Booking a Flight 订机票

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About this lesson

我们在这课里要学习﹕

 - 如何订机票

 - 如何表达往返日期和时间

 - 如何告诉别人找便宜机票的窍门

 - 如何了解美国人常去的渡假地点

How can I help you?

对话开始时﹐售货员或旅行社代理通常会问你﹕

  What can I do for you?
我能为你做些什么﹖

  How can I help you?
有什么我可以效劳的么﹖

  How may I help you?
有什么我可以效劳的么﹖

  I need to book a flight to Orlando.
我要订一张去奥兰多的机票。

Showing preference

在提出要求时﹐通常使用以下短语﹕

  I need
我需要

  I’d like
我想

  I prefer
我更喜欢

“I want”不太常用﹐因为听起来不太客气。

  I want
我要

Connected or non-stop?

  Is it non-stop?
是直飞么﹖

  It’s a direct flight.
这是直飞航班。

  It’s not non-stop, it’s a connected flight.
不是直飞﹐需要转机。

  It has a layover in Denver.
飞机要在丹佛市停一下。

Window seat or aisle?

  Where would you like to sit?
您想坐在什么地方﹖

  We have a window seat available.
我们有一个靠窗的空座。

  Does a window seat work for you?
靠窗的座位可以么﹖

  Do you prefer a window or aisle seat?
您想要靠窗的还是靠过道的座位﹖

Would you like to upgrade?

  Are you flying economy?
您是经济舱么﹖

  Would you like to upgrade to first-class?
您想升到头等舱么﹖

  First class is too expensive for me.
头等舱对我来说太贵了。

  No thanks, I’ll stick with coach.
谢谢﹐不用了﹐我还是坐经济舱吧。

Anything cheaper?

  Do you have anything cheaper?
你还有更便宜的票么﹖

  Try flying in the off-season.
淡季旅行机票可能更便宜。

  The holiday season is the most expensive time to fly.
节庆期间机票最贵。

  Or use your frequent flier miles.
或者使用您作为常飞旅客所积攒的里程数。

  No, there are too many blackout dates.
不了,限载期太多。

What dates?

  When would you like to go?
您想什么时候出发﹖

  For what dates?
往返日期是什么﹖

  What dates did you have in mind?
您想那天往返﹖

On the 19th

请记住﹕在美国﹐四月17号永远写成”April 17″, 而不是像在其它很多国家哪样写成”17 April”.

  I’d like to leave on April 17th.
我想4月17号出发。

  I’d like to leave on the 17th of April.
我想4月17号出发。

  I’d like to leave on the 19th.
我想19号出发。

In the morning

  What time would you like to return?
回程飞机您想几点到﹖

  I’d like to return in the morning.
我想坐上午回程的班机。

  I’d like to come back in the afternoon.
我想坐下午回程的班机。

注意﹐如果你在”上午”后面加上特定日期的话﹐就要用”on the morning”, 而不用” in the morning”.

  I prefer to fly out on the morning of the 19th.
我想19号上午出发。