Learn expressions and language that you can use in an airplane.
Grammar: Verb forms
Directions: Practice the conversation. (0:00 ~ 2:14) While you read, make sure you know what the underlined expressions mean.
Choose one of these words to complete each sentence.
(Ø, sit, to sit, sitting)
1. Why are different forms used in each sentence?
I can switch seats with you. ✓
I can to switch seats with you. ✘
I will have the chicken. ✓
I will having the chicken. ✘
You must fasten you seat belts. ✓
You must your seat belt ✘
[ can, could, may, might, must, should, will, would ]
How long do you plan to stay? ✓
How long do you plan stay? ✘
I want to tell you about our lunch options. ✓
I want telling you about our lunch options. ✘
We have decided to land in the ocean. ✓
We have decided to landing in the ocean. ✘
[ decide, expect, hope, need, offer, plan, pretend, promise, want, would like ]
I enjoy traveling.✓
I enjoy travel. ✘
She regrets using this airline.✓
She regrets to use this airline. ✘
Where do you suggest sitting? ✓
Where do you suggest me to sit? ✘
[ advise, avoid, consider, finish, keep, mind, quit, recommend, regret, suggest ]
I prefer to travel alone. ✓
I prefer traveling alone. ✓
Most people don't like to sit in the middle seat. ✓
Most people don't like sitting in the middle seat. ✓
[ begin, continue, hate, like, love, prefer, start ]
He wants the chicken. ✓
He wants to the chicken. ✘
He wants to have the chicken. ✓
Have you finished your meal. ✓
Have you finished your mealing. ✘
Have you finished eating your meal. ✓
You are the flight attendant. You are serving the inflight meal.
You are the passenger. You have a few problems. You are cold. You would like an extra blanket and pillow.
You are the passenger. The flight attendant is serving dinner.
You are the flight attendant. Help the customer.
Which airline below do you think offers which of these services?
Which feature do you like the most? Which one is the most useful? Why?