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5.2 Travel | Vocabulary, Elementary English

Vacation and Tourism vocabulary

In this topic, you will learn vocabulary related to travel.

Do you know the best way to talk about travel? In this section you will learn about osme of the different ways people travel. You can study the list of terms at the bottom of the page or you can start learning them with the activities below. Good luck!

Learn 13 words about travel

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Now, practice using this vocabulary in the activities below.

Exercise 1 – Find the vocabulary words with this game

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context.

Exercise 3 – Speaking practice

You must use the Chrome web browser in order for this activity to work. You must also give the website permission to use your microphone. This can be found if you click the ???? symbol to the left of the URL address bar.


Let us review the vocabulary terms to describe travel.

TermDefinition
adventureAn unusual or exciting experience
airplanea machine that transports people through air
bus stationa building where a bus starts or ends its journey
flytravel through the air
guesta person who is invited by another person (to a home or event)
highwaya main road, especially one connecting major towns or cities
mapa visual representation of an area
on footwalking as a mode of transportation
shipa large boat used for transportation
sightseeingvisiting interesting places; touring
tourista person who travels for pleasure
trafficall the vehicles driving along a certain road or in a certain area
tripa long journey from point A to point B

Test your understanding about the vocabulary with the quiz below.