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1.17 A trip to South Africa
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1.17 A Trip to South Africa

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Published: 11.28.2017
Level 2   |   Time: 2:16
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Cheryl tells Mrs. Beatty about the trip she will take to South Africa.


    

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  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

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  • a safari trip [n] - a trip to see animals in the wild (in Africa)
  • an aisle seat [n] - a seat next to the aisle, not the window seat
  • a limo [n] - limousine, a large expensive car driven by a chauffeur
  • luggage [n] - suitcases, bags
  • mechanical problems [n] - equipment or machines don't work properly

[n] - noun 


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Cheryl
Cheryl
  • Cheryl works in a travel agency.
  • She is telling Mrs. Beatty about the trip she will take to South Africa.

triangleQuestions


  1. What kind of trip is Mrs. Beatty taking?
    a cruise
    a safari
    a city tour

  2. How many times has Mrs. Beatty been to Africa?
    This is her first time.
    This is her third time.
    This is her tenth time.

  3. What city will Mrs. Beatty arrive in?
    Johannesburg
    Botswana
    Okavanga

  4. What type of seat would Mrs. Beatty prefer?
    an aisle seat
    a window seat
    a first class seat

  5. In Johannesburg, how can Mrs. Beatty get to her hotel?
    by taxi
    by bus
    by limo

  6. Why does Mrs. Beatty want to take the train?
    It is fast and cheap.
    She is afraid of flying.
    She can see the country.

  7. What kind of train will she take?
    an express train
    a slow train
    a private train

  8. Does Mrs. Beatty prefer a bus or an airplane?
    a bus
    an airplane

  9. What is special about the hotel?
    It is on a boat.
    It is on an island.
    It is full of donkeys.

  10. What will the donkey do?
    protect her
    pull the boat
    carry her luggage

  11. Why does Mrs. Beatty prefer the donkey?
    Donkeys never have mechanical problems.
    Donkeys are cheaper.
    Donkeys are safer.


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Directions: 1) Choose the correct modal verb to complete each sentence. 2) Listen again and check your answers.

  • So, Mrs. Beatty, we (should) talk about your safari trip to Botswana.
  • I’m so excited! My first time in Africa!
  • You’re going to be flying into Johannesburg, South Africa. (Would) you like a window or an aisle?
  • A window. I want to see everything!
  • In Johannesburg you (should) take a taxi or a limo to your hotel. The next day you (could) fly or you (could) take a train to Francistown in Botswana.
  • Is it an express train?
  • Yes.
  • I’ll take the train. I (would ['d]) like to see the country.
  • Great. Then after you see Francistown, you can take a small plane or a bus to the Okavanga Delta.
  • How small is the airplane?
  • It’s pretty small.
  • I’ll take the bus. Is it an express bus?
  • I think so. When you get to Gumare, you’re going to be taking a boat to your hotel.
  • A boat?
  • The hotel is on an island. When you get to the island, a man with a donkey can take your luggage to the hotel.
  • A donkey?
  • There are no cars on the island.
  • Is it an express donkey?
  • I think it’s probably a local donkey. Of course, if you don’t want the donkey, you (could) take a small plane—it goes straight to the hotel.
  • I think I (should) take the donkey. Donkeys never have mechanical problems, right?
  • Right.


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Cheryl: So, Mrs. Beatty, we should talk about your safari trip to Botswana.
Mrs. Beatty: I’m so excited! My first time in Africa!
Cheryl: You’re going to be flying into Johannesburg, South Africa. Would you like a window or an aisle?
Mrs. Beatty: A window. I want to see everything!
Cheryl: In Johannesburg you should take a taxi or a limo to your hotel. The next day you could fly or you could take a train to Francistown in Botswana.
Mrs. Beatty: Is it an express train?
Cheryl: Yes.
Mrs. Beatty: I’ll take the train. I’d like to see the country.
Cheryl: Great. Then after you see Francistown, you can take a small plane or a bus to the Okavanga Delta.
Mrs. Beatty: How small is the airplane?
Cheryl: It’s pretty small.
Mrs. Beatty: I’ll take the bus. Is it an express bus?
Cheryl: I think so. When you get to Gumare, you’re going to be taking a boat to your hotel.
Mrs. Beatty: A boat?
Cheryl: The hotel is on an island. When you get to the island, a man with a donkey can take your luggage to the hotel.
Mrs. Beatty: A donkey?
Cheryl: There are no cars on the island.
Mrs. Beatty: Is it an express donkey?
Cheryl: I think it’s probably a local donkey. Of course, if you don’t want the donkey, you could take a small plane—it goes straight to the hotel.
Mrs. Beatty: I think I should take the donkey. Donkeys never have mechanical problems, right?
Cheryl: Right.



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1.18 Paul's Afr. Adventure
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