Some students are talking about their winter vacation plans.
Julia: Do you have plans for the upcoming winter vacation?
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Sarah: Yes. My parents are planning a 7-day road trip around the island. How about you?
Julia: I’m planning to finish a novel, which I started reading last January.
Rex: Wow! That book must be really thick.
Julia: Don’t make fun of me. What’s your plan?
Rex: I’m going to visit my grandparents because the Chinese New Year is during the vacation.
Eric: A family gathering sounds nice. Where do they live?
Rex: New York. We’ll take a plane there as soon as the semester ends. Are you planning to go somewhere?
Eric: Nope, but I’m planning to learn how to swim.
1. trip [ tr?p ] n.
2. thick [ θ?k ] a. 厚的
1. make fun of sb.
2. family gathering
My parents／are planning／a 7-day／road trip／around the island.
I’m planning to finish a novel, which I started reading last January.
I’m planning to／finish a novel,／which I started reading ／last January.
TOEIC Bridge測驗 X 國中會考題型
1. What may be the best title?
(A) Winter Vacation.
(B) Plans for vacation.
(C) Family gathering.
2. How many of them will travel during the winter vacation?
3. According to the reading, which is true?
(A) Julia is planning to read a thick novel.
(B) Rex will go to China during the vacation.
(C) No one is going to do the homework.
文章由TOEIC Program Taiwan · Chun Shin提供：
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