|Ready to Go!(1)|
|2003年04月01日11:23:03 空中美语 |
Ready to Go!出国搭机英语通
Beatrice is driving her brother, Danny, to the airport.
Beatrice:OK, what terminal do you need again?
Danny：Terminal two! International1 departures,2 remember? I knew I should have taken a cab.
Beatrice：Listen! I know you’re nervous about your first big trip abroad. But don’t take it out on your sister!
Danny:Sorry. I’m just worried that I’ve forgotten my passport3 or that I’ll miss my flight.
Beatrice:You don’t need to worry about the flight—there’s lots of time! I’ll help you with your luggage.4
Danny:That’s OK, Bea! I’ve got it! Thanks for the lift!
Beatrice:Danny, wait! You’ve forgotten your ticket!
Inside the airport, Danny checks the departures board and sees that his flight is on time. He goes to the check-in desk and gives the clerk his ticket and passport.
Clerk: You’re going to New York today? Would you like a window seat, or an aisle seat?
Danny: A window seat, please.
Clerk: How many bags do you have?Danny: Two.
Clerk: Please put them on the scale. Thank you.
Danny: Which gate5 do I board6 from?
Clerk: Gate 24. Here is your boarding pass—have a great trip!
1. international adj. between or involving different countries 国际的
The presidents of the countries met to try to reach an international agreement.
2. departure n. the act of going away from somewhere 离开
Harry’s sudden departure meant more work for everyone else.
3. passport n. an official document needed to enter other countries 护照
Mark wasn’t allowed to get on the ship because he had forgotten his passport.
4. luggage n. large bags that one uses when one is traveling行李
Sally had so many luggages that she couldn’t fit them all on the bus.
5. gate n. a doorway where passengers get on a plane 登机口
Belinda arrived late at the gate and missed her flight.
6. board v. to get on sth. in order to travel 登机
Murphy waved goodbye to his brother and boarded the plane.
●departures board 起飞时刻表
●boarding pass 登机牌
Sentence 4Utake it out on发泄。例如：
A: I’m so angry that I can hardly speak.
B: Well, don’t take it out on me!A：我生气得几乎说不出话来了。