En American Language Academy impartimos varios cursos de preparación para exámenes…
Phrasal Verbs: Travel
Duration: 8-10 minutes
Level: int +
Language Focus: phrasal verbs
Objective: phrasal verbs: vocabulary
Read the following dialog. Use the context to understand the definition of the phrasal verbs.
All the phrasal verbs are related to TRAVEL.
-Hey Rachel! How was your trip?
It was pretty good. Thanks for asking. I really needed to get away.
-Australia is so far away, though. Did you have to stop over anywhere on your way?
We did, yes. We stopped over in Singapore for an hour. I was happy that the first flight got in on time.
-That’s really lucky! The last time I travelled, my flight was delayed. It took off 3 hours later than the scheduled time!
Oh no! I bet you were happy to get off that flight!
-I was, yeah. And how was your hotel?
It was beautiful. We checked in right on time and the service was lovely.
So, what do you think the definitions of the phrasal verbs are?
Look at the definitions and examples to see if you were correct!
To get away: To escape or leave. In this case, Rachel says that her holiday was “getting away” (ie: from work, stress, etc).
To stop over: In travel (usually flights), to stop in a city/country that is NOT the final destination. In this case, Rachel “stopped over” in Singapore on the way to Australia.
To get in: To arrive (a person, plane, train, bus, etc) In this case, Rachel was happy because she “got in” or “arrived” on time.
To get off: To exit or leave a vehicle. In this case, Jim was happy to “get off” or leave the airplane after such a bad flight.
To take off: When talking about travel, “to take off” is when the airplane leaves the ground.
To check in: To enter a hotel for the first time. Rachel “checked in” or entered the hotel at the scheduled time.