In this lesson, you will learn how to use various terms that we use when we talk about travelling.
means going from one place to another. It can be a verb or a noun.
- Example: Marc travels a lot in his job.
- Example: I travel by train.
You can also use the word ‘commute’ instead of travel.
‘Travelling’ refers o an activity.
is the distance covered while travelling from one place to another. It could be a long or a short journey. You make/go on a journey. It can be used as a verb too.
- Example: We journeyed for four hours. (verb)
- Example: My journey to work is about twenty minutes.
- Example: How was your journey? (means how was the travelling process)
It involves more than one single journey. You take/go on a trip.
- Example: John’s gone on a business trip.
- Example: How was the trip? (refers to the purpose of travel)
means visiting several places.
- Example: We toured Italy.
- Example: We went on a tour to Europe.
is an organized trip whose purpose is usually a scientific exploration or research of the environment/space.
- Example: Many expeditions to the Antarctic have ended in a disaster.
is a short journey, especially a leisure activity.
- Example: the students have gone on a school excursion.