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Paris in Vegas

Paris in Vegas

Date: Dec 22 2006

Intro

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That’s not the Eiffel Tower. It’s a fake one in Las Vegas. Over the years, Las Vegas has become home to casinos and hotels based on just about every theme imaginable.

One common approach is to create little worlds that look like other cities or countries. The New York New York and the Paris are popular spots.

Listen to Logan and Emily talk about their recent vacation in Vegas.

Dialog

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Logan

Logan

Emily

Emily

Logan:  How fun was Vegas?

Emily:  Vegas was the bomb. So fun.

Logan:  I just…I’m…I can’t get enough of that place. I know I’ve been there enough times to see everything. I just, every time I go, I see something new no matter what.

Emily:  I agree. I agree. And this was the first time I’ve gone, that… Well, you know, that I was able to see all the really cool hotels. Like, I loved all the themed hotels that made you feel like you were somewhere else. Like, the Paris…

Logan:  Yeah.

Emily:  ...was just amazing on the inside. I mean, it really was like little France. And then, same with, like, the Venetian…

Logan:  Italy.

Emily:  ... um, was amazing and, you know, maybe in Caesar’s Palace there was a little, uh, hint of Rome in there somewhere.

Logan:  It does, it does give you… that’s what…

Emily:  It kinda transports you, you know?

Logan:  It does. That’s why… it just… why it works so well.

Emily:  And they have all this amazing ethnic cuisine and it’s, like, one of the top places in the world, well, maybe not the world… but one of the best places in the US to get, like, really good food.

Logan:  Oh, yeah. All the head… all the, like, professional chefs of the world that everyone knows, like Mario Batali, and, you know, Bobby Flay and Emeril Lagasse, all those guys. They all have restaurants down there. You get to taste what they actually make for a decent price…

Emily:  Right. And it’s amazing.

 

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Discussion

Logan and Emily had a blast in Las Vegas. They didn’t even talk about gambling. They were too into the hotels and the food.

Emily loved all of the hotels that are designed to look and feel like other places.

Logan was impressed with the restaurants run by world-famous chefs.

Have you ever been to Las Vegas?

What other cities in the world are like Las Vegas?

 

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vanesuchis

vanesuchis

Argentina

It’s a great dialogue, and it has a lot of vocabulary. Just fantastic!

05:51 PM Dec 23 2006 |

soo16

soo16

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I’m really getting better in English

01:20 PM Dec 23 2006 |

Nida786

Nida786

Pakistan

Excellent!

05:43 AM Dec 23 2006 |

Everwelwisher

Pakistan

My English skills are nothing without the help of English Baby

05:41 AM Dec 23 2006 |

LeeSeungMin

North Korea

Wow, it is hard to me. because of its speed really fast.

01:38 AM Dec 23 2006 |

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