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Getting around London Pre-Intermediate Lesson 5
Today we are going to learn: • How to talk about different kinds of transport in London • How to buy tickets • Collocations and useful phrases
Look both ways
I haven’t seen you for ages = I haven’t seen you for a very long time. Are you kidding? Are you serious? Really? I can’t believe it! - I found a kitten yesterday and now it will live with me. - Are you serious? That’s great. Get around a city = travel to different places in the city.
Tube Y: It must be difficult to find your way there. = Know where you are and where to go. Follow the signs Change lines Get on the train Get off the train Mind the gap between the train and the platform. To know where to go when you need to change lines simply follow the sings. Mind the gap when you are getting on or off the train.
Travel zone Oyster card Travel card Single fare paper tickets Day/week ticket Ticket machine - Good afternoon. I would like a day ticket. - Please give me a single fare bus ticket. - I need to go from Waterloo to Russel square. What ticket do I need?
- Excuse me, could you help me please? - Of course. What can I do for you? - I want to go to the British Museum. I need to go to Russel Square station, right? - Yes. Do you have an Oyster card? - No, I want a single fare ticket, but I do not know how to use the machine. - Ok, so we are now at Marble Arch, you need a ticket for Zone 1. Take the train to Tottenham Court Road and then change to Piccadilly line and go one stop to Russel Square. Follow the signs to take the right exit to the British Museum. - Thank you very much.
Double-decker bus Go by bus Take a bus Get on a bus Get off the bus I can take bus number 17 to the train station. I need to get off the bus at the bus stop next to the train station. If you need to go somewhere very late or very early you can take a night bus. Night busses run all night long. The trains run from 6 am to 11 pm.
Taxi = Cab driver - Take me to Kings Cross train station. Get a taxi Take a taxi Go by taxi My flight back is very early so I need to take a taxi to the airport.
Today we have learned: The Tube Change lines Follow the signs Mind the gap Get on/get off the train Platform Travel zone Single fare paper ticket Day/week ticket Ticket machine
Today we have learned: Bus Double-decker bus Go by bus Take a bus Get on/off a bus Night bus Run all night Cab driver Get/take/go by cab Please take me to….
Today we have learned: I haven’t seen you for ages. Are you kidding? Are you serious? Really? I can’t believe it! Find your way around a city. Get around a city.