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A Travel Blog
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will be able to learn how to write a travel blog. T will start asking questions about the picture in the book. Ss will reading two blogs to compare and see which one is better. at the end, they will write a travel blog with the tips that they will learn during the lesson.


Abc Course Book, Pearson Cutting Edge Intermediate

Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a a blog in the context of travel

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of adjectives in the context of describing places


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows the pictures of Venice and San Francisco and asks which places they are.

Reading (7-7 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T wants Ss to read the two travel blogs to understand the differences and to discuss in pairs which one is better and why.

Post reading (7-7 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to identify the blogs in details.

T divides the board into two and writes Hannah and Florence. Then, T gives the sentences to ss in the exercises 2, Page 35 and wants ss to think which of these things Hannah and Florence do. According to the blogs, T wants ss to stick under the correct names.

Pre-Writing (7-8 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to get prepared for the writing activity

T wants students to read the tips for writing a good blog from Florence's blog in the exercise 3a and wants ss to add the facts to Hannah's blog in the correct place in the exercise 3c. Ss will be doing these in pairs.

Pre-Reading/Vocabulary (5-5 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to review the vocabulary skills from previous lesson

Before writing a travel blog, T writes some relevant vocabulary which are listed as arty, old-fashioned, cosmopolitan, peaceful, tiny and awful, from the previous lesson on the board.

Writing (14-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to improve their writing skills in the context of travel blog

Ss will be writing a travel blog either they can write a blog for a journey they made in the past and T wants them to imagine they are there now or they might write the blog of someone visiting their area for the first time.

Language Practice (5-6 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

T gives numbers to students to match them with their new partners and wants ss to swap with their new partner and comment on it with using the checklist (exercise 4b)

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