Learn expressions and language that you can use at the airport.
Grammar: be vs. do in questions
Directions: Practice the conversation. (0:31 ~ 2:50) While you read, make sure you know what the underlined expressions mean.
What do these words mean:
Choose one of these words to complete each question.
(am, is, are, do, does )
1. Why do some questions use "be" and some question use "do"?
Am I late? (be + S + adjective)
Is that correct? (be + S + adjective)
Are you ready to board? (be + S + adjective)
Why is the flight overbooked? (wh- + be + S + adjective)
Am I a Gold Club member? (be + S + noun)
Is that your bag? (be + S + noun)
Are you an Italian citizen? (be + S + noun)
Where is the gate? (wh- + be + noun)
Am I leaving soon? (be + S + v+ing)
Is the flight boarding now? (be + S + v+ing)
Are you traveling alone? (be + S + v+ing)
How many bags are you checking in? (wh- + be + S + v+ing)
Is Spanish spoken on this flight? (be + S + p.p.)
Is alcohol served on this flight? (be + S + p.p.)
What are you scared of? (wh- + be + S + p.p.)
Does your husband have any carryon luggage? (do + S + base verb)
Does the flight serve alcohol? (do + S + base verb)
Do you want a window or an aisle seat? (do + S + base verb)
When do you think the flight will depart? (wh- + do + S + base verb)
You are the agent for a flight to Seoul. You are checking in two people traveling together.
You are the passenger. You are checking in for a flight to London. You are late.
You are the passenger. You and your friend are checking in for a flight to Seoul. Your friend doesn't speak English.
You are the agent for a flight to London. A passenger is checking for a flight that departs in 45 minutes.
Do you have a favorite airline? Why do you like it?
What do you usually do before you go to the airport?
When do you usually arrive at the airport? Why?
Do you usually exchange your money at the airport or at [your/a] bank? Why?
How many bags do you usually bring when you fly?
Do you usually go to duty free shops? What do you buy?