Label the words in these pictures. airplane ___, passengers ___, seat ___, child ___,
Answer these questions in pairs:
Do you like flying in an airplane? Why or why not?
How often do you fly?
What things do you like most about flying?
What do you dislike about flying?
Do other passengers annoy you? How do they annoy you?
Understanding The Main Idea
Choose the best answer for this question about today's article.
What do passengers dislike?
a. parents with noisy children
b. passengers who talk a lot
c. both answers a. and b.
What Air Passengers Hate
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B: Completing A Table
Complete this table of information about today's article.
|Name of study:|
|Country of study:|
|Number of travelers:|
|Subject of Study:||the kinds of passengers American air travelers dislike the most|
News articles often use synonyms - words with the same or similar meanings to other words.
1. Find a synonym for don't like in paragraph 2 of today's article.
2. Find a synonym for kids in paragraph 3 of today's article.
3. Find a synonym for talk too much in paragraph 5 of today's article.
D: Understanding Numbers
Match the correct information with the correct pie chart
A: Do A Survey
You may do one or more of these
Understanding The Main Idea - Answer
C. is the best answer.
B: Completing A Table - Answers
Name of study: 2013 Expedia Airplane Etiquette study
Country of study: United States
Number of travelers: 1001
Subject of study: the kinds of passengers American air travelers dislike the most
C: Finding Synonyms - Answers
1. dislike, 2. children, 3. talkative.
D: Understanding Numbers - Answers
passengers who like talking a little to other passengers - B.
passengers who don't like talkative passengers - C.
passengers who don't like parents with misbehaving or crying children on planes - A.
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