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#047 Travel by plane in English | Airport Vocabulary Speaking Practice

Listen to a new episode of Speak English Now Podcast, your favorite material for practicing your spoken and heard English. You will also learn about lifestyle and culture, language, vocabulary, and how to improve your English more effectively.


Hi everyone! I’m Georgiana; founder of My mission is to help YOU speak English fluently.

In today’s episode:

  • You’ll learn some useful airport English vocabulary.
  • Later, you’ll practice your English speaking with a funny mini-story.

Awesome! Let’s get started!

So, you wanna travel by plane, right? It’s just natural to be a little worried because sometimes there are things that can prevent us from getting on time. I almost missed the plane on several occasions, and after that, I became more responsible. Nowadays, I can say that I plan my plane trip more efficiently.

The night before the trip I make sure that the flight is confirmed because it can get delayed or even canceled due to bad weather.

I book my flights online: I book a one-way ticket when I don’t want to return to my destination right away. However, I usually book a round-trip ticket which includes a return ticket too.

And I’m not in the habit of checking in my luggage when I travel. Airlines usually allow us to check up to 2 suitcases. Nonetheless, I like traveling only with my carry-on luggage and a small backpack where I keep my passport, the ID (identification), and boarding pass.

Since I don’t check the luggage when I travel, I’m allowed to check-in online. So, when I arrive at the airport, I already have my boarding card printed out.

Like I told you, there are always unexpected things that can happen, so I prefer to be on time. I usually arrive 2 hours early at the airport, and from there, I start my adventure to the boarding gate.

When we have to catch a plane, timing is everything, but for some reason, some of us tend to arrive later than planned. One time I arrived at the airport five hours early. Naturally, I figured I had all the time in the world, so I walked slowly towards the gate. From time to time, I stopped to buy some souvenirs, when all of a sudden, I realized that I was way too late! In fact, that time I had to run fast, so I wouldn’t miss the plane.


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  1. Pratik

    Dear ,
    Mam Im pratik I need audio to listen English amd improve it


      Hi Pratik! You can get the audio and the text by selecting the episode. Each episode has this section called RESOURCES. You’ll find the audio and the PDF of the lesson.

  2. Hemraj prajapat

    Yes I want to speaking English ,I tried a lot still I couldn’t speaking then what should I do , I need your suggestion I hope you send me reply as soon as possible,


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