Some of your Spanish friends are discussing their holidays.
You may find these words helpful.
|el aire acondicionado||air-conditioning|
|estar de mal humor||to be in a bad mood|
|la televisión/el televisor||television|
|con vista a ...||with a view of ...|
What does Maia say about her holiday? Choose the three correct details.
|A||Her hotel had a view of the coast.|
|B||She stayed in a luxury hotel.|
|C||There weren't many facilities.|
|D||There were good facilities.|
|E||The weather was lovely.|
|F||She went to the beach every day.|
|G||It was too cold to swim in the sea.|
The correct answers are B, D and G.
Pues nosotros fuimos a la costa norte y nos alojamos en un hotel de lujo que era estupendo con aire acondicionado y muy buenas instalaciones. Lástima que no hizo muy buen tiempo. Solo pudimos pasar dos días en la playa, la cual era preciosa aunque el agua del mar estaba demasiado fría para bañarse.
Well, we went to the north coast and we stayed in a luxury hotel which was great with air-conditioning and very good facilities. It was a pity that it wasn't very good weather. We could only spend two days on the beach which was lovely, although the sea water was too cold to swim in.
Why was Pedro's holiday a disaster? Choose the two correct answers.
|A||They had a car accident.|
|B||The car broke down.|
|C||Their flight was delayed.|
|D||They had to go to a different hotel.|
|E||It rained every day.|
The correct answers are B and D.
Nuestras vacaciones fueron un fracaso total. El coche sufrió una avería en el viaje de ida y por lo tanto llegamos muy tarde al hotel y habían dado nuestras habitaciones a otra familia. Así que tuvimos que buscar otro hotel que no era muy bueno. Además, hizo un tiempo fatal.
Our holiday was a total failure. The car broke down on the journey there and so we arrived at the hotel late and they had given our rooms to another family. So we had to look for another hotel which wasn't very good. Also, the weather was terrible.
What was good about Nuria's holiday? Choose the two correct answers.
|A||She stayed in a luxury hotel.|
|B||The region was ideal.|
|C||The people in charge were nice.|
|D||The food was good.|
|E||There was a lot to do in the accommodation.|
The correct answers are C and D.
Fui con mi familia a Francia y nos alojamos en una pequeña pensión. Normalmente prefiero los grandes hoteles de lujo, pero la pensión era ideal. Los dueños eran muy simpáticos y las comidas estaban riquísimas. Además había mucho que hacer en la región.
I went to France with my family and we stayed in a little B&B. Normally, I prefer big luxury hotels but the B&B was ideal. The owners were very nice and the meals were delicious. Also, there was a lot to do in the area.
What happened during Max's holiday? Choose the two correct answers.
|A||He went camping with his friends.|
|B||He went camping with his family.|
|C||He stayed in a big tent.|
|D||He did lots of activities.|
|E||He hurt his leg.|
The correct answers are A and E.
Fui con mis amigos a la montaña a hacer camping. Nos alojamos en un camping fantástico con muy buenas instalaciones. Lo peor era que nuestra tienda era muy pequeña. También, el tercer día me caí y me hice daño en la pierna, así que no podía participar en todas las actividades que quería.
I went camping with my friends in the mountains. We stayed at a fantastic campsite with very good facilities. The worst thing was that our tent was very small. As well, on the third day I fell and hurt my leg, so I couldn't join in with all the activities I wanted to.
Why doesn't Laura want to go on holiday with her family again? Choose the two correct reasons.
|A||Her younger sister was naughty.|
|B||Her older sister sunbathed all the time.|
|C||Her sisters kept watching TV.|
|D||Her dad played golf every day.|
|E||Her dad read books.|
The correct answers are B and D
Pues yo no voy a ir nunca más con mi familia de vacaciones. Mi hermana mayor siempre quería tomar el sol, mis hermanos menores veían la tele a todo momento, mi padre jugaba al golf todos los días y mi madre leía libros. Por lo tanto, yo me aburrí un montón. ¡Qué desastre!
Well, I'm not going on holiday with my family ever again. My elder sister always wanted to sunbathe, my younger brothers watched TV all the time, my father played golf every day and my mother read books. Therefore I got really bored. What a disaster!