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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Lesson 281. The lesson today is don't

  • use the noun 'travel' to mean trip or journey. Okay. So let's look at the note

  • here. If you go someplace that is far away, especially from point A to point B,

  • we usually use the words trip or journey. Yeah. So this is where students may make

  • a mistake. They often use the word travel in this situation and you should be

  • using trip which is the most common or journey if you want to emphasize that

  • it's longer. All right. So let's take a look at the first example. Of course here

  • with the X. This is wrong. The travel will take 16 hours by airplane. Of course here

  • again we're just going to go like from point A to point B. So you shouldn't be

  • saying travel. You should say, the trip will take 16 hours by airplane, or the

  • journey will take 16 hours by airplane. Not travel in this situation. Okay. Let's

  • look at number two. Again , with the X this is wrong. My travel to Hong Kong was for

  • three days. Again you know with the check, this is correct. You say my trip to Hong

  • Kong was for three days. Again you're just making one specific you know,

  • movement from point A to point B. This is a trip this is a journey not travel. Okay

  • for, again with the X, this is wrong. For a long travel on a plane , you should use a

  • neck pillow. Again here with the check you should use this one. For a long trip

  • on a plane, you should use a neck pillow. Okay now, travel is a noun, so this is

  • where the confusion comes in. So when we use travel as a noun, it has this meaning.

  • It means the activity of traveling. So we tend to use it one we're talking about

  • traveling in a general sense. So let's look at the example we have here. She

  • doesn't want the hassle of going through airports. She prefers domestic travel.

  • All right. She's talking about travelling in general. She's not talking about going

  • from like point A to point B. So in this case, we do use travel as a noun. All right.

  • One other situation where we use travel as a noun too. It is it's kind

  • of a fixed phrase. We say somebody's travels with an S. So and what does that

  • mean ? That means all the journeys and experiences one has to a number of

  • places over a long time. We say somebody's travels. So again we do have

  • one example. She decided to write a book about all her travels. Okay. So that's how

  • we we use travel. As a noun and we also use it this way in the general sense. As

  • a noun again. From point A to point B. It should

  • just be trip or journey. Okay. I hope you got it. I hope it's clear. Thank you for

  • your time. Bye-bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Lesson 281. The lesson today is don't

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English Tutor Nick P Lesson (281) Don't Use the Noun Travel to Mean Trip or Journey

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