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Airport English - Phrases you hear at the airport

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When we travel to different places around the world, we often find ourselves at the airport.

Here are some English phrases that you will hear:


CHECKING IN (Before you fly):
Do you have any bags to check-in?
Would you like a window seat or an aisle or window seat?
Here’s your boarding pass.
Your flight leaves from gate number 18.
Your seat number is 27C

QUESTIONS TO ASK AT CHECK-IN COUNTER:
Which way do I go?
Where is gate number 18?
What is my seat number?

ON THE PLANE:
Please put your seat in the upright position.
Please fasten your seat belt.
There is no smoking on this plane.
Please turn off all electronic devices.
Place your luggage in the overhead compartments.

QUESTIONS TO ASK IN THE PLANE:
Where can I find my seat?
May I please have some water?
What time do we land?

AIRPORT VOCABULARY AND MEANING:
Check-in counter = The place where you take your bags and get your plane ticket or boarding pass.
Boarding pass = The ticket you need to get on the plane
Gate = The big door you walk through before you go on to the plane.
Luggage = The bags you will take on your trip.

I hope you all find this helpful. Happy travels 8-)
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Very helpful, thanks a lot.
Could I have a sick bag, please? Is it at the back of the front seat?
Are there many turbulences ahead?
The toilet is occupied.
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Victoria wrote: Sat Nov 20, 2021 7:26 am Very helpful, thanks a lot.
Could I have a sick bag, please? Is it at the back of the front seat?
Are there many turbulences ahead?
The toilet is occupied.
Very good. A slight correction:

Is it at the back of the seat in front?
Is there much turbulence ahead?
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Many thanks for correcting my writing.
I thought the word turbulence would be a plural noun too.
I am a bit confused about some words. For example when do I have to use cost or costs?

Is it always wrong to use turbulences? Is there any rule for?
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