travel words ✈✈: trip, travel, journey

Travel words. Do you know what is the difference between ‘travel’, ‘journey’ and ‘trip’? Check this lesson to learn the meanng of this words and some more travel vocabulary. You can also practise the words with a specially prepared vocabulary exercise.

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Travel words:

travel – the action of traveling, typically abroad.

journey – an act of traveling from one place to another.

– used to talk about travelling distance/time or experience

trip – an act of going to a place and returning; a journey or excursion, especially for pleasure.

hike -a long walk, especially in the country or wilderness.

trek – a long arduous journey, especially one made on foot.

tour – a journey for pleasure in which several different places are visited.

excursion – a short journey or trip, especially one engaged in as a leisure activity.

expedition – a journey or voyage undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, especially that of exploration, scientific research, or war.

cruise – a voyage on a ship or boat taken for pleasure or as a vacation and usually calling in at several places.

voyage – a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.

Exercise 1. Complete with one of the words: journey x2, trekking, trip, expedition, tour, cruise, excursion. You will find the answers below the video.

  1. It was very long and tiring ………………………. Tom was exhausted.
  2. Ann was craving to go………………….. into the Himalayas.
  3. Our school organizes …………….. every year.
  4. Tim’s job involeves a lot of business …………………
  5. He doesn’t like to stay long time in one place. He prefers to visit many places. He just loves…………..
  6. It took them 2 years to organize ………… to Mars.
  7. How was your …………………? Tara asked.
  8. She went on a …………………….. around the Bahamas. Unfortunately, she was seasick for 3 days.

Watch the video to revise the vocabulary.

Answers:

1)journey

2)trekking

3) excursion

4) trip

5)tour

6) expedition ( also: voyage)

7) journey

8) cruise

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