T: «Thank you. It is very interesting. Different people like to travel
differently. Some people prefer staying at home , some going around
and some discovering our huge country»
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S1: « I’d like to travel abroad, because you can visit new places, meet
friends, see sights, learn about national traditions, and practice your
language, take photos, buy souvenirs».
S2: «Sorry to interrupt you, but I can’t agree with you. Travelling in
Russia is a good way too, because you can learn about national
traditions, speaks native language, eat favorite food».
S1: « What do you mean? »
S2: « I’ll try to explain. For example a Voyage up the Volga. You can
visit а great number of historical cities with an inspirational trip to
Mamaev Kurgan to see the statue the Motherland Calls, Saratov,
Samara and Simbirsk. In every village there are small shops and street
vendors selling clothes, matryoshka dolls and umber souvenirs».
S1: « Sorry, you are talking so emotionally…. You are simply old-
fashioned. What is better traveling abroad? As for me, I’d like to visit
England, because London is a centre of fashion. I’d like to buy a lot of
shoes, clothes, visiting Oxford Street, to see a double-decker bus. It’s
S2: «Beyond any doubts, travelling in Russia is cheaper of course.
Kazan, where the Volga meets the Kazanka river. Kazan is half Russian
half Tartar and completely charming. You can visit the Kazan Kremlin
S1: « I’m sorry, but I don’t enjoy seeing the Kazan Kremlin. I’d better
visit Westminster Abbey or ride the London Eye».