5-10 “Making Preparations to Travel”

Module 5, Unit 10

“Making Preparations to Travel”

Base Sentences – (736-750)

736 I didn’t realize the time had passed so quickly.

736 Я не понимаю, время прошло так быстро.

737 I’ve got a lot of things to do before I can leave.

737 У меня есть много вещей, чтобы сделать, прежде чем я могу уйти.

738 For one thing, I’ve got to drop by the bank to get some money.

738 С одной стороны, я должен зайти в банк, чтобы получить немного денег.

739 It’ll take almost all my savings to buy the ticket.

739 Это займет почти все свои сбережения, чтобы купить билет.

740 Oh, I just remembered something! I have to apply for a passport.

740 О, я только что вспомнил что-то! Я должен подать заявление на паспорт.

741 I almost forgot to have the phone disconnected.

741 Я почти забыл, и телефон отключен.

742 It’s a good thing you reminded me to take my heavy coat.

742 Это хорошо, что ты напомнил мне, чтобы взять мою тяжелое пальто.

743 I never would have thought of it if you hadn’t mentioned it.

743 Я никогда не думал об этом, если бы не упомянул об этом.

744 I’ll see you off at the airport. 744 Увидимся в аэропорту.

745 They’re calling your flight now. You barely have time to make it.

745 Они называют ваш полет сейчас. Вы едва хватает времени, чтобы сделать это.

746 You’d better run or you’re going to be left behind.

746 Ты бы лучше работать или вы собираетесь оставить.

747 Don’t forget to cable to let us know you arrived safely.

747 Не забудьте кабеля, чтобы сообщить нам вы прибыли благополучно.

748 I’m sure I’ve forgotten something, but it’s too late now.

748 Я уверен, что я забыл что-то, но это уже слишком поздно.

749 Do you have anything to declare for customs?

749 У вас есть все, чтобы объявить для таможен?

750 You don’t have to pay any duty on personal belongings.

750 Вам не придется платить никаких пошлин на личные вещи.

Verb Study

1. apply (for) => applied…for, applying…for,

(A) I have to apply for a passport. (B) I applied for my visa three weeks ago. (C) What are you applying for? I’m applying for a job. (A) я должен подать заявление на паспорт. (B) я подал заявление на визу три недели назад. (C) Что вы претендуете? Я подаю заявление на работу.

2. disconnect => disconnected, disconnecting, disconnects 

(A) I almost forgot to have the phone disconnected. (B) They disconnected the water and the gas. (C) Why are you disconnecting the phone? (А) Я почти забыл, и телефон отключен. (Б) они отключены воды и газа. (C) Почему вы отключением телефона?

3. remind, mention =

(A) It’s a good thing you reminded me to take my heavy coat. (B) She reminded me of my sister. (C) That reminds me. I have to go see my doctor. (D) I never would have thought of it if you hadn’t mentioned it. (E) Don’t mention it. I was glad to do it. (А) Это хорошо, что ты напомнил мне, чтобы взять мою тяжелое пальто. (B) Она напомнила мне о моей сестре. (C) Это напоминает мне. Я должен идти обратиться к врачу. (D), я бы никогда не думал об этом, если бы не упомянул об этом. (E) Не за что. Я был рад это сделать.

4. arrive, see (somebody) off =

(A) Don’t forget to cable to let us know you arrived safely. (B) She arrives today on the 6:25 train. (C) I’m arriving in San Francisco tomorrow at 9: 30 a.m. (D) I’ll see you off at the airport. (E) We saw our friends off at the railroad station last night. (A) Не забудьте кабеля, чтобы сообщить нам вы прибыли благополучно. (B) Она теперь приходит на 6:25 поездом. (C) Я прибытия в Сан-Франциско завтра в 9: 30 утра (D) Увидимся в аэропорту. (E), мы видели наших друзей от на железнодорожной станции вчера вечером.

5. cable =

(A) Don’t forget to cable me when you arrive. (B) I cabled my mother last night. It cost ten dollars. (C) She cables me once aweek to let me know how she is. (D) I’m cabling my wife now. I’m telling her where I am. (A) Не забудьте кабеля меня, когда вы приедете. (B) я телеграфировал мама вчера вечером. Это стоило десять долларов. (C) Она мне однажды кабели aweek, дайте мне знать, как она есть. (D) Я кабелей моя жена сейчас. Я говорю ей, где я.

6. declare =

(A) Do you have anything to declare for customs? (B) We declared that we weren’t going with them. (C) We declared our love for each other. (D) We’ve never declared our personal belongings for customs. (А) У вас есть все, чтобы объявить для таможен? (B) Мы заявили, что мы не собираемся с ними. (C) Мы заявили о нашей любви друг к другу. (D) Мы никогда не заявляли наши личные вещи для таможни.

7. pay, pay back =

(A) You don’t have to pay any duty on personal belongings. (B) He paid me the ten dollars he owed me. (C) We’re paying him for the new house today. (D) I’ve never paid you back the ten dollars I owe you. (E) I’ll lend you some money if you’ll pay it back soon. (A) Вам не придется платить никаких пошлин на личные вещи. (B) Он заплатил мне десять долларов он должен мне. (C) Мы платим ему за новый дом сегодня. (D) я никогда не платил вам обратно десять долларов я вам должен. (E) Я одолжу вам деньги, если вы будете платить его обратно в ближайшее время.

Word/Phrase Substitution Drills

1a I didn’t realize the time had passed so quickly.

1b I had no idea the time had passed so quickly.

1c I simply couldn’t believe the time had passed so quickly.

1d I couldn’t believe the time had passed so quickly.

2a I’ve got a lot of things to do before I can leave.

2b I’ve got a lot of things to be done before I can leave.

2c I’ve got a lot of things that have to be done before I can leave.

2d I’ve got a lot of things left to do before I can leave.

3a For one thing, I’ve got to drop by the bank to get some money.

3b For one thing, I’ve got to drop by the bank to cash a check.

3c For one thing, I’ve got to drop by the bank to close my checking account.

3d For one thing, I’ve got to drop by the bank to get some traveler’s checks.

4a It’ll take almost all my savings to buy the ticket.

4b It’ll take almost all my salary to buy the ticket.

4c It’ll take almost all my money to buy the ticket.

4d It’ll take almost all my hard-earned money to buy the ticket.

5a Oh, I just remembered something! I have to apply for a passport.

5b Oh, I just remembered something! I have to get a visa.

5c Oh, I just remembered something! I have to go and get some inoculations.

5d Oh, I just remembered something! I have to leave my forwarding address.

6a I almost forgot to have the phone disconnected.

6b I almost forgot to have the milk delivery stopped.

6c I almost forgot to have the furniture covered up.

6d I almost forgot to have the postman stop delivering my mail.

6e I almost forgot to have the dog taken to the kennels.

7a It’s a good thing you reminded me to take my heavy coat.

7b Luckily, you reminded me to take my heavy coat.

7c Fortunately, you reminded me to take my heavy coat.

7d By some good fortune, you reminded me to take my heavy coat.

7e It’s lucky for me you reminded me to take my heavy coat.

8a I never would have thought of it if you hadn’t mentioned it.

8b It wouldn’t have occurred to me if you hadn’t mentioned it.

8c I would have forgotten it if you hadn’t mentioned it.

8d It would have slipped my mind if you hadn’t mentioned it.

8e It would have escaped me if you hadn’t mentioned it.

9a I’ll see you off at the airport.

9b I’ll say good-bye to you at the airport.

9c I’ll tell you good-bye at the airport.

9d I’ll kiss you good-bye at the airport.

10a They’re calling your flight now. You barely have time to make it.

10b They’re calling your flight now. You hardly have time to make it.

10c They’re calling your flight now. You just have time to make it.

10d They’re calling your flight now. You just barely have time to make it.

10e They’re calling your flight now. You may just have time to make it.

11a You’d better run or you’re going to be left behind.

11b You’d better run or you’re going to miss your flight.

11c You’d better run or you’re going to miss your train connection.

12a Don’t forget to cable to let us know you arrived safely.

12b Don’t forget to send a cable to let us know you arrived safely.

12c Don’t forget to send a telegram to let us know you arrived safely.

12d Don’t forget to write to let us know you arrived safely.

13a I’m sure I’ve forgotten something, but it’s too late now.

13b I’m sure I’ve forgotten something, but it’s a little late now.

13c I’m sure I’ve forgotten something, but I shouldn’t worry about it now.

13d I’m sure I’ve forgotten something, but I mustn’t think about it now.

14a Do you have anything to declare for customs?

14b Do you have any articles to declare for customs?

14c Do you have any goods to declare for customs?

14d Do you have any prohibited articles to declare for customs?

15a You don’t have to pay any duty on personal belongings.

15b You don’t have to pay any duty on things for your own use.

15c You don’t have to pay any duty on your personal articles.

15d You don’t have to pay any duty on used cameras.

15e You don’t have to pay any duty on used clothing.

15f You don’t have to pay any duty on birds and pets.

Reading Practice

Everyone told me to make my travel preparations early, but I thought I had plenty of time. I had no idea how much there was to do, and I waited much too long before I began getting ready. Все говорили мне, чтобы моя подготовка поездку заранее, но я думал, у меня было много времени. Я понятия не имел, сколько там должен был сделать, и я ждал слишком долго, прежде чем я начал готовиться.

First, I had to apply for a passport and visa because I was going to visit a foreign country. I had to get several innoculations at the doctor’s office. Во-первых, я был подать заявление на паспорт и визу, потому что я собираюсь посетить иностранное государство. Я должен был получить несколько прививок в кабинете врача.

Then I needed to drop by the bank and get some traveler’s checks. At the same time, there were many things to be taken care of at home. Тогда мне нужно было зайти в банк и получить некоторые чеки путешественника. В то же время, было много вещей, которые будут заботиться о дома.

I had the phone disconnected and the dog taken to the kennels, but I almost forgot to have the milk and newspaper deliveries stopped. Я был телефон отключен и собака доставлена ​​в питомник, но я чуть не забыл, чтобы иметь молоко и газеты поставки прекратились.

The postman had to remind me to leave my forwarding address at the post office. I know it would have slipped my mind if he hadn’t mentioned it. Почтальон должен был напомнить мне оставлять свой адрес пересылки в почтовом отделении. Я знаю, что бы вылетело из головы, если бы он не упоминал.

The day I was supposed to leave, I realized I still hadn’t received my passport and visa. I simply couldn’t believe the time had passed so quickly. I was really afraid I would be left behind. На следующий день я должен был уехать, я понял, что я все еще не получил мой паспорт и визу. Я просто не мог поверить, что время прошло так быстро. Я действительно боялся, я бы остался позади.

Fortunately, the mail was delivered early and my passport arrived. By the time I got to the airport, they were already tailing my flight. I just barely had time to make it. К счастью, почта была доставлена ​​рано, и мой паспорт прибыли. К тому времени я добрался до аэропорта, они уже хвостохранилища моего полета. Я едва успел это сделать.

As soon as I sat down inside the plane, I remembered that I hadn’t taken my camera, but it was too late to worry about that. I would have to buy another one if I wanted to take pictures. Как только я сел в самолете, я вспомнил, что я не взял мою камеру, но это было слишком поздно, чтобы беспокоиться об этом. Я должен был бы купить еще один, если бы я хотел, чтобы снять.

I did have a wonderful time during this trip, but the next time I plan to travel, I’m going to be sure to start preparing early enough to avoid all the last-minute problems. У меня действительно было замечательное время, во время этой поездки, но в следующий раз я планирую путешествовать, я собираюсь быть уверены, чтобы начать подготовку достаточно рано, чтобы избежать всех последних минутах проблем.

Questions:

1. Why did I wait so long to begin getting ready for my trip?

2. What did I need because I was going to visit a foreign country?

3. What were the things I had to take care of at home?

4. Why was I afraid I would be left behind?

5. What did I forget to take?

6. Why is it a good idea to begin making travel plans early?

Conversation

Dialog 1

MRS. JONES: I’m sure I’m forgetting something, steward, but I don’t know what it is. STEWARD: Do you have your passport, Mrs. Jones? MRS. JONES: Yes, I have it right here. And I have the boat tickets. What else could it be? STEWARD: You have all your suitcases, don’t you? MRS. JONES: I believe so. Let’s see. One … two… three… four … five. Yes, they’re all here. STEWARD: Well, it seems to me you have everything you need, Mrs. Jones. MRS. JONES: No, I don’t. Something is missing, but I can’t think what it could be. STEWARD: Don’t worry about it now. The ship is about to leave. By the way, where is Mr. Jones? MRS. JONES: Mr. Jones? Oh! Now I know what it is! I forgot my husband!

Dialog 2

CLERK: May I help you, sir? JIM: Yes, I want to buy a personal gift for my brother. He’s taking a trip to South America. CLERK: Is he going by ship or by plane? JIM: He’s flying. My gift will have to be something light in weight. What can you suggest? CLERK: What about this wallet? It’s made of very fine leather: JIM: My sister already gave him one. I’d like something unusual. CLERK: Here is a gift for the man who has everything. JIM: Oh, a folding toothbrush That’s a wonderful idea. I’ll take it.

Word List

article

barely

belongings

bird

cable

check

checking account

connection

customs

delivery

duty

flight

fortune

forwarding address

goods

hard-earned

hardly

inoculation

kennel

luckily

lucky

oh

passport

prohibited

safely

salary

traveler’s check

use

visa

VERB FORMS

cable

cash

cover up

declare

drop by

escape

kiss

leave behind

mention

pass

see off

EXPRESSIONS

for one thing

slip one’s mind

Supplementary Word List

(Conversation and Reading Practice)

folding toothbrush

steward

unusual

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