Free Trial Lesson – Intermediate Travel: Sightseeing

USEFUL EXPRESSIONS

Let’s practice some expressions. Please read them aloud.

READ

1. Could you take a photo of me, please?
2. Could you recommend other places to visit?
3. I would like to go to The Trevi Fountain.
4. When does the next tour start?
5. I will be staying here in Rome for two weeks.

READING ALOUD

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Sam and you will play Alice. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

READ

This place is amazing! I have never been anywhere so different from my home country. Could you take a photo of me, please? Thank you. Could you recommend other places to visit?
Sure. I recommend The Trevi Fountain. It is as beautiful as this place. They both hold great history. Good thing the locals preserved these places quite well.

They really did a great job in preserving this place. How amazing! Alice, I would like to go to The Trevi Fountain too. When does the next tour start?
It will start in 5 minutes. Unfortunately, we cannot visit The Trevi Fountain today. It is scheduled for next week’s tour. Anyway, how long will you be staying here in Rome?
I will be staying here in Rome for two weeks. I still have time to join next week’s tour. How exciting!
That would be awesome! I think we better go now. The next tour is about to start.
CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions based on the dialogue.

ANSWER

1. What other place does Alice recommend Sam to visit?
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2. How long will Sam be staying in Rome?
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GUESS THE MEANING

Choose the correct meaning of the underlined word in each sentence.
ANSWERS
  1. a
  2. c
  3. b

ANSWER

1. The tour guides recommend a good restaurant near the hotel.
a. to say that something is good or suitable for a particular purpose
b. to produce or cause something
c. to move to a different place
2. The city tour is scheduled to start at 8 o’clock in the morning.
a. to give information about something
b. to put something back in place
c. to arrange that an event or activity will happen at a particular time
3. The owners of the house was able to preserve its century-old style.
a. to make something better
b. to keep something the same or prevent it from being damaged
c. to destroy completely

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions.

ANSWER

1. What is the best country or place you have ever visited?
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2. Which tourist spots in your country would you recommend to foreigners?
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3. What are the most important items that you bring when travelling?
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SITUATION QUESTIONS

Please answer the situation questions below.

ANSWER

1. If you could travel for free, which country would you visit first?
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2. Would you accept a free travel invitation from a total stranger? Why?/Why not?
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3. If you’re given a chance to work abroad, which country would you go?
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