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LISTENING . You will hear a person giving advice on how to plan a successful holiday. Do you agree with the tips. Discuss in pairs.

Phrasal verbs with COME

Come about – to appear;

Come across – to find/meet by chance;

Come along – to hurry up;

Come back – to return to memory, to become fashionable again;

Come forward – come forth;

Come in – enter, to become fashionable;

Come into – inherit;

Come off – to succeed, to take place as planned, to cease being joined to smth;

Come on – to begin working, to progress;

Come out – 1) to go on strike, 2) to begin to blossom, 3) to be revealed, 4) to be published; 5) to appear;

Come round – 1) to visit casually, 2) to recover consciousness, 3) to change one’s point of view;

Come to – to amount to a total;

Come up – 1) to rise to the surface; 2) to be mentioned, 3) to occur;


About across along back before forward from in into off on out round to up



1. A boomerang is a hunting weapon. It is shaped so that it will come _____ to a person who throws it. 2. “Where do you come ______?” “Thailand”. 3. Please come ___ ! Make yourself at home. 4. F comes ______ G in the alphabet. 5. Why don’t you come ______ to our house for a dinner on Saturday? 6. The sergeant asked for volunteers, but only three came _____. 7. Just look at these old photographs. I came _______ them when I was clearing out an old cupboard. 8. “What magazine is that?” “It’s a literary magazine called The bookworm”. “How often does it come _______?” “Monthly”. 9. Oh dear! Pollution, global warming, the hole in the ozone layer: I don’t know what the world is coming ___! 10. “Come ____, Philip. Everyone else has finished except you!” 11. We’re all going out for a pizza. Would you like to come ____? 12. I hear that Michelle has come ______ a lot of money. Her rich aunt died and left her half a million. 13. Every time the subject of holidays comes ______, Ruth and her husband have an argument. 14. Pauline is working on a plan to covert her farmhouse into a bed and breakfast place. She reckons she’ll make a fortune if it comes ______. 15. There has been another crash on the freeway just south of LA. How did it come ____?

Travelling by Air

John decided to spend his winter vacations in Japan. He knew that it would be difficult to get a ticket as he hadn't booked a seat beforehand. He hoped he would get a ticket at the airport, so he took a taxi and went there.

He was in luck! There was nobody at the booking office and soon he booked a seat on the tomorrow flight to Tokyo. The clerk warned John that he should arrive at the airport two hours earlier and that he could take a special express coach that left the agency every 20 minutes.

Next morning John arrived at the airport terminal to catch his plane to Tokyo. At the check-in counter a ticket agent looked at his ticket and his luggage was weighed and labeled and a claim-check was inserted in the ticket. Next John was given a boarding pass, a ticket that allowed him to get on the plane with a seat number on it. John’s suitcase weighed more than 20kgs, so he had to pay extra. The next formality was filling in the immigration form and going through passport control. The form had to be filled in block letters. John wrote his name, nationality, permanent address and the purpose of his trip. There was also a security check. John’s carry on luggage was inspected. This was an anti-hijacking measure.

After fulfilling all the formalities John went to the departure lounge where he had a snack, then in the duty-free shop he bought a small present for his friend and while waiting for the announcement to board the plane he began to read a fresh newspaper. After a few minutes he heard the announcement: «Flight 156 to Tokyo now boarding at Gate Three.» He went to get on his plane.

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