31st May 2020
Airport Dialogue Practice
A chance to get away, and practice everyday informal conversation at an airport.
Grammar: I want to go on a holiday // I need to stop working for a while
subject + modal verb + infinite verb …
I + want / need + to go / to stop / to relax etc
Steve and Vic are going on holiday. They are waiting for their plane (airplane / aeroplane)
Steve Finally, a holiday ! I need to get away from the city.
Vic City life is so stressful. So much hustle and bustle.
Steve I want to relax. Peace and quiet. No work, no traffic.
Vic What time is the flight ?
Steve Quarter past four. Gate B21.
Vic Where is the Duty-Free ? I want to buy some whisky.
Steve We can buy some after we’ve gone through security.
Vic Ok but first I need to find an ATM. There’s one over there.
After they go through security they wait in the departure lounge.
Steve What kind of holiday do you prefer ?
Vic I enjoy activity holidays, but I prefer the beach.
Steve Swimming is great. I need to keep fit. Too much beer !
Vic What time can we board ?
Steve Let me see … We can board at quarter to four. Do you need sun cream?
Vic No, I have some in my luggage. Where’s the guide book ?
Steve In my carry on bag. Here. Singapore is going to be a big culture shock !
Vic The food, the language, the weather. How do we get to our hotel ?
Steve The taxis are outside the baggage claim, after we go through customs.