1. take a taxi to 2. try to get some 3. confirm the 4. go through passport 5. wait in the departure 6. enjoy the in-flight 7. board the 8. queue at the 9. do some
Now complete the following text about Michelle with the expressions from the
I go on a business trip, I always
on the internet before I leave.
I live about twenty minutes drive from the airport, so it’s easier for
me to than to drive my own car
and pay for parking. I like to arrive quite early when I fly so that I
don’t have to for a long time.
Because I arrive early, I usually have time to
before they call the flight and
While I I read a newspaper or
magazine. I always like to watch other passengers and imagine why they are
travelling and what kind of life they have.
Finally we are told to and
during the flight I usually relax and
. Unless I’m really tired, in
which case I until the plane
lands and I .
1. get stuck
2. collect your 3. jump in 4. go out for 5. have an early 6. go through 7. check into your 8. contact 9. unpack 10. be met in
Read the continuation of Michelle’s business trip, and choose the best
expression for each space.
As soon as I
I and look for my name on the signs that people hold up in the
arrivals hall. I am often by representatives of the company I’m visiting.
If there’s no-one there to meet me, I and go straight to the hotel. On a good day, if I’m lucky, I
won’t . After I , I usually to see if there are any messages for me.
When I’m finally in my room and can relax, I and freshen up. I like to if I’m not too tired. It’s nice to get some fresh air and walk
around a bit after dinner. I nearly always so that I’m ready for work the following day.
Listen to Michelle and read the above texts.
Match the following responses with the captions below. Follow the example.
Nice to meet you. I’m
Oh, already?. I hope we can meet again soon
Not at all. It’s been a pleasure.
Yes please, I’d love one.
Yes, very much, thanks.
Only a few days.
Yes, it’s wonderful! That would be
Is there anything I can do to help?
Are you enjoying your
stay in Milan?
Would you like to meet for
a beer after the meeting?
You won’t believe this, but
we’ve got the Sony contract!
There are still a few things
left to do before we sign.