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Look at the information in the two charts in ex. 4. Read the following sentences that describe this information.

1. People book most holidays at travel agentís offices.

2. People use the Internet to book a large number of holidays.

3. People with demanding jobs* take a lot of short-break holidays.

4. People often take their honeymoon abroad.


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3. Here are some sentences from students talking about the two graphs. Can you match the two parts of each sentence together?

4. The two charts show information about holiday bookings. The first one shows how people book their holidays, and the other shows the kinds of holiday they book. Talk about the information presented in the charts. Do you think the situation will change in the future? How?

How people book their holidays:

Sources of booking

1. Visit to travel agentís office.



Direct response to advert

Personal recommendation

The kinds of holidays people book:

Types of holiday

Short breaks

Family holidays

Independent travel

Group booking


5. Complete the sentences with the words on the right:

1. _____ includes cultural and religious trips. 2. _____includes meetings and conferences. 3. You can see exotic animals on a _______. 4. Do I need a _____ for Kazakhstan? 5. A _____ is a long hard walk. 6. Some tourists want more ____ experiences. Safari Visa Trek Leisure tourism Business tourism Authentic

6. Express your point of view on:

A. Travel can change people in the following positive ways:

learn other languages; authentic cultures; exotic countries; animals; new experiences; feed oneís brain and eyes....

B. Travel can change people in the following negative ways:

bad experience with travel agency; safari; long preparations for the trip; visa; being lazy; short break holiday...

Lesson 3


Complete the dialogue with the missed phrases in the list below.


David: Did you say youíre going ___________ next month?

Ruth: Yes, my family and I are going to New York for a week. We want ____________________

David: I envy you. I havenít had a vacation for a long time. You know I always take a short-break holidays. I wish I _____________________

Ruth: You can take a vacation sometime soon, ___________?

David: No, thereís too much work to do. Maybe next year, though. I guess itíll be our _________, dear!

Well, I hope __________ a postcard with beautiful views of the city and your


Ruth: Donít be pessimistic! I promise!


2. Read the dialogue in pairs and act out similar dialogues.

3. Read Natalie and Paulís conversation. What are they arguing about?

Why does Paul sound ironic?

The Nightmare of Packing


- We must be off in ten minutes. Have you packed everything?

- As good as Ö I need a couple of minutes to make sure that I havenít forgotten anything.

- OK. And whose bags are these? These huge ones. Do you mean these are yours? Are you going on a studentsí archaeological expedition in Greece with all this stuff?

- Donít be silly. Itís me whoís leaving. Doesnít that mean that the luggage is mine? Iíve packed the most essential things.

- Essential things ? letís see Ö Whatís in here ? An iron, a portable TV set, a dozen different lotions and shampoos, three pairs of high heels, lots of dressesÖ. And why have you packed two umbrellas, may I ask? In case it rains twice ?

- In case one gets broken or something. Donít make me nervous before the flight, will you?

- All right, take everything you want if you feel happier with all these useless things. And, by the way, where is your ticket, passport, and insurance?

- Oh, gosh! Iíve nearly forgotten them! Thank you. Sometimes you can be very helpful.


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