Travel English
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Travel English

Learn how to check in for flights, deal with immigration and customs, order in restaurants and much more!
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Created by Walter Kasmer
Last updated 5/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 38 mins on-demand video
  • 17 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
  • Be more confident when traveling and be able to look to expand your vocabulary base.
  • Learn basic travel English for the outlined lecture situations.
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Requirements
  • Basic travel knowledge
  • Basic understanding of English
Description
  1. What is the course about?

This course is about travel English or English we would use when traveling. The course is divided into four main content sections centering around at the airport, ordering at bars and restaurants, shopping, and dealing with public transportation.

2 . How is the course structured?

. introduction

Goes over why using English while traveling is important.

Reasons include:

>it's a major lingua franca (or bridge language)

> most likely default language if not aware of the local language

>used in English speaking countries where English is an official language or accepted as one

. at the airport

This section looks at checking in, boarding, going through immigration and customs.

  • . ordering in restaurants, bars, and coffee shops

This section looks at ordering both food and drinks in restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Everyone when they travel needs to eat and drink, so this makes it easier to accomplish these tasks in English.

  • . shopping

This section deals with shopping and gives you some basic language for finding and buying things.

  • . dealing with public transportation

This section deals with using various types of transportation: buses, ferries, trains, taxis, and rental cars.

  • . conclusion

This section reviews the vocabulary learned in the various sections and includes a glossary or dictionary for all the vocabulary covered in the course..

3. How long will the course take to complete?

The course should take about 1-2 hours to complete by listening to and practicing the dialogues. Reviewing the vocabulary sections will help ensure better understanding before using the vocabulary.

4. What kind of materials are included?

Materials include lectures, dialogues,and quizzes.

5. Why take this course?

By completing this course, you will be more confident in dealing with travel related issues in English. Whether checking in, dealing with immigration or customs, and ordering food or drinks and finally dealing with clerks in stores and using public transportation, you will feel less stress and be able to enjoy your vacation and business trips more.

Who is the target audience?
  • Pre-intermediate level students who like traveling
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Curriculum For This Course
18 Lectures
03:32:08
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Outline and Introduction トラベル1 アウトライン
1 Lecture 03:11

Introduction and outline of the course and brief explanation of reasons why this course is useful for people who travel.

Preview 03:11
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At the Airport 空港で
4 Lectures 07:03

Covers checking in for an airplane and the related vocabulary.

Checking in 講義2 チェックイン
02:38

Students can learn about boarding an aircraft.

Boarding 講義3 飛行機への搭乗
00:47

This lecture covers going through immigration and some questions that are typically asked.

Dealing with Immigration 講義4 入国手続き
02:23

A lecture on going through customs and a situation to be avoided.

Dealing with Customs 講義5 税関手続き
01:15

Reviewing checking in,boarding, immigration, and customs procedures

確認、搭乗、移民、及び税関手続きをでチェック

At the airport 空港で
7 questions
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Ordering food and drinks 食べ物や飲み物の注文
3 Lectures 08:46

Helps students understand about ordering in a restaurant and identifying various categories of dishes.

Preview 03:08

Learn about ordering alcoholic drinks.

Ordering drinks at a bar 講義7 バーでの注文
03:34

Brief introduction to some main types of coffee and tea types and ordering at the counter in a coffee shop.

Ordering coffee and tea 講義8 コーヒー/紅茶の注文
02:04

Reviews ordering food and drinks in restaurants and bars.

レビューはレストランやバーでの食べ物や飲み物を注文する。

Ordering food and drinks 食べ物や飲み物の注文
7 questions
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Shopping ショッピング
1 Lecture 02:54

Introduces shopping in clothing and grocery store vocabulary through dialogues.

Shopping レクチャー9 店でのショッピング
02:54

Reviews shopping for souvenirs and other travel related items.

お土産やその他の旅行関連の項目のための買い物レビュー。

Shopping ショッピング
3 questions
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Visiting a museum 博物館を訪問
2 Lectures 04:01

This video introduces the most common types of museums.

Preview 00:48


This quiz covers aspects of visiting a museum.

このクイズは、博物館を訪れるの側面をカバーしています。

Visiting a museum 博物館を訪問
3 questions
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Public transportation and rental cars
6 Lectures 10:50

Passes on knowledge concerning low cost and full cost carriers.

Planes 講義12 移動手段-フェリー
01:17

Allows students to understand the difference between local, express, and overnight buses.

Buses 講義13-電車
00:48

Details some types of ferries and their related vocabulary.

Ferries 講義14-タクシー
02:38

Enables students to distinguish between types of trains through descriptions and dialogue.

Trains 講義15 移動手段-レンタル・カー
01:37

Helps students learn to deal with taking a taxi.

Preview 01:52

Introduces some vocabulary and language necessary for renting a car.

Rental cars 講義17 レンタカー
02:38

This quiz reviews using different types of public transportation.

このクイズは、公共交通機関の異なる種類を使用して検討する。

Public Transportation 公共交通機関
7 questions
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 01:23

Concluding lecture that lists vocabulary by section. Supplemental material also contains glossary of all vocabulary in alphbetical order.

Conclusion 講義18 結論
01:23
About the Instructor
Walter Kasmer
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EFL university lecturer

I am an EFL lecturer with over 20 years of experience teaching presentations, public speaking, business English and oral English. I have lived and worked in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the longest, Japan. I enjoy traveling and using some technology.

I previously worked in the marketing/promotions field, and thus will be offering business English related courses in the future, as well as general English classes.

I truly believe technology is driving the learning process for all learners and makes material for educating ourselves available at all times. In turn, teachers have access to these same tools and can assist the learning process and make more for more efficient teaching.