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Unit 7
Trip
7.1 Planning a trip
Book — as opposed to the noun (reading material), this verb means to arrange and confirm a place on a flight, a room in a hotel or a ticket for an event in the future;

depart — to go away or leave, especially on a journey;

arrive — to reach a place, especially at the end of a jouney;

reservation — an arrangement in which something like a seat on a plane or a table in a restaurant is kept for you;

destination — the place where someone is going, or something is being sent or taken;

complimentary — if tickets books or any other items are complimentary, it means they are given free, especially by a business;

all-Inclusive — Including everyone or everything. In holiday terms, this would refer to a hotel deal where the price usually includes accommodation, meals and drinks (any extra activities or facilities would be charged separately);

travel agency — a company or shop that makes travel arrangements for people;

ticket — a small piece of paper or card given to someone, usually to show that they have paid for an event, journey or activity;

brochure — a type of small magazine that contains pictures and information about a product or a company;

leaflet — a small piece of paper that gives you information or advertises something;

last minute deals — these are promotions that are advertised at the latest possible time for those who are more spontaneous;

promotion — publicising a product to increase sales or public awareness;

package deal — an offer or agreement involving a number of related items or the acceptance of one being dependent on acceptance of another;

half-board — if you request 'half-board' at a hotel, breakfast and dinner would be included in the hotel price (as part of the package);

full-board — if you request 'full-board' at a hotel, that would include all three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the price of your accommodation;

self-catering — if you stay in self-catering accommodation, you would be in a place where you are provided with the facilities to prepare and cook your own meals;

accommodation — a room or building in which someone may live or stay. Different types of accommodation include apartments, hotels, guesthouses and backpacking hostels;

vacation — the American term for 'holiday';

camping — the activity of spending a holiday (vacation) living in a tent or campervan;

backpacking — to travel or hike carrying one's belongings in a backpack;

transfer — the act of moving someone or something from one place to another;

budget holiday — (adjective) meaning inexpensive. Planning a trip using a minimal amount of money. (Budget — noun) Having a limited amount of money for expenditure;

travel documents — all the necessary documents you would need to take with you on a holiday i.e. passport or ID card, driving license, flight/bus/ train tickets, visa confirmation etc.;

two-way, return ticket (UK), round trip (US) — a ticket that allows someone to travel to a place and back again;

one-way, single ticket: a ticket that allows a passenger to travel only to his/her destination, without returning;

splash out: a phrasal verb (mainly used in British English) meaning to spend money freely.

Phrasal verbs:

Cut in — pull in too closely in front of another vehicle;

check out — leave a hotel;

check in — arrive and register at a hotel or airport;

take smb. out#nbsp;— pay for sby to go somewhere with you;

pass out#nbsp;— faint.
Idioms:

Live out of a suitcase
to stay very briefly in several places, with only the belongings in your suitcase;

backseat driver
1. A passenger in a car who insists on giving the driver directions;
2. Anybody offering unsolicited or unwelcome advice.

fifth wheel — Anything superfluous or unnecessary;

itchy feet — very strong desire to travel or to move from the present place;

off the beaten track — to a place or places not commonly visited;

paddle one's own canoe — to act independently and decide your own fate; to do something by oneself;

sail through something to pass or progress quickly and easily.
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Lets test your vocabulary.
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I travel so much and am always living ________ a suitcase.
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My brother is such a ____________driver. I hate traveling with him.
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She has ________feet again. She says she will travel to Brazil.
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His trip was altogether ____the beaten track which had never been traversed any European.
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He's been left to paddle his own _________when he started his business.
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He sailed right_____________ his homework.
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This summer we went on holiday with small children, we knew that we would have to feed the three times a day, thus we ordered________________.
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This hotel is far too expensive for us, try to find something cheaper. We can't afford to_____________ this summer.
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When I was ____________ I left good tips to the maids, as I was absolutely satisfied by the hotel service.
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I was driving not fast, so when that crazy driver_________ right in front of me, I had some seconds to dodge his Toyota.
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Creative writing. True or false?
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This is Jazz's second visit to London.
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Jazz's bag is very light.
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Ashlie's phone is in her coat pocket.
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Ashlie leaves Stephen and Jazz because she needs to find her bag.
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The streets are very busy.
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Stephen and Jazz decide to walk because it is quicker than driving.
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7.2 Travelling
Air Travel Vocabulary

Check-in: Make sure to get to the airport two hours early to check in;
Fly: I like to fly on the same airline to get mileage points;
Land: The airplane will land in two hours;
Landing: The landing took place during a storm. It was very scary!;
Plane: The plane is packed with 300 passengers;
Take off: The airplane is scheduled to take off at 3:30 p.m.

Vacation Travel Vocabulary and Sample Sentences


Camp: Do you like to camp in the woods?
Destination: What is your final destination?.
Go camping: Let's go to the beach and go camping next weekend.
Go sightseeing: Did you go sightseeing while you were in France?
Hostel: Staying in a youth hostel is a great way to save money on vacation.
Hotel: I'll book a hotel for two nights.
Journey: The journey will take four weeks and we'll visit four countries.
Luggage: Can you carry the luggage upstairs?
Package holiday: I prefer to buy packege holidays, so I don't have to worry about anything.
Passenger: The passenger felt ill during the voyage.
Route: Our route will take us through Germany and on to Poland.
me unpack my suitcase and then we can go swimming.
Tour: Peter went on a tour of vineyard.
Travel agent: The travel agent found us a great deal.
Overland Travel Vocabulary

Bike: We rode a bike from shop to shop.
Bus: You can catch a bus for Seattle at the bus station.
Bus station: The bus station is thre blocks from here.
Car: You might want to rent a car when you go on vacation.
Lane: Make sure to get into the left lane when you want to pass.
Freeway: We'll have to take the freeway to Los Angeles.
Highway: The highway between the two cities is quite lovely.
Rail: Have you ever traveled by rail?
Railway: The railway station is down this street.

Main road:
Take the main road into town and turn left at 5th Street.
Traffic: There's a lot of traffic today on the road!
Train: I like riding on trains. It's a very relaxing way to travel.
Tube: You can take the tube in London.
Underground: You can take the underground in many cities throughout Europe.
Subway: You can take the subway in New York.

Sea / Ocean Travel Vocabulary and Sample Sentences

Boat: Have you ever piloted a boat?
Cruise: We will stop at three destinations during our cruise through the Mediterranean.
Cruise ship: It's the most elegant cruise ship in the world!
Ferry: Ferries allow passengers to take their cars with them to their destination.
Ocean: The Atlantic Ocean takes four days to cross.
Port: There are all kinds of commercial ships in the port.
Sailboat: The sailboat requires nothing but the wind.
Ship: Have you ever been a passenger on a ship?
Voyage: The voyage to the Bahamas took three days.
Idioms:

In the same boat — If two or more parties are in the same boat, they are in the same unpleasant or difficult situation;

cart before the horse — a person who puts the cart before the horse is doing things in the wrong order;

drive up the wall — If somebody or something drives you up the wall,they do something that greatly annoys or irritates you;

hit the road — when you hit the road, you begin a journey;

itchy feet — a person who has itchy feet is someone who finds it difficult to stay in one place and likes to travel and discover new places.
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Can you pick me up at tomorrow morning? My flight _____ at 7:30.
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Could I ask what your final _____ is?
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You should change _____ to pass this car.
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You can catch a _____ and take your car to the island.
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Be sure to _____ at least two hours before your flight.
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If you want to save money, take a hike and _____ in the mountains.
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Don't you think we have far too much____________? We've got two suitcases and you are packing the third one.
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When we were students we traveled much staying in cheap________ around the country.
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Our plane had to make the emergency _______during a storm. It was very scary!
landing.
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I feel like going somewhere now,it's high time to_______the road.
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Creative writing: use your active vocabulary when answering the questions (3-4 sentences), please.
  1. How far and how long did Edward manage to travel?
  2. Why did he decide to travel with no money?
  3. How did he manage to survive?
  4. Have you ever faced anн challenges while traveling? What were they?
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