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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.

AHello. Did you have a good holiday?
BYes, we did, thanks. It was great.
AWhere did you go?
BWe went on a cruise in the Caribbean.
AWonderful. Where did you get on the boat?
BIn Florida. We flew to Miami.
AWas the flight OK?
BWell, yes, but we had a bit of a problem because we forgot the tickets. We left them on the kitchen table.
AOh no. When did you realize that?
BWe were at the airport.
AWhat did you do?
BLuckily, our daughter lives near us. So we phoned her and she went to the house, and drove to the airport with the tickets.
AThat wasn’t a good start to a holiday.
BNo, it wasn’t.
ADid you miss the plane?
BYes, we did, but they put us on another plane, so it wasn’t too bad, and we didn’t miss the boat in Florida.
AThat’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=””]

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