To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a pair work and role play in the context of travel
To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about Youtube video in the context of travel
Procedure (76-115 minutes)
Ss quickly chat about their weekend
T to write three questions on the W/B Do you like to travel? What form of transport do you prefer? How did you travel to England? What was it like? Elicit Ss ideas and write vocabulary on the W/B. Elicit types and forms of transport.
Short video to engage Ss schmata. Listen task Write down some of the problems in the Youtube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDAreXEatbE Use H/O; or graph: note down problem Elicit answers Note vocabulary and provide more travel related stuff. In pairs, write down some of the problems you have experienced when you've travelled
In pairs, Ss discuss problems they have had in the past when they have travelled abroad.
Travel vocabulary Elicit most vocabulary from Ss, getting them to tell a story. Provide the rest below with a few W/B pictures. Making a plan: holiday, vacation, time-off, book a trip/flight/boat/train, single/return, travel arrangements Organise our travel plans: flights/fare, location, trip Travel documents: passport, flight/train/bus ticket, boarding pass, itinerary Money: currency, exchange rate Bags: luggage, baggage allowance, carry-on Things you need to do: go through security, board the flight, go through customs Activities: sightseeing, business, tourist attractions
Drama Ss act out scenes with their own dialogue. Five teams of three. Students have three minutes to think of a story and act it out with student made dialogue. Themes: Example: Overbooked the bus; won't let you on. Think about the people involved; think about the problem Tasks Missed flight at the airport. Car bumps your car. You arrive at the station and see your training pulling away. You're on a ship and see an ice-burg.
Highlight re-occuring mistakes while monitoring, then write them on the W/B.
Have fun with the roles. Maybe you are dishonest money changer, maybe you are a rude customer etc. Travel Agent: booking a flight to someone you want to go. Customer/Travel Agent Currency Exchange: getting the money you need for the place you want to go. Customer/Money Changer Clothes shop: buying the right clothes Customer/Salesperson