In this English speaking lesson, you will learn the difference between the words, Travel, Journey, Trip & Tour. These often confuse English learners and make mistakes while speaking English. In this Spoken English lesson, you will learn how to differentiate between the words travel, trip, journey and tour. If you are a traveller, it may be a good idea to know the difference and hence use the words correctly in your day to day English conversation.
Travel is used to talk about going from one place to another. It can be used as a verb, noun or an adjective.
- Verb: Sam travels a lot
- Noun: Travel has become easier these days.
- Adjective: I know of a good travel agency.
Journey: Is the distance covered when travelling from one place to another. It can be a long or a short journey.
- How was your journey?
- How long is your journey to work every day?
The trip is used to talk about a short journey somewhere for a purpose, business or pleasure.
- We went on a trip to Greece.
- My boss is always on a business trip.
Tour is a journey during which several places are visited, especially on a holiday.
- Noun: We went on a tour to Spain last year.
- Verb: I toured Europe with my friends.
I hope this English speaking lesson has helped you a lot and that you are able to now understand how to use these words to better your English vocabulary. Stay subscribed for more useful English lessons from us.