|intermediate||airline travel||man and woman||02:10|
What items are passengers not allowed to take on board airplanes in your country? What are the reasons for these rules?
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Hmmm. First of all, sir, you can't take any liquids like this bottled water past this point.
But I have it just in case of emergencies. You know, as an emergency fire starter in case the plane crashes into a dark forest.
Security: Sir. You'll have to leave that here. What's this? Passenger: Well . . .Oh. That's my pocket knife. Security: A pocket knife? It's almost a foot long!
Passenger: Well, it's a special knife given to me by my grandfather, but I only use it to peel apples and fruit.
Passenger: Well, I started to read it, and I then got a little distracted.
With a partner, describe an experience, good or bad, that you have had at an airport or on an airplane. What happened? What did you learn about the experience that will help you the next time you travel?
Visit the Web site of one or more airlines. Research five items that passengers are prohibited from putting in their checked luggage and/or in their carry-on bags?