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The Last Vacation

 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the dialog and continue with the matching answer.
Tell me about your last trip.en
I got eaten alive by mosquitos.en
 
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    • That sounds awful.en
       
    • That is great.en
       
    • That sounds lovely.en
       
 
 
Was your last vacation expensive?en
No, I went on a backpacking trip.en
 
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    • Why did you sleep?en
       
    • When did you crawl?en
       
    • What is a backpacking trip?en
       
 
 
How long did it take you to get there?en
It took forever because we took a bus.en
 
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    • I hope it was cheap at least.en
       
    • The bus is painted yellow.en
       
    • Forever ago we went to school.en
       
 
 
 
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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 dialog while reading the text.
Hey Ashlee, you're back! How was your trip?en
Hello Peter. I just got back last night, and it was awesome.en
You went to Thailand, right? How long did you go for?en
Yes, for two weeks. They went by way too quickly.en
I feel you. What did you get up to in Thailand?en
We visited a couple of islands and explored a lot.en
That sounds really nice. I've always wanted to go to Thailand.en
You should. The beaches are so beautiful, and the water is clear blue.en
I love a beautiful beach. How was the food?en
Usually pretty good. We ate lots of fresh fruit and coconuts.en
You are making me jealous. Sounds like a beautiful vacation.en
It really was. I want to go back already.en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialog.
 
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  •   Hey Ashlee, you're back! How was your  
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  •   Hello Peter. I just got back last  
     , and it was awesome.
     
 
 
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      to Thailand, right? How long did you go for?
     
 
 
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  •   Yes, for two  
     . They went by way too quickly.
     
 
 
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  •   I feel you. What  
      you get up to in Thailand?
     
 
 
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  •   We visited a couple of  
      and explored a lot.
     
 
 
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  •   That  
      really nice. I've always wanted to go to Thailand.
     
 
 
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  •   You should. The  
      are so beautiful, and the water is clear blue.
     
 
 
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  •   I love a beautiful beach. How was the  
     ?
     
 
 
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  •   Usually pretty good. We ate lots of  
      fruit and coconuts.
     
 
 
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  •   You are making me jealous.  
      like a beautiful vacation.
     
 
 
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  •   It really was. I want to go  
      already.
     
 
 
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialog and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • The park is too short.en
       
    • The vacation could have been longeren
       
    • They could be colder.en
       
 
 
 
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    • It rained all week.en
       
    • They had beautiful weather.en
       
    • The weather was very unlucky.en
       
 
 
 
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    • The sunset was the best.en
       
    • The sunrise was her favorite.en
       
    • Sunset and sunrise were beautiful.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak a dialog

Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Peter
Hey Ashlee, you're back! How was your trip?en
You
Hello Peter. I just got back last night, and it was awesome. en
You went to Thailand, right? How long did you go for?en
Yes, for two weeks. They went by way too quickly. en
I feel you. What did you get up to in Thailand?en
We visited a couple of islands and explored a lot. en
That sounds really nice. I've always wanted to go to Thailand.en
You should. The beaches are so beautiful, and the water is clear blue. en
I love a beautiful beach. How was the food?en
Usually pretty good. We ate lots of fresh fruit and coconuts. en
You are making me jealous. Sounds like a beautiful vacation.en
It really was. I want to go back already. en
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Hey Ashlee, you're back! How was your trip? en
Ashlee
Hello Peter. I just got back last night, and it was awesome.en
You went to Thailand, right? How long did you go for? en
Yes, for two weeks. They went by way too quickly.en
I feel you. What did you get up to in Thailand? en
We visited a couple of islands and explored a lot.en
That sounds really nice. I've always wanted to go to Thailand. en
You should. The beaches are so beautiful, and the water is clear blue.en
I love a beautiful beach. How was the food? en
Usually pretty good. We ate lots of fresh fruit and coconuts.en
You are making me jealous. Sounds like a beautiful vacation. en
It really was. I want to go back already.en
 
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