Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Vietnamzoom xin giới thiệu với các bạn bài luyện nghe tiếng Anh rất hay về cuộc đàm thoại giữa khách và nhân viên đại lý du lịch. Bài này giúp các bạn cập nhật thêm về những từ ngữ, câu hội thoại cần thiết để sắp xếp đặt dịch vụ cho kì nghỉ của mình bằng tiếng Anh.




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Chúc các bạn có 10 phút thư giãn tiếng Anh vui vẻ và hữu ích.


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Travel Agent: Freedom Travel. How may I help you?
Caller: Yes, I'd like to make a flight (1) for the twenty-third of this month.
Travel Agent: Okay. What is your (2)?
Caller: Well. I'm flying to Helsinki, Finland.
Travel Agent: Okay. Let me check what flights are (3)? [Okay] And when will you be returning?
Caller: Uh, I'd like to (4) a return flight on the twenty-ninth. Oh, and I'd like the cheapest flight available.
Travel Agent: Okay. Let me see. Um, hmm . . .
Caller: Yeah?
Travel Agent: Well, the price for the flight is almost (5) the price you would pay if you leave the day before.
Caller: Whoo. Let's go with the cheaper flight. By the way, how much is it?
Travel Agent: It's only $980.
Caller: Alright. Let's go with that.
Travel Agent: Okay. That's flight 1070 from Salt Lake City to New York, Kennedy Airport, transferring to flight 90 from Kennedy to Helsinki.
Caller: And what are the (6) and arrival times for each of those flights?
Travel Agent: It leaves Salt Lake City at 10:00 AM, arriving in New York at 4:35 PM, then transferring to flight 90 at 5:55 PM, and (7) in Helsinki at 8:30 AM the next day.
Caller: Alright. And, uh, I'd like to (8) a vegetarian (9).
Travel Agent: Sure no (10). And could I have you name please?
Travel Agent: Freedom Travel. How may I help you?
Caller: Yes, I'd like to make a flight reservation for the twenty-third of this month.
Travel Agent: Okay. What is your destination?
Caller: Well. I'm flying to Helsinki, Finland.
Travel Agent: Okay. Let me check what flights are available?. [Okay] And when will you be returning?
Caller: Uh, well, I'd like to catch a return flight on the twenty-ninth. Oh, and I'd like the cheapest flight available.
Travel Agent: Okay. Let me see. Um, hmm . . .
Caller: Yeah?
Travel Agent: Well, the price for the flight is almost double the price you would pay if you leave the day before.
Caller: Whoo. Let's go with the cheaper flight. By the way, how much is it?
Travel Agent: It's only $980.
Caller: Alright. Well, let's go with that.
Travel Agent: Okay. That's flight 1070 from Salt Lake City to New York, Kennedy Airport, transferring to flight 90 from Kennedy to Helsinki.
Caller: And what are the departure and arrival times for each of those flights?
Travel Agent: It leaves Salt Lake City at 10:00 AM, arriving in New York at 4:35 PM, then transferring to flight 90 at 5:55 PM, and arriving in Helsinki at 8:30 AM the next day.
Caller: Alright. And, uh, I'd like to request a vegetarian meal.
Travel Agent: Sure, no problem. And could I have you name please?



Key Vocabulary [Top]
  • destination (noun): the place a trip ends
    - We'll reach our destination by 3:00 PM.
  • available (adjective): not busy, ready for use
    Are there any seats available on the next train?
  • catch (verb): get
    - You can catch a taxi outside of the hotel lobby.
  • go with (phrasal verb): choose something
    - I think I'll go with the budget tour to Hawaii on this trip.
  • transfer (verb): change to a different transportation line
    - You'll need to transfer to a city bus when you arrive at the train station.
  • departure (noun): the act of leaving
    - Passengers should check in two hours before their departure time.
  • vegetarian (noun): one who eats little or no meat, fish, or animal products
    - Although Charles considers himself a vegetarian, he sometimes eats chicken.
·         "red-eye" = an passenger airplane that flies at night
·         "We took a red-eye so we would arrive earlier in the morning for the meeting."
·        

·         "wait on someone hand and foot" = do everything for someone, attend to their every need
·         "When you fly first class, the flight attendants wait on you hand and foot."


1. What is the man's destination?
A. Salt Lake City, USA
B. New York City, USA
C. Helsinki, Finland
D. Stockholm, Sweden
2. When is the man's departure date?
A. the twenty-first
B. the twenty-second
C. the twenty-third
D. the twenty-fourth
3. What is the flight number for the second half of his journey?
A. 555
B. 90
C. 1070
D. 830
4. How long is the man's layover between flights?
A. less than an hour
B. less than two hours
C. less than three hours
D. more than three hours
5. What request did the man make regarding his flight?
A. He asked for a specially-prepared dinner.
B. He wanted an aisle seat.
C. He requested a bassinet for his baby.
D. He asked for a seat near the front of the plane

Explanation of Answers
1. What is the man's destination?
A. Salt Lake City, USA
B. New York City, USA
C. Helsinki, Finland
D. Stockholm, Sweden
Correct Answer (C). The teacher says that he is "flying to Helsinki, Finland." He is leaving from Salt Lake City, and he has a transfer in New York City.
2.When is the man's departure date?
A. the twenty-first
B. the twenty-second
C. the twenty-third
D. the twenty-fourth
Correct Answer (B). The man says he wants to leave on the twenty-third of the month, but he changes his mind when the travel agent tells him that the flight on that date is almost double the price you would pay if you leave the day before." He then decides on the cheaper flight leaving on the twenty-second.
3. What is the flight number for the second half of his journey?
A. 555
B. 90
C. 1070
D. 830
Correct Answer (B). The flight number for the second half of his trip from New York to Helsinki is 90. The flight number from Salt Lake City to New York is 1070.
4. How long is the man's layover between flights?
A. less than an hour
B. less than two hours
C. less than three hours
D. more than three hours
Correct Answer (B). In speaking of the times for the flight, the travel agent says that his plane "leaves Salt Lake City at 10:00 AM, arriving in New York at 4:35 PM, then transferring to flight 90 at 5:55 PM, and arriving in Helsinki at 8:30 AM the next day." The time between flights is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
5. What request did the man make regarding his flight?
A. He asked for a specially-prepared dinner.
B. He wanted an aisle seat.
C. He requested a bassinet for his baby.
D. He asked for a seat near the front of the plane.


VNZ tổng hợp, Nguồn: Randall
 

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