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TOP-10 English phrases that will definitely come in handy during traveling


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TOP-10 English phrases that will definitely come in handy during traveling


English is becoming the key that opens many doors - knowledge of the language will come in handy both in work and in personal life, not to mention travel. At the same time, it is not necessary to know the language at an advanced level for communication to take place. For elementary communication, you need the simplest and most common phrases, and we have compiled such a list!

10 most useful phrases for traveling abroad

How do I get to the airport? - How do I get to the airport?

You can use an even simpler phrase - Where is ...? (Where is…?)

What time is our flight? - What time do we depart?

The question What time ( What time ?) Is universal, so you can ask about breakfast or the bus departure time, for example: What time is breakfast here? ( What time do you have breakfast?) And What time does the bus leave / arrive? (What time does the bus depart / arrive?)

Can I have a window / an aisle seat, please? - Can I sit near the window / near the aisle, please?

The British are very educated people and always prefer to speak as politely as possible, especially with foreigners, so the Can verb in the meaning of asking permission to do something will be very useful to you. For example, in a restaurant: Can I have a menu, please? (Can I have a menu, please?).

I'd like to order sparkling / still water. - I would like to order sparkling / still water.

The phrase I'd like (I would like ...) is also from the courtesy list, which you need to remember and use as often as possible on a trip.

I'm looking for a bank because I need to change some money. Do you know one near here? - I'm looking for a bank because I need to change money. Do you know if there is a bank nearby?

I'm looking for ... is another useful phrase that can be used with any item if you need to find something.

How much does it cost? - How much is it?

Find out the price of any item with this versatile phrase.

Do you have Wi-Fi? Can I have the password? - Do you have Wi-Fi? Can I get a password?

The question will help you connect to the network and always stay connected.

What is the check-in / check-out time at this hotel? - What time is check-in / check-out at this hotel?

Tourists in any country will find this check-in phrase useful.

The conditioner in my room doesn't work. Can you fix it? - The air conditioner in my room is not working. Could you fix it?

The word conditioner can be replaced with any technique if you have problems in the room.

Could you take a picture of us, please? - Could you take a photo of us, please?

Abroad, we want to see as much as possible and take away as many memories as possible. With this phrase, you can capture the brightest moments on vacation.

Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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