When you are traveling to other countries and want to communicate with other people with the English language then most probably you are going to encounter different accents and pronunciation very different from your English classes.
Here are some tourism words that enable you to communicate with others while traveling around.
The places that tourists like to see are called attractions.
what attractions should we see while we’re here?
It’s the place where most offices are and are usually at the center of a city.
Don’t go to the business district around five o’clock because it is very crowded.
An area that has lots of clubs, bars, and theaters.
Don’t miss out the entertainment district at nights you can have a great fun there.
Something that people do as a part of their culture.
Can you tell me if I need to tip here? I don’t know the customs of this country. Highlight The most amazing and interesting thing or event from something.
The London eye was the highlight of our trip.
The beautiful and natural scene that you see around a place.
The scenery around Paris is lovely.
All the things around you are your surroundings.
Be aware of your surroundings or you get lost easily.
To leave or take off from a place
We depart from the hotel at 11 a.m.
To come to a place or reaching a destination
We arrive at the airport around five o’clock.
To give advice or a suggestion
Can you recommend a good restaurant around here?
Sit back and relax
It’s a phrase that invites people to enjoy their time and relax
Sit back and relax and we get to our hotel shortly.
Here are some phrases relating to tourism.
Conversation for double checking what you heard.
I heard you ask (about flights). Is that correct?
So, you said (you wanted to visit the ruins), right?
Okay, I understand that (your flight leaves at 3 PM). Is that correct?
Conversation for clarification of what you heard.
I’m sorry, I didn’t quite understand that.
Can you say that again?
Pardon my English, but I didn’t quite understand that. Can you say that again?
I’m sorry, but I didn’t catch that. Can you describe what you mean?
These words and phrases can help you to walk around a new city that you go as a tourist.