Relax and explore

1. Learning Objective

  • talk about different kinds of holidays and interesting places

  • listen for people's preferences by identifying comparatives

  • make and take orders in a restaurant

  • introduce a town / city in China


2. Culture Notes

  • city break:ashort package holiday to a city or town, typically including hotelaccommodations (1£78 ) and, often, transportation. City break holidays aregetting popular in Europe as low cost air travel has made a wide range of citydestinations accessible at a cheaper price.

  • New England:aregion in the northeastern corner of the United States, consisting of sixstates of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, andConnecticut.

  • the Coliseum: the largest buildingever built in the Roman Empire. It is located in the center of Rome, Italy, andis considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.


3. Listening Skills