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Unformatted text preview: UNIT 5 Travel hassles and experiences TOPIC PREVIEW n Complete the chart. Compare and contrast the different types of transportation. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Consider the hassles that you face or can avoid with each type. Type of Advantages Disadvantages transportation car a What About You? Answer the questions in your own way. 1. Which type(s) of transportation do you usually take when you travel? Why? 2. Which type(s) of transportation do you prefer? Why? THE TiEhFBEST AIRPORTS IN THE wonior Hong Kong lntemational a Dubai International Airport 0 Airport (China) [Dubai] Changi Airport (Singapore) 0 Kuala Lumpur International ’ 0 Airport [Malaysia] Seoul lnchon Airport [Korea] 0 Amsterdam Shiphol Airport Munich Airport [Germany] (Nemeuamfl o Kansai International Airport 0 Copenhagen Airport [Denmark] lJaPanl 0 Sydney Airport (Australia) I c " f’ S‘l’VC’. "flit—1‘90] "(Ti/WC“ ll‘ Mil? ‘ 3 i" . l i; ‘;v. -- ‘5: n: 1- : mu“: 5-5” 1. 1137-...” y i. v,‘ in}, {(IL], .l,‘ SOURCE: yvva.forbes.cgm a Read the conversation. Then answer the questions. Leslie: Dave: Leslie: Dave: Leslie: Dave: Leslie: Dave: Leslie: What a horrendous day for traveling. I can't believe the weather. This train station is freezing! I know. Everyone is wearing their coats. You'd think they’d get the message and turn up the heat. Could you hold my computer bag for a sec? I just want to find my money . . . Thanks. I'm going to get a cup of coffee. Go for it. I'll stay here and watch your stuff. Thanks. Do you want something? Urn, coffee sounds good. With cream and sugar, please. Sure. Wait. On second thought, I think I'd prefer tea. OK. I'll get you a cup of tea. 1. Does Leslie think it's a good day to travel? Why does she feel that way? 2. What is "the message” that Dave refers to? 3. What favor does Leslie ask of Dave? 4. When Dave tells Leslie, "Go for it,” what is he telling her to do? 5. What favor does Leslie do for Dave? LESSON 1 [I Read each person’s statements. Then complete the conditional sentences with mixed time frames. Use the correct forms of the words in parentheses. Some items may have more than one correct answer. 1. Lindsey: "Thank goodness I ate breakfast before we got to the bus station. There's nothing good to eat here." Lindsey would be hadn‘t eaten (be) hungry now if she getting to the bus station. (eat) breakfast before . Gina: "The flight was overbooked, and they asked volunteers to give up their seats. So I volunteered, and I got a free ticket to fly round trip anywhere in the country.” If Gina . Nicole: "It’s a good thing I made our hotel reservation weeks ago. Now it's impossible to find rooms." (give up) her seat, she (have) a free ticket now. Nicole (be able to) find a room if she (make) the hotel reservations already. . Bill: "Too bad Tricia didn't pack a few essentials in her carry-on. Now she doesn't even have a toothbrush while the airline finds her bag." Tricia (have) her essentials if she carry-on. (pack) them in her 62 UNIT 6 a Rewrite each situation as a conditional sentence with mixed time frames. Some items may have more than one correct answer. 1. I didn't check the time of the train. We missed it. H I had Checked the time of the from we: might not have MISSGd If 2. lane went to the front of the security line because she's a flight attendant. 3. My passport got stolen, so I have to go to the embassy tomorrow. 4. She always worries about money. She doesn't enjoy vacations very much. 5. I don't have anything to read on the plane because I put my book in my checked luggage. 6. My brother decided to fly to Rio de Janeiro last week because he got a free ticket. a Look at the illustrations. Write sentences with mixed conditional time frames. Two years ago Today 1, If she hadn't missed the tram. she might not have met her husband. etoday! 5 lil‘ Wow, that's expensive! I d iim $. Yesterday Travel hassles and experiences 63 Sorry, but you can't enter without a passport. I don't have anything to wear. Now If you’ve ever lost your luggage on a trip, then you know it can be a nightmare to recover it. Despite airlines' efforts to reduce the number of lost bags, hundreds of thousands of pieces of luggage still go missing every year, a great deal of which is never reclaimed. What happens to all that stuff? Much of it is bought for a minimal price and resold by a store called the Unclaimed Baggage Center. Each year the store sells millions of items, including suitcases, clothing, cameras. and jewelry, for a fraction of their retail value. LESSON 2 Put the sentences in order. Write the number on the line. Brian: Amy: ’ Brian: Amy: Brian: 64 UNIT 6 Thanks so much. I really appreciate it. What's that? Amy, could you do me a favor? Of course not. I’d be happy to. I've got a horrendous headache. Would you mind getting me some aspirin? a Write questions with either Would you mind or gguld you glegg. 1. (move your bag out of the aisle) Would you mind moving your bag out of the aisle? 2. (hold my carry-on bag) 3. (keep an eye on my laptop) 4. (give me a hand with my suitcase) 5. (let me know when the flight is announced) 6. (get me a cup of coffee) a Look at the pictures. Complete the questions to ask for favors. Use your own words. 1- Would you mind rurmng down 2- Would you mind your music? 3. 5. Travel hassles and experiences 6 5 m Write a conversation in which someone asks another person for a favor. Use one of the situations in Exercise 9 or your own situation. Use the conversation in Exercise 7 and the conversation on page 66 in the Student's Book as models. A: PF??? LESSON 3 In Read the magazine article. - WAITING AS A WAY OF lle I Merhan Nasser‘t waits patiently on a bench in Charles de tiaulle Airport. suitcases stacked neatly beside him. If his clothing looks rumpled. and his suitcases a bit frayed. it's hardly surprising—after all. Nasseri has been waiting for a flight to London for over 17 y -ars. What began as a travel nightmare on August lb. I988. has become a way of life. Meet the man who lives in Charles de tiaulle's ’l’erminal ()ne. Nasseri’s txiyssey began in 1977. when lie was expelled from his home country of Iran for his political views. Forced to abandon his family. Nasseri headed to Europe. where he bounced from country to country until finally. in I981. he obtained refugee status from the ITnited Nations. tininted the right to live in any linropean country. Nasseri boarded a flight to tireat Britain. where he has relatives. t)n a stopover in Paris. however. his bag containing his identity papers was stolen. Without these documents. Bn‘tish immigration officials refused to allow Nasseri into tireat Britain. and he was returned to France. Back at Paris‘s Charles de tiaulle Airport. \asseri found himself in the ultimate travel nightmare. Without identifying documents. he could neither enter France nor travel to another nation. lie had become a man without a country. With nowhere to go. Nasseri made 'l'erminal ()ne his home while he waited for a decision from the French government. .r\ccording to airport workers. Nasseri has settled into a routine. Before passengers arrive. he awakens each morning at 5: it) on the bench where he spends each night. He shaves and brushes his teeth losing toiletries from free airline travel kits! in the men's room. Careful about appearing tidy. he \ 'ashes his clothing once a week in the sink and keeps his belongings neatly organized in suitcases and boxes. Nasseri spends much of the day reading—keeping up with current events with the latest newspapers and magazines. 66 UNIT 6 The would-be traveler has been befriended by airport employees. who call him “Sir Alfred“ and look after him— donating meal vouchers. pocket money. and clothing and lifting his spirits with coffee and coiwersation on their breaks. lle receives weekly visits from the airport doctor. who worries that his confinement has affected his mental health. Now the subiect of several dtx‘umentaries and movies tinost notably. Stephen Spielberg's The Terminal. staring Tom Hanks). Nasseri's popularity has extended beyond 'l'erminal ()ne. lle receives hundreds of letters at the airport each year. In l999. Nassefi was finally granted French residency. allowing him to leave the airer and live in France. How -ver. Nasseri refused to leave until allowed to live in (ireat Britain. Friends worry that. after being confined to the terminal for so long. Nasseri may be afraid to leave. In a magazine interview he said. “l'm happy. This is my dream world. I don't have any worries." Now answer the questions, based on the information in the article. 1. Why was Merhan Nasseri originally forced to live in Charles de Gaulle airport? 2. How does Nasseri pass the time in the airport? 3. Without a job or income, how does Nasseri support himself? 4. According to the article, why did Nasseri refuse to leave the airport after he was granted French residency? Q What About You? Answer the questions in your own way. 1. If you were in Merhan Nasseri's situation, which parts of the experience do you think would be the most difficult for you? Why? 2. In your opinion, why do you think that Nasseri chooses to stay in Terminal One although he's been given the oppOrtunity to leave? 3. If Nasseri left the airport now, what difficulties do you think he would find in everyday life? Look at the pictures. What's happening? Describe the travel nightmare in each picture. Travel hassles and experiences 6 7 in What About You? Answer the questions in your own way. 1. 2. Which of the experiences in Exercise 13 would be the worst for you? Why? What would happen if you went through one of the experiences in Exercise 13? On a separate sheet of paper, write a short journal entry to describe what happened. Complete each sentence with the appropriate participial adjective as a noun modifier. 1. On my last vacation, my luggage was lost. When the airline was unable to locate my lost luggage, they reimbursed me promptly. . The hotel claimed that we burned the sofa in our room with a cigarette during our stay. They charged us a fee to repair the sofa. . A waiter spilled a glass of red wine, staining the front of my dress. I took the dress to the dry cleaners, but they couldn't get the stain out. My son accidentally broke a vase in a souvenir shop. Of course, we had to pay for the vase. . A thief stole my laptop while I was eating in an outdoor café. Surprisingly, the police caught the thief and recovered the laptop within 24 hours. . I dropped my new camera and cracked the lens. Luckily, it's still under warranty. so when I called customer service they offered to repair or replace the lens. . Someone burglarized a suite in the hotel. The police are now searching for evidence in the suite. . The storm was so bad that our resort had to cancel our scuba diving class. We got a refund for the class, but I was really disappointed. 68 UNIT 6 LESSON 4 IE Challenge. Order the pictures in your own way. Nu e e Then, on a separate sheet of paper, write a brief sto ase on e l u e about a life-changing event. Use sequence words such as fugtlI—erj, and next. Add as many of your own details as you wish. Grammar Booster m Read each conditional sentence. Then read each pair of statements that follow. Check true or false. true false 1. If Dave were here, he'd tell us what to do. Dave is here. Dave is going to tell us what to do. 2. If she hadn't read the letter, she would have been shocked by the news. She didn’t read the letter. She wasn't shocked by the news. 3. We might be on the train now if we hadn't gotten stuck in traffic. We're not on the train. We got stuck in traffic. 4. If I have time, I may be able to help you out. I am certain that I'll have time. I will definitely help you out. 5. If he had taken my advice, he wouldn't be in trouble. He took my advice. He’s in trouble. [IE] DC] DE] CID CID CHI] DE] CID CID DE] '3 Complete each statement. Circle the letter. 1. If the park gets too full, you wait for some people to leave before they let anyone else in. a. would have to c. have to b. wouldn't have had to d. didn't have to 2. The air-conditioning automatically turns on if the temperature above 27 degrees Celsius. a. goes c. would go b. will go d. would have gone 3. If we had gotten the call earlier, we help. a. would c. were going to b. will d. might have been able to 4. Kyle studied very hard for his test. But if he , he would be really nervous. a. had studied c. hadn't studied b. would have studied d. doesn't study 5. I so excited to go to Paris tomorrow if I had been there before. a. wouldn’t have been c. won't be b. wouldn’t be d. hadn’t been 6. If it hadn't been for the support of all the members, the team never a. would win c. wins b. would have won d. won 7. I you if you help me first. a. helped c. had helped b. will help d. would have helped 8. If it for that party, we never would have met. a. hadn't been c. had been b. wouldn't have been d. was 70 UNIT 6 9. Heather surprised right now if you hadn’t told her about the party. a. is c. will be b. had been d. would be 10. If the weather bad, we’ll move the party inside. a. was c. were b. had been d. is What About You? Complete the conditional sentences in your own way. 1. If I had more free time, 2. If we arrive at English class late, 3. If I hadn’t decided to 4. If I spoke English fluently, Travel hassles and experiences 71 Writing: Compare two vacation destinations Step 1. Prewriting. Planning ideas with a chart. Label each circle with the names of two places you’d like to visit for a vacation. Think about details and characteristics of each place. List information about each place under the correct name. Write similarities between the two places under BOTH. Step 2. Writing. On a separate sheet of paper, compare and contrast the two places in your chart. Use the information in your chart. WRITING MODEL Explain which place you think you'd prefer to visit for a vacation. Use expressions of comparison I . .t for a and contrast and conditionals. TWO Places the“ l d love m VISI vacation are Nice in France and Cinque Terre in Italy. But if I had to choose just Step 3. Self-Check. one of these places, I think I’d choose Cinque Terre. Both are very beautiful places and great vacation destinations, but I'd probably enjoy Cinque Terre a little bit more. El Did you use the conditional form to describe Nice is a busy beach city. The"? are your preferences.) Did you use it correaly? people from all over the world shopping, eating in world-class restaurants, and going to dance clubs that stay open very late. Cinque Terre is also on the water, but the environment is very different. It is still undiscovered by many tourists. in contrast to the fast pace of Nice, most of the visitors to Cinque Terre spend their days hiking, swimming, and visiting olive groves and vineyards. For me, Cinque Terre would probably be more relaxing. E] Did you use expressions for comparison correctly? [:1 Did you use expressions for contrast correctly? 72 UNIT 6 ...
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