The Ideal Holiday

Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on June 21, 2019 and last updated on February 4, 2023

A buzzing city, a relaxing beachfront villa, a picturesque country retreat… the ideal holiday is different for everyone. Of course, most of us will enjoy any kind of holiday, but if you could design your perfect holiday, what would it be?

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)
  • break (noun)
  • relax (verb)
  • ideal (adjective)
  • picturesque (adjective)
  • eat out (phrasal verb)

Conversation Questions

  • What is your ideal holiday?
  • Where would you go?
  • What would the weather be like?
  • What would you like to do during the day?
  • What would you like to do during the evening?
  • Who would you want to go with?
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.