II. Discuss these statements with a partner. Tick T (true) or F (false)
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1) One in fifty of all workers is employed in tourism related industries    
2) The number of international tourism arrivals will more than double between 2004 and 2020.    
3) Tourists often worry about international security.    
4) Tourism has only had a good influence on the modern world.    

III. Which of the following topics does the text discuss?

1. mass tourism

2. technological developments

3. tourism industry

IV. In pairs, answer and discuss these questions.

1. What do these numbers refer to?

a. 1841

b. 25 million

c. 760 million

d. 1.6 billion

2. What are the four positive and four negative effects of tourism mentioned in the article?

3. Which of the key developments in tourism do you think were the most important?

4. Can you think of some recent international events that have affected the tourism industry?

5. Do you think tourism is a positive or a negative influence in the world?

 

Lexical exercises

Active vocabulary

I. Match the words from A and B parts to make word combinations.

A B
1) business a) baggage
2) expense b) difference
3) duty c) class
4) time d) claim
5) boarding e) free
6) excess f) fare
7) hand   g) lounge
8) taxi h) luggage
9) departure i) agents
10) travel    j) card

II. Use some expressions from exercise I. and complete these dialogues:

Dialogue 1

A.:What’s the……………………………..between here and New York?

B.:Six hours, I think.

Dialogue 2.

A.: If you have got the moment, can you ring…..and book me a seat on the morning flight to Geneva?

B.: You’ll be flying………………………….as usual, I suppose?

Dialogue 3.

A.:Can I see your………………………………………….sir?

B.:Yes, of course. Here you are.

A.:Is that bag yours?

B.:Yes it is.

A.: I’ll have to put it in the hold, I’m afraid. You are only allowed one piece of…..in the cabin.

Dialogue 4.

A.:Thanks for the perfume, Tom. It must have cost a fortune.

B.:Well, actually, I bought it in the………………………shop at Athens airport.

Dialogue 5.

A.:By the way, how much is the……………….from the airport to your office?

B.: About $15, I think. It depends on the route the driver takes.

III. Use these verbs to complete the sentences.

hire change confirm miss
check in meet stay land

 

1. You must phone the airport to……………..your flight 24 hours before departure.

2. Passengers for Turin should…………………………………..at the Antalia desk.

3. If you wish to…a car on landing, please speak to one of our ground staff on arrival.

4. It’s best to….your money before you leave for the States. You’ll get a better rate here.

5. Don’t worry. I’ll arrange for our driver....you at the airport and take you to our office.

6. Look, it’s nearly eleven o’clock. If we don’t get a move on we’ll……...our flight.

7. If I’m in Singapore, I usually…………………………….at the Royal Park Hotel.

8. What time does your flight……………………………………………in Brussels?

IV.Choose the right variant.

1. Our tour (guide/conductor) was amazing! He knew so much about the city!

2. When you arrive in a new country, you often have to go through (customs/custom) at the airport.

3. Travelling first (level/class) is very expensive.

4. I wanted to buy train tickets, but the ticket (office/bureau) was closed.

5. Are you here on vacation? No. I’m here on (affairs/business).

6. We plan to do some (sightseeing/see-sights) while we are in Chicago.

7. I left my bag in a (locker/lock) at the train station.

8. You have to check (in/on) at the airport three hours before your flight.

9. Is the room air (cold/conditioned)?

 

V. Match the words and their definitions.

1. airport 1) baggage that weighs more than the amount allowed.
2. check-in 2) taxi
3. duty-free 3) light baggage (bags, briefcases, etc.) that you are allowed to carry on board.
4. excess baggage 4) cost of a journey by bus, boat or taxi.
5. visa 5) register as a guest at a hotel or as a passenger at an airport.
6. cab 6) the place in an airport where a particular flight arrives and departs.
7. fare 7) card showing your name and address which is used to identify luggage.
8. hand luggage 8) without payment of taxes called “custom duties”.
9. label 9) stamp or mark put on a passport to authorize entry, exit or transit.
10. gate 10) large area where aircraft land and take off.


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