Real Talk #010 – You’re in my seat!

Have you ever gotten on a bus, a train, or an airplane and someone else was sitting in your seat? In today’s episode, Andrew and Morag walk you through the vocabulary and phrases you need to handle this awkward situation in a polite and easy manner.

Fun facts

Did you know that assigned seating has been used as far back as Ancient Rome? In the Colosseum, everyone attending an event had a seat assigned by tier, wedge (section), and seat number.

Expressions you’ll learn in this episode

  • I’m sorry, but I’m pretty sure you’re sitting in my seat
  • I’ll double-check my boarding pass
  • I’m glad we sorted that out
  • I’m all settled in here, with my bags in the overhead compartment
  • I’d rather just stick to my original seat, if you don’t mind

Credit:Audio/Learning Materials: Culips

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