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1.13 Mr. Rashid's Vacation

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Published: 3.08.2017
Level 1   |   Time: 2:04
Accent: American / Indian
Source: Top Notch TV

Mr. Rasheed 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. Rasheed just came back from a vacation.

triangle Questions

  1. How was Mr. Rashid's flight?

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

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

  4. How was the food?
    too salty
    too small

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

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

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

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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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