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Living in Different Countries


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Today we live in a very connected world where it has never been easier to travel all over the globe to different countries. People often have a lot of different countries that they would like to visit, whether it be to experience a different culture or enjoy the white sand and clear blue sea on a paradise island. However, living in a country is very different to going on holiday there. The things you need to consider change and what might seem like a great place for a holiday is actually a bad place to live permanently.


Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary
  • visit (verb)
  • travel (verb)
  • trip (noun)
  • holiday (noun)
  • look for (phrasal verb)
  • settle in (phrasal verb)
  • experience (verb)
  • culture (noun)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
What country would you most like to live in?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Living in Different Countries
  • What countries would you like to visit for a holiday?
  • Could you see yourself living in any of these countries?
  • What things do you have to look for when deciding on a country to visit for a holiday?
  • What things do you have to look for when deciding on a country to live?
  • If you had to choose a country to live in what country would you choose?

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