Episode 69: Planning a Vacation


How do you decide where to go on holiday? Where do you stay? And what do you do?!  Find out the answers to these questions as this week Dan (the UK) & Jennifer (the USA) are chatting about planning vacations or holidays. So take the opportunity to listen to natural English conversation between two native speakers - perfect for improving your fluency. Stay tuned, after the chat the language focus this week is all about the use of will and going to. We hope you enjoy the episode!

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Vocabulary & English Expressions: (see the full list in our study guide)

double-edged sword - something that has or can have both favorable and unfavorable consequences.

obligated - required to do

do your head in - make someone feel annoyed, confused, or frustrated

tug of war

Language Focus: Will & Going To (see the full text in our study guide)

There are a few very subtle differences between WILL and BE GOING TO when talking about the future tense in English. It’s important to remember that these differences happen naturally with native speakers.

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