42 terms

Transport and travel

NEF Intermediate SB p148 and SB p40 U2C
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land
(verb)
to come down through the air onto the ground or another surface (of planes/birds)
check-in desk
(noun)
a place where you report your arrival at an airport, hotel, hospital etc
luggage
(noun)
bags or suitcases used to carry things
boarding card (OR boarding pass)
(noun)
a card that you show before you get on a plane or boat; with your seat number on it
baggage reclaim
(noun)
place in the airport where you collect your bags after travelling
take off
(verb)
to leave the ground and begin to fly
gate
(noun)
a way out of an airport through which passengers go to get on their plane
(suit)case
(noun)
a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes
aisle
(noun)
a passageway between rows of seats, for example in the centre of a plane
(railway/train) station
(noun)
you can catch a train here
platform
(noun)
the raised flat area beside the track at a train station where you get on or off the train
carriage (OR coach)
(noun)
a separate section of a train for carrying passengers
ticket office
(noun)
the place where you buy tickets
the underground (OR metro)
(noun)
an underground railway system in a city
coach
lorry
van
motorbike
helmet
bike
car
scooter
tram
motorway
(noun)
a very major road - normally with 2 or more lanes in each direction
petrol station
traffic lights
seatbelt
rush hour
(noun)
the time of day when there is a lot of traffic
car crash
(noun)
when two or more cars hit each other
parking fine
(noun)
money you have to pay for parking illegally
traffic jam
(noun)
when there is so much traffic that cars can't move
speed limit
(noun)
the maximum speed that you are legally allowed to drive at
public transport
(noun)
the system of buses, trains, etc. provided by the government or by companies, which people use to travel from one place to another
pedestrian area
(noun)
a place where you can't drive
cycle lane
(noun)
a narrow part of the road for bicycles only
roadworks
taxi rank
(noun)
where taxis park when they are waiting for customers
car park
(noun)
a place where you can leave your car
journey
(noun)
when you travel from one place to another by car, train, plane, etc
travel
(verb)
when you go from one place to another; when you go to many places during a fixed period of time
trip
(noun)
when you go somewhere, either for a holiday or on business, stay there, and come back again
flight
(noun)
when you go somewhere by plane