The Best Time To Go On Holiday

Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on June 16, 2019 and last updated on February 4, 2023

We all love going on holiday, but when exactly is the best time to go on holiday? Some of us prefer the summer to get the best weather, while others opt for somewhen in the off-peak season.

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

  • break (noun)
  • vacation (noun)
  • off-peak (adjective)
  • peak (adjective)
  • season (noun)

Conversation Questions

  • What is the best time of year to go on holiday?
  • What time of year do you usually go on holiday? Why?
  • What type of holiday do you like to go on?
  • Have you tried going on holiday at different times of the year?
  • What factors affect the time of the year when you go on holiday?
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.