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In this lesson, we will learn the phrases and words you can use while talking about holidays and vacations.
Karen: Hey Garry. How are you?
Garry: I’m good Karen. Holidays are coming. What are your plans?
Karen: Well, I guess I’ll be going to Alabama this time. Its been years since I last went there.
Garry: That sounds cool. Will you be staying at a relative’s?
Karen: Yup. My grandma lives there. It’s been a long time since I saw her. I’m so excited!
Garry: Alabama is a nice place. How long do you plan to stay?
Karen: Maybe a couple of weeks.
Garry: I’m sure you’ll enjoy your vacation Karen.
Karen: Yeah, I sure hope so! Thanks!
Karen: Hey Garry. How have you been?
Garry: I’m good Karen. How was your trip to Alabama?
Karen: Oh! I don’t know where to start. It was awesome! Alabama is such a beautiful place and I met my grandma after a very long time!
Garry: So tell me something about what you did there.
Karen: Oh sure! I visited some wine farms to see how they make wine. I also went to some wine bottling plants. In the evening, I would go on treks. I had an amazing time!
Garry: That is so cool. Did you try some wine too?
Karen: Yes, I tasted different types but I didn’t drink too much. My folks were around.
Garry: That’s really nice! I guess I should really go to Alabama someday!
Karen: Yes. You should do that Garry. You will definitely love the place.
Garry: Sure. Maybe next time you can tell me when you’re going and we’ll go together!
Karen: Good Morning Mr. Perry.
Perry: Good Morning Karen. How are you?
Karen: I’m fine, thank you.
Perry: So, tell me, how did you spend your summer vacation?
Karen: I visited my grandma in Alabama.
Perry: How long did you stay?
Karen: I stayed there for two weeks.
Perry: That sounds good. Some of my friends live there. It’s a nice place.
Karen: Yes it is. I’ve been there a couple of times. It’s so calm and beautiful.
Perry: Yeah, I know. It seems you had a good time.
Karen: Yes Mr. Perry. I really enjoyed my holidays.
Garry: Hi! I’m planning a trip and I need some information.
Charlie: Sure Sir! Do you have a destination in mind?
Garry: My friend just came back from Alabama. Will it be a good choice ?
Charlie: It’s a great choice around this time of the year. We have economical packages which include airfare, accommodation and meals.
Garry: Nah! I just need the air-tickets. I’ve found a place to stay from airbnb.com
Charlie: Sure. No problem! When do you plan to go?
Garry: Do you have any good deals for next week?
Charlie: Yep! I could find you a great deal on one of the no-frill airlines.
Garry: Fantastic! Please do that.