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Tell me about your last trip. Conversaciones en inglés.


Tell me about your last trip.

Listening conversaciones en inglés.


John:  Tell me about your last vacation.
Jenny: Well, my last vacation was in Vietnam. I was in Vietnam for 3 weeks.
John:  And how was it?
Jenny: It was fantastic. It's a very beautiful country.
John:  And what did you do?
Jenny: Ehm, many things. Vietnam is a country that is very diverse. So, the south is very different from the north. Err, in the south you can go to the beach. I went swimming in the ocean, ehm, it's very hot. In the north I went in the mountains, where it's very cold and I went hiking.
John:  And how was that?
Jenny: It was beautiful. It was... the scenery was beautiful, ehm, and they have many different ethnic groups in the north, so it's very interesting to meet all the different people.
John:  Did you go alone?
Jenny: No, I went with a friend.
John:  Ehm, how... who did you meet along the way?
Jenny: Ehm, we met many families and children, ehm, we met many people who were farmers, they were working in the rice fields. We were also lucky to have a tour guide, who was from the local area and who could show us all of the sights of the local area.
John:  And so did you pay a guide?
Jenny: Yes, yes we did.
John:  And, how did you do that?
Jenny: Ehm, he gave us, ehm he gave us a standard rate of how much we had to pay. So we went to the cash machine and took out the money and we paid him.
John:  And was the entire trip very expensive?
Jenny: No, Vietnam is not an expensive country. I think for a 3 week holiday we only spent around 1,500 dollars, U.S. dollars.
John:  1,500 plus transportation to get to and from Vietnam.
Jenny: Plus the cost of the flight.
John:  And where did you stay?
Jenny: Ehm, it's very easy to find accommodation in Vietnam. So, each time we arrived in a new city, we asked at the bus station or train station. And someone took us... to a hostel.
John:  Did you always stay in a hostel?
Jenny: We always stayed in a hostel or a cheap hotel.
John:  Did you eat the local food?
Jenny: Yes, we did. It was delicious. They have very fresh ingredients and, ehm, and I like... I liked Vietnamese food very much because it's not very fried, it's very fresh. Ehm, we ate a lot of salads, these kinds of things.
John:  Did you get sick?
Jenny: No. both of us were very lucky. Er we didn't get sick. And we ate a lot.
John:  Do you recommend it?
Jenny: Yes, I thoroughly recommend it. It was a wonderful trip.

Vocabulario

Tell me about - Háblame de

scenery - paisaje

alone - solo, sola

meet (meet - met - met)
Conocer:
  • I met her in Paris. - La conocí en París
  • I met my husband in London. - Conocí a mi esposo en Londres.

Encontrarse con:
  • I met my sister in the park. - Me encontré con mi hermana en el parque.
  • John and Laura are going to meet in the café. - John y Laura se van a encontrar en el café.

along the way - en el camino

sights - puntos de interes

entire trip -todo el viaje

stay - alojarse, quedarse

get sick - enfermarse

thoroughly
  • I thoroughly enjoyed it. - Lo disfruté muchísimo.
  • I thoroughly agree. - Estoy totalmente de acuerdo.
  • I checked the machine thoroughly. - Revisé la maquina a fondo.


Una traducción.
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John:  Tell me about your last vacation.
Jenny: Well, my last vacation was in Vietnam. I was in Vietnam for 3 weeks.
John:  And how was it?
Jenny: It was fantastic. It's a very beautiful country.
John:  And what did you do?
Jenny: Ehm, many things. Vietnam is a country that is very diverse. So, the south is very different from the north. Err, in the south you can go to the beach. I went swimming in the ocean, ehm, it's very hot. In the north I went in the mountains, where it's very cold and I went hiking.
John:  And how was that?
Jenny: It was beautiful. It was... the scenery was beautiful, ehm, and they have many different ethnic groups in the north, so it's very interesting to meet all the different people.
John: Háblame de tus últimas vacaciones.
Jenny: Bueno, mi último viaje fue en Vietnam. Estaba en Vietnam durante 3 semanas.
John: ¿Y cómo fue?
Jenny: Fue fantástico. Es un país muy hermoso.
John: ¿Y qué hiciste?
Jenny: Ehm, muchas cosas. Vietnam es un país muy diverso. Por lo tanto, el sur es muy diferente del norte. Err, en el sur se puede ir a la playa. Fui a nadar en el océano, ehm, es muy caliente. En el norte, me fui en las montañas, donde hace mucho frío y fui a hacer senderismo.
John: ¿Y cómo fue eso?
Jenny: Fue hermoso. Fue ... El paisaje era precioso, ehm, y tiene muchos diferentes grupos étnicos en el norte, por lo que es muy interesante conocer a todas las personas diferentes.
John:  Did you go alone?
Jenny: No, I went with a friend.
John:  Ehm, how... who did you meet along the way?
Jenny: Ehm, we met many families and children, ehm, we met many people who were farmers, they were working in the rice fields. We were also lucky to have a tour guide, who was from the local area and who could show us all of the sights of the local area.
John: ¿Fuiste solo?
Jenny: No, fui con un amigo.
John: Ehm, ¿cómo ... que gente conocisteis en el camino?
Jenny: Ehm, conocimos a muchas familias y niños, ehm, muchos campesinos, que estaban trabajando en los campos de arroz. También tuvimos la suerte de tener un guía turístico, que era de la zona y que nos podría mostrar todos los puntos de interés de la zona.
John:  And so did you pay a guide?
Jenny: Yes, yes we did.
John:  And, how did you do that?
Jenny: Ehm, he gave us, ehm he gave us a standard rate of how much we had to pay. So we went to the cash machine and took out the money and we paid him.
John:  And was the entire trip very expensive?
Jenny: No, Vietnam is not an expensive country. I think for a 3 week holiday we only spent around 1,500 dollars, U.S. dollars.
John:  1,500 plus transportation to get to and from Vietnam.
Jenny: Plus the cost of the flight.
John:  And where did you stay?
Jenny: Ehm, it's very easy to find accommodation in Vietnam. So, each time we arrived in a new city, we asked at the bus station or train station. And someone took us... to a hostel.
John: Y pagasteis una guía?
Jenny: Sí.
John: Y, ¿cómo se hace eso?
Jenny: Ehm, nos dio, ehm nos dio una precio estándar que tuvimos que pagar. Así que nos fuimos al cajero y sacamos el dinero y le pagamos.
John: Y era un viaje muy caro?
Jenny: No, Vietnam no es un país caro. Creo que para las 3 semanas de vacaciones sólo gastamos más o menos  1.500 dólares, dólares estadounidenses.
John: 1,500, más el transporte para ir y volver de Vietnam.
Jenny: El costo del vuelo incluido.
John: ¿Y dónde os alojasteis?
Jenny: Ehm, es muy fácil encontrar alojamiento en Vietnam. Así, cada vez que llegamos a una nueva ciudad, preguntamos en la estación de autobuses o la estación de tren. Y alguien nos llevó ... a un albergue.
John:  Did you always stay in a hostel?
Jenny: We always stayed in a hostel or a cheap hotel.
John:  Did you eat the local food?
Jenny: Yes, we did. It was delicious. They have very fresh ingredients and, ehm, and I like... I liked Vietnamese food very much because it's not very fried, it's very fresh. Ehm, we ate a lot of salads, these kinds of things.
John:  Did you get sick?
Jenny: No. both of us were very lucky. Er we didn't get sick. And we ate a lot.
John:  Do you recommend it?
Jenny: Yes, I thoroughly recommend it. It was a wonderful trip.
John: ¿Siempre os alojasteis en un albergue?
Jenny: Siempre nos alojamos en un albergue o un hotel barato.
John: ¿Comisteis la comida local?
Jenny: Sí. Está rica. Tienen los ingredientes muy frescos y, ehm, y me gusta ... me gustó mucho la comida vietnamita porque no está muy frito, está muy fresco. Ehm, comimos un montón de ensaladas, este tipo de cosas.
John: ¿Os enfermasteis?
Jenny: No. Tuvimos mucha suerte. Er que no nos enfermamos. Y comimos mucho.
John: ¿Lo recomiendas?
Jenny: Sí, lo recomiendo mucho. Fue un viaje maravilloso.

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