Holidaying abroad: pros and cons

"Vacances à l'étranger : avantages et inconvénients"
French B2 writing exercise

Sébastien weighs up his pros and cons of going abroad for the holiday.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to prove to be", "a linguist", "the more...the more", "to differ from", "whether [+ verb]", "foreign holidays", "to teleport", "to reduce", "a win-win solution".

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I've spent many holidays abroad which have all proven to be unforgettable experiences. As a linguist, I particularly love visiting countries whose language isn't English. The more their language differs from mine, the more stimulating I find the holiday. However, whether you're travelling by train or by plane, foreign holidays can quickly become tiring and stressful. I would love for people to be able to teleport, which would reduce pollution at the same time. It would be a win-win solution! Of course, I've also explored my own country, which I enjoy at least as much as my foreign adventures.

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