Monday, December 11, 2017

CHEAP FLIGHTS


TRAVEL, TRIP OR JOURNEY?

Watch the following video to learn about the difference between travel, trip and journey:

 

Trip (n.)


The act of going to another place (often for a short period of time) and returning.
  • We took a five-day trip to the Amazon.
  • You’re back from vacation! How was your trip?
  • I went on business trips to Switzerland and Germany last month.
Use the verbs “take” and “go on” with trip.
  • A round-trip ticket is a ticket for going and coming back.
  • A one-way ticket is only for going.

Travel (v.)

Going to another place (in general).
  • I really like to travel.
  • He travels frequently for work.
  • My sister is currently travelling through South America.
Travel (n.) can be used to describe the act of traveling in general:
  • Travel in that region of the country is dangerous.
  • World travel gives you a new perspective.

Incorrect uses of travel:

  • How was your travel?
    How was your trip?
  • I’m planning a travel to the U.S. next year.
    I’m planning to travel to the U.S. next year.
    I’m planning a trip to the U.S. next year.

Journey (n.)

One piece of travel (going from one place to another) – usually a long distance.
  • The journey takes 3 hours by plane or 28 hours by bus.
  • He made the 200-mile journey by bike.
  • “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step” – Lao-tze, Tao Te Ching

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

HEALTHCARE
















Watch the following video on Complementary and Alternative Medicine by the American Health Journal

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

ONE WEEK JOB PROJECT


Watch the official trailer of the 
One Week Job Project


Listen to Sean Aiken giving a talk:



If you want to know more about the 

One Week Job Project go to:
http://www.oneweekjob.com/

Sean's best friend and filmmaker Ian MacKenzie followed Sean on the road, sharing each week through short webisodes. You can watch the following webisodes:

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

QUESTION TAGS






Click on the following links to get more information on question tags:
EXERCISES:

INDIRECT QUESTIONS


Do you remember how to create indirect questions?


LENKA: "EVERYTHING AT ONCE"