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.

Preparation

Reading text
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

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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Submitted by zabiullah on Mon, 06/04/2020 - 06:37

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frankly i would select farmhouse for holidays...bxz it is perfect no one cant annoyed us as well as we can find natural foods, drinks and nature. when i was little boy all my family lived in the countryside i remeber good things in the village but when my parents moved to the city we have lost natural foods. after that we have not happy life...
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Submitted by OlaIELTS on Sat, 28/03/2020 - 21:32

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I would choose a city flat for holiday.

Submitted by Van Duc Nguyen on Wed, 18/03/2020 - 08:36

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i'm choosing farmhouse because i'm found quiet, fresh air and nature

Submitted by upendarreddy on Sun, 15/03/2020 - 01:14

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I prefer to visit farmhouse on holidays. currently, i am living in Canada so i often spend at farmhouse in the summer time on holidays because i work everyday during weekdays in the city. i feel like tired so i want to go to outside for relaxation.I used to live in india, we have a big farm i spent at my farm on weekends and holidays with my family, friends, and relatives.
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Submitted by Sergei Baskakov on Sat, 07/03/2020 - 12:11

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I'm choosing the farmhouse because I'm fond of the fresh air and nature

Submitted by Alaa Basha on Thu, 13/02/2020 - 08:45

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I wouldn't mind going both. I don't used to have such a trip for a holiday, however, I need to go to a one with my family.
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Submitted by Hajer sea on Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:06

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Hi, I think I choose the farmhouse because I need to relaxing and stay away from the noise.
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Submitted by Optimist on Sun, 12/01/2020 - 09:42

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Farmhouse but with internet )))

Submitted by serena lee on Fri, 10/01/2020 - 14:50

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we usually stay at the village on vacations. I often choose farmer house which has table outside, private restroom, and especially full equipments.