Using the language

Asking if you are allowed to do things

Listen to the examples on your tape and then try to do the exercise without looking at your book. You will hear each correct answer after you say it.

1 You want to know if you are allowed to board the

aircraft now.

Can I board the aircraft nowf

2 You want to know if you are allowed to bring in 300


Can I bring in 300 cigarettesf

use the ticket on a weekday.

pay by cheque.

leave the car in London.

You want to know if break the journey in Budapest,

you are allowed to catch the flight without

a reservation.

take your briefcase on the plane.

Answering questions

Listen to the question and then give an answer beginning with yes or no. Answer number one with yes, number two with no, number three with yes and so on.

I i< you here on business?

і, / am.

‘ I >i і vi hi live in Lngland?

Ni >. / ih і n’t.

> I law y<ні got a visa?

I I Live you anything to declare?

• I >iil you reserve a seat? о u – you importing any goods?

І і Ins your first visit to Norway?
к I >id you have any excess baggage?

On the aircraft

Listen to this dialogue.

so w. и dess Would you like any duty-free goods?

I i. o el let Yes, a litre bottle of whisky, please.

Su w. mless What sort would you like?

I i. o ellei lohnnie Walker, please.

Stewardess I hat’s $6-80.

І і. o el lei (‘.an I pay in francs?

Sic w. mless Haven’t you got any US dollars?

I i. oellei No, I haven’t. I’m sorry.

Stewardess OK, that’ll be all right. I’ll bring the change in a moment.

I i. neller I hank yon.

Go back and play the role of the traveller. Say the traveller’s words at the same time as he does. You can look at your book if you need to.

Now go back again and this time play the role of the traveller without looking at your book. Stop the tape after the stewardess’s words and say the traveller’s words.