Beginner Listening – Part 1

Writing Listening - Part 1



Vacation (noun) – a fixed holiday period between terms in universities and law courts.

Staycation (noun) – a holiday spent in one’s home country rather than abroad, or one spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions.

“Money to burn” – to spend a lot of money on things that are not necessary

“La-di-da” (adjective) – pretentious or snobbish in manner or speech.

Option (noun) – a thing that is or may be chosen.

Budget (noun) – an estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time.

B&B (abbreviation) – bed and breakfast

Travel abroad – If you travel abroad, you go to a foreign country, usually one which is separated from the country where you live by an ocean or a sea

Road trip (noun)a journey made by car, bus, etc.

Impact (noun) – a marked effect or influence.