The Next Vacation

 

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Do you already have plans for your next vacation?en
I have some ideas but nothing final yet.en
Where do you want to go?en
I was thinking either Hawaii or Mexico.en
That sounds like a difficult decision. I've only been to Mexico, but it was amazing.en
I really want a beach vacation this time, and I've seen beautiful pictures of both.en
They both have beautiful beaches. I think the choice depends on your budget. Mexico is much more affordable.en
Really? I didn't know Hawaii was that expensive. How did you like the food in Mexico?en
It was really tasty. Our hotel had a big selection and lots of fresh fruit and coconuts.en
I want to go with my boyfriend, and he is favoring Mexico too. He is interested in their history and the Maya ruins.en
Then you should go to Mexico. It's a beautiful destination, affordable, and there is lots to do.en
You're right. I can always go to Hawaii next time.en
 

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I have some but nothing final yet.
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I was either Hawaii or Mexico.
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That sounds like a decision. I've only been to Mexico, but it was amazing.
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I really a beach vacation this time, and I've seen beautiful pictures of both.
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They both have beautiful . I think the choice depends on your budget. Mexico is much more affordable.
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It was really . Our hotel had a big selection and lots of fresh fruit and coconuts.
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  •   I want to go with my boyfriend, and he is favoring Mexico too. He is interested in their 
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I want to go with my boyfriend, and he is favoring Mexico too. He is interested in their and the Maya ruins.
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Then you should go to Mexico. It's a destination, affordable, and there is lots to do.
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You're right. I can always go to Hawaii time.
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Learn important phrases

Where are you going for your next trip?en
I'm not sure yet. I want to do a city trip.en
Have you ever traveled by yourself?en
I enjoy traveling alone.en
How long will you be gone for?en
I'm going to stay for three weeks.en
When are you going on vacation again?en
I will go on vacation in August.en
Where are you going for your next trip?
 
I'm not sure yet. I want to do a city trip.
 
Have you ever traveled by yourself?
 
I enjoy traveling alone.
 
How long will you be gone for?
 
I'm going to stay for three weeks.
 
When are you going on vacation again?
 
I will go on vacation in August.
 
 
 

Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialog and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • They want to go outside.en
       
    • The want to eat tasty food.en
       
    • They want to go to the beach.en
       
 
 
 
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    • They might go to South America together.en
       
    • She loves to fly.en
       
    • She might fly to North America.en
       
 
 
 
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    • He needs a vacation.en
       
    • They both need a break.en
       
    • They can't wait for summer.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.
Sarah
Do you already have plans for your next vacation?en
You
I have some ideas but nothing final yet. en
Where do you want to go?en
I was thinking either Hawaii or Mexico. en
That sounds like a difficult decision. I've only been to Mexico, but it was amazing.en
I really want a beach vacation this time, and I've seen beautiful pictures of both. en
They both have beautiful beaches. I think the choice depends on your budget. Mexico is much more affordable.en
Really? I didn't know Hawaii was that expensive. How did you like the food in Mexico? en
It was really tasty. Our hotel had a big selection and lots of fresh fruit and coconuts.en
I want to go with my boyfriend, and he is favoring Mexico too. He is interested in their history and the Maya ruins. en
Then you should go to Mexico. It's a beautiful destination, affordable, and there is lots to do.en
You're right. I can always go to Hawaii next time. 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
Do you already have plans for your next vacation? en
Ashlee
I have some ideas but nothing final yet.en
Where do you want to go? en
I was thinking either Hawaii or Mexico.en
That sounds like a difficult decision. I've only been to Mexico, but it was amazing. en
I really want a beach vacation this time, and I've seen beautiful pictures of both.en
They both have beautiful beaches. I think the choice depends on your budget. Mexico is much more affordable. en
Really? I didn't know Hawaii was that expensive. How did you like the food in Mexico?en
It was really tasty. Our hotel had a big selection and lots of fresh fruit and coconuts. en
I want to go with my boyfriend, and he is favoring Mexico too. He is interested in their history and the Maya ruins.en
Then you should go to Mexico. It's a beautiful destination, affordable, and there is lots to do. en
You're right. I can always go to Hawaii next time.en
 
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