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Stage 9

This is a message for…

1 . Como você registra um recado? Você escreve? Se for o caso, como decide o que deve escrever?

2 . Ouça o recado e tome nota das informações necessárias respondendo
às perguntas a seguir:

1 Who is the message for?

2 Who is the message from?

3 What is the call about?

4 What are the flight options? via …………… or via ………………

5 How much do the flights cost? from £ ………… to £ …………

6 How much is the insurance?

7 What must she do next?

3 . Você divide um apartamento com William e Donna. Ouça um recado deixado para William e tome nota sobre os seguintes tópicos.

a) the caller ……………………………………

b) what has happened ……………………………………

c) what is the effect of this …………………………

d) what she wants done ……………………………

4 . Ouça novamente e complete agora a mensagem que você deixará para William.

Hi William!

Your sister, Donna, called this morning for you. Apparently she missed her flight from ……………….. . As a matter of fact, they ……………….. her because they were overbooked. She’s not going to be able to get another flight to ……………….. until this ……………….. . This means she’s not going to make it to ……………….. tomorrow. Can you ring her office and ……………….. ? Also your ……………….. was going to pick her up from the ……………….. so can you let him know? She can’t contact him. She says the number is in her ……………….. which is in her room.

Grammar: Would / Could / Can

Lembre-se: todas estas palavras são usadas em pedidos formais.
Would you ask them to call me back?
Could you tell him to try and get home early?
Can you ask her to ring me tonight?

5 . Ordene as palavras para escrever mensagens com would, could ou can.

1 ring / back / could you / me / on 2254678?

2 would you / ask / to phone / me? / Jane

3 my / phone / can you / boss?

4 ask / Andrew / to ring / can you / back? / me

5 tell / could you / to come / early? / home / him

Word Power

As expressões seguintes são muito usadas quando estamos conversando.

as far as I know: pelo que eu sei, que eu saiba
by the way: a propósito, além disso (usado para iniciar um outro assunto)
at the moment: agora
the other thing is: além disso (usado para iniciar um outro assunto)
the trouble is: o problema é
as soon as possible: o mais rápido possível

20 minutes+

Complete as lacunas com expressões dessa lição.

1 By the ………………… , did you tell him I was going to be late?

2 The ………………… is, I forgot to ask what her name was.

3 Please can you get here as ………………… as possible?

4 As ………………… as I know, she’s still living in Brazil.

5 We haven’t got any seats on that flight at the ………………… .

6 I don’t mind going by train as ………………… as there’s someone to meet me.

7 As a matter of …………………, he left you a message on the phone today.

8 He’s good at his job and the ………………… thing is, he’s really nice to work with.


Word Bank

arrangement (substantivo) = combinação, acordo

confirm (verbo) = confirmar

effect (substantivo) = efeito

insurance (substantivo) = seguro

via (prep) = via


Respostas:

Exercício 2

1 Susan Brown

2 Star Travel

3 her travel arrangements

4 via New York and Los Angeles or via Singapore and Bangkok

5 from £400 to £700

6 £54

7 Call Mark back

Exercício 3

a Donna (William’s sister)

b She has been bumped off her flight.

c She will be late home / unable to get to work tomorrow.

d She wants William to phone her office and phone Uncle David.

Exercício 4

Hi William!

Your sister, Donna, called this morning for you. Apparently she missed her flight from Singapore. As a matter of fact, they bumped her because they
were overbooked. She’s not going to be able to get another flight to London until this evening. This means she’s not going to make it to work tomorrow. Can you ring her office and let them know? Also your Uncle David was going to pick her up from the airport so can you let him know? She can’t contact him. She says the number is in her diary which is in her room.

Exercício 5

1 Could you ring me back on 2254678?

2 Would you ask Jane to phone me?

3 Can you phone my boss?

4 Can you ask Andrew to ring me back?

5 Could you tell him to come home early?

20 minutes+

1 way

2 trouble

3 soon

4 far

5 moment

6 long

7 fact

8 thing