Breathtaking view • An extremely beautiful view that takes your breath away
To get away from it all • To take a holiday to escape a busy or stressful lifestyle
Holiday brochure • A glossy publication with details of holiday packages
Holiday destination • Where you go for a holiday
Holiday of a lifetime • a special holiday that you are unlikely to repeat • Example: • I cannot wait to go to Disney World; it’s going to be a holiday of a lifetime!
Holiday resort • Aplace where lots of people go for a holiday
hordes of tourists • crowds of tourists
Long weekend • an extended weekend holiday including Friday or Monday
Local crafts • Objects produced locally
Out of season • Outside of the main holiday period
Picturesque • Very pretty; suitable for a picture
Places of interest • Sites of interest to tourists
Wildlife safari • Aholiday, often in Africa, to observe wild animals
Self-catering • Aholiday where you supply your own food
Short break • Ashort holiday
Stunning landscape • Extremely beautiful landscape
Tourist trap • Somewhere where too many tourists go
Celebration • The action of marking one's pleasure at an important event or occasion by engaging in enjoyable, typically social, activity.
Bonfire • Alarge open-air fire used as part of a celebration, for burning trash, or as a signal
cCommemorate • Recall and show respect for (someone or something) in a ceremony.
costume • a style of dress, including accessories and hairdos, especially that are peculiar to a nation, region, group, or historical period
fireworks • small devices that explode to make a display of light and noise.
Flag • a piece of cloth or similar material, attachable by one edge to a pole or rope and used as the symbol of a country or institution or as a decoration during public festivities.
Festival • A day or period of celebration, typically a religious commemoration.
Float • A float is a decorated platform, either built on a vehicle or towed behind one, which is a component of many festive parades, such as those of Mardi Gras in New Orleans or the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Parade • Apublic procession, esp. one celebrating a special day or event and including marching bands and floats.
Procession • Anumber of people or vehicles moving forward in an orderly fashion, esp. as part of a ceremony or festival. • i.e. “funeral procession”
Family gathering • When all of your family get together and spend time with one another
Funeral • The ceremony of honoring a dead loved one.
Anniversary • The date on which an event occurred in some previous year • i.e. “wedding anniversary”, “anniversary party”
A get-together • A party
Cocktail party • An afternoon party at which cocktails (alcoholic drinks) are served
Dinner party • Asocial occasion at which guests eat dinner together
Theme/ Costume party • Atype of party, common mainly in contemporary Western culture, where guests dress up in costumes. • i.e. “Halloween costume party”
Questions: • What kind of holiday do you like? • What do you like to do when you’re on holiday?
Speech Describe one of your favorite holidays (2-3minutes) • What did you do? • Who were you with? • Did you go anywhere? • What did you enjoy the most? • Did you dislike anything? • Anything interesting happen?