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General Listening Quiz

“Travel Arrangements”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
difficult airline tickets two men 01:11

Pre-Listening Exercise

Checking travel Web sites can be very helpful in planning trips. After you decide where to travel, do you talk to a travel agent about your vacation plans, or do you make all of your plans online by yourself? 

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

With a partner, talk about a trip you went on in high school. Answer these questions:

  • Where did you go?
  • How did you get there?
  • Who went with you?
  • How long did you stay there?
  • How much money did you spend on travel, hotels, and food?

Online Investigation

Imagine that you have $3,000 to take a three-week vacation to one or more of these cities: Las Vegas, Hawaii, or Paris, and one city of your choice. Use the Internet to find out the cost of airfare and train/subway travel to get there from where you live.

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