Intermediate - B1 level
To provide gist, detailed and inference reading practice using a text about different types of tours in the context of travelling
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of travelling
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
Write a. holiday b.excursion c weekend break d.journey e.tour on WB. Give out the stories to SS. SS stand up and match the story to each of these trips. If they ask about excursion ask CCQs: Do you go to many places or to one place during an excursion? One place If you go to several places what do we call this kind of trip? Tour
Students will ask and answer 2 questions they see in the ppt in pairs. Later in groups of three they make a list of 5 most important things for a good day out. They compare their answers with the other group.
show the shamrock and ask 'what does it remind you of?' Elicit Ireland. Show them the name Emerald Tours and ask; 'What kinds of tours do they arrange?' SS discuss in pairs.
Give out the 4 headings. SS match the headings with the texts A-D on the walls in pairs by skimming through the texts. They check others' answers.
Pass on the Detailed Reading HO with ex.2. SS read the texts carefully to match the comments to the excursions in the texts in pairs. Then they change partners and compare their answers.
SS work in pairs to decide which excursion A-D is suitable for the people in ex.3. Later they compare their answers with other pairs.
SS get together in groups of 3 and first they try to agree on one of the day trips to go together. Later they look back at the inference HO and the people mentioned. They choose a place in İstanbul which is suitable for the people in ex.3.