UNIT 1 Travel Arrangements
You will be able to: 1. help people make travel plans. 2. help people prepare a trip.
Warming up 1 2 3 4 5 6 Contents Listening and Speaking Reading and Writing Extended Activities Culture Corner My Progress Check
Warmingup Listen and match. 1 Disneyland Mount Fuji The Great Wall Eiffel Tower
Warmingup Listen and decide true (T) or false (F). 2 tourist spot旅游景点 theme park主题公园 A: Hi, Song. Do you like to travel? B: Yes, of course. I’ve been to quite a few interesting places. A: Have you been to the Great Wall? B: Of course. That’s quite famous in our country. A: What about tourist spots in foreign countries? B: Well, I’ve visited the Eiffel Tower in France, Mount Fuji in Japan and Disneyland Park in the USA. A: Disneyland! It’s a world-famous theme park. I wish I could go there some day! B: Well, that shouldn’t be hard. There’s a Disneyland in Hong Kong. A: I want to go there next year! Key sentences J 1. Mr Song has travelled to some countries. I've been to quite a few interesting places. What about tourist spots in foreign countries? Would you like to go on a domestic trip or an outbound one? L 2. He hasn't been to France. L 3. He has been to the Disneyland Park in Hong Kong.
Listening and Speaking Learn the word and expressions. 1 travel agent旅游代理 upcoming即将来临的 domestic trip 国内游 outbound trip 出境游
Listening and Speaking Listen and repeat. 2 Wang Lu: Hainan China Travel Service, Sanya Branch. May I help you? Kang Hui: Hello! I’d like to speak to a travel agent, please. Wang Lu: Well, I’m a travel agent. My name is Wang Lu. What can I do for you? Kang Hui: My family is planning to go on a trip during the upcoming Spring Festival. Could you give us some suggestions? Wang Lu: Would you like to go on a domestic trip or an outbound one? Kang Hui: A domestic trip. Wang Lu: Then, how about going to Harbin? That should be a new experience! Kang Hui: Um, what can we do there? Wang Lu: Wow, there are lots of things to do. You can ski, skate, or visit the Harbin Ice World, and lots more. Kang Hui: Sounds interesting. I’ll talk with my family and call you back. Wang Lu: Good, call me any time. May I have your name, please? Kang Hui: Mr Kang.
Listening and Speaking Answer the questions. 3 1. When would Mr Kang’s family like to go on a trip? 2. Does he want a domestic trip or an outbound one? 3. What place does the travel agent suggest? Notes: They’d like to go on a trip during the upcoming Spring Festival. He wants a domestic trip. The travel agent suggests Harbin. • Suggestion 与 advice 意义相近。前者意思是“建议”，是可数名词；后者意思是“忠告”，是不可数名词。 • ski: 滑雪；skate: 滑冰。这是两项在哈尔滨非常受欢迎的冬季运动项目。
Listening and Speaking Complete the sentences. 4 call (sb) back go on a trip Notes: give sb some suggestions • 出行前，旅游代理要和游客签署旅游协议，基本内容包括：1. 行程安排（itinerary）；2. 相互之间的责权利（rights and obligations）； 3. 旅游保险（travel insurance）等。 • package tour: 汉语一般称“随团游”，旅行社提供的服务包括往返交通（transport）、住宿（accommodation），当地交通和餐饮及其他活动。 • FIT: Free Independent Traveller 的缩写，汉语称“自由行”。旅行社只负责游客的往返交通和住宿，游客到达目的地（destination）后自由活动。 1. Jane said she would ____________, but I haven’t received her call till now. 2. Yesterday the travel agent _______________________ about his holiday. 3. We ____________ to the mountains last weekend. call me back gave him some suggestions went on a trip
Listening and Speaking Listen and complete the dialogue. 5 B. And how many days would a tour last? A. I'll email you some detailed information. C. The prices are different. D. I'd like to know the price of a tour to Harbin. E. but you can keep to your own schedule in Harbin. I'd like to know the price of a tour to Harbin. The prices are different. but you can keep to your own schedule in Harbin. And how many days would a tour last? I'll email you some detailed information.
Listening and Speaking Pair work. Complete the dialogue. 6 （康辉选择了随团游，但他希望价格能便宜些，王璐答应给他一定的优惠）。 Wang Lu: Good afternoon, Mr Kang. Nice to meet you! Kang Hui: Nice to meet you, too, Ms Wang. Wang Lu: Sit down, please, Mr Kang! So you have chosen the package tour to Harbin. Kang Hui: Yes, that’s right. Wang Lu: Then, please have a look through this travel agreement. Kang Hui: Um, the itinerary is fine. But the total cost is a little more expensive than I expected. Could you reduce it a bit? Wang Lu: Well, I can give you a 10% discount. That is the lowest price I can offer. Is that OK with you? Kang Hui: That’s fine, thank you. Should I sign here? Wang Lu: Yes, thanks. Enjoy your trip. Wang Lu: Good afternoon, Mr Kang. Nice to meet you! Kang Hui: Nice to meet you, too, Ms Wang. Wang Lu: Sit down, please, Mr Kang! So you have chosen the package tour to Harbin. Kang Hui: … Ñ
Reading and Writing Learn the words and expressions. 1 be off to 去往（某处） down coat 羽绒服 boot 靴子 scarf 围巾 skin 皮肤
Reading and Writing Read the dialogue with these questions in mind. 2 1. Why can’t Ms Wang answer the phone? 2. What does Feng Lin suggest wearing in Harbin? Kang Hui: Hello! May I speak to Ms Wang, please? Feng Lin: Sorry, she's on another call right now. Could I help you with anything? Kang Hui: Well, we are off to Harbin tomorrow. Could you give us any suggestions for what we should wear? Feng Lin: Sure. Down coats and boots are necessary. What's more, take a warm cap and a scarf to protect your face from the cold. And don't forget gloves. Kang Hui: Thank you. What else? Feng Lin: You should also take some moisturiser with you to protect your skin. Kang Hui: You've been very helpful! Thanks again. Feng Lin: You're welcome. Enjoy your trip! Notes: • on another call: 在接另一个电话。类似的说法还有 busy on line（忙着接电话）。 • What else? 还有什么？类似的说法有 Which else? ( 还有哪一个？)，Where else? ( 还有哪个地方？) 等。 • protect... from... 保护……免受…… Because she’s on another call. She suggests wearing down coats, boots, a warm cap, a scarf and gloves.
Reading and Writing Complete the email. 3 B. Hainan China Travel Service, Sanya Branch A. have any suggestions C. choose us again E. Dear Mr Kang D. had a great time in Harbin Subject: Good journey From: Wangl@hotmail.com Time: 17:09 pm, 22 Feb. 2010 To: Kanghui@fltrp.com Dear Mr Kang 1)_____________, How are you? I hope you 2)______________________. I am writing to ask what you think about your trip and our service. Was it a new and nice experience? Did you have any trouble? Are you satisfied with our service? If you 3)___________________, please let us know. We will try our best to improve and hope you will 4)______________ for your next trip. Best wishes. Wang Lu 5)_____________________________________ had a great time in Harbin have any suggestions choose us again Hainan China Travel Service, Sanya Branch
Extended Activities Listen and take notes. 1 （你是旅游代理，接到一位客人的咨询电话，请记录。） Jenny: Good afternoon! My family would like to go to Sanya. What travel products do you have? Aming: We offer two kinds: a package tour and a FIT tour. Jenny: Do you have products for special group tour? Aming: How many people do you have? And what’s your plan? Jenny: We have six people. We want to stay at the seaside resort hotel and visit some of the beautiful villages. But we don’t want to pay too much. Aming: Well, I will talk with my manager to see whether we can make a plan for you. So will you give me your email address so that I can email you the detailed information? Jenny: OK. My email address is Jenny2009@netscape.net. Thank you very much. Aming: Jenny2009@netscape.net. Got it. My pleasure. Guest's name: ________________________ Number of people: ________________________ Destination: ________________________ Email address: ________________________ Jenny Six Sanya Jenny2009@netscape.net
Extended Activities Complete the dialogue. 2 （你与经理讨论Jenny 一家去三亚的旅游计划，最后决定为他们特制一个“自由行”计划，每人3,000 元。） A: Hi, Mr Yao. A family would like to travel to Sanya. They want to keep to their own schedule there, but they don’t want to pay too much. B: Well, how many people are there? A: Six. They want to stay at the seaside resort hotel and visit some of the villages. B: Well, I think we can prepare a special plan for them. We can include only the cost of the flights and accommodation in our services, so the price will be much lower. A: That’s fine. They can keep to their own schedule and pay other personal expenses as they wish. B: Good. That will be a 5-day FIT trip for only 3,000 yuan per person. A: OK. I’ll send an email to them and tell them our decision. B: Yes, please. A: Hi, Mr Yao. A family would like to travel to Sanya. They want to keep to their own schedule there, but they don’t want to pay too much. B: Well, how many people are there? A: ... Ñ
Extended Activities Read the offer emailed by the travel agent and decide true (T) or false (F). 3 Dear Jenny, How are you? We’ve made a special travel plan for your family, which you can see below. Please tell us whether it suits you or not. Yours sincerely, Tang Aming Beijing China Travel Service 5-Day FIT Trip from Beijing to Sanya Price: 3,000 yuan / person Service included: All flights mentioned in the programme are in economy class, fare inclusive of airport taxes and fuel surcharges. Accommodation is in designated hotels, with breakfast being offered. Not included: Tips Personal expenses Any expense not mentioned above L 1. Travellers have to pay for airport taxes besides the fee for the FIT. J 2. Travellers don’t have to pay for breakfast in the hotels they stay. J 3. Travellers have to pay for the transport from the hotel to the downtown area.
Extended Activities Complete the email. 4 （Jenny 尚未就特制的“自由行”旅游计划进行答复。你是旅游代理，请写一封电子邮件询问一下情况。） A. we can arrange the most pleasant journey possible for you? B. our service is considered among the best in the country. C. I wonder if the special FIT travel plan suits you or not. D. you can save money because our prices are competitive. Dear Jenny, How are you? 1)____________________________________________ If yes, could you please let me know as soon as possible so that 2)____________________ _________________________________ As one of the leading travel companies in China, 3)_____________________ ________________________ What’s more, 4)____________________________ ___________________ Yours sincerely, Tang Aming Beijing China Travel Service I wonder if the special FIT travel plan suits you or not. we can arrange the most pleasant journey possible for you? our service is considered among the best in the country. you can save money because our prices are competitive.
Culture Corner 1. Have you ever been to Hong Kong? 2. What do you know about Hong Kong? Hong Kong, once called “Pearl of the Orient”, is one of the most popular travel destinations in Asia. There are many famous tourist attractions in Hong Kong. These are some of the most popular places to visit: Hong Kong Disneyland, opened in 2005, is the fifth Disney theme park in the world. HONG KONG DISNEYLAND
Culture Corner Ocean Park, opened in 1977, provides an exciting mix of entertainment, education and conservation facilities. OCEAN PARK Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is part of the chain of wax museums founded by Marie Tussaud of France. The Hong Kong branch houses nearly 100 wax figures of internationally-known personalities, with Asian figures taking up more than a third of the total, including Jackie Chan, Yao Ming and Liu Xiang. MADAME TUSSAUDS HONG KONG
My Progress Check Words I have learned in this unit are: □ upcoming □ boot □ scarf □ skin Now I know ________ new words. More words I know in this unit are: _________________________________________________ Phrases and expressions I have learned in this unit are: □ travel agent □ tourist spot □ theme park □ domestic trip □ down coat □ outbound trip □ be off to Great! Now I know ________ useful phrases and expressions. More useful phrases and expressions I know in this unit are: _________________________________________________
My Progress Check I can: □ help people make travel plans. □ help people prepare a trip. What progress I have made! I’m happy.