Travelling is very popular in the 21st century.
There are many reasons for it, for instance:
TYPES OF HOLIDAYS
We spend a few days in a seaside resort. On the beach, we can do many activities: go swimming, sunbathing, sailing, windsurfing, diving, snorkeling, playing beach volleyball, or walk along the cliffs.
On the beach, a holidaymaker needs – a swimming costume (for women) or trunks (for men), beach towel, beach umbrella, suntan lotion, flip-flops, or sandals.
We do a lot of sightseeing and admire historic buildings, churches, cathedrals, castles, palaces, statues, and parks.
We sleep in a tent and have fun in the open air. When we go camping we need a sleeping bag, watch, penknife, food, map and a torch (BrE)/ flashlight (AmE).
We usually walk up the mountains. We need proper clothes and hiking boots, a map, a raincoat and a rucksack. (trekking = hiking)
A holiday organized by a travel company for which you pay a fixed price that includes the cost of the hotel and travel, and sometimes food.
As for food, we can book:
We can get:
Everything must be booked (reserved) in advance (before you go).
WHEN WE GO ON HOLIDAY ABROAD WE NEED:
TRAVELLING BY CAR
PARTS OF A CAR
bonnet, windscreen, wiper, wing mirror, boot/trunk, number plate, headlight, wheel, mudguard, speedometer, locker, engine, steering wheel, clutch, brake, accelerator, gear, dashboard, seatbelt
extra words to learn: parking ticket, road sign, speeding ticket, diversion, roundabout
TRAVELLING BY TRAIN
TRAVELLING BY BUS
It is travelling for long as well as short distances.
TRAVELLING BY UNDERGROUND
Name Metro is used in Prague or Paris, underground or tube in London, and subway in NYC.
TRAVELLING BY PLANE
It is for people who love fun and adventure because it‘s a special type of travelling.
Useful phrases associated with hitch-hiking:
Can you give me a lift?
Can you drop me here?
TRAVELLING BY SHIP
On the ship, we will spend more time than on the plane. It is very comfortable, clean, safe and expensive.
Môžete ma odviesť? – Can you give me a lift?
Môžete ma vysadiť tu? – Can you drop me here?
You are welcome. Niet začo.
Not at all. Niet začo.
It was a pleasure for me. Rado sa stalo.
Thank you very much, indeed. Naozaj Vám veľmi pekne ďakujem.