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1.14 What a vacation!
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3.19 Planning a honeymoon
3.20 A trip to Tahiti









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1.13 Mr. Rashid's Vacation

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Published: 8.22.2018
Level 2   |   Time: 2:04
Accent: American / Indian
Source: Top Notch TV

Mr. Rashid tells Marie about his wonderful vacation.


    

triangle Directions


  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary


  • bumpy [adj] - not smooth
  • I'll bet [exp] - I guess

[adj] - adjective, [exp] - expression


triangle Background


  • Marie works at a travel agency.
  • Mr. Rashid just came back from a vacation.

triangle Questions


  1. How was Mr. Rashid's flight?
    smooth
    noisy
    bumpy

  2. How was the weather during Mr. Rashid's vacation?
    rainy
    sunny
    cold

  3. How was Mr. Rashid's room?
    It was warm and quiet.
    It was loud because it was next to a cafe.
    It was large because he paid extra.

  4. How was the food?
    too salty
    delicious
    too small

  5. What did Mr. Rashid say about the waiters?
    They were friendly.
    They were unfriendly.
    They were very busy.

  6. What happened while Mr. Rashid was shopping?
    His wallet was stolen.
    He met a friend.
    He bought a new jacket.

  7. Why did Mr. Rashid stay two more days?
    He loved the hotel.
    He didn't want to see his family.
    His flight was cancelled.

  8. Why does Mr. Rashid say his vacation was wonderful?
    He met a woman.
    He loved the food.
    The city was beautiful.


triangle Language (past "be" verb)


Directions: 1) Choose the correct form of the "be" verb to complete each sentence. 2) Listen again and check your answers.

  • Marie: Hello, Mr. Rashid!
  • Hi! How (are) you?
  • Fine, thank you. How (was) your vacation?
  • It (was) wonderful!
  • I’m so happy to hear that. (Was) your flight OK?
  • No, pretty bad, actually. It (was) so bumpy. It (was) very scary.
  • That’s too bad. Did you have nice weather after you arrived?
  • No, the weather (was) terrible. Very rainy. I actually never saw the sun.
  • That (is) awful! So what did you do?
  • I stayed inside the hotel.
  • (Was) the hotel room nice?
  • The room (was) fine, but it (was) right next to the café, and the music (was) very loud. I didn’t sleep much.
  • I’ll bet the food (was) great.
  • No. It (was) too salty for me, and the waiters (were) very unfriendly.
  • Did you go shopping at all?
  • A little bit—until someone stole my wallet. After that I stayed in the hotel and read a book.
  • (Was) the flight home OK?
  • Actually, they canceled my flight. I had to stay for two more days.
  • That’s terrible! But Mr. Rashid, you said that your vacation (was) wonderful.
  • Ah! Yes, I did. And it (was) wonderful. I met a very nice person — a woman actually. Her name (is) Basma. She (is) from Lebanon, just like me, but she lives here. I’m seeing her tonight. So, yes, it (was) a wonderful vacation.
  • That (is) great, Mr. Rashid.


triangle Script


Marie: Hello, Mr. Rashid!
Mr. Rashid: Hi! How are you?
Marie: Fine, thank you. How was your vacation?
Mr. Rashid: It was wonderful!
Marie: I’m so happy to hear that. Was your flight OK?
Mr. Rashid: No, pretty bad, actually. It was so bumpy. It was very scary.
Marie: That’s too bad. Did you have nice weather after you arrived?
Mr. Rashid: No, the weather was terrible. Very rainy. I actually never saw the sun.
Marie: That’s awful! So what did you do?
Mr. Rashid: I stayed inside the hotel.
Marie: Was the hotel room nice?
Mr. Rashid: The room was fine, but it was right next to the café, and the music was very loud. I didn’t sleep much.
Marie: I’ll bet the food was great.
Mr. Rashid: No. It was too salty for me, and the waiters were very unfriendly.
Marie: Did you go shopping at all?
Mr. Rashid: A little bit—until someone stole my wallet. After that I stayed in the hotel and read a book.
Marie: Was the flight home OK?
Mr. Rashid: Actually, they canceled my flight. I had to stay for two more days.
Marie: That’s terrible! But Mr. Rashid, you said that your vacation was wonderful.
Mr. Rashid: Ah! Yes, I did. And it was wonderful. I met a very nice person—a woman actually. Her name is Basma. She’s from Lebanon, just like me, but she lives here. I’m seeing her tonight. So, yes, it was a wonderful vacation.
Marie: That’s great, Mr. Rashid.




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1.12 Bob's Exercise Advice
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1.14 What a vacation!
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