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Denise Lester  
Marbella, Spain  
Holiday
 
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Denise Lester
Watch the video by clicking on the screen above then choose the best answer. Read what Denise says by clicking here but try to do the exercise before you see the text.
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1. Denise is worrying about life back at home.
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2. Denise is spending her time sunbathing.
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3. Denise is finding it difficult to relax.
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4. Denise doesn't like wearing make-up on holiday.
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Marbella was a small fishing village on the Mediterranean coast in Andalucia in southern Spain. These days it is a popular holiday resort for English and other European tourists. Its name means 'beautiful sea'. Denise describes the mood of her holiday as being 'manana, manana'. This is Spanish and means 'tomorrow'. It means, 'don't worry about it today, it can be done tomorrow'.

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Denise Lester Choose the correct form of the verb in these sentences. Only one of the choices in each question is possible. Use the Check button to see the answer.

1. She first visited Kenya in 1999. Then she decided to travel / travelling around Africa on her own.
2. I need to have / having some injections before I go  to Nepal.
3. If we travel to Casablanca it will mean to spend / spending two nights on a train.

4. A good holiday would really help you to feel / feeling more relaxed

5. As soon as I arrived in Mexico I stopped to feel / feeling so stressed.

6. I can't wait for the holidays! Two weeks spent to lie / lying on a beach!

   Get talking!
holidaymakers on a beach    tourists in city
Describe what is happening in these two pictures and what kind of holiday these people are having. Imagine that you are going on holiday with a friend. Discuss where to go and what to do. See a model answer.


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