Question 1 of 6
What question will an English speaking customs officer normally ask you to find out if you have good on you that qualify for excise duty?
Question 2 of 6
What will the customs-officer ask you to know your reason for entering the country?
Question 3 of 6
What will the customs-officer ask you to know about the duration of your stay?
Question 4 of 6
What will the customs-officer ask you to know if you are carrying drugs?
Question 5 of 6
Match the phrases to form meaningful sentences:
- I'm on a three weeks' vacation.
- We intend to stay four weeks.
- Of course not. You may check my luggage any time.
- Certainly, here you are.
- Yes, I do. One bottle of Scotch, and a box of Cuban cigars.
- Thank you very much.
What is the purpose of your visit?
How long will you be staying.
Are you carrying any cotrolled drugs on you?
Can I take a look at your passport, please?
Do you have anything to declare.
I wish you a pleasant stay.
Question 6 of 6
Fill the blanks to complete a meaningful dialog:
Welcome to the United States of (America). How long will you be (staying).
Probably three weeks.
What is the (purpose) of your visit?
I am on three weeks' (holiday, vacation).
(where) are you staying?
I am (staying) with friends.
Are you carrying any (controlled) substance on you?
No, of course not. Please feel free to (check) my luggage.
- Welcome to the United States of (America). How long will you be (staying).
No second chance for a first impression. On immagrating into a country, it could make sense to think about one or to things in terms of what to say to officers at immigration to prevent unplesant surprises.
These exercises are meant to be kind of a first-aid-kit to inform you about the most common phrases used in exchange with immigration officers on entering an English speaking country.
The exercises are meant to convey this knowledge in playful way.