At the Train Station

 

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speak the dialogue again

Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
What time does the train leave?en
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I don't know. The is delayed.
 
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Do I have to trains?
No, you are on a direct train without connections.en
 
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What is the cheapest way to get to Chicago?en
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The trains are the cheapest option.
 
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Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
What time does the train leave?en
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  • I don't know. The
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    is delayed.
     
 
 
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  • Do I have to
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    trains?
     
No, you are on a direct train without connections.en
 
 
What is the cheapest way to get to Chicago?en
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  • The
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    • w
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    trains are the cheapest option.
     
 
 
 
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Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Learn the dialogue

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
Good morning. How can I help you?en
Good morning, I would like to take the train to New York City.en
One-way or round trip?en
One-way, please.en
That's $12, and the next train leaves in 15 minutes.en
Is there a later one?en
Yes, there is also one at 2:30.en
Thank you, I'll take the later one. What platform does the train leave from?en
It leaves from platform 3. Just turn right here and go straight.en
Thank you.en
You're welcome and safe travels.en
 

Practice the dialogue

Complete the dialogue.
 
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  • Good morning. How can I
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    you?
     
 
 
Good morning. How can I you?
 
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  • Good morning, I would like to
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    the train to New York City.
     
 
 
Good morning, I would like to the train to New York City.
 
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    or round trip?
     
 
 
or round trip?
 
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  • One-way,
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One-way, .
 
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  • That's $12, and the next train
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    in 15 minutes.
     
 
 
That's $12, and the next train in 15 minutes.
 
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  • Is there a later
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    ?
     
 
 
Is there a later ?
 
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  • Yes,
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    is also one at 2:30.
     
 
 
Yes, is also one at 2:30.
 
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  • Thank you, I'll take the later one. What platform does the
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    leave from?
     
 
 
Thank you, I'll take the later one. What platform does the leave from?
 
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  • It leaves from platform 3. Just
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    right here and go straight.
     
 
 
It leaves from platform 3. Just right here and go straight.
 
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  • You're welcome and safe
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You're welcome and safe .
 
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Practice Listening

Listen to the short dialogue and select the correct response.
 
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    • That is very annoying.en
       
    • That is lovely.en
       
 
 
 
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    • When will you be ready?en
       
    • What time does it leave?en
       
    • How old are you?en
       
 
 
 
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    • I want to go to Chicago.en
       
    • I want to eat dinner.en
       
    • I want to sleep in.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Train employee
Good morning. How can I help you?en
You
Good morning, I would like to take the train to New York City.en
One-way or round trip?en
One-way, please.en
That's $12, and the next train leaves in 15 minutes.en
Is there a later one?en
Yes, there is also one at 2:30.en
Thank you, I'll take the later one. What platform does the train leave from?en
It leaves from platform 3. Just turn right here and go straight.en
Thank you.en
You're welcome and safe travels.en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Good morning. How can I help you?en
David
Good morning, I would like to take the train to New York City.en
One-way or round trip?en
One-way, please.en
That's $12, and the next train leaves in 15 minutes.en
Is there a later one?en
Yes, there is also one at 2:30.en
Thank you, I'll take the later one. What platform does the train leave from?en
It leaves from platform 3. Just turn right here and go straight.en
Thank you.en
You're welcome and safe travels.en
 


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