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At the airport 2


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At the airport 2

  1. 1. On the plane<br />Read the text and try to understand it.<br />left0FLIGHT ATTENDANT: - Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of Captain Jefferson and his crew, I'd like to welcome you aboard flight 281 to Dublin. Our flight will last four hours and a half. During this time, we ask you to please remain seated with your seatbelts fastened. We will serve beverages and dinner as soon as we reach our cruising altitude, and we will project a film on the screen right after that. We remind you that this is a non-smoking flight. Please make sure your seats are in the upright position for take-off. Thank you for flying British Airways. We wish you a pleasant flight.<br />Language Focus<br />Read the vocabulary notes and try to remember the meanings.<br />ladies and gentlemen damas y caballeros<br />on behalf ofen nombre de<br />captaincomandante<br />crewtripulación<br />aboarda bordo de<br />flightvuelo. Recuerda que el verbo volar se dice to fly.<br />to lastdurar<br />to remain seatedpermanecer sentado<br />seatbeltcinturón de seguridad<br />fastenedabrochado<br />beveragesbebidas<br />to reachalcanzar<br />cruising altitudealtitud de crucero<br />upright positionposición vertical<br />take-offdespegue<br />thank you for flying BAgracias por volar con BA<br />Airplane vocabulary<br />air hostessazafataautopilot/automatic pilotpiloto automáticoblack boxcaja negrabumpy flightvuelo turbulentobusiness classclase ejecutivacockpitcabina del pilotocopilotcopilotocrewtripulaciónduty freelibre de impuestoseconomy classclase turistaemergency exitsalida de emergenciaemergency landingaterrizaje de emergenciafirst classprimera claseflight attendantazafata, auxiliar de vuelojet lagdescompensación por la diferencia horarialife vestsalvavidasloudspeakersaltavocesluggage compartmentcompartimiento para equipajemeal traybandeja de comidapilotpilotoplaneaviónrestroom / lavatorysanitariosseatasientoseat beltcinturón de seguridadturbulenceturbulenciato fasten the seatbeltabrocharse el cinturón de seguridadto landaterrizarlandingaterrizajeto put out the cigarettesapagar los cigarrillosto take offdespegartake-offdespegue<br />GRAMMAR - Giving orders<br />Para dar una orden a una persona, se utiliza el modo imperativo. La estructura es muy simple ya que no se necesita sujeto.<br />Para dar una orden afirmativa, se usa el verbo en infinitivo:<br />infinitive verbGo to the baggage claim area.Fasten your seatbelt.Be quiet.<br />Para dar una orden negativa, se usa don't y el verbo en infinitivo:<br />don't + infinitive verbDon't go to the baggage claim area.Don't fasten your seatbelt.Don't be quiet.<br />Para ser más amables se emplea la palabra please al inicio o al final de la frase.<br />Please go to the baggage claim area.Please fasten your seatbelt.Be quiet, please.<br />I want a one-way (round-trip) ticket to DallasQuiero un boleto de ida (de ida y vuelta) a Dallas<br />I would like to reserve a flight for ChicagoQuisiera reservar un vuelo a Chicago<br />When should I confirm the flight?¿Cuándo debería confirmar el vuelo?<br />Is it a direct flight?¿Es un vuelo directo?<br />Is there a stopover?¿Hay una escala?<br />When does the plane leave (arrive)?¿Cuándo sale (llega) el avión?<br />Do I have to change planes?¿Tengo que cambiar aviones?<br />How long before the flight must I check in?¿Cuánto tiempo antes del vuelo debo registrarme en el aeropuerto?<br />To the airport, pleaseAl aeropuerto, por favor.<br />Which gate must I go to?¿A qué puerta debo ir?<br />What's my flight number?¿Cuál es el número de mi vuelo?<br />Is the plane delayed (on time)?¿Está demorado (en tiempo) el avión?<br />Look at the timetableMire el horario de vuelos<br />Do you have your boarding pass?¿Tiene Ud. su pase de abordar?<br />Where is my seat / baggage?¿Dónde está mi asiento / equipaje?<br />Fasten your belts please!Abróchense los cinturones, por favor!<br />The plane is landing / taking off.El avión está aterrizando (despegando)<br />I have nothing to declare.No tengo nada que declarar<br />Exercise 1<br />Fill in the blanks with the words from the list.<br />aboard - reach - remain - upright - on behalf of crew - purchase - cruising altitude - take-offduration - flight - seatbelts - snacks - at all times<br />Principio del formulario<br />- Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.<br /> the , I have the pleasure to welcome you  flight 309 to Los Angeles.<br />The  of our flight will be three hours.<br />We ask you to please  seated with your  fastened .<br />Once we  our , we will offer you a selection of beverages and  for .<br />Please put your seats in the  position for .<br />We wish you a pleasant .<br />Exercise 2<br />Write the sentences using the words given.<br />Principio del formulario<br />behalf - company I welcome you aboard.<br />you - please - remain – seatedattentionWe ask .Thank you .<br />you – patienceprepare - landingWe thank .Please .<br />this - non-smoking - flightI remind you that .<br />fasten - seatbeltYou must .<br />proceed - baggage claim areaPlease .<br />seat - upright positionPlease put your .<br />Exercise 3 - Read the text and answer the questions.<br />Flight attendantsOnce up in the air, flight attendants will usually serve drinks and/or food to passengers. When not performing customer service duties, flight attendants must periodically conduct cabin checks and listen for any unusual noises or situations. Checks must also be done on the lavatory to ensure the smoke detector hasn't been deactivated and to restock supplies as needed.Regular cockpit checks must be done to ensure the pilot's health and safety. They must also respond to call lights dealing with special requests. During turbulence, flight attendants must ensure the cabin is secure.Prior to landing all loose items, trays and rubbish must be collected and secured along with service and galley equipment. All hot liquids must be disposed of. A final cabin check must then be completed prior to landing. It is vital that flight attendants remain aware as the majority of emergencies occur during takeoff and landing.Upon landing, flight attendants must remain stationed at exits and monitor the airplane and cabin as passengers disembark the plane. They also assist any special-needs passengers and small children off the airplane and escort children, while following the proper paperwork and ID process to escort them to the designated person picking them up.<br />Questions about the text<br />Principio del formulario<br />1. Flight attendants must check for unusual situations. True.False.It's not said on the text.<br /> 2. Flight attendants have to ensure the pilot's safety. True.False.It's not said on the text.<br /> 3. Flight attendants must respond to telephone calls. True.False.It's not said on the text.<br /> 4. Upon landing, flight attendants must remain seated. True.False.It's not said on the text.<br /> 5. Flight attendants accompany small children travelling alone through the immigration process. True.False.It's not said on the text.Final del formulario<br />