Esta série Conversações Diárias é sobre uma família em viagem pelos 50 estados dos EUA. Junte-se a eles à medida que vão conhecendo as atividades de lazer e a história de cada lugar. Essas conversas são para alunos de inglês de nível intermediário ou superior.

Se você preferir acompanhar a lição apenas em inglês, clique aqui.

Neste diálogo, a família vai à cidade de Rehoboth Beach em Delaware e conheça a história da área e por que é tão popular agora.

Claudine: I didn’t expect a beach area in Delaware to be so lively.

Paul: Rehoboth Beach is a popular vacation destination for people in the region.

Claudine: I can understand why people come here. I love the different water sports we can do.

Sam: Yes, I can’t wait to go kayaking.

Gina: And the wooden boardwalk is great. I love beach towns with long boardwalks.

Paul: This area has a great history as well. It’s likely that the area was inhabited by humans over 12,000 years ago.

Gina: That’s incredible. We should all go check out the museum tomorrow. Today, I’m going to relax on the beach.

Agora vamos rever o vocabulário.

In this conversation, to be lively [vibrante] means to be full of activity.

Rehoboth Beach is a city in Delaware’s cape region.

destination [destino] is a place to which a person is going.

Water sports [esportes aquáticos] are sports that are done in or on the water, such as surfing and sailing.

Kayaking [caiaque] is the activity of traveling in a long, narrow boat with pointed ends by using a special paddle (a short pole with a wide, flat part on each end).

boardwalk [calçadão] is a path made of wooden boards, often raised above the ground, on or next to a beach.

To be likely [provável] means that something is probable and without much doubt.

The verb inhabit [habitar] means to live in a place.

The phrasal verb to check out [conferir; conhecer] means to examine something or to visit a place to learn more about it. Check out is a separable phrasal verb. This means we can place the object between check and out or after check out: Let’s check out the museum. Yes, let’s check it out tomorrow.

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