3.19 Planning the Honeymoon

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Published: 9.08.2018
Level 3   |   Time: 2:39
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Bob and Cheryl ask for some advice on where to go on their vacation.


    

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

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  • a honeymoon [exp] - the vacation trip after a wedding
  • as long as [exp] - in case of, if
  • That sounds fair. [exp] - Ok
  • spectacular [exp] - beautiful
  • peninsula [exp] - land surrounded by water on three sides
  • the scenery [exp] - the natural features of a landscape
  • a mountain range[exp] - a group of mountains
  • plenty of [exp] - a lot of
  • rain forests [exp] - a thick forest which usually experiences heavy rain
  • lush [exp] - full of beautiful green plants
  • stay in town [exp] - not leave the town/city/area

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Mr. Evans Marie Cheryl Bob Paul
Mr. Evans Marie Cheryl Bob Paul
  • Mr. Evans, Marie, Cheryl, Bob and Paul all work in a travel agency.
  • Bob and Cheryl are getting married soon.

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  1. What do Bob and Cheryl want advice about?
    The best place to get married
    A location for their honeymoon
    A good time to have a wedding

  2. Who is going to choose the location?
    Mr. Evans
    Bob
    Cheryl

  3. Why is he/she making the decision?
    Bob doesn't like to travel.
    Mr. Evans is a tourism expert.
    Cheryl has traveled to many places.

  4. What does Bob want?
    A hotel near the beach
    A hotel with a TV
    A hotel with a nice bathroom
    A hotel with a large bed

  5. What is the first place that Cheryl mentions?
    Cozumel
    Paris
    Tierra del Fuego
    Malaysia

  6. What are some of the good things about that place?
    Beautiful national parks
    Clear blue ocean water
    Lots of fish
    Comfortable hotels
    Nice beaches
    Lush rain forests

  7. Why does Marie think that it is not a good choice?
    It is too dark.
    There are many scorpions.
    It is very expensive.
    It has too many sharks.

  8. What is the second place that Cheryl mentions?
    Cozumel
    Paris
    Tierra del Fuego
    Malaysia

  9. What are some of the good things about that place?
    Beautiful national parks
    Clear blue ocean water
    Lots of fish
    Comfortable hotels
    Nice beaches
    Lush rain forests

  10. Why does Marie think that it is not a good choice?
    It is too dark.
    There are many scorpions.
    It is very expensive.
    It has too many sharks.

  11. What is the third place that Cheryl mentions?
    Cozumel
    Paris
    Tierra del Fuego
    Malaysia

  12. What are some of the good things about that place?
    Beautiful national parks
    Clear blue ocean water
    Lots of fish
    Comfortable hotels
    Nice beaches
    Lush rain forests

  13. Why does Paul suggest that it is not a good choice?
    It is too dark.
    There are many scorpions.
    It is very expensive.
    It has too many sharks.

  14. Where does Bob want to go?
    Mexico
    Paris
    A nearby hotel

  15. Why does he want to go there?
    It has a big TV.
    He can learn Spanish.
    He loves French food.


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Directions: 1) Read the conversation and choose the sentence that best matches the meaning of the underlined phrase.

  • Everyone, we’d like to ask your opinion about something.
  • What is that?
  • We’re trying to decide where to go on vacation after the wedding, for our honeymoon.
  • We thought you might be able to help us decide on a location.
  • An excellent idea. Where are you thinking of going?
  • Well, Bob doesn’t really like to travel, so he’s agreed to go wherever I want to go, as long as the hotel has nice bathrooms and a TV.
  • That sounds fair. What’s your first choice?
  • I’ve always wanted to go to Cozumel, off the Yucatán Peninsula.
  • Cozumel is spectacular. The island itself is pretty flat, but the beaches are beautiful and the ocean is so blue.
  • Aren’t there too many sharks to go swimming there?
    It is safe to go swimming.
    It is not safe to go swimming.
  • No! It’s very safe. What? Oh! But it’s somewhat overrated.
  • You just said . . .
  • What else are you thinking of?
  • What about Tierra del Fuego in the south of Argentina and Chile?
  • The scenery is extraordinary! The mountain ranges and national parks are breathtaking.
  • But in June won’t it be too dark to do very much?
    They will be able to do many things.
    They won't be able to do many things.
  • No! Plenty of people go there in June to go skiing or. . . . But, of course, it’s probably not romantic enough for a honeymoon.
    It is a good place for a honeymoon.
    It is not a good place for a honeymoon.
  • I’ve heard the jungles and rain forests in Malaysia are a must-see.
  • They’re so lush. . . . Of course, some people feel that the scorpions make it too dangerous to hike.
    They can hike there.
    They can't hik there.
  • We could go to that hotel on Grand Street along the river.
  • Stay in town? For our honeymoon?
  • Well, I heard the rooms have really nice bathrooms and big televisions.


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Cheryl: Everyone, we’d like to ask your opinion about something.
Mr. Evans: What is that?
Cheryl: We’re trying to decide where to go on vacation after the wedding, for ourhoneymoon.
Bob: We thought you might be able to help us decide on a location.
Mr. Evans: An excellent idea. Where are you thinking of going?
Cheryl: Well, Bob doesn’t really like to travel, so he’s agreed to go wherever I want to go, as long as the hotel has nice bathrooms and a TV.
Mr. Evans: That sounds fair. What’s your first choice?
Cheryl: I’ve always wanted to go to Cozumel, off the Yucatán Peninsula.
Paul: Cozumel is spectacular. The island itself is pretty flat, but the beaches are beautiful and the ocean is so blue.
Marie: Aren’t there too many sharks to go swimming there?
Paul: No! It’s very safe. What? Oh! But it’s somewhat overrated.
Bob: You just said . . .
Mr. Evans: What else are you thinking of?
Cheryl: What about Tierra del Fuego in the south of Argentina and Chile?
Paul: The scenery is extraordinary! The mountain ranges and national parks are breathtaking.
Marie: But in June won’t it be too dark to do very much?
Paul: No! Plenty of people go there in June to go skiing or. . . . But, of course, it’s probably not romantic enough for a honeymoon.
Cheryl: I’ve heard the jungles and rain forests in Malaysia are a must-see.
Paul: They’re so lush. . . . Of course, some people feel that the scorpions make it too dangerous to hike.
Bob: We could go to that hotel on Grand Street along the river.
Cheryl: Stay in town? For our honeymoon?
Bob: Well, I heard the rooms have really nice bathrooms and big televisions.



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