The word holiday is used differently in American and British English. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how to use some vocabulary related to special days of the week and year!
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Here are the example sentences:
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- Christmas is my favorite holiday.
- In America Thanksgiving day is a family holiday.
- My day off is on Sunday.
- Most people have a day off on Saturday and Sunday.
- What are you doing during your summer vacation?
- I’m taking vacation in June for a week.
- I can’t wait to go on vacation. I’m flying to Paris.
- Bob and his wife are taking a vacation to Orlando.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
- You can use have in the progressive when it means “experience” but not when it means possession.
Today’s listening challenge:
- What’s your favorite holiday?
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