IELTS Speaking practice: Travel & Holidays
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Do you like travelling?
is what life is all aboutSomething that brings sence to life.. It's a very interesting way to learn about new cultures and explore new places.I think seeing the world, from great historical monuments to white sandy beaches,
What is your favourite type of holiday?
I getting away from it allEscaping in order to rest from a daily routine.. Nothing relaxes me as much as wilderness... I am tired of tourist trapsPlaces with many tourists. and usually go off the beaten trackTo visit a place where a few people go....going to the countryside,
What do you do on holidays?
I places of interestMemorable and honorable places.. , on my last vacation I was to Rome and I visited 12 museums. It was fantastic! Of course, sometimes I go shopping with my friends or relatives too... But I don't find it near as exciting...visiting various museums and
Are there many tourists visiting your country?
tourist attractionsPlaces which tourists tend to visit. in many cities, especially the capital... , my country has old-time religious traditions... we have a lot of ancient cathedrals and churches that are interesting for both tourists and local citizens...... My country has different
Now, have a look at the card and prepare a monologue.
- When you visited it
- Where is it situated
- Who you went with
and say what about it you like the most
A couple of years ago I went on a holiday to Paris with my parents… it is a very popular tourist destinationTourist attraction., since it has various places of interestMemorable and honorable places., ancient museums and monuments… there are always hordes of touristsCrowds of tourists.... So we decided to go out of seasonTo go not within the main holiday period. in the autumn… , the weather was great, and we did not waste any days watching TV at the hotel... it was a memorable holiday … we enjoyed breathtaking viewsAmazing views. from the top of the Eiffel tower and dined in cozy little restaurants. visiting Paris, it is a picturesqueBeautiful. city.
Why do you think tourism is so developed now?
charter flightsCheap regular flights. and find various youth hostelsA cheap hotel. all around the world, so you don’t need to spend much money on the travelling. you can book a tripArrange a trip. via the Internet, so you don't even have to leave home.because it is a lot easier to travel nowadays… you can choose
How people choose their destination?
travel agenciesAn organisation that specializes in booking holidays. for more advice.For instance, you can surf the internet for all the necessary information… Or you can visit different
What kind of transport do you prefer on holidays? Why?
holiday destinationA place where you go for a holiday. by plane because it is the fastest and the least dangerous way to travel. , flying can be a bit uncomfortable... So I also travel by train … But I never drive car on a vacation, because I do it every day when I work... I would have a busman's holidayWhen you spend your free time similarly to the time when you work. This expression comes from the idea that a bus driver would spend his holiday traveling somewhere on a bus. otherwise.I usually reach my
Do you prefer travelling alone or in tour groups? Why?
I definitely prefer travelling alone because I like to plan the trip by myself... When choosing a guided tourA tour in which a group of people is guided by an expert., you should always conform to a set schedule… So if you are in India and, , you want to spend an extra hour at Taj Mahal, you simply cannot do that with a group tour... I like independent travel. I get to see and do exactly what I want and spend as much time as I want at various stops.