Airline Safety

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in all the missing words below. Then, press "Check Answers" to grade your responses. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get more hints, but you lose points if you ask for help.

This gap-fill exercise is only for the first part of the original listening activity on Randall's site. The audio recording that you hear is for the full listening conversation.

Security: Excuse me. Do you have any keys or in your pockets?
Passenger: No. No. I think I've taken everything out.
Security: Okay. Go ahead and walk through the scanner.
Passenger: Will I feel anything?
Security: No sir. Just walk through and keep your in the air.
Passenger: Okay, huh?
[ Security alarm goes off . . . ]
Security: We need to do some additional screening. Sorry, sir. Please this way. [What? Did I . . . Did you find something?] Relax sir. Okay? I'm going to open your carry-on bag. As I'm going through it, please do not try to it. [Okay.] Let's see now. Hmmm. First of all, sir, you can't take any liquids like this bottled past this point.
Passenger: Ah. Well, I really can't drink any other kind of water. Sierra Springs is the only bottled water I drink.
Security: Sorry sir. [Ah . . . ] And, sir. What's this? [What?] No, sir, you cannot a lighter on the plane.
Passenger: But I don't . I mean . . . [You STILL can't bring it on the plane.] But I have it just in case of emergencies. You know, as an emergency fire starter in case the plane into a dark forest.
Security: Sir. You'll have to that here. What's this?
Passenger: Well . . .Oh. That's my pocket knife.

[ The conversation continues . . . ]