Did you have a good holiday?


In this lesson, You will hear a conversation between 2 persons talking about what happened on the holiday. You will then learn to use the Past Tense in English.

A Hello. Did you have a good holiday?
B Yes, we did, thanks. It was great.
A Where did you go?
B We went on a cruise in the Caribbean.
A Wonderful. Where did you get on the boat?
B In Florida. We flew to Miami.
A Was the flight OK?
B Well, yes, but we had a bit of a problem because we forgot the tickets. We left them on the kitchen table.
A Oh no. When did you realize that?
B We were at the airport.
A What did you do?
B Luckily, our daughter lives near us. So we phoned her and she went to the house, and drove to the airport with the tickets.
A That wasn’t a good start to a holiday.
B No, it wasn’t.
A Did you miss the plane?
B Yes, we did, but they put us on another plane, so it wasn’t too bad, and we didn’t miss the boat in Florida.
A That’s good.


Topic Questions

  • Did you have any holiday this year or last year?
  • Where did you go?
  • Did you have any good things on your holiday?
  • Did you have any problems on a holiday?
  • How did you solve the problem?
  • Was it a good holiday?

Write your holiday that you remember in the comment box below.


Language Note:

Travel words with “go”

go on holiday

go on a cruise

go by train

go by car

go to England

go to the airport

BUT: go camping, go skiing, go shopping


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Are the statements True or False?

[rapid_quiz question=”They went camping.” answer=”False” options=”True|False” notes=””]

[rapid_quiz question=”They went to the Caribbean.” answer=”True” options=”True|False” notes=””]

[rapid_quiz question=”They flew to Miami” answer=”True” options=”True|False” notes=””]

[rapid_quiz question=”They lost their passport.” answer=”False” options=”True|False” notes=””]

[rapid_quiz question=”The left their tickets at home.” answer=”True” options=”True|False” notes=””]

[rapid_quiz question=”They phoned their daughter.” answer=”True” options=”True|False” notes=””]

[rapid_quiz question=”Their neighbor brought the tickets.” answer=”False” options=”True|False” notes=””]

[rapid_quiz question=”They missed the boat.” answer=”False” options=”True|False” notes=””]