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Vacation plans / Future: will and going to – atividade 9 - 19/05/2021

Hello, I am Sara. I am going to travel next month.

Maybe, I will visit some tourist cities in Goiás. My sister is going to visit Caldas Novas and Pirenópolis. There are great waterfalls in Pirenópolis. But I think I will go to Aruanã and Goiás Velho. And I will fish in Araguaia River.

My friend, Ricardo, is going to go trekking in Formosa, Paraúna and Alto Paraíso. He is going to spend 30 days in Goiás. Besides that, he is going to stay 3 days in Goiânia, the capital of Goiás.

I would like to go with him, but I have to work. I think I will spend 15 days in Goiás.

  1. Answer these questions in English.

a) Is Sara’s sister going to visit the State of Goiás?

b) Where does Sara think she will go?

c) What is Ricardo going to do?

d) How many days is Ricardo going to stay in Goiânia?

2. Now, you are going to answer a Vacation Survey.

Vacation Survey

2.1. Which sentence best describes your feelings towards vacations?

a) My idea of a good vacation is staying at home.

b) My idea of a good vacation is to visit a number of important cities and explore the culture.

c) My idea of a good vacation is to travel to an exotic beach in a foreign country and then relax for two weeks.

d) My idea of a good vacation is to put on my backpack and disappear into the hills for a few weeks.

2.2. How often do you take short trips (two or three days)?

a) I take a short trip at least once a month.

b) I take short trips a few times a year.

c) I take a short trip once a year.

d) I never take short trips.

2.3. Who do you prefer to take vacations with?

a) I prefer taking vacations with my close family.

b) I prefer taking vacations with my extended family.

c) I prefer taking vacations by myself.

d) I prefer taking vacations with a good friend.

2.4. What type of vacation activity sounds like the most fun?

a) Lying on the beach

b) Hanging out at a nightclub

c) Fishing.

d) Going trekking.

2.5. How important is eating well to you when you are on vacation?

a) It’s the most important thing!

b) It’s important, but not for every meal.

c) A good meal is nice, but not that important.

d) Just give me food, so I can keep going!

2.6. What type of accommodations do you prefer on vacation? 

a) I’d like a luxury suite, please. 

b) I’d prefer something close to the beach.

c) I need a clean room, but it should be economical.

d) I’d prefer a tent and my sleeping bag. 

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Vacation Plans

Pedro: Have you made any vacation plans?

Sofia: Well, I’ve decided on one thing – I’m going to go camping and fishing at Araguaia River.

Pedro: That’s great! For how long?

Sofia: I’m going to be away for two weeks.

Pedro: So, when are you leaving?

Sofia: I’m not sure. I’ll probably leave around the beginning of July.

Pedro:  And where are you going to go?

Sofia: I guess I’ll go to Bandeirantes.

Pedro: That sounds like fun.

Sofia: Yeah. Maybe I’ll go hiking.

Pedro:  Are you going to rent a canoe?

Sofia: I’m not sure. Actually, I probably won’t rent a canoe – it’s too expensive.

Pedro:  Are you going to go with anyone?

Sofia: Yes, I am going to travel with my family.

3. Mark an X TRUE or FALSE according to the text. Remember to correct the false statements. (Marque um X no verdadeiro ou falso de acordo com o texto. Lembre-se de corrigir as sentenças falsas.)

4. After reading Pedro and Sofia’s dialogue, write a dialogue between two friends about vacations plans. (Depois de ler o diálogo de Pedro e Sofia, escreva um diálogo entre dois amigos sobre planos de férias.)

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