Man: Excuse me, can you tell me what time
the next bus to Fairview is due?
Woman: Well, we've just missed one. The
next one should be along in about 15 minutes.
Man: OK, thanks. And how long does it take
to get there?
Woman: Around half an hour usually, but it
depends on the traffic. It can be very heavy at this time of
day. 30 minutes later – in a traffic jam
Man: That's better. I thought we were
going to be stuck in that traffic jam all day!
Woman: Yes, it's not far now. Is this
your first trip to Fairview?
Man: Yes. I'm visiting some
Woman: That's nice. Oh, this is my
stop. Have a good day.
Man: You too, thanks.
on holiday in the south of Spain. This is the story of how I
got here … It all started a week ago.
My flight was
scheduled to leave at one forty, so I made sure I was at the
airport a couple of hours before.
checking in my baggage, I went through the security checks
before making my way to the gate, where I had to show my
took off right on time. The flight took two and a half
flight, I played games on my computer, and the flight
attendant brought us some drinks.
flew in economy class, but luckily it wasn't too crowded.
Finally, we landed in Malaga.
through customs and immigration, I went directly to the
baggage claim area to collect my suitcase.
then took a taxi to the hotel — and here I am. Cheers!
Good afternoon. Welcome to the Westcliff Hotel. How may I
Guest: I have
a reservation for today. It's under the name of
Can you please spell that for me, sir?
course. It's L-A-N-G-H-A-M.
Ah yes, Mr. Langham. We've reserved a double room for you
with a sea view for two nights. Is that correct?
Here's your key. You are in Room 237 on the second floor.
You can take the lift or the stairs over there.
And what time is breakfast?
Breakfast is served from 7 to 9 in the dining room.
My pleasure, sir. Have a wonderful stay at the Westcliff
already have a basic level of general English, but want to
improve your ability to communicate in everyday business or
professional situations in an effective yet enjoyable way,
then English for Business and Tourism is just the course for
Each of the
fifteen lessons begins with a fully animated dialogue.
present the key language you need to communicate effectively
in a wide range of common business situations.
situations include: - booking a flight - checking in to a
hotel - hiring a car - meeting and greeting people - selling
a product - visiting a trade fair - taking part in a job
interview - using the telephone Each dialogue is complemented
a quiz to test your comprehension
a listen and repeat activity to help you improve your
pronunciation and intonation
a role play where you will have the opportunity to use the
key language in a simulated dialogue
a series of questions for you to answer about the lesson
a listening comprehension passage related to the topic of the
lesson All the audio material has been recorded by
professional voice actors with authentic British or American
versions of the dialogues and listening passages are also
provided, and each lesson comes with a ten-page downloadable
PDF workbook, which contains:
a full transcript of the dialogue
language notes explaining key grammar and vocabulary
a word list featuring definitions of the vocabulary used in
language exercises - a crossword - a word search
SCRIPT A: You
don't look very happy today. What's the
A: Come on
now. Tell me what's wrong.
There's nothing wrong. I'm quite all right thank
something's obviously worrying you. Why don't you
talk to me about it? I'll help, honestly.
A: Come on.
You know you can trust me. Tell me all about it. You'll
really feel much better if you get it off your chest.
B: All right
then. DESCRIPTION English idioms are sometimes difficult to
uses animated dialogues to illustrate the meaning of some
common English idioms.
Hello sir. Would you like anything to drink?
Yes, I'll have a coffee please. Black with no
There you are.
Thanks. How long will it be before we reach London?
We're due to arrive at 6.30pm local time, so we still
have about 3 hours before landing.
Will you be serving any more food?
Yes, around 90 minutes before we arrive. But I can get you a
snack now if you like.
No, that's OK. Thanks.
No problem. Just let me know if you need anything
will. Thank you.
A: You seem
to be really struggling today, Gail.
B: I know. I
slept very badly last night and I’m feeling a bit
A: Well, it’s
only two more weeks before we run in the London marathon.
You’ll need to be on top form.
B: Yes, I’ve
been meaning to talk to you about that.
A: I hope
you’re not getting cold feet. We’ve been training for months
B: No, I’m
sure I’ll be fine.
A: Who was
A: Oh. What
did she want?
B: Just a
chat. I'm her only son, you know.
she was feeling a bit lonely, so I, er, invited her for the
A: What! Oh
Simon! You could have talked to me about it first.
B: What have
you got against my poor old mother?
always interfering. C: This soup needs a bit more
B: Well, she
won't be interfering this weekend. She isn't
A: You mean
you haven't invited her for the weekend?
B: No, of
course I haven't. I was just pulling your leg. A: Grr.
In this video for learners of English, a
web designer describes his daily routine
I usually wake up at seven o’clock, except
on Sundays when I like to sleep in.
The first thing I do after getting up is
have a shower.
After my shower I get dressed and have
I normally have milk and cereal with a cup
When I have finished breakfast, I always
clean my teeth.
Most days, I leave the house at 7.45 and
walk to the subway station, which is two minutes from my
I usually take the subway because it’s
quicker, but sometimes I catch the bus.
From nine to five, I work in an office. If
I have a sandwich at my desk for lunch,
otherwise I go to the nearby coffee shop with a
After sitting in front of a computer screen
for most of the day,
I need to get some exercise, so after work
I always go the gym.
In the evening, I like to relax by
listening to some music with a glass of wine.
I rarely go out during the week, but on
Saturdays I often go to the movies with my
I usually go to bed at 10.30, but if I’m
tired, I go to bed earlier.
One thing I never do is drink coffee in the
evening. It stops me from sleeping!
Видео-анимация (интервью, и т.д.)
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