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  • This bag's too big for carry on Well yes.

  • Where's the check in desk?

  • I think we have to use the machines.

  • T he machines?

  • I hate the machines.

  • It's not working Let's go to the check in desk.

  • We're going flying in today's lesson and we have a very special guest.

  • Rachel of the wonderful Rachel's English channel is here to help us.

  • If you haven't subscribed to Rachel's YouTube channel yet, do it right away.

  • It's the best place to improve your pronunciation.

  • OK, let's check in for our flight.

  • Good afternoon Hi.

  • Hi, we need to check in.

  • The machine didn't recognize my passport.

  • I can help.

  • Where are you flying to today?

  • Rio. Recife. We're flying to Rio and then we have a connecting

  • flight to Recife.

  • What are you looking for?

  • My reading glasses.

  • They're on your head.

  • Oh.

  • I had a bottle of water.

  • I threw that away.

  • Why?

  • You can't take liquids on the plane.

  • Are you checking any bags?

  • Yes, just one Can you put it on the scale?

  • Sure.

  • Did you pack my gloves?

  • Gloves?

  • Well it could be cold.

  • No, it's summer in Recife.

  • Oh, of course.

  • Can you check our bag through to Recife?

  • No, I can't.

  • You'll need to pick it up in Rio to go through customs.

  • And then we have to check it in again for Recife?

  • That's right How much time do we have?

  • How long is our layover?

  • About two and a half hours.

  • That's plenty of time.

  • I need to ask you some security questions.

  • Who packed your bags?

  • Me.

  • Me.

  • We both did When did you pack it?

  • Last night.

  • And has it been with you since you packed it?

  • Yes. Yes.

  • Are you carrying anything for anyone else?

  • No. No.

  • Great.

  • Here are your boarding passes.

  • Thank you.

  • Your flight leaves from gate 19 and boarding begins at 11:20.

  • 11.20.

  • Yes.

  • Your seat numbers are 16E and 16F.

  • Do we have an aisle seat?

  • Yes, you have an aisle seat and a middle seat.

  • And how do we get to the gate?

  • You follow the signs to Departures OK.

  • Thank you very much.

  • Have a great trip.

  • We will.

  • I've got another security question.

  • What?

  • Did we lock the front door?

  • Let's look at some language again.

  • Passengers often check in at machines that print their boarding passes - the document

  • they need to get on a flight.

  • Passengers can take small bags onto the plane with them as carryon luggage,

  • but not big ones.

  • This bag's too big for carry on.

  • Well yes.

  • Large bags must be checked in.

  • Are you checking any bags?

  • Yes, just one Can you put it on the scale?

  • Sure.

  • Bags are usually checked through to the final destination, but not always.

  • Can you check our bags through to Recife?

  • No, I can't.

  • You'll need to pick it up in Rio to go through customs.

  • And then we have to check it in again for Recife?

  • That's right We had connecting flights with a layover.

  • A layover is a short stay between parts of a journey.

  • How much time do we have?

  • How long is our layover?

  • About two and a half hours.

  • That's plenty of time.

  • The check in clerk asks security questions.

  • They could be WH- questions, so questions that begin with words like these.

  • I need to ask you some security questions.

  • Who packed your bag?

  • Me. Me.

  • Who packed your bag?

  • When did you pack it?

  • Where was it packed?

  • Other times they ask questions you need to answer yes or no.

  • Has your bag been with you since you packed it?

  • Yes Are you carrying anything for anyone else?

  • No.

  • Listen carefully.

  • Here are some more questions you'll need to answer 'no'.

  • Has your bag been out of your sight at any time?

  • Does it contain any prohibited or dangerous articles?

  • Are you carrying anything for anyone else?

  • Has anyone given you anything to carry for them on this flight?

  • She told us the gate number.

  • A gate is the place where passengers wait to get on their flight.

  • Your flight leaves from gate 19 and boarding begins at 11:20.

  • The boarding time is the time passengers start getting onto the plane.

  • Do we have an aisle seat?

  • Yes, you have an aisle seat and a middle seat.

  • We will have an aisle seat and a middle seat.

  • We won't have a window seat.

  • But first we need to go to departures.

  • And how do we get to the gate?

  • You follow the signs to Departures OK.

  • Thank you very much.

  • Have a great trip.

  • We will.

  • And that's it.

  • Now you're ready for your flight!

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  • Together we're going to help your English take off.

This bag's too big for carry on Well yes.

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