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ESL Podcast 442 Ė Flying on Low-Cost Airlines 2009-01-12
ESL Podcast 442 Ė Flying on Low-Cost Airlines
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Tags: Travel
Audio Index:
Slow dialogue: 1:26
Explanations: 3:17
Fast dialogue: 14:51
Sue: I just made airline reservations for our trip. Do you want to look over the itinerary before I purchase the tickets?

Alex: Which airline is it?

Sue: Itís McTse Air.

Alex: Oh, no, I donít want to fly on that low-cost airline! We donít get assigned seats and all of the passengers rush the gate when boarding begins. I hate that!

Sue: Not having assigned seats is a small price to pay for low fares. The service may be stripped down, but I donít think the experience is that bad.

Alex: I donít mind a no-frills flight, but I donít want to fly out of some tiny airport thatís an hour away. Which airport would we be departing from?

Sue: Itís the Burbank Airport. Yes, I know itís less convenient to fly out of a secondary airport, but I donít see what the big deal is.

Alex: Okay, hand it over. Iím taking over the planning for our vacation. Iím not willing to sacrifice comfort to save a few bucks.

Sue: Fine, be my guest.

Script by Dr. Lucy Tse


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