LESSON SEVENTEEN (THE SEVENTEENTH LESSON)
(to be learnt by heart).
My 'Friend 'Goes A^broad
A. 'Here we ~\are at /last. I 'What /time does your t plane t take
B. '9. -\30, we’ve 'plenty of J time yet. | I’ll 'go and 'have my 'luggage 'weighed "^now.J
Л/'How much are you al'lowed to 'take "'vvith you? I
В. I 'travel "^tourist class, | so it’s about '20 ~\kiIos. f I 'don’t 'think my 'luggage 'weighs f more than ~\that. |
A. 'Will it 'take you 'long to | go 'through the _/customs? j
B. *\No, | it'll be 'just a formality. | I’ve 'nothing to de^clare. |
A. 'When are you 'due in "^London? |
B. It’s a 'non-stop~Vlight J so I’ll be 'there f long be'fore
A. “\Oh, |'that’s wonderful, | you 'won’t even have
'time to gef\alr-slck. | .
B. I 'never "^do.l though I’m a 'poor "Vailor. |
A. Then you can 'look 'forward to a t pleasant journey.
ACTIVE WORDS AND WORD COMBINATIONS
abroad to take pictures
Irom abroad to weigh
to take off to weigh one’s words
to take for to weigh up
to take over a non-stop flight
to take to . to get air- (sea-, car-) sick
(See Vocabulary for Lesson 17, p. 445)
I. Practise the sound combinations given below, then read the dialogue aloud, paying attention to pronunciation and intonation.
'whatjtime? 'will it 'take you....? I 'don’t 'think al'lowed to 'take a 'pleasant^journey w