Abdelmajid Abdelmajid

Going on trips
Elementary level


In this lesson, Ss will be introduced to trips and travel vocabulary. They will learn useful language in relation to travel and trips. Finally they will make presentations about 3 of the most popular travel destinations.



Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in the context of trips

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop researching and presentation skills
  • To understand and use vocabulary related to trips


Warmer/Lead-in (5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T greets Ss and welcome them to the English class. T introduces himself by showing the students some pictures and important dates in his life and asks the students to discuss what they refer to. Feedback T asks one of the Ss to present himself and his classmates.

Exposure (20 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks

T shows the students objects (passport, flight ticket, luggage...) and asks them what they are used for ? Feedback T writes the questions (where did you last travel? / How did you travel?) on the board. Ss discuss in groups Feedback T draws a spider diagram on the board about means of transport. T allows students a few minutes to work together WCFD T draws another spider diagram on the board about airport vocabulary. T allows students a few minutes to work together WCFD T projects definitions of words related to travel on the board. T gives Ss cut-outs Students read the definitions and work together to stick the cut-outs in front of the right definitions. WCFD

Useful Language (20 minutes) • Clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T provides Ss with a gap fill activity and tell them that they are going to watch a video entitled ( at the airport) Ss watch and fill in the gaps T can replay the video if needed. Feedback T highlights the useful expression. Teacher provides the students with handouts about different situations ( passport control, airport check in desk) Ss work together to make conversation ( T will be monitoring) when Ss are ready they roleplay in front of the class.

Productive Tasks (30 minutes) • To provide opportunity for the students to practice the target language

Ss in groups have to do a presentation. They select a continent. They have to choose the 3 most popular cities in the continent. From that list of three they choose one to research and present on. T gives them some guidelines to get information online on: 1 General Info about city: Population, History and Geography. 2 The main places to visit. 3 The best food to eat. Ss plan and research for 20 minutes. T monitor and give them some language to help them. Three of them do one city. = 10 minutes Person 1 = General Info Person 2 = The Main Places to Visit Person 3 = The Best Food to Eat T gives feedback to each group.

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