Brainstorming travel vocabulary

Objective First Unit 3

Put as many suitable phrases as you can into each section below.

Kinds of holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday accommodation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kinds of transport

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Places to visit on holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

People working in the travel industry (= names of jobs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjectives to describe holidays

 

 


Suggested answers

Kinds of holiday

adventure holiday

annual leave

backpacking

beach holiday

boating

camping

city break

cruise

daytrip

domestic holiday

eco-tourism

family holiday

glamping

hiking

package holiday

public holiday/ bank holiday

sabbatical

safari

sailing

sightseeing

skiing holiday

study tour

summer camp

summer holiday

three-day weekend/ long weekend

(guided/ package) tour

weekend away

working holiday

year out/ gap year

 

Holiday accommodation

Air BnB

B&B

beach hut

camper van

caravan

chalet

cottage

double room

holiday home

homestay

hotel

log cabin

mobile home

pub/ inn

second home

self-catering flats

single room

ski lodge

tent

time share (apartment)

twin room

villa

youth hostel

 

Kinds of transport

balloon

(local/ shuttle/ long-distance/ open-topped/ tour/ hop-on-hop-off) bus/ coach

bullet train

cable car

cruise ship

ferry

(budget/ domestic/ international/ connecting/ direct) flight

funicular (railway)

sleeper car/ couchette

street car/ tram

(shared) taxi

tuk tuk

underground/ subway/ tube/ metro

 

Places to visit on holiday

beach

castle/ fort

church/ cathedral/ temple/ mosque/ synagogue

city walls

historic house/ traditional buildings/ traditional architecture

historic quarter

island

lake

mountain

museum/ gallery

park/ garden

palace

square

teashop

theme park

tower

town hall

waterfront/ riverside/ canal side

 

People working in the travel industry (= names of jobs)

bellboy

cabin crew

check-in clerk

concierge

doorman

interpreter

porter

receptionist

tour guide

travel agent

 

Adjectives to describe holidays

adventurous

off the beaten track

relaxing

stressful

unique

unusual

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