Advanced Listening Lesson #11
Listen to Dialog
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1. Why are these people planning a trip to Cancun?
For a family vacation
For their honeymoon
For a business trip
For a bachelor party
2. Why did they decide on Cancun over the Caribbean?
One person has been to the Caribbean before
Cancun is supposed to have better weather that weekend
Cancun was much cheaper
Caribbean hotels were all full
3. They have a lot of information about Cancun. Where did they get this information?
They are looking at brochures
They are getting a lot of information from the Internet
They had a friend who told them everything about Cancun
She has been there before so she knows many of the activities
4. When do they plan on going to Cancun?
In the fall
In a couple of months
In a couple of weeks
1. For their honeymoon
2. Cancun was much cheaper
3. They are looking at brochures
4. In a couple of months
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A: "Hey honey, where do you think we should go for our honeymoon?"
B: "I always wanted to go to Mexico. Cancun is supposed to be a great place."
A: "That sounds pretty good. But how about the Caribbean?"
B: "That doesn't sound too bad either. Do you know how much it would cost for airfare and hotel?"
A: "If we go for 5 nights, then the total for airfare and hotel would be about one thousand seven hundred dollars. How much would it be to go to Cancun?"
B: "I found a deal for only twelve hundred dollars."
A: "That's a lot cheaper. Let's go to Cancun then."
B: "Really? That sounds great. I picked up a lot of brochures. Let's take a look at all the things we can do."
A: "That reminds me. I better make sure my passport is not expired."
B: "You better make sure. If it's expired, you have to hurry and renew it."
A: "We still have a couple of months. No rush."
B: "What do you want to do in Cancun?"
A: "I want to golf at least one day. And I also want to try surfing. Do they have instructors on the beach?"
B: "Yeah. This brochure shows lesson and equipment rentals and everything. That shouldn't be a problem. I want to try snorkeling."
A: "Do we need to buy snorkeling gear?"
B: "No. We can just rent it there."
A: "Sounds like we're going to have fun."
B: "I know. I can't wait. It's going to be so fun."
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