Speaking Part One on transport, travel and tourism


Have you come far (today)?

How did you get here today?

Are there any places that you would particularly like to go?

Are you planning any vacations at the moment?

Can you easily find your way around new places?

Can you tell me about the kind of things that you usually do on holiday?

Can you tell me something about your last holiday?

Did you often visit relations when you were younger?

Do you ever prefer to spend your vacation at home?

Do you often read travel reviews?

Do you enjoy planning holidays?

Do you have any plans for the next public holiday?

Do you have any camping or hiking gear?

Do you prefer rural holidays or city breaks?

Do you think you will buy a home in the country someday?

Do you want to spend more time abroad in the future?

Does your hometown attract many tourists?

Have you ever spent too much on holiday?

How do you most like to travel?

How do you usually commute?

How important is travel to you?

How is your taste in holidays changing?

How much holiday do you usually take in the summer?

How often do you stay in hotels?

If you could take any kind of holiday, where would you go in the summer?

Is there anything you dislike about beach holidays?

Is there anything you’d like to see abroad?

Is your hometown a good place for a holiday?

What are your plans for the next public holiday?

What are/ were the best things about school holidays when you were younger?

What changes would you like to make to the last hotel you stayed in?

What did you do in the last winter holiday?

What do you find most difficult about going on holiday as a family?

What do you like about the last place you went on holiday?

What do you like doing in the countryside?

What do you usually do in the summer?

What is the most famous sightseeing spot in or near your hometown?

What is the most important thing for you when you choose a package holiday?

What is the most important attractions for tourists to your country?

What is your favourite photo spot?

What are the historic buildings in your hometown like?

What kind of holidays do people in your town usually take?

What kind of holidays do you dislike?

What sort of information do you find out before deciding on a holiday?

What type of holiday do you prefer to avoid?

What was your favourite kind of holiday when you were younger?

What would your dream holiday home be like?

What would your ideal honeymoon be like?

What’s the most interesting historic building you have visited?

What countries do you hope to visit in the next ten years?

When did you last have a long flight?

When do you think you will next go overseas?

When was the last time you got lost on holiday?

Where do you like to take winter holidays?

Who do you usually travel with?

Who in your family used to plan family holidays?

Would you like to travel around the world in the future?

Would you say the capital of your country is a good place for a short break?

Would you take a long cruise if you could?


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