Rokaia Rokaia

Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn about how to make reservations for a hotel before they travel. They will also learn about how to make reservations for touristic activities that they want to do when on their trip. They will also practice how to describe their trip to their friends and share what they liked and did not like about the trip. They will listen to audios of people making reservations as they plan for their trips.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of language used for making reservations in the context of travel
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of travel and explaining activities done in a trip

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed listening practice using a text about details of hotel booking in the context of travel


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask the students questions that lead into the main topic of arranging travel plans. To warm up, student will be asked the following: Where do you want to travel to? What are the first things you will search up in order to plan your trip?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

Students will listen to an audio of someone making a booking for a hotel room. They will be exposed to phrases such as, "I would like to make a reservation", "what rooms are available" and "May I know the available packages?"

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

After practicing the language used in the audio. The students will practice together how to make a reservation themselves. They will be asked to do a role-play where one student is the hotel manager and the second is the one making the reservation.

Planning (6-8 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to plan students' reports

Students will now plan a written piece where they describe what they did when they were traveling and what they liked the most about their trip to share this information with a friend.

Report (6-8 minutes) • To allow students to report on how they did the task and how it went

Students will share their written pieces to their colleagues in pairs. Then each student will report back to the class about their colleague's writing and what they have explained about their trip.

Language Analysis (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language

We will go through the sentences used by students in the previous task and highlight important vocabulary and sentence structures.

Language Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

We will wrap up the lesson by students sharing what they would want to do differently if they traveled again and what travel tips do they want to include in their future travel planning.

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