Holiday abroad or In Your Own Country

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Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on September 19, 2020 and last updated on February 4, 2023

Holidays are great! Everyone looks forward to that time of year when they pack their suitcase and head off on their holidays. However, some people prefer to go on holiday to a different country whereas others prefer to stay closer to home. There are good things about each option, but at the end of the day it comes down to personal preference.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • holiday (noun)
  • vacation (noun)
  • relax (verb)
  • abroad (adjective)
  • culture (noun)
  • currency (noun)
  • travel (verb)
  • trip (adjective)

Conversation Questions

  • Is it better to go on holiday abroad or stay in your own country?
  • Where do you usually go on holiday?
  • Where would be your ideal holiday location?
  • Why do you think some people prefer to go on holiday abroad?
  • Why do you think some people prefer to go on holiday in their own country?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.