Renting a Car

 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
Do you have an international drivers license?en
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Yes, I brought my international .
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Your credit card will be charged with a .
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Can I pay the deposit in cash?en
 
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Does the car have air conditioning?en
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No, do you want to to the more expensive model?
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Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
Do you have an international drivers license?en
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  •  Yes, I brought my international 
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  •  Your credit card will be charged with a 
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Can I pay the deposit in cash?en
 
 
Does the car have air conditioning?en
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  •  No, do you want to 
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    to the more expensive model?
     
 
 
 
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Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
Hello. I would like to rent a car.en
What kind of car were you thinking of?en
A mid-size one with automatic transmission.en
We have a mid-size Ford available if that works? How long do you want to rent it?en
Eight days. Is it possible to extend the contract if necessary?en
Yes, that is no problem. Just call us beforehand and let us know.en
How much is the car per day?en
It will be 75 dollars not including insurance. Would you like to purchase insurance?en
No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an additional driver though.en
That's no problem, but it will cost an additional 10 dollars a day.en
That's ok. The car has unlimited milage, right?en
Yes, it does. Here is the contract. Please initial here and then sign at the bottom.en
Looks good, thank you.en
You're welcome. Your car is in spot B32 and have a nice day.en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
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  •   Hello. I would like to 
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    a car.
     
 
 
Hello. I would like to a car.
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  •   What kind of 
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    were you thinking of?
     
 
 
What kind of were you thinking of?
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  •   A mid-size one with 
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    transmission.
     
 
 
A mid-size one with transmission.
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  •   We have a mid-size Ford available if that works? How 
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    do you want to rent it?
     
 
 
We have a mid-size Ford available if that works? How do you want to rent it?
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  •   Eight days. Is it possible to 
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    the contract if necessary?
     
 
 
Eight days. Is it possible to the contract if necessary?
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  •   Yes, that is no problem. Just 
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    us beforehand and let us know.
     
 
 
Yes, that is no problem. Just us beforehand and let us know.
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  •   How 
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    is the car per day?
     
 
 
How is the car per day?
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  •   It will be 75 dollars not including 
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    . Would you like to purchase insurance?
     
 
 
It will be 75 dollars not including . Would you like to purchase insurance?
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  •   No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an additional 
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    though.
     
 
 
No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an additional though.
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  •   That's no problem, but it will 
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    an additional 10 dollars a day.
     
 
 
That's no problem, but it will an additional 10 dollars a day.
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  •   That's ok. The car has unlimited 
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    , right?
     
 
 
That's ok. The car has unlimited , right?
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  •   Yes, it does. Here is the contract. Please initial here and then 
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    at the bottom.
     
 
 
Yes, it does. Here is the contract. Please initial here and then at the bottom.
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  •   Looks 
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    , thank you.
     
 
 
Looks , thank you.
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  •   You're welcome. Your car is in 
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    B32 and have a nice day.
     
 
 
You're welcome. Your car is in B32 and have a nice day.
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • Dropping the car off at a different location is free.en
       
    • Changing the drop-off location costs extra.en
       
    • One way driving is free.en
       
 
 
 
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    • Late drop-off is only possible with a mailbox.en
       
    • Late drop-off is possible.en
       
    • Late drop-off is not possible.en
       
 
 
 
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    • A form needs to be filled out for cars with damage.en
       
    • Only expensive cars need a damage form.en
       
    • No form is needed for damaged cars.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Ashlee
Hello. I would like to rent a car.en
You
What kind of car were you thinking of? en
A mid-size one with automatic transmission.en
We have a mid-size Ford available if that works? How long do you want to rent it? en
Eight days. Is it possible to extend the contract if necessary?en
Yes, that is no problem. Just call us beforehand and let us know. en
How much is the car per day?en
It will be 75 dollars not including insurance. Would you like to purchase insurance? en
No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an additional driver though.en
That's no problem, but it will cost an additional 10 dollars a day. en
That's ok. The car has unlimited milage, right?en
Yes, it does. Here is the contract. Please initial here and then sign at the bottom. en
Looks good, thank you.en
You're welcome. Your car is in spot B32 and have a nice day. en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Hello. I would like to rent a car. en
Sarah
What kind of car were you thinking of?en
A mid-size one with automatic transmission. en
We have a mid-size Ford available if that works? How long do you want to rent it?en
Eight days. Is it possible to extend the contract if necessary? en
Yes, that is no problem. Just call us beforehand and let us know.en
How much is the car per day? en
It will be 75 dollars not including insurance. Would you like to purchase insurance?en
No, my credit card company will cover the insurance. I would like to add an additional driver though. en
That's no problem, but it will cost an additional 10 dollars a day.en
That's ok. The car has unlimited milage, right? en
Yes, it does. Here is the contract. Please initial here and then sign at the bottom.en
Looks good, thank you. en
You're welcome. Your car is in spot B32 and have a nice day.en
 
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