He goes through Immigration.
Immigration or immigration control is the place at a port, airport, or
international border where officials check the passports of people.
And your disembarkation card.
When passengers disembark from a ship, aeroplane, or bus, they leave it at the
end of their journey.
ex) I looked towards the plane. Six passengers had already disembarked.
Disembarkation is at 7:30 am.
Mr. Ito goes through Costoms.
Customs is the place where people arriving from a foreign country have to declare
goods that they bring with them.
ex) He walked through customs.
Do you have anything to declare?
If you declare goods that you have bought in another country or money that you
have earned, you say houw much you have bought or earned so that you can pay tax
ex) She had nothing to declare, and was starting to go through the 'Green'
channel when she was stopped.
We have a nice cheesecake, raspberry sorbet...
Sorbet is like ice cream but made with fruit juice, sugar, and water.
ex) a light lemon sorbet.
At their hotel, they go to the concierge desk.
A concierge is a person, especially in France, who looks after a block of flats
and checks people entering and leaving the building.
A flat is a set of rooms for living in usually on one floor and part of a larger
building. A flat usually includes a kitchen and bathroom.
ex) Sara lives with her husband and children in a flat in central London.
The tour covers most of the main tourist attractions in New York.
An attraction is something that people can go to for interest or enjoyment, for
example a famous building.
ex) The walled city is an important tourist attraction.
How much is admission?
Admission at a park, museum, or other place is the amount of money you pay to
ex) Gates open at 10.30 am and admission is free.
The suggested donation is fifteen dollars for adults, ten for senior
citizens over 60 years old, and seven for students.
If you suggest the name of a person or place, you recommend them to someone.
ex)They can suggest where to buy one.
A donation is something which someone gives to a charity or other organization.
ex) Employees make regular donations to charity.
We have brochures and maps in Japanese.
A brochure is a magazine or thin book with pictures that gives you information
about a product or service.
ex) travel brochures.
It's too flashy.
If you describe a person or thing as flashy, you mean they are smart and noticeable,
but in a rather vulgar way.
ex) He was much less flashy than his brother.
If you describe a person or their behaviour as vulgar, you mean that they lack
taste or behave rudely.
ex) He was a vulgar old man, but he never swore in front of a woman.
Later, Mrs. Yamada looks at a watch from a street vendor.
A vendor is someone who sells things such as newspapers, cigarettes, or food from
a small stall or cart.
ex) ice-cream vendors.
A stall is a large table on which you put goods that you want to sell, or
information that you want to give people.
ex) market stalls selling local fruits.
|7. AT THE POST OFFICE （郵便局）
Mrs. Yamada loses her purse.
1) A purse is a very small bag that people, especially woman, keep their money in.
2) A purse is a small bag that women carry.
ex) She looked at me and then reached in her purse for cigarettes.
You also need to contact your consulate about your lost passport.
A consulate is the place where a consul works.
ex) They managed to make contact with the British consulate in Lyons.
A consul is an official who is sent by his or her government to live in a foreign
city in order to look after all the people there that belong to his or her own
ex) The British Consul in Zurich has confirmed that a British man was among the
He needs some medication.
Medication is medicine that is used to treat and cure illness.
ex) She stopped taking the prescribed medication.
If a doctor prescribes medicine or treatment for you, he or she tells you what
medicine or treatment to have.
ex) She took twice the prescribed dose of sleeping tablets.
A dose of medicine or a drug is a measured amount of it which is intended to be
taken at one time.
ex) One dose of penicillin can wipe out the infection.
|9. REPORTING A LOST BAG （バッグの紛失を届ける）