TRIP and TRAVEL VOCABULARY
Do you Know how to use the words below?
TRAVEL - TRIP - JOURNEY - TOUR - VOYAGE
TRAVEL: The word "travel" is used to talk about going from one place to another. It can be a verb, a noun or an adjective:
Verb: Paul travels a lot in his job.
Noun: Travel nowadays is faster than before.
Adjective: There is a travel agency beside the bank.
TRIP: The word trip is used to talk about a short journey somewhere for a purpose, business or pleasure.
For our wedding anniversary, we went on a trip to Venice.
My boss is often away on business trips.
During our holiday we took a boat trip to the islands.
JOURNEY: A journey is the distance covered when travelling to one place to another. 'Journey' can refer to a long distance or a short regular one.
The journey was long and tiring. It took us 5 hours to get there.
Did you have a good journey? Yes, it was quite pleasant.
How long is your journey to work? Just about 20 minutes.
TOUR: A tour is a journey during which several places are visited, especially on a holiday. 'Tour' can be a noun or a verb.
Noun: We went on a tour on Italy.
Verb: We toured the north of India.
VOYAGE: A voyage is a long journey by sea or in space.
Before the 20th Century, long sea journeys were common.
A spacecraft will take you on a voyage through space.
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