“Travel Destinations”



Pre-Listening Question

What are some popular tourist destinations in your country? What attracts people to these places? Which ones have you been to personally?

Vocabulary and Expressions

Here are some words and expressions that appear in the video:

be a pain (verb): be frustrating or annoying
– Traveling on crowded trains is a real pain.

fancy schmancy (adjective): extremely fancy
– My sister always wears fancy schmancy clothing.

nah uh (interjection): an expression to show disagreement, meaning, “not true” or “not at all”
– A: Hey. You ate the cookie I left on the table.
– B: Nah uh. It was Sarah.

Listening Comprehension Questions

Now, watch the interview and answer the comprehension questions. You can also turn on the automatically-generated captions for the video once you start it.

Conversation Questions

If you had money for a three-week vacation to anywhere in the world, where would you go, who would go with you, and what you do once you reach this destination?

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