Transportation | Beginner Vocabulary

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Talking about Transportation in English

Where do you go? Where do you come from? In this lesson, learn some important words and phrases to describe transportation.

Learn 18 words to describe transportation

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.

Practice Exercises for Transportation Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Find the vocabulary with this word search game

Exercise 2 – Identify the vocabulary with this game

Exercise 3 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 4 – Play this game to remember the vocabulary

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (🔊) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (🔊) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms

Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review the vocabulary terms to describe transportation.

bikeA form of transportation with two wheels and no motor
boata vehicle of any size that is used for traveling on water
bus large vehicle that is used for carrying passengers
cara vehicle that has four wheels and an engine and that is used for carrying passengers on roads
plane a vehicle that has wings and an engine and can carry people or things in the air
roada hard flat surface for vehicles, people, and animals to travel on
stopto not move, walk, etc., after doing so before
streeta road in a city or town that has houses or other buildings on one or both sides
subwaya system of underground trains in a city
taxia car that carries passengers to a place for an amount of money that is based on the distance traveled
traina group of vehicles that travel on a track and are connected to each other and usually to an engine
vacationa period of time that a person spends away from home, school, or business usually in order to relax or travel
get a bus/train/taxi, obtain the use or services of (something)
get here/there/home/to work, arrive to a place
catchto get (something) through effort
driveto direct the movement of (a car, truck, bus, etc.)
goto move or travel to a place
travelto move from one place to another