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*Are holidays really relaxing?  What stressful things are involved in taking a holiday?
 
*Are holidays really relaxing?  What stressful things are involved in taking a holiday?
 
*When your holiday is finished are you happy to get back to school or not?  Why?
 
*When your holiday is finished are you happy to get back to school or not?  Why?
*Some people buy and read a guidebook before going on holiday.  What do you do to prepare for a holiday?
 
  
 
===Packing===
 
===Packing===
 
*How many suitcases do you usually take with you on holiday?
 
*How many suitcases do you usually take with you on holiday?
*Do men take more clothes and suitcases than women?
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*Who packs your things? You?  Your parents?  
*How much of the clothes that you pack do you actually wear?
 
*Who packs your things? You?  Your parents? Your partner?
 
 
*Do you write out a list of things to pack?
 
*Do you write out a list of things to pack?
 
*How often do you forget important things?
 
*How often do you forget important things?
*What do you think of the following advice? "Take half the clothes and twice the money."
 
  
 
===Your last holiday===
 
===Your last holiday===
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*What did you do there?
 
*What did you do there?
 
*What was the food like?
 
*What was the food like?
*What were the people like?
 
*Were you able to speak English?
 
 
*What was the weather like?
 
*What was the weather like?
 
*How long did you stay?
 
*How long did you stay?
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*Where are you going to stay?
 
*Where are you going to stay?
 
*What special things do you plan to do?
 
*What special things do you plan to do?
*Do you plan to try the local food?
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===Childhood memories===
 
===Childhood memories===
 
*Where did you use to go on holiday when you were a child?
 
*Where did you use to go on holiday when you were a child?
 
*Do you still go back there?  If so, has it changed since then? In what ways has it changed?
 
*Do you still go back there?  If so, has it changed since then? In what ways has it changed?
 
*What is the most memorable holiday you had when you were a child?
 
*What is the most memorable holiday you had when you were a child?
===Your country===
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*What are the most popular destinations for tourists in your country?
 
**What makes them popular?
 
**Are they popular with both natives and tourists?
 
**Have you visited them? Why/why not?
 
*Is there any special period when tourists visit your country?
 
*What special provisions does your country make for tourists?
 
*How important is the tourism industry for your country?
 
===Choosing a holiday ===
 
 
*How far in advance do you like to plan your holidays?  
 
*How far in advance do you like to plan your holidays?  
 
*Which do you prefer: summer holidays or winter holidays?  What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
 
*Which do you prefer: summer holidays or winter holidays?  What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
*What are the advantages and disadvantages of buying a holiday with everything organised for you compared with a holiday which you create fully by yourself?
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*Do you organise your holiday over the internet or do you use a travel agent? What are the advantages and disadvantages?
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*Do you consider environment issues when you plan and take a holiday? Which issues do you consider?
 
*What are the differences between a holiday you take with your family and a holiday which you take with friends?
 
  
 
===Types of holiday===
 
===Types of holiday===
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*Where would your ideal holiday destination be?  You can spend as much money as you like!!
 
*Where would your ideal holiday destination be?  You can spend as much money as you like!!
 
*Who would be your ideal holiday companion?  What would you do?
 
*Who would be your ideal holiday companion?  What would you do?
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===In the mountains===
 
===In the mountains===
 
*Do you like to go skiing? If you like skiing tell us what is enjoyable about it.  If you don't like skiing - why not?
 
*Do you like to go skiing? If you like skiing tell us what is enjoyable about it.  If you don't like skiing - why not?
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*Do you have any GPS equipment?  How does it work?
 
*Do you have any GPS equipment?  How does it work?
 
*Have you ever been lost in the mountains? If so, talk about the experience.
 
*Have you ever been lost in the mountains? If so, talk about the experience.
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===Holiday problems===
 
===Holiday problems===
 
Have you ever experienced any of these holiday problems?  If so, talk about them.
 
Have you ever experienced any of these holiday problems?  If so, talk about them.
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*Belongings stolen.
 
*Belongings stolen.
 
*Running out of money.
 
*Running out of money.
 
===Holiday food===
 
*Do you eat more when you're on holiday? Do you put on weight or do you work it all off?
 
*Do you usually eat out every day when you're on holiday?
 
*If you're staying at a hotel, do you usually have full board or half board?
 
*Do you like to try local dishes or do you stick to "international" dishes like pizza, hamburgers, and so on?
 
  
 
==Vocabulary==
 
==Vocabulary==

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