Term 2-Tourism// Week2//Session1
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about Travel Agencies
To provide fluency speaking practice in a Travel Agencies
Procedure (64-78 minutes)
1) Ss will brainstorm the meaning of "Travel agencies" 2) Ss will answer few questions in pairs about travel agencies" that are written by the T on the board. Questions: **what are the meanings of chain of distribution, retailers, wholesalers, customers, and commission? **What are the typical products of a travel agency? **What are the services that travel agencies offer? **Does the amount of commission vary? give an example. **what are the skills and/or qualities that should be present in a travel agency sales consultant? **What are the four stages of a sales process? (Shall be kept till before the reading part). (((divide your board)))
1) Explain the 10 products and services included in exercise 1. 2) CCQs: **Which one will help a tourist to get permission to enter a country? **Which one will help a tourist to get money if something bad happens?
1) Ss listen to the 5 audios twice and answer the five questions. (PAUSE after each audio and give ss time to answer) 2) Ss check answers in pairs. 3) T writes the answers on the board.
T explains the hard vocabulary (Refer to the notes in the book)
1) T explains the difference between reading for gist, specific information and detail. 2) T asks ss to state the main idea. 3) ss read the questions. 4) T gives time for ss to read the Questions. 5) Ss answer questions and check in pairs. 6) T writes the answers on the board.
Speaking Situations: Making Suggestions Phrases for these situations **Alternatively **Another option would be... **Couldn't we... **What about.. **Why don't we.. **I think you should. . . **I don’t think you should. . **Maybe you should. . . **Why don’t you. . . **Why don’t we. . . **Let’s. . . Answer: **That’s a good idea. **Thanks for the advice. **Good suggestion. **Sounds like a good idea. Conversation Practice With a partner, practice making suggestions in the following situations: A) is the travel agent sales consultant B) is the client 1. Help your partner decide which airline/train/coach ticket to book. 2. Warn your partner against doing something. (thieves, travel insurance importance, passport importance...etc) 3. Suggest that your partner change his/her plans. (travelling somewhere else cheaper or booking another hotel) 4. Help your partner make up his/her mind. (choosing a different package) 5. Provide brochures for tour operators.