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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Tue, 25/05/2021 - 13:44

Hello admins, I think the picture of a boat should be a yacht.... Please tell me if there's a difference. :)

Hello Rafaela1,

All yachts are boats, but not all boats are yachts. The word 'boat' is very general and can be used to refer to almost any kind of vehicle people get into that floats on water. A yacht is usually a fairly large and luxurious vessel that is used primarily for luxurious entertainment.

Personally, I wouldn't call the boat in the image on this page a yacht -- it looks a little small and doesn't appear to be luxurious.

Hope this helps.

All the best,


The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you Kirk, I understand. Maybe the difference of what to call boats or yachts stems from a cultural difference. In Cambodia, it's a definitely a yacht, but maybe people in Spain will call it a boat. Interesting... ;)

Submitted by Andrea Valencia on Mon, 24/05/2021 - 20:15

I have a car and I have a bicycle too, I use my car and my bicycle.

Submitted by Htet Wint Thu Aung on Sun, 11/10/2020 - 15:08

In my city, we use bus, taxi, car mostly. Just only when we want to go in own quarter, we use like bike, motorcycle and tricycle.
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Mon, 05/10/2020 - 13:07

I don't want to use a boat like that because I easily get seasick! :(

Submitted by fariba on Mon, 05/10/2020 - 08:46

i don't have any vehicle but i use taxi.

Submitted by Pola on Sun, 06/09/2020 - 14:09

My city is small and its population a few, so it has buses, bikes, motorbikes, cars, taxi and vans. I had a motorbike but know I haven't one.

Submitted by Asni on Fri, 31/07/2020 - 23:55

Train, taxi, car, bus, bike, motorbike, etc.. In short, all kinds of transport or at least all those that I know so far. People here like cycling a lot, so I noticed that the bike is quite usual as a mean of transport in this city.


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Submitted by RixNguyen (not verified) on Tue, 09/06/2020 - 16:02

Where I live have many kinds of transport such as car, lorry, van, plane, bike, motorbike, etc. I often use bus to go to school. On the holidays I use plane to travel or visit my parents.

Submitted by thuy02102000 on Tue, 19/05/2020 - 08:30

The city I am living in has all kinds of transport (motorbike, bike, plane, van, ship, boat, scooter, train, bus, lorry,...) I usually use my own scooter, the place I live has a heavy traffic and I think only scooter or motorbike is easy to move in. And I really love it, it helps me move in the alley and move fast,....
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Submitted by OlaIELTS on Mon, 18/05/2020 - 03:33

The kinds of transport I has where I live includes taxis, cars, bikes, motorbikes, scooters, buses, train, vans, plane, boats, lorries and tricycles. I uses mostly taxis, cars, motorbikes, buses and tricycles.

Submitted by bony on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 10:22

In my city Hamilton ,I always us the bus to go to any where .I enjoy when I take the bus ,because it is very comfortable and I can see many places ,because it is road is long .There is a bus going beside the lake and anther one is going among woods .

Submitted by Alexis GG on Mon, 11/05/2020 - 19:20

My favourite is to walk. But when I have to go in Paris from my city I have to take subway which is between the train and the metro. I don't really like it but it is the best way to go in a near city because it's fast. There a lot of other kinds of transport like public bus, bicycles, motorbikes, cars and vans but I have no one. I don't like to travel by plane although I have done it a lot because you have no choice sometimes. I prefer train for example.

Submitted by marzieh on Fri, 01/05/2020 - 19:30

in my country, there are all kinds of transport. I do use plane for travel far.

Submitted by Dariusz on Thu, 02/04/2020 - 00:19

Actually I have most kinds of transport mentioned without ship, because I don't have the sea in neighbourhood. I usually use the most my bike and car.
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Submitted by Sabrasriya on Mon, 17/02/2020 - 13:19

I have a motorbike. I live in Srilanka
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Submitted by Smiley1 on Wed, 27/11/2019 - 12:15

It takes almost a week to recover from a jet lag after a trip to the other side of the world. _:(´ཀ` ∠):
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Sun, 10/11/2019 - 08:04

I usually use a car, but when I visit other countries which are not connected by land, I use an airplane.

Submitted by Setareh on Thu, 22/08/2019 - 05:03

I usually use a personal car , in Iran there are all of them.
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Submitted by mtalebi on Fri, 12/07/2019 - 05:38

In my country, Iran, There are all of them. I usually use my car because there are not suitable public transportation.

Submitted by JTEROBA on Fri, 21/06/2019 - 15:32

I can use a bus, taxi or bike, but usually I use a bus.

Submitted by tamanhbonmat on Thu, 13/06/2019 - 05:10

In my country, I like bike or Motorbike. Because my city is traffic all day. The Motorbike is faster and more flexible than car.
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Submitted by Stanley Alvarez on Sat, 09/02/2019 - 02:45

In the city where I live, There are a lot of cars, motorbikes, bikes and buses. Also, there are trains and many plane, because there are two airport.

Submitted by jmajo on Thu, 24/01/2019 - 14:54

In the city were I live we have public transport like buses and taxis, but we don't have trains, also we have aeroplanes, trucks, vans, motorbikes(lots) and bikes. Some people have boats but is not very common in this city. I use buses most frecuently to get to work and go around the city, and my bike to go around my neighborhood.