Cambridge book 10-listening 1- section 1-teacher’s notes

Cambridge book 10-listening 1- section 1-teacher’s notes



Complete the notes below.

Write ONE WORD  for each answer.


TRAVEL AGENT: Good morning. World Tours. My name is Jamie. How can I help you?

ANDREA: Good morning. I want some information on self-drive tours in the USA.

Could you send me a brochure?

TRAVEL AGENT: Of course. Could I have your name please?

ANDREA: Andrea Brown.

Related image Example: 

Name:  Andrea ….Brown.… 

TRAVEL AGENT : Thank you. And your address? 

ANDREA : 24 Ardleigh Road.

TRAVEL AGENT : Can you spell that?

ANDREA: A-R-D-L-E – I-G-H  Road. 

Related image 24 1…..Ardleigh …………. Road (The first letter should be in capital letter – Ardleigh-)

TRAVEL AGENT : Postcode?


Related image BH5 2OP 

TRAVEL AGENT : Thanks. And can I have your phone number?

ANDREA : Is it a mobile alright.


ANDREA : It’s 07786643091

Related image(mobile) 07786643091

TRAVEL AGENT : Thank you. And can I ask you where you heard about World Tours? From a friend ? Or did you see an advert somewhere?

ANDREA : No, I read about you in the newspaper.

Related image about company from: 2…….newspaper………………..

TRAVEL AGENT : OK. I’ll  get the brochures in the post to you but can I give you some information over the phone. What kinds of things do you want to do on your holiday?

ANDREA : I’m interested in going to California with my family. I’ve got two children and we want to hire a car.

TRAVEL AGENT : OK. We have a couple of self-drive tours there visiting different places of interest in California.

Related image **Possible self drive tours >>>***(a couple of self-drive tours)***

TRAVEL AGENT : The first one begins in Los Angeles.

Related image***Trip One: >>>***(the first one)***

TRAVEL AGENT : and there is plenty of time to visit some of the theme parks there.

ANDREA :That’s something on my children’s list so I’d want to include that. 

  • Related image Angeles; customer wants to visit some 3…………..theme………….parks with her children

TRAVEL AGENT : Good. Then you drive to San Francisco. From San Francisco you can drive to Yosemite Park where you spend a couple of nights. You can choose to stay in a lodge or on the campsite.

ANDREA : I don’t like the idea of staying in a tent. It’d be too hot.

  • Related image Park; customer wants to stay in a lodge , not a 4………tent…………

TRAVEL AGENT : Right. And the tour ends in Las Vegas.


TRAVEL AGENT : OK. The other trip we can arrange is slightly different. It starts in San Francisco. Then you drive south to Cambria.

Related image ***Trip Two: >>> ***(the other trip)***

ANDREA : Someone told me there’s a really nice castle near Cambria. Will we go near that?

TRAVEL AGENT :Hearst Castle is on that road so you could stop there.

ANDREA :Good. I’d like to do that. Does this trip also go into the desert?

  • Related image wants to see the 5……….Castle……………. on the way to Cambria

TRAVEL AGENT :No it coninues to Santa Monica where most people like to stop and do some shopping.

ANDREA :We have enough of that at home so that doesn’t interest us.

  • Related imageAt Santa Monica; not interested in shopping

TRAVEL AGENT :OK: Well you could go straight on to San Dieago.

ANDREA :That’s good for beaches isn’t it.

TRAVEL AGENT : That’s right, that’s a good place to relax and your children might like to visit the zoo before flying home.

ANDREA : I don’t think so. We want some time for sunbathing and swimming. 

  • Related imageAt San diego, wants to spend time on the  6……..beaches…………….…..


Complete the table below.

Write ONE WORD AND / OR A NUMBER for each answer.

ANDREA : So how many days are the trips and how much do they cost?

TRAVEL AGENT : The first one I told you about is a self-drive tour through California which lasts twelve days 

Related image Trip 1 : >>>***(The first one) ***

Related image Number of days: 12 days

and covers 2.020 kilometres. The shortest journey is 206 km and the longest is 632 kilometres. 

Related imageTotal distance: 7……....2020…………..…..

The cost is £525 per person.

Related image (per person) £525

That includes accomodation, car rental and a flight but no meals.

Related image Includes: 

Related image  accomodation

Related image  car

Related image 8……...flight………………..>>>***(a flight)

ANDREA : OK. And the other trip?

Related image  Trip 2 :>>>***(And the other trip?)***

TRAVEL AGENT :That lasts nine days but you spend only three days on the road. 

Related image Number of days: 9 days

You cover about 980 kilometres altogether.

Related imageTotal distance: 980 km

So is that cheaper then?

TRAVEL AGENT :Yes, it’s almost a hundres pounds cheaper. It’s £429 per person, which is a good deal

Related image Price (per person) 9……..£429…………….…..

ANDREA : So that covers accomodation and car hire. 

Related image Includes:

Related image accomodation

Related image  car

What about flights? 

TRAVEL AGENT : They aren’t included. But these hotels offer dinner in the price.

Related image10…….dinner.…………….…..

ANDREA :OK. Well, thank you very much, I!ll be in touch when I’ve had a chance to look at the brochure.

TRAVEL AGENT :I’m pleased to help. Goodbye.

ANDREA :Goodbye.


a person who buys goods or a service

Mrs Wilson is one of our regular customers.

wanting to give your attention to something and discover more about it

He didn’t seem very interested in what I was saying.

send -sent-sent

to cause something to go from one place to another, especially by post or email

We’ll send it by post/airmail/sea.

an advertisement

Their latest advert features world-famous tennis player, Roger Federer.

facts about a situation, person, event, etc.:

Do you have any information about/on train times?

rent to pay to use something for a short period:

How much would it cost to hire a car for the weekend?


a large permanent area for public entertainment, with entertaining activities and big machines to ride on or play games on, restaurants, etc., sometimes all connected with a single subject

to contain something as a part of something else, or to make something part of something else:

The bill includes tax and service.


to continue to exist:

The meeting lasted two hours.

to put or spread something over something, or to lie on thesurface of something:

The light was so bright that I had to cover my eyes.

a place to live, work, stay, etc. in:

There’s a shortage of cheap accommodation (= places to live).

an agreement or arrangement, esp. in business:

They bargained with each other but finally agreed to a deal.

to want something to stop because it is annoying you:

I’ve had enough – I’m going home.

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