Holiday home adverts

Read two adverts for places to stay on holiday to practise and improve your reading skills. 

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.

Reading text

City flat

Beautiful two-bedroom city flat five minutes' walk from the cathedral. Fully equipped kitchen, living room with a large sofa and chairs, big TV and balcony. The balcony has space for four people to sit and gets the sun in the mornings, and the flat is light and warm. It has Wi-Fi and fast internet. The upstairs bedroom sleeps four people, with two double beds; the downstairs bedroom sleeps two in single beds. The flat is perfect for families and is near shops, bars and restaurants.

Farmhouse

Four-bedroom farmhouse in the countryside. All of the four double bedrooms are en suite with luxury shower and bath. Farm kitchen with barbecue, tables and chairs outside. Great for groups of friends. The supermarket is half an hour by car and you can take a train from the village into the city. Escape from normal life for a few days as we have … NO INTERNET and you can only use mobile phones at the bottom of the garden!

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Average: 5 (1 vote)
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Tue, 21/07/2020 - 12:32

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Holidays during COVID-19? We have a lot of options and fly to anywhere around the world on virtual reality. ;)
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Submitted by Berny Herrera on Tue, 21/07/2020 - 03:54

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Personally, I think that it depends on the people and the place they have lived whole their life. I mean, A person that has lived all his life in a city, definitely would prefer to take a vacation in the countryside and vice-versa.

Submitted by fatfat on Sat, 11/07/2020 - 12:59

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Both houses have pros and cons. I would prefer to living at house in the city but I d prefer to for holiday the other house.

Submitted by Ronake on Tue, 30/06/2020 - 00:45

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I definitely would choose the house in the countryside. Enjoying nature, fresh air and eat healthy food is the best way to spend your holiday. Escaping from air pollution and noise, and making skip the internet and social media for a week, will be a good way to improve our physical and mental health. Also, the house seems to be suitable, with all facilities that you need to prepare meals and to have fun.
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Submitted by Hennadii on Tue, 23/06/2020 - 12:21

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I would prefer a countryside house of course but my two kids drive me crazy without youtube and TV

Submitted by haydeecolli on Fri, 12/06/2020 - 21:13

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I prefer the flat because it's near the city.

Submitted by Leonardo Lisboa on Sat, 06/06/2020 - 00:30

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The flat, of course.
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Submitted by Onur on Thu, 04/06/2020 - 13:20

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Due to living at flat in the city, I would choose farmhouse for holiday. It's absolutely good for getaway.

Submitted by eshan.saif on Wed, 03/06/2020 - 16:50

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I will prefer the farmhouse to spend few days for staying away from my monotonous city life. Where i will be able to be closer to the nature and share my inner feelings with my loving ones.