt. lots of interesting international can see for about displays, films artists. 2. km. and objects. Where is it? South Kensington Trafalgar Square South Bank City of London What’s the Exhibition Road Trafalgar Square Westminster St Paul’s address? SW7 2DD WC2N 5DN Bridge Road Churchyard SE1 7PB EC4M 8AD What’s the South Kensington Charing Cross 3. St Paul’s nearest tube? how much 4. Free From about £16 About £15 does it cost?Visitor handbook | Sightseeing 15
    • TravelYou can buy tickets from machines at Undergroundstations in London using cash and credit cards. In manystations you can also get help in person from an assistant. DIALOGUEMax is sightseeing too.He’s buying a Tube ticket.Hi there.Hello. Can I help?Yes, I’m going to the Science Museum.What train do I need?Ok, your stop is South Kensington.Take the Central Line towards Ealingor West Ruislip. That’s the red line onthe map. Change at Holborn for thePiccadilly Line – the dark blue line –towards Heathrow or Uxbridge. Orchange at Mile End for the District Line– the green line – towards Ealing orRichmond. Get off at South Kensington.Ok thanks. What ticket do I need?Do you have an Oyster card? Did you know…?No, I don’t. Public transport in London is cheaper with an Oyster card. You can get theseWell, a single is £4.30, but you can get in stations and in many small shopsa Day Travelcard for £10.60. You can (‘Oyster Ticket Stops’) in London. Youuse it all day on the Underground and can add credit to the card and use it inon buses too. the Tube and on buses. You can also buy 1- day (about £10) and 7- day TravelcardsI see. Well, can I have one of (about £35) which is the Zone 1–3 weeklythose, please. cost. There is more information aboutCertainly. That’s ten pounds, please. public transport, walking and bicycles in London at www.tfl.gov.ukHere you are. Twenty pounds.Thanks. Here’s ten pounds change.Where do I catch the Central Line train?Go through the barrier. Don’t forgetyour ticket! Then look for the sign tothe Central Line. You want the Ealingor West Ruislip train.OK, thanks.16 Visitor handbook | Travel
    • Ways of getting around London B D A C EUnscramble the words and match them to the pictures.One of these carries lots of people in the street subes buses (E)You can hire one of these for a day cibylsec ( )These run underground bute tsarin ( )This is completely free! kinglaw ( )Up to five people can ride in this balck bac   ( ) the Find rs on swe 148! an e pagWhich four pictures above go with these descriptions?1. These (E) run everywhere in London and are very convenient and frequent. They are cheap to use. You can see more of London from one, too.2. If you have a lot of luggage one of these ( ) is useful, but more expensive. You can book them in advance, catch them at a rank, or hail them in the street – wave at them and shout! Careful – they can cost between £3 and £5 a mile – more at busy times and in the evenings.3. For short journeys, you can even hire one of these ( ). There are lots of docking stations and it costs about one pound for 24 hours, or about £5 for a week.4. Transport in London is very convenient, but sometimes it’s quicker to do this! For example, it is 250 metres from Leicester Square to Covent Garden – you can get there by this method ( ) in about 5 minutes. And a single step can use 200 muscles! So, it’s free, and good for you too!Visitor handbook | Travel 17
    • DirectionsYou can get street maps of London from Tourist Information centresand on the internet. You can also buy detailed maps in shops. DIALOGUEAnna asks for directions.Excuse me, can you help me?Hello.Is Westminster Bridge Road near here?I’m sorry, I can’t help. I don’t know.Ok, thank you. Excuse me, can you help?Yes, what’s the matter?I’m looking for Westminster Bridge Road.Is it near here?Let me see… where do you want to go?I’m looking for the London Eye.Oh yes, that’s very near. Go straight downthere, to the crossing by the traffic lights.Cross over, then turn left and walk downYork Road. Go about 200 metres, thenturn right. That’s Chichely Street, I think. Did you know…?Walk down there, across Jubilee Gardens,and the Eye is in front of you. County Hall Street mapsis on the left. Look for the new signs to help London visitors. These signs are easier to see,I see. Go to the crossing and turn right? and give information about streets,No, turn left! buildings and time to walk between places, as well as a map and directions.And then walk 200 metres and turn right?That’s it. You can’t miss it!Thanks very much for your help.No problem. Bye.18 Visitor handbook | Directions
    • the Find rs ondirections and locations swe 148! an e pag Go... on Straight Across turn... It’s On the left on the... On the right ...straight on ...across ...left left tfel nru...aroundruT Turn ...right T dnuor n ...left ...right It’s... It’s... Opposite It’s... Next to Between tnorfnI ...next to... ...between... ...opposite... ...intnfront of... ...behind... orfnICompass points Practise the directionsYou see these a lot in Here is a plan of the popular Covent Garden area. You areLondon place names at Covent Garden Tube station. Read the directions.(South Bank, West End etc.). Where am I going?The main ones are North,South, East and West. Go down James Street, then turn first left. Go straightWhat are the ones in blue? on – past the Royal Opera House on the right, then turn right. Go straight ahead, across Russell Street into N Wellington Street. Go past the Theatre Museum and the is next to it, NW NE just on the right!W E StArt ET hErE Royal Opera RE Theatre ST House Royal LL SW SE JA SE S M RU ES Theatre ST S Museum RE N ET DE W AR LI ELnW North West NTG London NGT VE Central Transport ONnE CO ST Market RE MuseumSE ET E RE ST TSW St Pauls ChurchVisitor handbook | Directions 19 Savoy Chapel
    • Meeting peopleYou can meet new people everywhere in London – in pubs, cafés,shops – even art galleries! A hotel lobby is a good place to meet too. DIALOGUETony, Max and Anna meet up in the Max: How about 7.30 p.m? There’shotel lobby. a restaurant quite near.Tony: Hi, Max! Anna:  hat’s fine. See you here T at 7.30 p.m then.Max: Hi, Tony. Good to see you. How are you?Tony: I’m fine. Are you enjoying your stay?Max: Yes, thanks. How about you?Tony: Very much, thanks.  Do you know Anna?Max: No. Pleased to meet you.Anna: And you. Are you staying here, too?Max: Yes, I am. How do you like this hotel?Anna: It’s nice and quiet, and very  convenient. How do you like London?Max: I think it’s great. I went to the  Science Museum today.Anna:  went to the London Eye. I Is the museum interesting?Max: Well, I like it! There are lots of old  cars and machines! How do you like the Eye? Did you know…? The letters ‘a.m.’ mean ‘in the morning’Anna:  mazing! You can see for miles A before 12 noon (same as 00.01 to 11.59 from the top! in the 24-hour clock), and ‘p.m.’ meansMax: Do you two have any plans for  ‘in the afternoon and evening’ (same as later on? How about dinner? 12.00 to 23.59). People use the 24-hour clock mostly for train, bus, tube andTony: Thanks, but I can’t, I’m afraid. flight times. I’m having dinner with some relatives.Anna: Yes, I’d like to have dinner.  What time do you want to go?20 Visitor handbook | Meeting people
    • Today is Tuesday, yesterday wasMonday, tomorrow is Wednesday. the Find rs on days of the week and times swe 148! an e pag today is tuesday Yesterday was Monday A quarter tomorrow is Wednesday nine (nine twenty) 2012 to eleven (ten forty-five) Twenty past SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY ✓ 11 12 1 11 12 1 10 10 2 2 THURSDAY FRIDAY 3 9 3 9 4 8 4 8 7 5 7 5 6 6 Midday (12pm) A quarter time is: The Half The time is: Clock face two showing time(s). TBA past one (one fifteen)past four (four thirty) Midnight (12am) Six o’clock quarter to eleven twenty past nine (or ten-forty five) (or nine-twenty) 12 1 12 12 1 12 11 11 1 11 11 1 10 10 10 10 2 2 2 2 3 3 9 9 3 3 9 9 4 8 4 8 4 4 8 8 7 5 7 7 5 7 5 5 6 6 6 6 The time is: The time is: The time is: The time is: midday (12 p.m.) six o’clock quarter past one half past four or midnight (12 a.m.) (a.m. or p.m.) (or one -fifteen) (or four-thirty) Find another way to say the following: You can add the time of day (morning, afternoon, evening) Half past five to a day and time, like this: Ten-fifteen Yesterday Morning At (time)... A quarter to seven tomorrow Afternoon Twenty-five past two tuesday... Evening Some examples: Yesterday morning at 6.00 p.m. Tomorrow afternoon at 4.00 p.m. Friday evening at 7.00 a.m. Visitor handbook | Meeting people 21
    • Dinner in a restaurantYou can find food from many different countries in London. There aremany restaurants serving Indian, Chinese, Thai, French, Italian and othertypes of cuisine. Here is some language to help you at the restaurant. DIALOGUEMax and Anna are having dinner Waiter: And for you?in a nearby restaurant. Max:  othing for me, thanks. And can NMax:  ood evening. A table for G we have two coffees and the bill, two, please. please? … Thank you, here’s my card.Waiter:  ood evening, sir. Do you have G Waiter: How was your meal? a reservation? No? This way, Anna: t was very tasty, thanks. I please. Here’s the menu. Especially the ice cream! Something to drink?Max: Yes, Anna, what would you like?  For me, a beer, please.Anna:  glass of house white, please. A And some mineral water.Waiter: Here are your drinks. Are you ready to order? Would you like a starter?Max: Yes, can we have one prawn  cocktail, and…Anna: What’s the soup of the day, please?Waiter: It’s leek and potato, madam.Anna:  ll right, one soup, and then to A follow I’d like the grilled fish, please.Max: And then roast chicken for me.Waiter: Very good. Anything else? Did you know…?Max: Yes, a mixed salad, please. If a waiter serves you In a restaurant orWaiter:  Here’s your food. Enjoy your … pub you normally tip between 12.5 and meal… (Later)…Would you like 15 per cent. They often add this to the to see the dessert menu? bill (as ‘service charge’), but not always.Anna: Yes, please. I’d like some ice cream. You don’t normally tip in a self-service restaurant or at a bar.Waiter: Certainly. What flavour?Anna: Chocolate, please.22 Visitor handbook | Dinner in a restaurant
    • here is the restaurant menu: CAFé dE LOndrES MENU StArtErS drInkS Prawn cocktail Alcohol Paté and toast House red wine Soup of the day House white wine MAIn COUrSES By the glass (125cl) £3 Roast chicken By the bottle £15 Grilled plaice Steak and chips Beer Lager dESSErt/ PUddInG Cider Ice cream (chocolate, vanilla or pistachio) Half-pint £3 Apple crumble Fruit salad Soft drinks Lemonade SIDE DISHES (£4 EXTRA) Cola Potatoes (chips, boiled or mashed) Tonic water Seasonal vegetables Soda water Mixed salad Mineral water 33cl £2.50 2 courses £20 3 courses £25 Tea Filter coffee Please note: A service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill. By the cup £2In the menu above, apple crumble is a traditional british dish.But what else do you know about British food? Are the following traditional British dishes?Say yes or no (Y/n). Some are done already.Roast beef and yorkshire pudding ( Y ) Lamb biryani ( ) the Find rs onPizza ( n ) Cornish pasty ( ) we 48! ans e 1 pagHamburger ( ) Fish and chips ( )Toad-in-the-hole ( ) Lancashire hotpot ( )Sweet and sour chicken ( ) Tiramisu ( )Shepherd’s pie ( ) Steak and kidney pudding ( )Haggis ( ) Trifle ( )Visitor handbook | Dinner in a restaurant 23
    • ShoppingLondon is famous for its shops. You can buy almost everything from apples tozoom lenses. Some shops can be very expensive – but most are very good value. DIALOGUEAnna and Max are buying some souvenirs. Assistant:  hanks, four pounds and T a penny change.Shop Assistant: Hello. Can I help you? Anna: And here’s my credit card.Max: Yes, hi. I’m looking for a T-shirt. Assistant:  hank you… Just key in your TAnna: And I want to buy some postcards. PIN, please. Thank you.Assistant:  f course. Well, the postcards O Anna: Thanks. Bye. are just over there. Please have a look and choose some. What kind of T-shirt are you looking for?Max: ’d like one of those. The one I with the picture of Big Ben. Do you have that in blue?Assistant:  es, I think so. What size do Y you need? A large, perhaps?Max: I think XL. How much are they?Assistant:  hey’re fifteen ninety-nine T (£15.99).Anna: I’d like one, too. I need a small  size, but in pink maybe?Assistant:  ere you are. One blue H extra-large and one small pink. Did you know…?Anna: How much are the postcards? Clothing sizes in the UK are different from the rest of the world. A ladies’ size 10Assistant: They’re fifty pence (50p) each. in the UK is like a size 8 in the US or 38Anna: Ok, let’s see… I’ll take these five. in Europe. Shoe sizes are different, too – men’s size 8 shoes are like size 42 inAssistant:  hanks. Are you paying T Europe or even 8½ in the US or Australia. separately? That’s fifteen Be careful – size 8 doesn’t mean 8 inches ninety-nine and eighteen – it’s actually 10¼ inches (about 26 cm)! forty-nine (£18.49) altogether. Check before you buy!Max: Here’s twenty pounds.24 Visitor handbook | Shopping
    • Colours Patterns red yellow green blue stripes pink orange light dark spots blue blueWhich of the T-shirts below is purple, brown, beige or grey? A B C DA.  B.  C.   D. the Find rs on e answ 148!Here are some more clothes: pageWho is wearing them? Hat Blouse Jacket Jeans Trousers Trainers ShoesVisitor handbook | Shopping 25
    • At the stadiumLondon has a number of important venues for both sport and otherentertainment such as music, including Wembley Stadium with acapacity of 90,000 and the North Greenwich Arena with up to 20,000. DIALOGUETony and Max are sports fans and are Vendor: Three pounds, please.attending an athletics event. They are at Tony: Right, here’s the lift.the Olympic Stadium. Here we are. Level 2. Seats 32 and 33.Tony: Excuse me, we have tickets for  What a great view! the athletics this afternoon – where do we need to go? Max:  antastic! I’m really looking F forward to this!Steward:  an I see your tickets? C Oh yes, you want Block 205.Tony: Ok thanks, how do we get to that?Steward:  ust follow that path for about J 200 metres. You should see the sign for Block 205. Please then use the lift to travel to level 2.Tony: Thanks.Ticket attendant: ... Tickets, please.Tony: Here you are.Ticket attendant:  eats C32 and 33. Follow S the signs to the lift and get off at Level 2.Tony: Where can we get something  to drink? Did you know…?Ticket attendant: There’s a stall over there  Up to 70,000 volunteers (called Games with soft drinks and Makers) will be at the Olympic and snacks. Paralympic Games in 2012. Their jobs will include checking tickets,Tony: Thank you. giving information, working with medicalMax:  Hi there – a sparkling mineral … teams and helping out at sporting events. water please. What can I get you, Tony?Tony: Orange juice for me. Do you need  some money?Max:  o, it’s my treat. And one N orange juice, please.26 Visitor handbook | At the stadium
    • the Find rs on e 8! answe 14Inside the venue pag C A E b dWhat do they play on? Match the sports and the place.Sport A takes place on a pitch. (3) 1 ...in a pool.Sport b takes place ( ) 2 ...on a court.Sport C takes place ( ) 3 ...on a pitch.Sport d takes place ( ) 4 ...in a ring.Sport E takes place ( ) 5 ...on a track.Which sports are shown Some useful words about sporting venues:in the pictures above? A VEnUE is a place for events such as different kinds of sportsboxing ( E ) running ( ) matches, concerts, conventions and meetings. StAdIUM andtennis ( ) Water Polo ( ) ArEnA are often words for bigger venues, like the Olympichockey ( ) Stadium, Wembley Stadium, the North Greenwich Arena, and so on. Sports events, concerts and meetings take place every day in lots of smaller halls, rooms, parks, gardens and other places, too.Max is calling Anna on his mobile phone to tell her about the stadium.Can you put in the missing words from the list? Hi Anna! Yes, we’re both here now. The park’s really big and so is the stadium. There are lots of people here. There are lots of 1. stewards around, too, helping people, checking tickets and giving them directions. It’s a really big place and there are people waving 2. from different countries. There are lots of stalls and 3. selling things. We’ve got a 4. . It has all the details and times in and lots of information. There are lots of TV cameras, too. Just a minute, the 5. ’s doing a 6. ! It’s going right round the stadium! Ok, I have to go now. It’s starting! Here come the 7. ! See you later! flags crowd programme Mexican wave stewards vendors athletesVisitor handbook | At the stadium 27
    • Visitor handbookThe London 2012Olympic Gamesat a glance
    • Archery Basketball Canoe SlalomVenue Venues VenueLord’s Cricket Ground Basketball Arena – Olympic Lee ValleyDates Park (preliminaries, women’s White Water Centre,Friday 27 July to quarter-finals); North HertfordshireFriday 3 August Greenwich Arena (men’s Dates quarter-finals and women’s Sunday 29 July toMedal events semi-finals onwards) Thursday 2 August4 Dates Medal eventsAthletes Saturday 28 July to128 (64 men, 64 women) 4 Sunday 12 August Athletes Medal events 82 (61 men, 21 women)Athletics 2Venue Athletes Canoe SprintOlympic Stadium – 288 (144 men, 144 women;Olympic Park (track, field 12 teams in each event). Venueand combined events); Eton Dorney,The Mall (road events) Buckinghamshire Beach VolleyballDates DatesFriday 3 to Sunday 12 August Venue Monday 6 to Horse Guards Parade Saturday 11 AugustMedal events47 Dates Medal events Saturday 28 July to 12Athletes Thursday 9 August2,000 Athletes Medal events 248 2Badminton Athletes Cycling – BMXVenue 96 (48 men, 48 women;Wembley Arena 24 teams in each event) VenueDates BMX Track – Olympic ParkSaturday 28 July to Boxing DatesSunday 5 August Wednesday 8 to Venue Friday 10 AugustMedal events ExCeL5 Medal events Dates 2Athletes Saturday 28 July to172 Athletes Sunday 12 August 48 (32 men, 16 women) Medal events 13 Cycling – Mountain Bike Athletes 286 (250 men, 36 women) Venue Hadleigh Farm, Essex Dates Saturday 11 to Sunday 12 August Medal events 2 Athletes 80 (50 men, 30 women)30 Visitor handbook | At a glance
    • Cycling – Road Equestrian – Eventing FootballVenue Venue VenuesThe Mall (Road Race); Greenwich Park City of Coventry StadiumHampton Court Palace Dates (Coventry); Hampden Park(Time Trial) Saturday 28 to Tuesday (Glasgow); MillenniumDates 31 July Stadium (Cardiff); OldSaturday 28 July to Trafford (Manchester); Medal eventsWednesday 1 August St James’ Park (Newcastle); 2 Wembley StadiumMedal events Athletes4 Dates 75 Wednesday 25 July toAthletes Saturday 11 August212 (145 men, 67 women) Equestrian – Jumping Medal events Venue 2Cycling – Track Greenwich Park AthletesVenue Dates 504 (288 men, 216 women;Velodrome – Olympic Park Saturday 4 to 16 men’s teams and 12Dates Wednesday 8 August women’s teams).Thursday 2 to Medal eventsTuesday 7 August 2 Gymnastics – ArtisticMedal events Athletes Venue10 75 North Greenwich ArenaAthletes Dates188 (104 men, 84 women) Fencing Saturday 28 July to Venue Tuesday 7 AugustDiving ExCeL Medal eventsVenue Dates 14Aquatics Centre – Saturday 28 July to AthletesOlympic Park Sunday 5 August 196 (98 men, 98 women)Dates Medal eventsSunday 29 July to 10 Gymnastics – RhythmicSaturday 11 August Athletes VenueMedal events 212 Wembley Arena8 DatesAthletes Thursday 9 to136 (68 men, 68 women) Sunday 12 August Medal eventsEquestrian – Dressage 2Venue AthletesGreenwich Park 96 (all women)DatesThursday 2 toThursday 9 AugustMedal events2Athletes50Visitor handbook | At a glance 31
    • Gymnastics – Trampoline Judo SailingVenue Venue VenueNorth Greenwich Arena ExCeL Weymouth and Portland,Dates Dates DorsetFriday 3 to Saturday 4 August Saturday 28 July to DatesMedal events Friday 3 August Sunday 29 July to2 Medal events Saturday 11 AugustAthletes 14 Medal events32 Athletes 10 386 AthletesHandball 380 (237 men, 143 women) Modern PentathlonVenue ShootingCopper Box – Olympic Park Venue(preliminaries, women’s Copper Box – Olympic Park Venuequarter-finals); Basketball (fencing); Aquatics Centre The Royal Artillery BarracksArena – Olympic Park – Olympic Park (swimming); Dates(men’s quarter-finals, plus and Greenwich Park (riding, Saturday 28 July toall semi-finals and finals) combined event) Monday 6 AugustDates Dates Medal eventsSaturday 28 July to Saturday 11 to 15Sunday 12 August Sunday 12 August AthletesMedal events Medal events 3902 2Athletes Athletes Swimming336 (168 men, 168 women; 72 (36 men, 36 women)12 teams in each event) Venue Aquatics Centre – Olympic Rowing Park (pool events); Hyde ParkHockey Venue (Marathon Swimming 10km)Venue Eton Dorney, DatesRiverbank Arena – Buckinghamshire Saturday 28 July to SaturdayOlympic Park Dates 4 August (Aquatics Centre);Dates Saturday 28 July to Thursday 9 to Friday 10Sunday 29 July to Saturday 4 August August (Hyde Park)Saturday 11 August Medal events Medal eventsMedal events 14 342 Athletes AthletesAthletes 550 (353 men, 197 women) 950384 (192 men, 192 women;12 teams in each event)32 Visitor handbook | At a glance
    • Synchronised Swimming Triathlon WrestlingVenue Venue VenueAquatics Centre – Hyde Park ExCeLOlympic Park Dates DatesDates Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 to Sunday 12 AugustSunday 5 to Friday 10 August Tuesday 7 August Medal eventsMedal events Medal events 182 2 AthletesAthletes Athletes 344104 (all women) 110 (55 men, 55 women)Table Tennis VolleyballVenue VenueExCeL Earls CourtDates DateSaturday 28 July to Saturday 28 July toWednesday 8 August Sunday 12 AugustMedal events Medal events4 2Athletes Athletes172 (86 men, 86 women) 288 (144 men, 144 women: 12 teams in each event)Taekwondo Water PoloVenueExCeL VenueDates Water Polo Arena –Wednesday 8 to Olympic ParkSaturday 11 August DatesMedal events Sunday 29 July to8 Sunday 12 AugustAthletes Medal events128 (64 men, 64 women) 2 AthletesTennis 260 (156 men, 104 women)Venue WeightliftingWimbledonDates VenueSaturday 28 July to ExCeLSunday 5 August DatesMedal events Saturday 28 July to5 Tuesday 7 AugustAthletes Medal events172 (86 men, 86 women) 15 Athletes 260 (156 men, 104 women)Visitor handbook | At a glance 33
    • Visitor handbookOlympic sportsVisitors Guide | ??????????? 35
    • ArcheryArchery dates back around 10,000 years, when bows and arrows werefirst used for hunting and warfare. Archery is now practised in more than140 countries around the world. Bow Bowstring Fletching Arrow Nock Target Shooting an arrow 70 m36 Visitor handbook | Archery
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table to their definitions below. A. rcher a B. arrow C. bow D. end E. ring F. round G. arget t1. A circle on the target. 5. A person who shoots arrows from a bow for sport.2. A group of arrows shot in one sequence. 6. A long thin stick with a sharp point3. A long curved piece of wood or other at one end which is shot from a bow. material, with a string attached to both ends, which is used to shoot arrows. 7. The object which the archers try and hit when they shoot each arrow.4. A stage of a competition. Wordsearch Find these words a k n e c e g h a c in the grid bow r b v d n l h r r p bowstring arrow r t o s z d l p c g target archer o e a w r x c h h d end round w o t r s o t y e l ring l u g t g t u t r y r u j n b e r n p p n i m q o n t i d w v y n m w t i u n l z k r g x e n p x g Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Archery 37
    • Athletics (field)Athletics is the perfect expression of the Olympic motto ‘Citius, Altius,Fortius’ (‘Faster, Higher, Stronger’). With 2,000 athletes competingin 47 events, Athletics is the largest single sport at the Games. Podium Pole vault Hammer throw High jump Pole Triple jump Javelin throw Discus throw Long jump38 Visitor handbook | Athletics (field)
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table to their definitions below. A. ole vault p B. discus throw C. triple jump D. hammer throw E. high jump F. javelin G. ong jump l H. odium p I. bar J. shot put1. The event in which athletes try to jump 6. The event in which a heavy plate-shaped over a high bar using a long stick to push object is thrown as far as possible. them off the ground. 7. The event in which a long stick with a2. A raised area on which the best pointed end is thrown as far as possible. three athletes in each event stand to receive medals. 8. The event in which athletes try to jump as far forward as they can in three jumps.3. A straight stick made of metal, which high jumpers and pole vaulters try to jump over. 9. The event in which athletes try to jump as far forward as they can in one jump.4. The event in which a heavy metal ball is thrown from the shoulder as far as possible. 10. The event in which athletes try to jump over a bar supported on two poles.5. The event in which a heavy metal ball joined by a wire to a handle is thrown as far as possible. Wordsearch Find these words t r i p l e j u m p in the grid bar l t m r f r v d t p discus hammer h c a l h b k l l o high jump javelin i b b f n a u k q d long jump podium g r d m c a m n g i pole vault shot put h m n k v n m m r u triple jump j a v e l i n f e m u t l d i s c u s r m o s h o t p u t q p c l o n g j u m p Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Athletics (field) 39
    • Athletics (track)Athletics is the biggest sport at the Olympic Games. More than 2000athletes take part in the athletics programme. They compete at distancesranging from the 100 metres sprint to the 50 kilometres road walk. Steeplechase Sprint Relay changeover with baton Lane Starting blocks Baton Starter’s pistol Hurdle Field Track40 Visitor handbook | Athletics (track)
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table to their definitions below. A. aton b B. false start C. hurdle D. lane E. set position F. sprint G. tarter’s pistol s H. tarting blocks s I. steeplechase J. track1. An obstacle for jumping over 7. The instrument on which a runner in a 100m, 110m or 400m race. places his feet at the start of a race.2. A long race in which athletes have 8. The position of a runner, close to to jump over obstacles on a track. the ground and leaning forward, in the moment while he waits for the3. A short and very fast race. starter’s gun.4. A special strip of sports track that is used 9. The ring-shaped area which has to keep athletes separate during a race. been specially designed and built5. A stick that is passed from one runner for athletics races. to another in a relay race. 10. When one competitor in a race starts too6. The instrument that is used to signal early, before the official signal to begin. the start of a race. Wordsearch Find these words N F K N B A T O N V in the grid lane P F S P R I N T M B sprint track X N S P E A R H B V athlete hurdle L N T N C T C N Q P baton relay P R A H W H R V Z Y starter pistol I L R U G L M A Y R S M T R C E N A C M T Z E D Y T L J P K O L R L T E C J T F L D Z E R Y L C N B Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Athletics (track) 41
    • BadmintonBadminton takes its name from Badminton House, home of the Duke ofBeaufort, where it was first played in England. The sport was devised in the19th century by British military officers in the Indian town of Poona when theyadapted an ancient local game. Racket Shuttlecock Net Forecourt Sideline (doubles) Sideline (singles)Badminton court Long service line (doubles) Baseline Long service line (singles)42 Visitor handbook | Badminton
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table to their definitions below. A. ourt c B. dive C. exciting D. exhausting E. net F. racket G. erve s H. huttlecock s I. smash1. A powerful downward hit. 5. Make a movement down onto the ground.2. A rectangular piece of material made 6. Making you feel extremely tired. from string which is used to separate 7. Making you feel very happy the two sides of the court. and enthusiastic.3. A small light object that the players hit 8. The area in which the game is played. over the net. 9. The instrument used by players to hit4. Hit the ball to the opponent as a way the shuttlecock. of starting play. Wordsearch Find these words x s j p w i y p s u in the grid feathers s f e a t h e r s x smash racket c s m a s h f f n d lines court m o r r a c k e t t points net r w u t p b t v x r w k v r l l q i c k p o i n t s i c a w d n e t l f s n m m w q t o c x c g e p v w s h a b t l e s Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Badminton 43
    • BasketballBasketball was invented in 1891 by Dr James Naismith, a Canadian physicaleducation teacher. The first game, which took place in December 1891, usedpeach baskets for goals. Backboard Hoop Basket Dribbling Defence Shoot Basketball court44 Visitor handbook | Basketball
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table to their definitions below. A. ackboard b B. hoop C. dribble D. foul E. free throw F. rebound G. ravelling t1. A shot, worth one point, awarded to 4. A violation of the rules. a player who has been fouled. 5. Control the basketball by bouncing2. The circular ring which the players need it against the floor with your hand. to put the ball through in order to score. 6. Grab the ball in the air after a player3. A violation by a player with the ball who has missed a shot. moves both feet without dribbling. 7. The rectangular board behind the basket. Wordsearch Find these words j o d y l l a m b q in the grid backboard f m i r c p t z a r hoop basket b f h r i o h u s e court dribble v o s o f b u n k b rebound foul p u y c o f b r e o quarter shot y l r t n p e l t u q l a k s t o l e n q u a r t e r l l d j l q l l d s h o t l b a c k b o a r d Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Basketball 45
    • BoxingBoxing featured at the original Olympic Games in the 7th century.The sport’s regulations were codified much later in 1867 as the Marquessof Queensberry Rules and many of these rules are still in place today. Headguard Glove Mouthpiece Corner Boxing boots Ring Ropes46 Visitor handbook | Boxing
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. orner c B. glove C. headguard D. knockout (KO) E. mouthpiece F. punch G. ing r H. ound r1. A device to protect your teeth. 5. One of the periods of time when the boxers are fighting.2. Something you wear to protect your hand and the other fighter when you hit them. 6. The place where the boxing match takes place.3. A covering to protect the boxer’s head. 7. To hit your opponent.4. Hitting your opponent so he or she falls to the ground and can’t get up again 8. Where the fighters rest between rounds. in 10 seconds. Wordsearch Find these words q h e a d g u a r d in the grid headguard x c r o p e o d g c gloves corner k i o x b z q i l x rope ring r r h r g l m f o d punch mouthpiece c v b y n d x o v u referee q c r e f e r e e q j p u n c h r j s u r i n g g j i v y d m o u t h p i e c e t h e c e q y b q h Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Boxing 47
    • CanoeThis sport has two forms. Canoe Sprint events are head-to-head raceson still water. Canoe Slalom is modelled on slalom skiing, and has timetrials on white water rapids. Paddle Paddle blade Gate Kayak Calm water Canoe slalom course White water Canoe48 Visitor handbook | Canoe 
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. anoeist c B. disqualified C. downstream D. gate E. kayaker F. lane G. enalised p H. lalom events s I. sprint events J. upstream1. A person who paddles a canoe. 7. In the direction opposite to the one a river is flowing.2. A person who paddles a kayak. 8. Races where competitors paddle a3. A special ‘strip’ of the river that is used canoe or kayak on a straight course to keep competitors separate. divided in lanes, on calm water.4. An opening between two upright poles 9. Races where competitors navigate through which the competitors must pass. a canoe or kayak through a course5. Be punished for breaking a rule. of hanging gates on white water.6. In the direction a river is flowing. 10. Stopped from being in a competition because you have broken a rule. Wordsearch Find these words p s e o n k g u s k in the grid canoe z a p b o o a p c y kayak paddle q v d r l c t s a s gate blade g y k d i a e t n l slalom sprint i k a r l n d r o a kneel upstream l n y b w e t e e l o e a w a v w a a o r e k j l j a m z m m l h z j a s d j r a y w s d v a g b u Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Canoe  49
    • CyclingThere are four disciplines in Olympic cycling. BMX (Bicycle Motocross), andMountain Biking are quite new sports, originating in the 1960s and 70s. RoadCycling and Track Cycling are older. Both of them date back to the 19th century. BMX Helmet Handlebar Saddle Pedal Track, velodrome Time trial Road raceMountain bike50 Visitors handbook | Cycling
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. rake b B. course C. gear D. lap E. rider F. time trial G. rack t H. elodrome v1. A complete journey around a racing circuit. 5. A type of path or road, often in the shape of a ring, which has been specially2. This controls how much power goes to designed and built for sports events, the wheels of a bicycle. The rider may especially racing. need to change this if he is going up or downhill. 6. A type of race in which the athletes start separately and the athlete who covers a3. A device which makes a bicycle go set distance in the quickest time wins. slower or stop. 7. An area of land used for a sports event.4. Someone who rides a bicycle. 8. An indoor arena with a steep track for bicycle races. Wordsearch Find these words r p g b s a z s q v in the grid s e t e r p u n t r handlebar saddle pedal a d k r a a r p g n helmet track d a e g a r k i q b pursuit sprint d l i i h c s e n r keirin brakes l j r k y e k g s t gears e u i d e m l g l b l t n e k u i m y g p u r s u i t k e m h a n d l e b a r t Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Cycling 51
    • DivingCompetitive diving developed from gymnastics in the 18th century, whengymnasts in Sweden and Germany began to perform tumbling routines intowater. It is one of four disciplines that make up the Olympic sport of Aquatics. Twist mid air Handstand Pike Back dive Forward dive 10m platform Diving pool tower Springboard52 Visitor handbook | Diving
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. ool p B. forward dive C. 10m platform D. somersault E. tuck F. back dive G. pringboard s H. ike p1. The full rotation of your body 6. A diving position where the body is from head to toe. bent at the hips, the legs are straight, and the toes are pointed.2. The place into which you dive. 7. A dive that begins with you facing3. Diving the way you are facing. towards the board.4. A board that bends so you jump 8. In this dive you bring your knees higher from it. up to your chest.5. The highest platform used in Olympic competition. Wordsearch Find these words f o r w a r d d i v e in the grid d h t r p q r m n s q backward forward dive h t i b c q j n t o w highdive pike b h l g n x v f v m p platform pool a q h d h m k m g e l somersault c r w d f d m r j r a k b r t k j i l r s t w r y c r t m v l a f a f u p i k e o e u o r t v y g y o q n l r d x m r h p m x l t m Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Diving 53
    • EquestrianEquestrian sport can be traced back more than 2,000 years, when theGreeks introduced dressage training to prepare their horses for war. (Show) jumping Fence Dressage Gallop Canter Cross-country, a part of eventing54 Visitor handbook | Equestrian
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. ross-country c B. dressage C. eventing D. fence E. jumping F. penalty1. A disadvantage (loss of points) imposed on 4. A discipline where horses/riders jump over a horse and rider when they make an error. a series of obstacles as fast as they can.2. A part of eventing where horses/riders 5. A discipline where the rider guides the must jump over obstacles on a course horse to make the natural movements in the countryside. that it does without thinking in the wild.3. A discipline that combines dressage, 6. An obstacle that horses must jump over. cross-country and jumping. Wordsearch Find these words D J U M P I N G N S in the grid dressage R K N J U R H L L F rider horse E P G Z D I O L S W jumping eventing S E Y H X D R H G Y fence penalty S N R D N E S R F M obstacle fault A A S K Z R E I P L G L F E N C E K C P E T E V E N T I N G C Y O B S T A C L E G Z W S F A U L T K Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Equestrian 55
    • FencingSword fighting dates back thousands of years but modern fencingdeveloped as a sport in the 19th century. Fencing is one of the few sportsto have featured at every modern Olympic Games. Mask Bodywire En garde Target Epée Blade Sabre Hilt Handle Foil Lunge Parry Attack Piste56 Visitor handbook | Fencing
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. out b B. edge C. hit D. shoulder E. weapon F. target G. ip t H. aist w1. A sports competition in which two 5. The part of your body at the bottom fencers fence against each other. of your stomach and back.2. An object used in fencing. 6. The pointed end of your weapon.3. One of the two parts of your body that 7. The side of your weapon which cuts. join your arms to the rest of your body. 8. Touch your opponent with your weapon.4. The area of your opponent’s body that you are aiming to hit. Wordsearch Find these words b b h w r l h y o m in the grid handle y o t a r h i m w s hilt blade y d a j n o l z f a target mark e y r q e d t k o b bodywire foil b w g m s c l r i r épée sabre m i e o t l p e l e e r t c u m g s a h p e p u b l a d e c e c e h n j c r t y e m d g s v e e k t Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Fencing 57
    • FootballFootball has its roots in ancient China. The modern version of the game beganon the streets of medieval England. In the 19th century the rules were codifiedby some English public schools and eventually football became the most popularsport in the world. Save Shoot Goalkeeper Red card / yellow card Header Referee Throw-in Pitch58 Visitor handbook | Football
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. oul f B. free kick C. goalkeeper D. handball E. pitch F. referee G. ave s H. core s I. tackle J. throw-in1. An attempt to take the ball from 7. The area of grass where the game a player in the other team. is played.2. Awarded to a team after a foul 8. The person who is in charge of the is committed by the opposition. game and who makes sure that the rules are followed.3. Get a goal. 9. The player who stands in the team’s goal4. Something against the rules. to try to stop the other team from scoring.5. Stop the ball from going into the goal. 10. When a player intentionally touches the6. The act of throwing the ball from the ball with their hand or arm. sideline after the ball has gone out of play. Wordsearch Find these words g o z j h e a d e r in the grid goalkeeper o f d k e c a m t o header referee a x x g t w s x d f pitch foul l d r e f e r e e f goal draw k f p s t b z j q s offside e c f s p i t c h i e n g o a l y w y d p y q g u s i b k e e c k k c l a a a m r d x j f d r a w n Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Football 59
    • GymnasticsThe grace, strength and skill of Olympic gymnasts have been amazingaudiences since the Games in Ancient Greece. There are three modernGymnastics disciplines: Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampoline. Artistic is the bestknown, Rhythmic first appeared during the 19th century and Trampolinein the 1930s. Ribbon Balance beam Parallel bars Pommel horse Ball Trampoline Clubs Vault Hoop60 Visitor handbook | Gymnastics
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. pparatus a B. artistic gymnastics C. rhythmic gymnastics D. trampoline1. A piece of sports equipment which you 3. An Olympic sport, in which athletes jump on. Also the name of the gymnastics compete against each other on discipline using this. different apparatus.2. A gymnastics discipline for women, who 4. Equipment which is used as part perform acrobatic and dance moves on of a gymnastics event. a floor area, accompanied by music, and with a hoop, ball, clubs or ribbon. Wordsearch Find these words Q C A R T I S T I C in the grid ribbon L R H Y T H M I C B vault clubs L R I B B O N R S P parallel bars A V B K A A F J I A gymnast artistic H C A P R R G T G R rhythmic hoop C O Q U S B H F K A L U O M L L C M W L U G X P T T I W B L B J H L T Q E Y F E S G Y M N A S T U L Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Gymnastics 61
    • HandballHandball is a fast and thrilling team sport. Handball offers plenty ofphysical contact and non-stop, end-to-end action. It is common to see50 goals in a single 60-minute match. Jump shot Foul GoalkeeperBlock Free throw line Goal area Court62 Visitor handbook | Handball
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. ump shot j B. goal area C. free throw line D. goalkeeper E. four metre line F. centre line G. oal g H. unning shot r1. When an athlete shoots while jumping. 5. Shooting while running.2. The line in the centre of the court. 6. A goalkeeper can’t cross this line when defending a seven-metre throw.3. If an athlete throws the ball in here, he/she scores. 7. This line is nine metres away from the goal.4. This player tries to stop the ball going into the goal. 8. Only the goalkeeper can stand in this area. Wordsearch Find these words r u n n i n g s h o t in the grid g o a l k e e p e r t centre line goal n d a k r k r m d o g goal area goalkeeper t g p m l b b y h n m jump shot running shot m o c m l k r s h r t f a r z j i p v f k m t l f k t m n l q k k y m p d u g l e n m v j k c j t m d y z y r j l t g o a l a r e a t c e n t r e l i n e Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Handball 63
    • HockeyHockey demands speed, stamina and a mastery of hand-eye co-ordination.Played by teams of 11 on an outdoor pitch, the sport is a long-time Olympic favourite. Goalkeeper Shin pads Penalty corner Defenders and goalkeeper Hit Attackers Shooting circle Ball Pitch Centre line Head (of stick) 22m line64 Visitor handbook | Hockey
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. ack-line b B. circle C. goal D. flick E. penalty corner F. yellow card1. You have to be in this area if you want 5. Moving the ball by putting the end of to shoot. your stick under the ball and lifting.2. A sign held up to denote an official 6. You win the game if you score more suspension. of these.3. A line that denotes the end of the pitch.4. When you take this, no attacker is allowed to be inside the circle. Wordsearch Find these words z l z x l b l b t y in the grid O N e l d g o a l e back-line circle goal f r e e h i t c n l flick free hit n b m m w m e k j l hit yellow card w q q r w l f l t o f t p d c m b i o w g l w r p r h n x c j v i z x p h e l a f c v c k n b e n r j z p k k z n k l d Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Hockey 65
    • JudoDeveloped from jujitsu and established as a sport in the late 19th centuryby Dr Jigoro Kano, Judo is a sport for which athletes need to employ acomplex mix of attack and defence. Judoka (Judo competitor) Nage-waza (throwing) Kumikata (gripping)Judogi (Judo uniform) Obi (belt)66 Visitor handbook | Judo
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. judogi B. obi C. contest D. judoka E. tatami F. nage-waza1. The mat where a judo contest takes place. 4. This is the name for a person who is taking part in a judo competition.2. The clothes the competitors wear to compete in a judo competition. 5. A match-up between two judo competitors.3. The belt that judo practitioners wear. 6. The name for throwing moves in judo. Wordsearch Find these words R H C L M I D P L K in the grid D D K O M J H R T N judogi obi contest M L K A N Z X Q N C judoka tatami V T T U M T B K I J nage-waza kumikata H A G F M L E G X U T K Z M M I O S J D B O B I R D K C T O J L B R U R D A M K Q H N J L J C L T A L N A G E W A Z A A Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Judo 67
    • Modern PentathlonModern Pentathlon has its origins in a 19th-century legend; the storysays that a young French cavalry officer needed to ride, fence, shoot,swim and run in order to complete a mission. These are the five elementsof Modern Pentathlon. Running Riding Swimming Fencing Laser pistol Epée68 Visitor handbook | Modern Pentathlon
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. unning r B. épée C. swimming D. pool E. laser pistol F. riding G. ound-robin r H. bstacle o1. The firearm that athletes use in 5. A 220 metres freestyle event in the pool. the modern pentathlon. 6. An object a horse must clear to complete2. A three kilometre cross-country run, the course, such as a fence, gate or which is combined with shooting in water jump. modern pentathlon events. 7. A competition format that makes sure all3. A heavy sword used in fencing. the players compete against each other.4. A competition which involves jumping 8. Where the swimming element takes place. over large obstacles with a horse. Wordsearch Find these words L O B S T A C L E G P in the grid A L T S M C T N N T G running épée S T V P W X W I G N H swimming pool E T D C L I N B I W P laser pistol riding R P Z F H N M D K V T round-robin obstacle P O N P U T I M M F N I O P R L R Y M I P X S L V K L R Q K W N F T J V T Y E P E E V G O R O U N D R O B I N L W C L M K Q J L H K Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Modern Pentathlon 69
    • RowingRowing is very old but it only developed as a competitive sport in the last200 years. Interest began to increase when Oxford and Cambridge Universitiesbegan racing each other in 1829. This competition still continues today as thefamous annual Boat Race. Four Bow Rower Pair Oar Double sculls Eight Rowing skiff Rowing course70 Visitor handbook | Rowing
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. ow b B. cox C. double or pair D. lightweight E. oar F. rower G. culling s H. weeping s1. A boat for two people. 5. Person who controls an ‘eight’.2. A lever used by a rower to move the boat. 6. Rowing with an oar in each hand.3. A type of race where rowers must weigh 7. Rowing with both hands on one oar. less than a fixed number of kilos. 8. Someone with an oar.4. The part of the boat that crosses the finish line first. Wordsearch Find these words m v d g c k t n b l l in the grid k n w o p n l d g v i bow cox s m x f u l n v v s g double lightweight j C r t h b w f r w h oar rower l j u x n o l n w e t sculling sweeping z c m l b j b e y e w k f l l l q t t v p e r o w e r i c o x i i m b r m b d n j m n g m a t w h h y g q g h o l v n c j q k t m t Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Rowing 71
    • SailingSailing requires skill and nerve to respond to the ever-changing conditionson open water. These qualities will be on view at the Sailing events in thebeautiful but testing waters of Weymouth Bay, on the south coast of England. Sail Mast Boom Life jacket Hull Buoy Windsurfer Dinghy Centreboard72 Visitor handbook | Sailing
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. ull h B. windsurfer C. keel D. boom E. sail F. dinghy G. iller t H. ast m1. A surfboard with a sail on it. 6. A large piece of strong cloth attached to the mast, used for catching wind to2. A long thin object fixed on the bottom move the boat. of a boat. 7. The horizontal bar attached to the sail.3. The name for a small sailing boat. 8. The body of a boat.4. A vertical pole that carries the sails.5. Sailors use this to make the boat turn left or right. Wordsearch Find these words m l b y v l q k n w in the grid boom a j w q l l l z h b dinghy hull s j j u i m r l x o keel mast t p h a t p k c r o sail tiller t t s v c i k n g m windsurfer b x b p y m l e w l k d i n g h y l e d m t l l j w n h e l w i n d s u r f e r d l t k m n m l n w Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Sailing 73
    • ShootingShooting has been practised competitively for centuries and is now popularall over the world. At the last Olympic Games, marksmen and women from morethan 100 countries took part in the competition. Barrel Rifle Standing (with shotgun) Shotgun Pistol Target Clay target Standing (with pistol) Kneeling Prone74 Visitor handbook | Shooting
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. arget t B. clay target C. limited time D. pistol E. prone F. trap G. ifle r1. A fixed period, like ‘one minute’. 5. When athletes fire a rifle or pistol, they aim at this.2. A firearm you hold in one hand. 6. When athletes fire a shotgun,3. A machine that throws clay targets they aim at this moving target. into the air. 7. A long firearm that you fire from4. A position where an athlete lies your shoulder. on the ground. Wordsearch Find these words z n h m j g r r h T f in the grid p t l q m l j k E l j clay target limited time r i f l e t h G f r w pistol prone o c q p y r R l c l x rifle trap n f t p i A b q l h t e q a g T s p f b x f m r l y k t t r l m t t n a n t c w o m k w y l k z g m q k l z z c l m r t j l r v m n l i m i t e d t i m e Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Shooting 75
    • SwimmingEvidence of people swimming for sport dates all the way back to AncientEgyptian and Ancient Greek times. Swimming has featured at every modernGames and remains one of the most popular sports. Butterfly (stroke) Freestyle/crawl Swimming cap Goggles Backstroke Breaststroke Swimsuit 50m Lane Starting blocks Swimming pool76 Visitor handbook | Swimming
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. tarting block s B. medley C. relay D. lane line E. tumble turn F. touch pad G. ap card l H. ane l1. Swimmers use four different strokes 5. An electronic device which records a in this event. swimmer’s time when he or she touches it.2. This is a team swimming event. 6. The swimmers dive off these at the start of the race.3. Backstroke and freestyle swimmers use this turn. 7. This card shows the swimmers how many laps they have to swim before they finish.4. Swimmers must swim only in this part of the pool. 8. This floating line divides the lanes in the pool. Wordsearch Find these words r l r e l a y m l t in the grid lane n y a d c w k g a u lane line lap card x t r n n d y n p m medley relay d n w e e e v p c b touch pad tumble turn l c n z l l y w a l q a l d y p i x r e l h e k v h z n d t k m c n j z g r e u t o u c h p a d t r j t z l w k m f b n Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Swimming 77
    • Synchronised SwimmingSynchronised Swimming started out as a type of water baseddance – water ballets – of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.The first competitions were held in the 1930s, some fifty years beforethe sport made its Olympic debut in 1984. Float Nose clip Deckwork Scull Cadence Lift Eggbeater78 Visitor handbook | Synchronised Swimming
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. outine r B. nose clip C. cadence action D. deckwork E. lift F. boost G. oat fl H. ggbeater e1. When an athlete rises very quickly 5. A piece of plastic that stops water out of the water. entering the nose.2. A surface formation where between 6. A series of identical movements done two and eight swimmers are by swimmers in quick succession. connected together. 7. When swimmers hold another swimmer3. The movements performed by swimmers out of the water. after the music starts but before they 8. A leg movement that lets swimmers get into the water. stay afloat while they move their arms.4. The official name for the entire performance. Wordsearch Find these words j n o s e c l i p e in the grid boost b w n z l w q g t g cadence deckwork c a d e n c e f t g eggbeater float l l e q v k i s m b lift noseclip h j c f n l o h z e f l k l l o l f z a d y w r b o l w g t t m o t d c a l y e d m r l k p x t l r f r k q w n n c b w Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Synchronised Swimming 79
    • Table TennisTable Tennis is a breathtaking sport that blends power, speed and skill.It has come a long way from its origins in the late 19th century as anafter-dinner game played by upper-class English families. Player Racket Assistant Referee80 Visitor handbook | Table Tennis
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. acket r B. court C. spin D. net E. referee F. centre line G. ervice s H. et l1. Where a player throws the ball upwards 5. Making the ball turn around quickly and strikes it as it is falling, so that it so it is difficult to hit it back. touches first his or her court and then 6. One half of the table. the receiver’s court. 7. This is in the middle of the table2. A player uses this to hit the ball. dividing it into two courts.3. The official responsible for making 8. This white line divides the courts sure the rules are obeyed. into half-courts.4. A rally which results in no score. Wordsearch Find these words c e n t r e l i n e in the grid centre line j n f g d c o u r t court net m l c y h t j n n k racket referee v s s x k r e e y t service spin m w p e r e z t t l table n m c i r k t e g t l r f e n v k l x a m r f l t c i f n b m e m d a t k c w l r j r r t d k l e e Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Table Tennis 81
    • TaekwondoThe word ‘Taekwondo’ translates into English as ‘the way of foot and fist’ –an accurate description of the principles behind this Korean martial art.It offers tension, drama and plenty of action. Head protector Protective pads Body protector Kick Dobok (uniform) Punch KO Referee Judge82 Visitor handbook | Taekwondo
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. dobok B. fist C. foul play D. kick E. martial art F. punch G. udden death s H. urning kick t1. A closed hand. 5. Sporting form of fighting.2. A kick after briefly showing 6. The next point decides the winner. your opponent your back. 7. To hit something or someone3. A uniform worn by Taekwondo with your fist. competitors. 8. To hit something or someone4. Breaking the rules of the sport. with your foot. Wordsearch Find these words y u t w v b e i j v in the grid sparring u h l m n j k i c k sensor point s p a r r i n g m f punch kick s d j a r r o u n d judge bout e j p c b y t q j j round draw n n o s u o r f p u s y i q y w u j j d o v n l d q m t o g r h t f d r a w l e i u a a p p u n c h Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Taekwondo 83
    • TennisEvery four years, the Olympic Tennis tournament attracts the world’s topstars. All the players will be aiming for a showdown on Wimbledon’s Centre Court,where the Olympic champions will be crowned. Ball Racket Serve Backhand Forehand Line umpire Chair umpire Court84 Visitor handbook | Tennis
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. et n B. court C. racket D. chair umpire E. line umpires F. singles G. oubles d H. erve s I. backhand J. forehand1. A way to return a shot with the 6. Two players are on the court, back of your hand facing the ball. one on each side.2. The place where you play tennis. 7. This is in the middle of the court and players hit the ball over it.3. Hit the ball first and put it into play. 8. This person keeps the score.4. Four players are on the court, two on each side. 9. These people decide if a ball landed ‘in’ or ‘out’ of the court.5. A way to return the ball with the front of your hand facing the ball. 10. You use this to hit the tennis ball. Wordsearch Find these words p b a c k h a n d j in the grid backhand l i n e U m p i r e court doubles f o r e h a n d n k forehand line umpire r m t s c o u r t d net racket u a r p i t n e g o serve singles m m c z n n v l t u p f l k z r g e l b i q x p e t n l h l r k k s x t p m e e e d v m t m b b l s Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Tennis 85
    • TriathlonSome say that Triathlon began in France between the wars, others that itreally developed in the United States during the late 1970s. Whatever thetrue history, Triathlon is now one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. Swimming Transition Running Electronic chip CyclingBuoy86 Visitor handbook | Triathlon
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. ismount d B. transitions C. transition area D. triathlon E. electronic chip F. break1. A race with three separate parts. 4. To get off the bike.2. Competitors wear this around their 5. Competitors don’t get one of these ankle to measure their times. during a race.3. The changes between different parts 6. Where transitions take place. of the race. Wordsearch Find these words t r a n s i t i o n in the grid swimming r q s w i m m i n g cycling running c q x h y d q p n e endurance transition y m h c s t a g e b chip stage c y m v h a x m t r mount l c q h f i t z m n i j l k e r p g c i n k r u n n i n g q g e n d u r a n c e m o u n t i t f f i Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Triathlon 87
    • Volleyball/Beach VolleyballIn 1895, William G Morgan devised a game he called ‘mintonette’,as a gentle alternative to basketball. The first Beach Volleyball WorldChampionships were held in the state of California in 1976. Bump Set Spike Net Dig Centre line Attack line Serve End line Sideline88 Visitor handbook | Volleyball /Beach Volleyball
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. et n B. end line C. set D. match E. rotate F. pass G. utdoors o H. ut of bounds I. fault o J. lead1. Outside of a building. 6. A line at each end of the court.2. Win two or three of these to win a match. 7. A competition with several sets.3. One team has more points than 8. When the ball falls outside of the the other team. court area.4. A violation of the rules. 9. A device that separates the two teams.5. Hitting the ball. 10. Players changing positions. Wordsearch Find these words o e n d l i n e d t f in the grid u l e a d h z f e k t end line fault t l o t y t s n h x n lead match o c r u l q r e l p p net outdoors f f m u t p n e t l c out of bounds pass b k a k y d t p a s s rotate o f t p b a o k n c v u q c d t y x o j f v n t h o t n m t r b k d w r z t n x v p s k s x r r k f q b j f b Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Volleyball /Beach Volleyball 89
    • Water PoloWater Polo developed during the 19th century as an aquatic version ofrugby, played informally in rivers and lakes. The version of the game thatsurvives today is closer to Handball: a fast, tough and demanding sport. Goal Ear guards Foul kick Foul punch Cap Hold Goal judge 2m 5m Centre line 5m 2m Referee Pitch90 Visitor handbook | Water Polo
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. old h B. kicking C. foul punch D. ear guards E. cap F. pitch G. oal judge g H. oal g I. referee1. This covers the athlete’s head. 6. The place where water polo is played.2. If athletes get the ball into here 7. An athlete can be sent out for this. they score. 8. A person who is in charge of the game3. When an athlete grabs another and makes sure everyone follows player to stop him moving. the rules.4. These protect an athlete’s ears. 9. When an athlete hits the ball instead of throwing it.5. This person decides if the ball went into the goal or not. Wordsearch Find these words F G P N Z B H R X V in the grid hold O O Q K M C G K L Z kicking foul punch U A N C T W R O E L ear guards cap L L L I A D R E A J pitch goal judge P J P W L P R V Z L goal referee U U N O M E W X N K N D H K F R G R J Y C G N E F L Y T W K H E R K I C K I N G B E A R G U A R D S Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Water Polo 91
    • WeightliftingThe aim of Weightlifting is simple: to lift more weight than anyone else.The result is pure sporting theatre of the most dramatic kind, and a realspectator favourite. Clean and jerk 1 to 5 Squat SplitWeightlifting belt Weightlifting knee support Snatch 3 Snatch 2Snatch 192 Visitor handbook | Weightlifting
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. natch s B. clean and jerk C. barbell D. discs E. split F. belt G. quat s1. In this move, the athlete lifts the weight 5. This is a movement in the clean and straight up above their head. jerk with one foot forward and one straight back.2. The name for the bar that athletes lift. 6. When a weightlifter’s bottom is very close3. In this technique, the athlete lifts the to the floor and his or her legs are together. weight in two movements. 7. These are the circular weights on the4. A weightlifter wears this around end of the bar. their waist. Wordsearch Find these words s r r b r c b e l t in the grid bar m q p t a k c l n z barbell belt w l u v n r t h t l discs snatch l w l a l k y i r k split squat y w k z t p l h n c r y d w k p c g c z z m i g s t z x g v g m s b a r b e l l f j c n n k r d v x r m s w t h c n c n Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Weightlifting 93
    • WrestlingWrestling was first held at the ancient Olympics in 708 BC, and wasincluded at the Athens 1896 Games, the first of the modern era.Played out on a circular mat, the sport is a battle of nerves, strength and skill. Freestyle Wrestling boots Wrestling suit Greco-Roman Mat94 Visitor handbook | Wrestling
    • ActivityMatch the words in the table with their definitions. A. reestyle (wrestling) f B. boots C. wrestling suit D. bout E. pin F. wrestling mat G. reco-roman g H. eferee r (wrestling)1. This person makes sure the wrestlers 5. Wrestlers wear this on their bodies. do not break the rules. 6. An individual wrestling match.2. Forcing an opponent’s shoulders 7. Where the wrestling bout takes place. to the mat to win the bout. 8. In this style of wrestling wrestlers3. Wrestlers wear these on their feet. can use any part of their body.4. In this kind of wrestling, competitors can only use their arms and upper body. Wordsearch Find these words l f m s n d l r e b r in the grid l d g c u j d l j o h boots bout n m w x m i y k v u v freestyle greco-roman p r x t r t t m w t j mat pin l e m v s t r b c m q referee suit v f f e v r r n l k t m e e v j k b o o t s g r e c o r o m a n e f e x p r x m n v n p q e v z h k n v i y q g n n m a t t p l y t Find the answers on p150Visitor handbook | Wrestling 95
    • Visitor handbookSpanish translationsSituations and useful languageSituaciones y expresiones útiles Find the answers on p61
    • Haciendo el registro en un hotel Checking into a hotelQuiero registrarme. I’d like to check in.Tengo una reserva a nombre de… I have a reservation in the name of…¿Tiene un bolígrafo? Do you have a pen?Pagaré con tarjeta de crédito. I want to pay by credit card.¿A qué hora es el desayuno? What time is breakfast?Me tendrá que mostrar algún documento You have to show some ID.de identidad.¿En qué puedo ayudarle? Can I help you?Está prohibido fumar. Smoking is not allowed.¿Me rellena este formulario? Can you fill in this form?¿Puedo ver su pasaporte? Can I see your passport?¿Cómo va a pagar? How do you want to pay?Aquí tiene la llave. Here’s your key.¿Necesita que le ayuden con el equipaje? Do you need any help with your bags?Es por aquí. It’s just through there.Que tenga una buena estancia. Enjoy your stay.Haciendo turismo – Sightseeing –pidiendo información asking for informationMe gustaría ir a… I’d like to visit…¿Podría darme información? Can you give me some information?¿Dónde está? Where is it?¿A qué hora abre? When is it open?¿Cuánto tarda en visitarse? How long does it take to visit?¿Cuánto cuesta? How much does it cost?¿Dónde puedo comprar las entradas? Where can I buy tickets?¿Cómo puedo llegar ahí? How do I get there?Atractivos turísticos Tourist attractions.Gratis. Free of charge.Está muy céntrico. It’s very central.Puede comprar una entrada… You can buy a ticket…Puede llegar en metro. You can get there on the tube.98 Visitor handbook | Spanish translations
    • Viaje – comprando un billete Travel – buying a ticket Voy a… I’m going to… ¿Qué tren / billete debo tomar? What train / ticket do I need? ¿Me da uno de esos? Can I have one of those? ¿Dónde se toma el tren? Where do I catch the train? Tome la línea … dirección… Take the … line towards… Haga transbordo en … y tome la línea… Change at … for… Baje en… Get off at… Puede comprar una tarjeta de viaje por 10£. You can get a Travelcard for £10. Puede usarla todo el día. You can use it all day. Pase el punto de control. Go through the barrier. Tiene que tomar el tren… You need / want the … train. Pidiendo direcciones Asking for directions ¿Me puede ayudar? Can you help (me)? ¿… está cerca de aquí? Is … near here? Estoy buscando… I’m looking for… No le puedo ayudar. I can’t help. No lo sé. I don’t know. ¿Qué pasa? What’s the matter? Déjeme ver. Let me see. ¿Adónde quiere ir? Where do you want to go? Está muy cerca. That’s very near. Baje por ahí y gire a la izquierda. Go down there and turn left. No tiene pérdida. You can’t miss it.Visitor handbook | Spanish translations 99
    • Conociendo gente Meeting people¿Cómo está? How are you?¿Está disfrutando de su estancia? Are you enjoying your stay?¿Conoce a…? Do you know…?Encantado de conocerle. Pleased to meet you.¿Le gusta Londres? How do you like London?¿Tiene planes para después? Do you have any plans for later?¿Quiere ir a cenar? How about dinner?Hay un restaurante muy cerca. There’s a restaurant quite near.Está muy bien. It’s very convenient.Gracias pero no puedo. Thanks but I can’t.He quedado para cenar con… I’m having / going to have dinner with…¿A qué hora quiere ir…? What time do you want to go?Nos vemos aquí a las… See you here at…Cena en el restaurante Dinner in a restaurant¿Qué quiere pedir? What would you like?¿Cuál es la sopa del día? What’s the soup of the day?Después me gustaría… To follow I’d like…¿Nos puede traer dos cafés? Can we have two coffees?¿Nos trae la cuenta? Can we have the bill?Aquí tiene mi tarjeta de crédito. Here’s my credit card.Está muy bueno. It was very tasty.¿Tiene una reserva? Do you have a reservation?¿Quiere ver la carta? Would you like to see the menu?¿Algo más? Anything else?Para mí no. Nothing for me.Aquí tienen la comida. Here’s your meal.¿Les ha gustado? How was your meal?Comidas MealsDesayuno BreakfastComida LunchTé TeaComida / Cena DinnerCena SupperMerienda Snack100 Visitor handbook | Spanish translations
    • De compras Shopping Quiero comprar… I want to buy some… Quiero uno de esos… I’d like one of those. ¿Lo tienen en azul? Do you have that in blue? ¿Cuanto cuesta…? How much is / are…? Me lo / los llevo. I’ll take it / these / those. Están ahí. They’re over there. Mire y elija. Please have a look and choose. ¿De qué tipo estaba buscando? What kind are you looking for? ¿Qué talla necesita? What size do you need? ¿Pagarán por separado? Are you paying separately? Será … en total. That’s … altogether. Introduzca su número PIN. Key in your PIN. En el estadio At the stadium ¿Dónde tengo / tenemos que ir para…? Where do I / we need to go for…? ¿Cómo puedo llegar / podemos llegar ahí? How do I / we get to that? ¿Donde puedo / podemos conseguir…? Where can I / we get…? ¿En qué puedo ayudarle? What can I get you? Ya hemos llegado. Here we are. ¿Puedo pasar? Can I squeeze past? Tengo ganas de… I’m looking forward to… ¿Me enseña sus entradas? Can I see your tickets? Tienen que ir al estadio principal. You want the main stadium. Sigan el camino … metros. Follow that path for … metres. Verá el edificio principal. You’ll see the main building. Siga las indicaciones para… Follow the signs to…Visitor handbook | Spanish translations 101
    • Otras expresiones útiles Some other useful words / phrasesAceptar / Rechazar Accepting / refusingSí (por favor) Yes (please)No (gracias) No (thanks)Expresiones educadas Polite wordsGracias / (Muchas) gracias (por su ayuda) Thank you / Thanks (very much) (for your help)Por favor PleaseDisculpe Excuse meLo siento (I’m) sorryEstá bien / No pasa nada That’s fine(Ha sido) un placer (It was) a pleasureNingún problema No problemSaludos / Despedidas Greetings / taking leaveBuenos días/buenas tardes/buenas noches Good morning / afternoon / eveningSeñor / Señora (este término suele ser usado Sir / Madam (normally used by officials andpor empleados y comerciantes) tradespeople only)Hola Hi (there)Hola HelloMe alegro de verte Good to see youEstoy bien I’m fine¿Y tú? How about you?Adiós GoodbyeAdiós Bye (bye)Nos vemos (después) / Hasta luego See you (later)Estar en acuerdo / desacuerdo Agreeing / disagreeingSí YesNo NoSí Yes, I doNo No, I don’tPor supuesto CertainlyClaro Of course102 Visitor handbook | Spanish translations
    • Otras expresiones útiles Some other useful words / phrases Números Numbers Uno One Dos Two Tres Three Cuatro Four Cinco Five Seis Six Siete Seven Ocho Eight Nueve Nine Diez Ten Once Eleven Doce Twelve Trece Thirteen Catorce Fourteen Quince Fifteen Dieciséis Sixteen Diecisiete Seventeen Dieciocho Eighteen Diecinueve Nineteen Veinte Twenty Treinta Thirty Cuarenta Forty Cincuenta Fifty Sesenta Sixty Setenta Seventy Ochenta Eighty Noventa Ninety Cien One hundred Mil One thousandVisitor handbook | Spanish translations 103
    • Visitor handbookFrench translationsSituations and useful languageSituations et expressions utiles
    • Enregistrement à lhôtel Checking into a hotelJe souhaiterais menregistrer. I’d like to check in.Jai une réservation au nom de… I have a reservation in the name of…Vous avez un stylo ? Do you have a pen?Jaimerais payer par carte de crédit. I want to pay by credit card.A quelle heure est le petit déjeuner ? What time is breakfast?Vous devez présenter une pièce didentité. You have to show some ID.Puis-je vous aider ? Can I help you?Il est défendu de fumer. Smoking is not allowed.Pouvez-vous remplir ce formulaire ? Can you fill in this form?Puis-je voir votre passeport ? Can I see your passport?Comment souhaitez-vous payer ? How do you want to pay?Voilà votre clé. Here’s your key.Avez-vous besoin daide avec vos bagages ? Do you need any help with your bags?Cest par ici. It’s just through there.Je vous souhaite un bon séjour. Enjoy your stay.Tourisme – Sightseeing –Demander des renseignements asking for informationJaimerais visiter… I’d like to visit…Pouvez-vous me fournir des informations ? Can you give me some information?Où est -ce ? Where is it?Quelles sont les heures douverture ? When is it open?Quelle est la durée de la visite ? How long does it take to visit?Combien coûte la visite ? How much does it cost?Où puis-je acheter des billets ? Where can I buy tickets?Quel est le meilleur moyen dy aller ? How do I get there?Attractions touristiques. Tourist attractions.Gratuit. Free of charge.Cest très central. It’s very central.Vous pouvez acheter un billet… You can buy a ticket…Vous pouvez y aller en métro. You can get there on the tube.106 Visitor handbook | French translations
    • Voyager – Acheter un billet Travel – buying a ticket Je veux aller à… I’m going to… Quel train / billet dois-je prendre ? What train / ticket do I need? Puis-je prendre celui-là ? Can I have one of those? Où puis-je prendre le train ? Where do I catch the train? Prenez la ligne … à destination de… Take the … line towards… Changez à … pour … Change at … for… Descendez à… Get off at… Vous pouvez acheter une Travelcard You can get a Travelcard for £10. pour 10 livres. Vous pouvez lutiliser toute la journée. You can use it all day. Traversez les barrières. Go through the barrier. Prenez le train de… You need / want the … train. Demander les directions Asking for directions Pouvez-vous maider ? Can you help (me)? …est-il / elle à côté ? Is … near here? Je cherche… I’m looking for… Je ne peux pas vous aider. I can’t help. Je ne sais pas. I don’t know. Que se passe-t-il ? What’s the matter? Laissez-moi voir. Let me see. Où voulez-vous aller ? Where do you want to go? Cest tout à côté. That’s very near. Descendez la rue et tournez à gauche. Go down there and turn left. Vous ne pouvez pas le rater. You can’t miss it.Visitor handbook | French translations 107
    • Rencontre Meeting peopleComment allez-vous ? How are you?Votre séjour vous plaît ? Are you enjoying your stay?Connaissez-vous… ? Do you know…?Enchanté(e) ! Pleased to meet you.Londres vous plaît? How do you like London?Etes-vous libre plus tard ? Do you have any plans for later?Et si on allait dîner ? How about dinner?Il y a un restaurant juste à côté. There’s a restaurant quite near.Cest très pratique. It’s very convenient.Merci, mais je ne peux pas. Thanks but I can’t.Je vais dîner avec… I’m having / going to have dinner with…A quelle heure voulez-vous y aller ? What time do you want to go?On se retrouve ici à… See you here at…Dîner au restaurant Dinner in a restaurantQuaimeriez-vous commander ? What would you like?Quelle est la soupe du jour ? What’s the soup of the day?Jaimerais ensuite… To follow I’d like…Deux cafés sil vous plaît ! Can we have two coffees?Laddition sil vous plaît ! Can we have the bill?Voilà ma carte de crédit. Here’s my credit card.Cétait délicieux. It was very tasty.Avez-vous une réservation ? Do you have a reservation?Souhaitez-vous voir le menu ? Would you like to see the menu?Autre chose ? Anything else?Rien pour moi. Nothing for me.Voilà votre repas. Here’s your meal.Votre repas vous a plu ? How was your meal?Repas MealsPetit déjeuner BreakfastDéjeuner LunchGoûter TeaDîner DinnerSouper SupperEn-cas Snack108 Visitor handbook | French translations
    • Achats Shopping Jaimerais acheter… I want to buy some… Je prendrais un de ceux-là. I’d like one of those. Vous avez la même chose en bleu ? Do you have that in blue? Cest combien ? How much is / are…? Je vais prendre celui-là / ceux-là. I’ll take it / these / those. Ils sont ici. They’re over there. Je vous laisse choisir. Please have a look and choose. Quest-ce que vous cherchez ? What kind are you looking for? Quelle taille ? What size do you need? Payez-vous séparément ? Are you paying separately? Cela fait en tout… That’s … altogether. Tapez votre code confidentiel. Key in your PIN. Au stade At the stadium Où faut-il aller pour… ? Where do I / we need to go for…? Quel est le meilleur moyen dy aller? How do I / we get to that? Où se trouve… ? Where can I / we get…? Que désirez-vous ? What can I get you? Nous y sommes. Here we are. Je peux passer ? Can I squeeze past? Je suis impatient de… I’m looking forward to… Je peux voir vos billets ? Can I see your tickets? Vous devez aller au grand stade. You want the main stadium. Suivez ce chemin sur … mètres. Follow that path for … metres. Vous verrez le bâtiment principal. You’ll see the main building. Suivez les panneaux pour… Follow the signs to…Visitor handbook | French translations 109
    • Autres mots / expressions utiles Some other useful words / phrasesAccepter / refuser Accepting / refusingOui (sil vous plaît) Yes (please)Non (merci) No (thanks)Termes de politesse Polite wordsMerci / Merci beaucoup (pour votre aide) Thank you / Thanks (very much) (for your help)Sil vous plaît PleaseExcusez-moi Excuse me(Je suis) désolé(e) ! (I’m) sorryIl ny a pas de mal That’s fineJe vous en prie (It was) a pleasurePas de problème No problemSalutations / partir Greetings / taking leaveBonjour / Bonsoir Good morning / afternoon / eveningMonsieur / Madame (généralement réservé aux Sir / Madam (normally used by officials andcommerçants et aux fonctionnaires) tradespeople only)Salut Hi (there)Bonjour HelloContent de vous voir Good to see youJe vais bien I’m fineComment allez-vous ? How about you?Au revoir GoodbyeAu revoir Bye (bye)A tout à lheure See you (later)Daccord / pas daccord Agreeing / disagreeingOui YesNon NoOui, je peux… Yes, I doNon, je ne peux pas No, I don’tCertainement CertainlyBien sûr Of course110 Visitor handbook | French translations
    • Autres mots / expressions utiles Some other useful words / phrases Compter Numbers Un One Deux Two Trois Three Quatre Four Cinq Five Six Six Sept Seven Huit Eight Neuf Nine Dix Ten Onze Eleven Douze Twelve Treize Thirteen Quatorze Fourteen Quinze Fifteen Seize Sixteen Dix-sept Seventeen Dix-huit Eighteen Dix-neuf Nineteen Vingt Twenty Trente Thirty Quarante Forty Cinquante Fifty Soixante Sixty Soixante-dix Seventy Quatre-vingt Eighty Quatre-vingt-dix Ninety Cent One hundred Mille One thousandVisitor handbook | French translations 111
    • Visitor handbookPortuguese translationsSituations and useful languageSituações y linguagem útil
    • Fazendo o Check-in num hotel Checking into a hotelGostaria de fazer o check-in. I’d like to check in.Tenho uma reserva no nome de… I have a reservation in the name of…Tem uma caneta? Do you have a pen?Quero pagar com cartão de crédito. I want to pay by credit card.Quando é o café da manhã? What time is breakfast?Você tem de mostrar algum documento You have to show some ID.comprovativo de identidade.Em que posso ser útil? Can I help you?Não é permitido fumar. Smoking is not allowed.Pode preencher esse formulário, por favor? Can you fill in this form?Posso ver o seu passaporte, por favor? Can I see your passport?Como quer pagar? How do you want to pay?Aqui tem sua chave. Here’s your key.Precisa de ajuda com suas malas? Do you need any help with your bags?É por aí. It’s just through there.Desfrute de sua estadia. Enjoy your stay.Ao fazer um passeio turístico – Sightseeing –como pedir informações asking for informationQueria visitar… I’d like to visit…Pode me dar alguma informação? Can you give me some information?Onde fica? Where is it?Que horas abre? When is it open?Quanto tempo leva para visitar? How long does it take to visit?Quanto custa? How much does it cost?Onde posso comprar os ingressos / bilhetes? Where can I buy tickets?Como posso chegar até lá? How do I get there?Atrações turísticas. Tourist attractions.Gratuito. Free of charge.Fica bem no centro. It’s very central.Você pode comprar um ingresso / bilhete… You can buy a ticket…Você pode pegar um Metrô para lá. You can get there on the tube.114 Visitor handbook | Portuguese translations
    • Viajando – comprando um ingresso Travel – buying a ticket Estou viajando para… I’m going to… Qual o trem/bilhete que preciso? What train / ticket do I need? Posso comprar um desses? Can I have one of those? Onde posso pegar o trem? Where do I catch the train? Deve apanhar a linha … na direção de… Take the … line towards… Deve mudar em … para… Change at … for… Deve sair na estação de… Get off at… Pode comprar um Travelcard por 10 Libras. You can get a Travelcard for £10. Pode ser usado durante o dia inteiro. You can use it all day. Deve passar pela barreira. Go through the barrier. Você precisa / quer pegar o trem para… You need / want the … train. Perguntando por direções Asking for directions Pode me ajudar, por favor? Can you help (me)? O / A … fica perto? Is … near here? Estou procurando… I’m looking for… Não posso ajudar. I can’t help. Não sei. I don’t know. Qual é o problema? What’s the matter? Deixe-me ver. Let me see. Está indo para onde? Where do you want to go? Isso é bastante perto. That’s very near. Desce por aí e vira à esquerda. Go down there and turn left. Não tem jeito de se perder. You can’t miss it.Visitor handbook | Portuguese translations 115
    • Conhecendo pessoas Meeting peopleTudo bem? How are you?Está gostando da estadia? Are you enjoying your stay?Conhece…? Do you know…?Prazer em lhe conhecer. Pleased to meet you.Está gostando de Londres? How do you like London?Já tem planos para mais tarde? Do you have any plans for later?Quer jantar? How about dinner?Tem um restaurante aqui perto. There’s a restaurant quite near.Fica num local conveniente. It’s very convenient.Agradecido(a) mas não posso Thanks but I can’t.aceitar o convite.Já tenho encontro marcado para jantar com… I’m having / going to have dinner with…A que horas quer ir? What time do you want to go?Então nos encontramos lá às … horas. See you here at…Jantando num restaurante Dinner in a restaurantO que deseja? What would you like?Qual é a sopa do dia? What’s the soup of the day?Depois eu queria… To follow I’d like…Queríamos dois cafés por favor. Can we have two coffees?Pode nos dar a conta por favor? Can we have the bill?Aqui tem o meu cartão de crédito. Here’s my credit card.A comida era muito boa. It was very tasty.Tem reserva feita? Do you have a reservation?Deseja ver o cardápio? Would you like to see the menu?Deseja mais alguma coisa? Anything else?Para mim nada. Nothing for me.Aqui tem. Here’s your meal.Gostou da comida? How was your meal?Refeições MealsCafé da manhã BreakfastAlmoço LunchChá da tarde TeaJantar DinnerCeia SupperLanche Snack116 Visitor handbook | Portuguese translations
    • No Shopping Shopping Quero comprar… I want to buy some… Queria um desses aí por favor. I’d like one of those. Tem um(a) em azul? Do you have that in blue? Quanto custa …? How much is / are…? Vou levar este(a) / estes(as) / aqueles(as) I’ll take it / these / those. Estão aqui. They’re over there. Veja por favor e escolha. Please have a look and choose. Qual o tipo que você procura? What kind are you looking for? Que tamanho? What size do you need? Vai pagar à parte? Are you paying separately? Então, tudo junto custa… That’s … altogether. Coloque seu PIN por favor. Key in your PIN. No Estádio At the stadium Onde preciso / precisamos ir para…? Where do I / we need to go for…? Como chego / chegamos lá? How do I / we get to that? Onde posso / podemos obter…? Where can I / we get…? Em que posso lhe ajudar? What can I get you? Aqui estamos. Here we are. Desculpe, posso passar? Can I squeeze past? Aguardo ansiosamente… I’m looking forward to… Posso ver seus ingressos, por favor? Can I see your tickets? Deverá se dirigir ao estádio principal. You want the main stadium. Siga esse caminho durante … metros. Follow that path for … metres. Depois vai encontrar o edifício principal. You’ll see the main building. Siga as placas para… Follow the signs to…Visitor handbook | Portuguese translations 117
    • Outras palavras / frases úteis Some other useful words / phrasesAceitando / recusando qualquer coisa Accepting / refusingSim (por favor) Yes (please)Não (obrigado) No (thanks)Palavras de cortesia Polite wordsObrigado / Muito obrigado (por sua ajuda) Thank you / Thanks (very much) (for your help)Por favor PleaseCom licença Excuse meMe desculpe (I’m) sorryNão tem problema That’s finePrazer, não tem de quê (It was) a pleasureNão tem problema No problemCumprimentar / se despedir de alguém Greetings / taking leaveBom dia/boa tarde/boa noite Good morning / afternoon / eveningSenhor / Senhora (expressão normalmente Sir / Madam (normally used by officials andusada por funcionários e em situações tradespeople only)de negócios)Oi Hi (there)Alô HelloÉ bom ver você Good to see youComigo tudo bem I’m fineE você? How about you?Adeus / Até mais ver GoodbyeTchau / Até mais ver Bye (bye)Até mais tarde See you (later)Concordando / discordando Agreeing / disagreeingSim YesNão NoSim, posso Yes, I doNão, não posso No, I don’tCertamente CertainlyClaro Of course118 Visitor handbook | Portuguese translations
    • Outras palavras / frases úteis Some other useful words / phrases Números Numbers Um One Dois Two Três Three Quatro Four Cinco Five Seis Six Sete Seven Oito Eight Nove Nine Dez Ten Onze Eleven Doze Twelve Treze Thirteen Catorze Fourteen Quinze Fifteen Dezasseis Sixteen Dezassete Seventeen Dezoito Eighteen Dezanove Nineteen Vinte Twenty Trinta Thirty Quarenta Forty Cinquenta Fifty Sessenta Sixty Setenta Seventy Oitenta Eighty Noventa Ninety Cem One hundred Mil One thousandVisitor handbook | Portuguese translations 119
    • Visitor handbookRussian translationsSituations and useful languageСитуации и полезные выражения
    • Регистрация в гостинице Checking into a hotelЯ хотел бы зарегистрироваться. I’d like to check in.У меня забронирован номер на имя... I have a reservation in the name of…У вас есть ручка? Do you have a pen?Я хочу оплатить кредитной карточкой. I want to pay by credit card.В какое время завтрак? What time is breakfast?Вы должны предъявить удостоверяющий You have to show some ID.личность документ.Чем я могу вам помочь? Can I help you?Курение запрещено. Smoking is not allowed.Не могли бы вы заполнить этот бланк? Can you fill in this form?Можно посмотреть ваш паспорт? Can I see your passport?Как вы будете платить? How do you want to pay?Вот ваш ключ. Here’s your key.Вам нужна помощь с багажом? Do you need any help with your bags?Пройдите вот туда. It’s just through there.Желаю приятного пребывания. Enjoy your stay.Достопримечательности: Sightseeing –вопросы asking for informationЯ бы хотел посетить... I’d like to visit…Не могли бы вы дать мне некоторую Can you give me some information?информацию?Где это находится? Where is it?Когда это открыто? When is it open?Сколько времени понадобится на How long does it take to visit?посещение?Сколько это стоит? How much does it cost?Где я могу купить билеты? Where can I buy tickets?Как туда можно добраться? How do I get there?Туристические достопримечательности. Tourist attractions.Бесплатно. Free of charge.Это в самом центре. It’s very central.Вы можете купить билет... You can buy a ticket…Вы можете доехать на метро. You can get there on the tube.122 Visitor handbook | Russian translations
    • Поездки: покупка билетов Travel – buying a ticket Я еду в / к / на... I’m going to… Какой поезд / билет мне нужен? What train / ticket do I need? Можно взять один? Can I have one of those? Где я могу сесть на поезд? Where do I catch the train? Поезжайте по линии ... в направлении... Take the … line towards… Пересядьте на ... на... Change at … for… Выходите на... Get off at… Вы можете купить проездной за 10 фунтов. You can get a Travelcard for £10. Вы можете им пользоваться весь день. You can use it all day. Проходите через турникет. Go through the barrier. Вам нужен / вы хотите поезд до... You need / want the … train. Указание направления Asking for directions Не могли бы вы помочь (мне)? Can you help (me)? ....где-то недалеко? Is … near here? Мне нужен / нужна... I’m looking for… Я не могу помочь. I can’t help. Я не знаю. I don’t know. В чем дело? What’s the matter? Минутку. Let me see. Куда вам надо? Where do you want to go? Это очень близко. That’s very near. Идите туда и поверните налево. Go down there and turn left. Вы увидите сами. You can’t miss it.Visitor handbook | Russian translations 123
    • Встречи Meeting peopleКак дела? How are you?Вам нравится здесь? Are you enjoying your stay?Вы знаете...? Do you know…?Рад с вами познакомиться. Pleased to meet you.Как вам нравится Лондон? How do you like London?Что вы собираетесь делать потом? Do you have any plans for later?Может быть, поужинаем? How about dinner?Совсем недалеко есть ресторан. There’s a restaurant quite near.Это очень удобно. It’s very convenient.Спасибо, но я не могу. Thanks but I can’t.Я обедаю / собираюсь пообедать с... I’m having / going to have dinner with…Во сколько вы хотите идти? What time do you want to go?Встретимся здесь в... See you here at…В ресторане Dinner in a restaurantЧто бы вы хотели? What would you like?Какой сегодня суп? What’s the soup of the day?Затем я бы хотел... To follow I’d like…Можно два кофе? Can we have two coffees?Можно счет? Can we have the bill?Вот моя кредитная карточка. Here’s my credit card.Было очень вкусно. It was very tasty.Вы заказывали столик? Do you have a reservation?Хотите посмотреть меню? Would you like to see the menu?Что-нибудь еще? Anything else?Мне ничего. Nothing for me.Вот ваш заказ. Here’s your meal.Как вам понравилась еда? How was your meal?Питание Mealsзавтрак Breakfastланч Lunchчай Teaобед Dinnerужин Supperзакуска Snack124 Visitor handbook | Russian translations
    • Покупки Shopping Я хочу купить... I want to buy some… Я хотел бы это купить. I’d like one of those. А синего цвета у вас есть? Do you have that in blue? Сколько стоит / стоят...? How much is / are…? Я возьму это / эти / те. I’ll take it / these / those. Они там. They’re over there. Посмотрите и выберите. Please have a look and choose. Какой / какую / какие вы хотите? What kind are you looking for? Какой вам нужен размер? What size do you need? Вы платите по отдельности? Are you paying separately? Всего будет... That’s … altogether. Введите ПИН-код. Key in your PIN. На стадионе At the stadium Как мне / нам пройти к...? Where do I / we need to go for…? Как мне / нам пройти туда? How do I / we get to that? Где я могу / мы можем найти...? Where can I / we get…? Что вам взять? What can I get you? Вот мы и пришли. Here we are. Могу я пройти? Can I squeeze past? Я не дождусь... I’m looking forward to… Можно посмотреть ваши билеты? Can I see your tickets? Вам нужен главный стадион. You want the main stadium. Пройдите по этой дорожке ... метров. Follow that path for … metres. Вы увидите главное здание. You’ll see the main building. Следуйте указателям ... Follow the signs to…Visitor handbook | Russian translations 125
    • Прочие полезные слова / Some other useful words / phrasesвыраженияСогласие / отказ Accepting / refusingДа (спасибо) Yes (please)Нет (спасибо) No (thanks)Вежливые фразы Polite wordsБлагодарю / (Большое) спасибо Thank you / Thanks (very much)(за вашу помощь) (for your help)Пожалуйста PleaseИзвините Excuse meПростите (меня) (I’m) sorryВсе в порядке That’s fineПожалуйста (в ответ на «спасибо») (It was) a pleasureНикаких проблем No problemПриветствие / прощание Greetings / taking leaveДоброе утро / добрый день (вечер) Good morning / afternoon / eveningСэр / Мадам (обычно употребляется только Sir / Madam (normally used by officials andдолжностными лицами и работниками tradespeople only)магазинов)Привет Hi (there)Здравствуйте HelloРад / рада вас видеть Good to see youУ меня все отлично I’m fineА как вы? How about you?До свидания GoodbyeПока Bye (bye)До встречи See you (later)Согласие / несогласие Agreeing / disagreeingДа YesНет NoДа Yes, I doНет No, I don’tКонечно CertainlyКонечно Of course126 Visitor handbook | Russian translations
    • Прочие полезные слова / Some other useful words / phrases выражения Числа Numbers Один One Два Two Три Three Четыре Four Пять Five Шесть Six Семь Seven Восемь Eight Девять Nine Десять Ten Одиннадцать Eleven Двенадцать Twelve Тринадцать Thirteen Четырнадцать Fourteen Пятнадцать Fifteen Шестнадцать Sixteen Семнадцать Seventeen Восемнадцать Eighteen Девятнадцать Nineteen Двадцать Twenty Тридцать Thirty Сорок Forty Пятьдесят Fifty Шестьдесят Sixty Семьдесят Seventy Восемьдесят Eighty Девяносто Ninety Сто One hundred Тысяча One thousandVisitor handbook | Russian translations 127
    • Visitor handbookMandarin translationsSituations and useful language场景和有用的语言
    • 在旅馆入住登记 Checking into a hotel我想要做入住登记。 I’d like to check in.我预订时用的名字是… I have a reservation in the name of…您有笔吗? Do you have a pen?我想用信用卡支付。 I want to pay by credit card.什么时候吃早餐? What time is breakfast?请您出示身份证。 You have to show some ID.有什么可以帮您吗? Can I help you?这里不允许抽烟。 Smoking is not allowed.您能填一下这张表吗? Can you fill in this form?我能看一下您的护照吗? Can I see your passport?您想使用何种支付方式? How do you want to pay?这是您的钥匙。 Here’s your key.您需要帮忙拿包吗? Do you need any help with your bags?过了那儿就是了。 It’s just through there.祝您在这儿过得愉快。 Enjoy your stay.观光一请求信息 Sightseeing – asking for information我想要参观… I’d like to visit…您能给我一些信息吗? Can you give me some information?它在哪? Where is it?它什么时候开放? When is it open?参观需要花费多长时间? How long does it take to visit?它需要花费多少钱? How much does it cost?我在哪可以买到票? Where can I buy tickets?我怎么才能到那? How do I get there?旅游胜地。 Tourist attractions.免费。 Free of charge.它地处中心地带。 It’s very central.您可以买到票… You can buy a ticket…您可以乘地铁到那。 You can get there on the tube.130 Visitor handbook | Mandarin translations
    • 旅游—买票 Travel – buying a ticket 我想要去… I’m going to… 我需要买哪种车次/票? What train / ticket do I need? 我能要这其中的一个吗? Can I have one of those? 我在哪可以坐上火车? Where do I catch the train? 请坐…号线 到… Take the … line towards… 在…换乘… Change at … for… 在…下车 Get off at… 您花10 英镑就可以得到一张交通卡。 You can get a Travelcard for £10. 您可以全天使用它。 You can use it all day. 穿过那个栅栏。 Go through the barrier. 您需要坐 … 火车。 You need / want the … train. 问路 Asking for directions 您能帮个忙吗? Can you help (me)? … 是在这附近吗? Is … near here? 我在找… I’m looking for… 我帮不到您。 I can’t help. 我不知道。 I don’t know. 有什么事吗? What’s the matter? 让我看一 。 下 Let me see. 您想去哪? Where do you want to go? 那儿离这边很近。 That’s very near. 照直走到那儿 然后左拐。 , Go down there and turn left. 不要错过它。 You can’t miss it.Visitor handbook | Mandarin translations 131
    • 与人见面 Meeting people你好吗? How are you?您在这过的愉快吗? Are you enjoying your stay?您知道…吗? Do you know…?很高兴见到您。 Pleased to meet you.您觉得伦敦怎么样? How do you like London?您稍后有什么安排吗? Do you have any plans for later?吃个饭怎么样? How about dinner?这附近有一家餐馆。 There’s a restaurant quite near.这很方便。 It’s very convenient.谢谢,但是我不能。 Thanks but I can’t.我将和…一起吃饭。 I’m having / going to have dinner with…您打算几点出发? What time do you want to go?…点在这见。 See you here at…在餐馆吃饭 Dinner in a restaurant您想要什么? What would you like?今天有什么汤? What’s the soup of the day?接下来我想要… To follow I’d like…我能要两份咖啡吗? Can we have two coffees?能把账单给我吗? Can we have the bill?这是我的信用卡。 Here’s my credit card.它真的很美味。 It was very tasty.您有预订吗? Do you have a reservation?您要看看菜单吗? Would you like to see the menu?还有其它的吗? Anything else?我不要其它的了。 Nothing for me.这是您的饭菜。 Here’s your meal.您的饭菜怎么样啊? How was your meal?餐类 Meals早餐 Breakfast午餐 Lunch茶点 Tea正餐 Dinner晚餐 Supper零嘴 Snack132 Visitor handbook | Mandarin translations
    • 购物 Shopping 我想买些… I want to buy some… 我想要这其中的一个。 I’d like one of those. 那个您有蓝色的吗? Do you have that in blue? …多少钱? How much is / are…? 我要它/这些/那些了。 I’ll take it / these / those. 它们在那儿。 They’re over there. 请看看然后选一 。 下 Please have a look and choose. 您想要哪款? What kind are you looking for? 您要多大号的? What size do you need? 您要分开付账吗? Are you paying separately? 总额是… That’s … altogether. 键入您的 PIN。 Key in your PIN. 在体育场 At the stadium 我/我们应该去哪…? Where do I / we need to go for…? 我/我们怎么到那? How do I / we get to that? 我/我们在哪能得到…? Where can I / we get…? 您想要点什么? What can I get you? 我们到了。 Here we are. 我能挤过去吗? Can I squeeze past? 我期望… I’m looking forward to… 我能看看您的票吗? Can I see your tickets? 您要去主体育场。 You want the main stadium. 沿着那条路走… 米。 Follow that path for … metres. 您会看到主楼。 You’ll see the main building. 跟着标志到… Follow the signs to…Visitor handbook | Mandarin translations 133
    • 其它一些有用的词汇/短语 Some other useful words / phrases接受/拒绝 Accepting / refusing是的(请) Yes (please)不(谢谢) No (thanks)礼貌用语 Polite words谢谢您/ 非常) (您的帮助) ( 感谢 Thank you / Thanks (very much) (for your help)请 Please打扰一下 Excuse me(我)非常抱歉 (I’m) sorry很好 That’s fine(不客气)不用谢 (It was) a pleasure没问题 No problem问候/告别 Greetings / taking leave早上好/下午好/晚上好 Good morning / afternoon / evening先生/女士(一般只有官员和商人用) Sir / Madam (normally used by officials and tradespeople only)嘿(你好) Hi (there)你好 Hello很高兴见到你 Good to see you我很好 I’m fine你怎么样? How about you?再见 Goodbye拜拜 Bye (bye)(一会儿)见 See you (later)同意/不同意 Agreeing / disagreeing是的 Yes不 No是的 我是 , Yes, I do不 我不是 , No, I don’t当然可以 Certainly当然 Of course134 Visitor handbook | Mandarin translations
    • 其它一些有用的词汇/短语 Some other useful words / phrases 数字 Numbers 一 One 二 Two 三 Three 四 Four 五 Five 六 Six 七 Seven 八 Eight 九 Nine 十 Ten 十一 Eleven 十二 Twelve 十三 Thirteen 十四 Fourteen 十五 Fifteen 十六 Sixteen 十七 Seventeen 十八 Eighteen 十九 Nineteen 二十 Twenty 三十 Thirty 四十 Forty 五十 Fifty 六十 Sixty 七十 Seventy 八十 Eighty 九十 Ninety 一百 One hundred 一千 One thousandVisitor handbook | Mandarin translations 135
    • Visitor handbookArabic translationsSituations and useful language
    • Checking into a hotel I’d like to check in. I have a reservation in the name of… Do you have a pen? I want to pay by credit card. What time is breakfast? You have to show some ID. Can I help you? Smoking is not allowed. Can you fill in this form? Can I see your passport? How do you want to pay? Here’s your key. Do you need any help with your bags? It’s just through there. Enjoy your stay. Sightseeing – asking for information I’d like to visit… Can you give me some information? Where is it? When is it open? How long does it take to visit? How much does it cost? Where can I buy tickets? How do I get there? Tourist attractions. Free of charge. It’s very central. You can buy a ticket… You can get there on the tube.138 Visitor handbook | Arabic translations
    • Travel – buying a ticket I’m going to… What train / ticket do I need? Can I have one of those? Where do I catch the train? Take the … line towards… Change at … for… Get off at… You can get a Travelcard for £10. You can use it all day. Go through the barrier. You need / want the … train. Asking for directions Can you help (me)? Is … near here? I’m looking for… I can’t help. I don’t know. What’s the matter? Let me see. Where do you want to go? That’s very near. Go down there and turn left. You can’t miss it.Visitor handbook | Arabic translations 139
    • Meeting people How are you? Are you enjoying your stay? Do you know…? Pleased to meet you. How do you like London? Do you have any plans for later? How about dinner? There’s a restaurant quite near. It’s very convenient. Thanks but I can’t. I’m having / going to have dinner with… What time do you want to go? See you here at… Dinner in a restaurant What would you like? What’s the soup of the day? To follow I’d like… Can we have two coffees? Can we have the bill? Here’s my credit card. It was very tasty. Do you have a reservation? Would you like to see the menu? Anything else? Nothing for me. Here’s your meal. How was your meal?140 Visitor handbook | Arabic translations
    • Meals Breakfast Lunch Tea Dinner Supper Snack Shopping I want to buy some… I’d like one of those. Do you have that in blue? How much is / are…? I’ll take it / these / those. They’re over there. Please have a look and choose. What kind are you looking for? What size do you need? Are you paying separately? That’s … altogether. Key in your PIN.Visitor handbook | Arabic translations 141
    • At the stadium Where do I / we need to go for…? How do I / we get to that? Where can I / we get…? What can I get you? Here we are. Can I squeeze past? I’m looking forward to… Can I see your tickets? You want the main stadium. Follow that path for … metres. You’ll see the main building. Follow the signs to… Some other useful words / phrases Accepting / refusing Yes (please) No (thanks) Polite words Thank you / Thanks (very much) (for your help) Please Excuse me (I’m) sorry That’s fine (It was) a pleasure No problem142 Visitor handbook | Arabic translations
    • Greetings / taking leave Good morning / afternoon / evening Sir / Madam (normally used by officials and tradespeople only) Hi (there) Hello Good to see you I’m fine How about you? Goodbye Bye (bye) See you (later) Agreeing / disagreeing Yes No Yes, I do No, I don’t Certainly Of courseVisitor handbook | Arabic translations 143
    • Numbers One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten Eleven Twelve Thirteen Fourteen Fifteen Sixteen Seventeen Eighteen Nineteen Twenty Thirty Forty Fifty Sixty Seventy Eighty Ninety One hundred One thousand144 Visitor handbook | Arabic translations
    • Visitor handbookTest yourself!
    • Test yourself! Questions Answers1 A. How many beds does a twin room have? B. This person carries your bags in a hotel: C. You can exercise in this place: 2 A. St Paul’s is a famous art gallery – true or false? B. Parliament has a famous clock tower. What’s it called? C. How much does it cost to visit the Science Museum? 3 A. On a Tube map, which is the red line? B. How can you save money on the Tube? C. Normally, how many people can ride in a London taxi? 4 A. On a compass, what is opposite North-West? B. Name two attractions near Covent Garden. C. Which is the best answer? The London Transport Museum contains: i) old buses, trams and tube trains ii) modern British art 8A. i; 8B. Diving, Swimming, Water Polo; 8C. iii 7A. XXL; 7B. hat; cap, 7C. a woman 6A. i; 6B. false; 6C. iii (pizza) 5A. ii (3.30  .m); 5B. Wednesday; 5C. iii (1), v (2), ii (3), iv (4), i (5) p 4A. South - East; 4B. Royal Opera House, London Transport Museum, Theatre Royal, Theatre Museum; 4C. i 3A. Central Line; 3B. Oyster card or Travelcard; 3C. up to 5 2A. false (it’s a cathedral); 2B. Big Ben; 2C. £0 – it’s free! 1A. 2; 1B. porter; 1C. gym (gymnasium) Answers 146 Visitor handbook | Test yourself!
    • 5 A. Half past three is the same as: i) 2.30pm  ii) 3.30pm  iii) 4.30pm? B. Tuesday comes between Monday and ? C. Put these phrases in the correct order (1–5): i) And you. (  ) ii) Can I introduce my friend, John? (  ) iii) Hello, Simon! (1) iv) Pleased to meet you. (  ) v) Hi, Maria. (  ) 6 A. Prawn cocktail is a: i) starter  ii) main course  iii) dessert? B. Cider is a soft drink – true or false? C. Which of these is not a traditional British dish: i) steak and kidney pudding ii) cottage pie  iii) pizza? 7 A. Which three letters mean extra-extra-large? B. Name something you can wear on your head. C. Who normally wears a blouse, a woman or a man? 8 A. Athletics events such as running take place: i) on a track  ii) on a pitch  iii) in a ring B. Name two sports taking place in water. C. The crowd often does this in a stadium: i) a Moroccan wave  ii) a Marcel wave iii) a Mexican waveVisitor handbook | Test yourself! 147
    • Situations answersAccommodation  (page 12)Can you join the sentences below to give the correct meanings?A double room is a room for two people (with one bed).A twin room is a room for two people with two beds.An ensuite room has its own bathroom.With room service you can order drinks and food in your room.A full English breakfast includes a cooked meal with eggs, bacon, and other things.More hotel facilities1. Reception; 2. Porter; 3. 24-hr room service; 4. Wide-screen satellite TV in all rooms;5. Gymnasium; 6. Restaurant; 7. Laundry service; 8. Irons available; 9. Wheelchair accessSightseeing  (page 14)1. Cathedral; 2. 40; 3. Waterloo; 4. FreeTravel  (page 16)Unscramble the words and match them to the pictures.subes buses (E); cibylsec bicycles (B); bute tsarin tube trains (D); kinglaw walking (A);balck bac black cab (C)Which four pictures above go with these descriptions?1. E; 2. C; 3. B; 4. ADirections  (page 18)Compass pointsNW North-West; NE North-East (NE); SE South-East; SW South-WestWhere am I going?I’m going to the London Transport Museum.148 Visitor handbook | Situations answers
    • Meeting people  (page 20)Find another way to say the following:Half past five / five thirty / 5.30; Ten-fifteen / a quarter past ten / 10.15;A quarter to seven / six forty-five / 6.45; Twenty-five past two / two twenty-five / 2.25Dinner in a restaurant  (page 22)Are the following traditional British dishes?Roast beef and yorkshire pudding (Y); Pizza (N); Hamburger (N);Toad-in-the-hole (Y); Sweet and sour chicken (N); Shepherd’s pie (Y);Haggis (Y); Lamb biryani (N); Cornish pasty (Y); Fish and chips (Y);Lancashire hotpot (Y); Tiramisu (N); Steak and kidney pudding (Y); Trifle (Y)Shopping  (page 24)ColoursA. Beige; B. Purple; C. Brown; D. GreyHere are some more clothes. Who is wearing them?Woman: Blouse, Trousers, Shoes.Man: Hat, Jacket, Jeans, Trainers.At the stadium  (page 26)What do they play on? Match the sports and the place.SPORT A. 3; SPORT B. 5; SPORT C. 1; SPORT D. 2; SPORT E. 4Which sports are shown in the pictures above?Boxing (E); Running (B); Tennis (D); Water polo (C), Hockey (A)Max is calling Anna on his mobile phone to tell her about the stadium.Can you put in the missing words from the list?1. stewards; 2. flags; 3. vendors; 4. programme; 5. crowd; 6. Mexican wave; 7. athletesVisitor handbook | Situations answers 149
    • Sports answersArchery  (page 36) Equestrian  (page 54)Answers 1. E; 2. D; 3. C; 4. F; 5. A; 6. B; 7. G Answers 1. F; 2. A; 3. C; 4. E; 5. B; 6. DAthletics (field)  (page 38) Fencing  (page 56)Answers 1. A; 2. H; 3. I; 4. J; 5. D; 6. B; Answers 1. A; 2. E; 3. D; 4. F; 5. H; 6. G;7. F; 8. C; 9. G; 10. E 7. B; 8. CAthletics (track)  (page 40) Football  (page 58)Answers 1. C; 2. I; 3. F; 4. D; 5. A; 6. G; Answers 1. I; 2. B; 3. H; 4. A; 5. G; 6. J;7. H; 8. E; 9. J; 10. B 7. E; 8. F; 9. C; 10. DBadminton  (page 42) Gymnastics  (page 60)Answers 1. I; 2. E; 3. H; 4. G; 5. B; 6. D; Answers 1. D; 2. C; 3. B; 4. A7. C; 8. A; 9. F Handball  (page 62)Basketball  (page 44) Answers 1. A; 2. F; 3. G; 4. D; 5. H; 6. E;Answers 1. E; 2. B; 3. G; 4. D; 5. C; 6. F; 7. A 7. C; 8. BBoxing  (page 46) Hockey  (page 64)Answers 1. E; 2. B; 3. C; 4. D; 5. H; 6. G; Answers 1. B; 2. F; 3. A; 4. E; 5. D; 6. C7. F; 8. A Judo  (page 66)Canoe / Kayak  (page 48) Answers 1. E; 2. A; 3. B; 4. D; 5. C; 6. FAnswers 1. A; 2. E; 3. F; 4. D; 5. G; 6. C;7. J; 8. I; 9. H; 10. B Modern Pentathlon  (page 68) Answers 1. E; 2. A; 3. B; 4. F; 5. C; 6. H;Cycling  (page 50) 7. G; 8. DAnswers 1. D; 2. C; 3. A; 4. E; 5. G; 6. F;7. B; 8. H Rowing  (page 70) Answers 1. C; 2. E; 3. D; 4. A; 5. B; 6. G;Diving  (page 52) 7. H; 8. FAnswers 1. D; 2. A; 3. B; 4. G; 5. C; 6. H;7. F; 8. E150 Visitor handbook | Sports answers
    • Sailing  (page 72) Volleyball / Beach Volleyball Answers 1. B; 2. C; 3. F; 4. H; 5. G; (page 88)6. E; 7. D; 8. A Answers 1. G; 2. C; 3. J; 4. I; 5. F; 6. B; 7. D; 8. H; 9. A; 10. EShooting  (page 74)Answers 1. C; 2. D; 3. F; 4. E; 5. A; 6. B; 7. G Water Polo  (page 90) Answers 1. E; 2. H; 3. A; 4. D; 5. G; 6. F; 7. B; 8. I; 9. CSwimming  (page 76)Answers 1.B; 2. C; 3. E; 4. H; 5. F; 6. A;7. G; 8. D Weightlifting  (page 92) Answers 1. A; 2. C; 3. B; 4. F; 5. E; 6. G; 7. DSynchronised Swimming  (page 78)Answers 1. F; 2. G; 3. D; 4. A; 5. B; 6. C; Wrestling  (page 94)7. E; 8. H Answers 1. H; 2. E; 3. B; 4. G; 5. C; 6. D; 7. F; 8. ATable Tennis  (page 80)Answers 1. G; 2. A; 3. E; 4. H; 5. C; 6. B;7. D; 8. FTaekwondo  (page 82)Answers 1. B; 2. H; 3. A; 4. C; 5. E; 6. G;7. F; 8. DTennis  (page 84)Answers 1. I; 2. B; 3. H; 4. G; 5. J; 6. F;7. A; 8. D; 9. E; 10. CTriathlon  (page 86)Answers 1. D; 2. E; 3. B; 4. A; 5. F; 6. CVisitor handbook | Sports answers 151
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