At the Airport

This Lesson

In this conversation you will practice talking in English about going through the airport: check-in, security, boarding, and immigration. Try the “Creative” version with someone else, and have fun! If you need help, please try the “Completed” conversation as well.

Instructions: Complete your part using the English you already know. For help, you can look at the “Completed” conversation which has the blanks already filled in.

A: Hello, may I see your passport please?

B: Yes, here you go. Am I late for the flight?

A: Well, they will close the gate in ___ minute/s so you have to hurry. Do you have any bags to check in?

B: No, just my carry on bag.

A: Ok, here is your boarding pass. Please run quickly to the security line over there. Your plane is at Gate letter “B.”

B: Ok, thank you. (Run!!!)

A2: Are there any bombs, knives, guns, drugs, __________, or _________ in this bag?

B: No, nothing like that. I just have my #1_______, #2_______, and #3_______ in here.

A2: Thank you. You may proceed to your flight.

A3: “Last call. The doors are closing! Please board now. Show your ticket and


A4: Welcome aboard ______ Airlines. Your seat is over here. Please enjoy your flight.

B: Thank you. Whew! Excuse me ma’am, may I please get a cup of ______ please?

(At Your Destination)

A: Welcome to ____(country)_____, Mr./Mrs. ____________.

B: Thank you.

A: What is the purpose of your visit?

B: Oh, I’m just __________________. (On vacation/Visiting friends/On a business trip)

A: Oh, really? And where will you be staying during your visit?

B: I will be staying at __________________

A: How long do you intend to stay _______________?

B: I plan to stay for _____(how long?)_______.

A: I see… and what activities will you be doing during your stay here?

B: I plan on _____________, and ________________, and ________________.

A: Well, Mr./Mrs. ___________,… (Look at them seriously) ____________ (Enjoy your trip/Welcome to ________/You’re Under Arrest!)

Question: What is your biggest challenge when trying to practice English conversation? Please tell me in the comments below!