Holiday home adverts

Holiday home adverts

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

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


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Holiday home adverts

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.

Holiday home adverts


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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Submitted by Anna1303 on Fri, 07/06/2024 - 09:55


I'd like to choose in a farmhouse. Honestly, when i go on a vacation i just want to far from noisy, the perfect thing i need is a quiet place to relax and chilling .

Submitted by ubaid332 on Tue, 14/05/2024 - 04:50


I would like to choose a calm and green place on holidays to relax my mind and keep engaged with family. Because children want time that is impossible in-office days in a week.

Submitted by Phoe Ag on Sun, 14/04/2024 - 10:30


To be honest , I prefer to live farmhouse as I love country side .On the other hand, even holiday I am working remotely and internet is essential as per my job nature.

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Submitted by ZarNiAung on Tue, 09/04/2024 - 04:03


I'll choose to go to farmhouse for a holiday because the reason is I'm citizen and many people were spending their time on the city by doing work included me. And another reason is I like to spend my time at a quiet place like a green garden. That's why my favourite place that I want to go is absolutely farmhouse like many people chose.

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Submitted by Alleabeth on Thu, 14/03/2024 - 12:11


I prefer to be in farmhouse, because you being far away from the noisy city and you  can take a break feom using cell phones. 

Submitted by khanhdoduy on Tue, 19/12/2023 - 07:09


Of course, I'll choose the farmhouse. Because I love to enjoy nature, plants, and flowing streams. Far away from city crowds and noise. A perfect holiday with me, in which I can sit in a quiet and peaceful place in the beautiful morning. Then have a delicious 'phin' coffee, listen to tunable song, and read a nice book.

Submitted by reza-3x on Tue, 12/12/2023 - 18:07


definitely, I choose the farm house with no Internet and far from other people to relax and have my best holidays. being in the crowded city really annoy me. I think it good for everyone to stay away from those things for a while.

Submitted by V4Vendetta on Sat, 09/12/2023 - 18:59


Which place would you choose for a holiday?
I think I would choose the flat if I was in a capital full of art and museum

Submitted by dkythien4 on Mon, 20/11/2023 - 02:23


Which place would you choose for a holiday?
I would choose the flat for holiday. Because I don't want to go far for shopping, and I like the modern and convenient kitchen.

Submitted by betelf on Sat, 14/10/2023 - 20:56


I'd choose a farmhouse. I like to be in nature, far away from city crowds and noise. I'd like to read and relax in the countryside.