three women sitting on beach

The Beach


Read through the following text and look up any vocabulary you are not sure about before answering the questions.

The beach is a place that people like to go to so they can relax and enjoy the sun, sand and sea.

Some people like the beach because they can go swimming, surfing or bodyboarding. Others like it because they can just sit in their beach chairs and listen to the waves crashing against the shore.

Children like going to the beach so they can splash in the sea and build sand castles.

Some people also like going to the beach to look for different types of shells which they can take home and collect.


Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary
  • sunshine (noun)
  • relax (verb)
  • sand (noun)
  • wave (noun)
  • popular (adjective)
  • prefer (verb)
  • rather (adverb)

The Big Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Do you like going to the beach question?

Extra Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to The Beach
  • What time of the year do you prefer to go to the beach?
  • When was the last time you went to the beach?
  • Why do you think the beach is so popular?
  • Are you going to go to the beach this year?
  • Do you like going to the beach during the winter question?

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