TP4 - Down Under
For students to practice skim and detailed reading of a travel blog entry.
For students to practice speaking about travel.
Procedure (45 minutes)
Ss to guess the country of Australia from a series of clues. Quickly build a mind map together of Australian 'things'.
Discuss 'Do you think Australia sounds like a good place to live? Why?' 'If you had to live in another country, where would you choose? Why?'
Read short piece about Uluru and discuss in pairs (Speaking exercise 3)
Read the first part of Nerina Klein's blog post. In pairs Ss will discuss the questions in reading exercise 1. Review answers as WC.
Introduce new vocab
Read the blog post and find the adjectives Nerina Klein uses to describe the things specified in Reading exercise 3. Compare answers.