General Listening Quiz

“Travel on Sky Airlines”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Time:
intermediate flights man 00:47

Pre-Listening Exercise

What types of information would you expect to hear from the pilot or flight attendant on an airplane?

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

What is the number of this flight?

Captain: Hello everyone, this is the captain speaking, and I want to welcome you to Flight 18 bound for Seattle.

How long is the flight?

Our flight time today is 2 hours and 14 minutes, and we will be flying at an average altitude of 29,000 feet.

What is the local time in Seattle?

The local time in Seattle is a quarter to twelve (11:45).

What is the current weather in Seattle?

Captain: The current weather is sunny, but there is a chance of rain later in the day.

At what gate will the plane arrive?

Captain. We will be arriving at Gate 13.

Vocabulary Practice

Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:

Post-Listening Exercise

Talk about your last trip on an airplane. Where did you go? How much did it cost? What was your flight like: pleasant, comfortable, long?

Online Investigation

What are the most important points you look for when you choose an airline for your next flight? Which things are most important to you? Price, destination, length of flight, on-time record, meals, comfort and seating, and customer service? Then, choose a destination and compare two different airlines and see which company is the best choice for you.