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Learn English – Travel Vocabulary

//www.engvid.com/ Learn important, basic words you will need when you travel. Knowing a little English vocabulary can help a lot when you are travelling. Whever you are going in the world, you can almost always find someone who speaks some English. I’ll teach you how a “tourist attraction” is different from a “tourist trap”. What about “sight seeing”? Do you know what an “itinerary” is? Do you have your travel documents? Get ready for your English to take flight! //www.engvid.com/travel-vocabulary/

Hi. James, from EngVid. I was just about to plan my vacation. I’m going to take a long flight to Europe. I’m trying to remember luggage and baggage things, you know? It’s kind of hard to do. But this is a lesson for you if you’ve been working a lot, you need some time off. Now, there’s a video I would like you to go check out. That’s on time off. It goes with this one. You might want to go away somewhere and not just stay home, right? So this video is for you. This is basic vocabulary on vacation. When you leave and maybe you go to an English speaking country and you want to practice your English, this stuff will be good for you to enjoy your time there, also to make it easy for you when you arrive. Are you ready? Let’s go to the board.

Mr. E, Mr. E! It’s a mystery where he is. It’s no mystery. And you thought I forgot. Mr. E has been on vacation with me, and he’s enjoying this particular attraction. So let’s go to the board.

Now, if you’re going to go on vacation, one of the first things you will have to do if you’re leaving your country is you’re going to need some travel documents. What are those? Documents. A “document” is a paper or something with information that tells you something is okay or outlines it for you. For example, your passport is a document given by the government with your picture on it that says you are a citizen of this country, and you are legal. You are a good person. Okay? Now, when you’re leaving for a flight, or you want to go to another country, you’re going to need travel documents first. Trust me; show up at the airport and go, “I leave now. I go to Canada.” They will go, “And the car is that way. Go home, crazy man. Okay?” So we need travel documents. So what are “travel documents”? Well, “travel documents” would be your passport, government identification, usually needed at most places the travel. Inside of a country, not necessary for most places. But leaving the country, you have to have it. Okay? So if you’re in the European Union, no problem. If you’re in Canada and the United States, you don’t need one. But as soon as you leave these countries, you need a passport.

What’s another thing you need? Well, you need what’s called a “boarding pass”. If you play soccer, you kick the ball; the other guy, he catches it; you “pass” right? The ball goes from one player to another. A “boarding pass” is what allows you to go from one country to another country. You show the person on the airplane this piece of paper with your passport, and they say, “You know what? You can come on the plane and fly, like the pass.” Kick, catch, other country. Cool? All right. So these are your travel documents. You need those.

Now, I should have started with you need to make a plan because you want to go visit some place. You want to go on vacation, right? And if you want to go on vacation, well, going to have to — I said “vacation”. A “vacation” is a holiday, another word for saying “time off from work”. All right? So you want to go on vacation. Sometimes, we say, “We’re going to vacation in Italy.” Or “on my vacation, I want to visit Italy.” Or “I’m taking a holiday in Italy.” Okay? So all these words, when people say, “Well, what are you doing on your time off?” You might go, “I’m going on vacation.” Then they know you’re leaving. If you just say, “I’m taking time off from work”, you could be home cleaning. But no. You’re saying, “I’m going on vacation.” They’re going to go, “Where are you going to visit? Italy, perhaps? Sicily? Is it going to be a good holiday?” And you go, “Yes. I earned my time.” “Earned” means to work for something. “I earned my time off. I’m going on vacation.”

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  1. Ottavio Zaccagna Reply

    You cant dress like this with a italian pubblich

  2. wallaa rehan Reply

    best teacher ever

  3. Ali Raza Reply

    you are the best teacher of engvid

  4. Jose Veiga Reply

    good morning…very good…thanks.

  5. Yuriy Lesh Reply

    Please, can you clarify one moment…What exactly do you mean when you say customs? Is it about checking of your luggage and declaring of your money if it needs that are under customs control, or it is passport control and checking? I ask it because in Russia there are two distinct services, border service and customs and they work a little bit different.. Anyway, I have to say your lessons are so informative and interesting:)

  6. Антон Игоревич Reply

    magnifique haha 11:09

  7. Gardeen .Roach Reply

    How come you get your boarding pass before you book the flight?? Should've spoken about flight and booking before. Amusing presentation though

  8. Diego Gomes Reply

    Great video! Very funny!

  9. jame michael Reply

    dcmm

  10. Lucía Cárdenas Sánchez Reply

    Great video! But in Spain we use euros

  11. nguyenthac vinh Reply

    great video, thanks you

  12. Dr. Harry Reply

    Congratultions to James ! I love your lessons. It is good to understand.

  13. Kelly Key Reply

    Esse Mario Vergara é um pé no saco cara!!!

  14. loptienganh loptienganh Reply

    ĐẸP TRAI =))

  15. I'm Nobody Reply

    Dis nigga ain't speakin' like otha niggas in da hood. blood clot.
    Just jokin nigga :D

  16. Luz Nava Reply

    omg, I really love your english lessons…

    I finally understand so many things…

    thank you!!!!!!

  17. Tomas Loring Reply

    that´s sounds greatful!!. Grettings from Peru.

  18. nodar nodari Reply

    my skype ID nodari223 i would like to improve english skills

  19. ‫اماني سعد‬‎ Reply

    so helpful .. thx a lot

  20. Daniela De Avila Reply

    The best teacher ever!!! ;))

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