Travel – problems, opinions & complaints
B2 (Upper Intermediate) level
To provide gist, detailed and deduction reading practice using a text about our plastic planet in the context of travelling
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of ecology
To provide practice of ecology words in the context of travelling
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Make Ss pull realia from a bag with their eyes closed and guess what it is made from. Ss discuss in pairs other plastic objects they use.
Draw Ss attention to ex.2. Pre-teach vocabulary by completing the matching exercise. Make Ss discuss the statements in ex.2 in small groups. Take a w/c FB.
Make Ss focus on the first two questions. Ss read the text for two minutes. Ss answer first two questions after peer-check. Ss look through questions 3-5 and answer questions after reading for the second time.
Ss look through statements from ex.4 Ss read the text again and answer T/F after peer-check. If the sentence is not true, Ss correct it. W/c FB
Make Ss focus on the phrases to express their personal opinion. Ss give personal reactions to the text by working in pairs. Take w/c FB.