Takwa Al-Faitori Takwa Al-Faitori

You need a holiday!
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will practice some words related to travel in the context of places to go on a holiday.


Abc Ex 1,2,3
Abc Pictures
Abc picture
Abc Collocational Grid

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of some words related to travel.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about TV programme in the context of travel.


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

Greet the sts and tell them that i'm going on a honeymoon soon and that I need their advice on where to go. Elicit the verb "travel" and write it on the WB.

Presentation (10-12 minutes) • To present and clarify the meanings of "tour,journey and trip"

Draw a collocational grid on the WB and give the same collocational gird in an HO to the students. Elicit the meaning of trip and tick it on the WB to give them an example of what they are going to do. Ask the sts to work in pairs. Guess the meaning of the two other words. Get some feedback. After that, give examples that they have to fill with one of these words. Finally do some drilling.

Practice the main aim (10-0 minutes) • To practice the new vocabulary and check students' understanding

Give sts clear instructions of the first ex with an example. After that, ask sts to check in pairs then, take turns to ask and answer the questions (Controlled speaking practice).

Pre-reading (4-5 minutes) • To pre-teach some vocabulary related to the context

Give definition of every word and ask the students to guess what the word is. Write the words on the WB and do some drilling.

While-Reading (7-9 minutes) • To practice reading to locate specific information

Have the sts read about a TV programme (reading for details) and answer some questions. Ss read, answer and peer check FB- answer key on the WB.

Less controlled speaking practice (7-9 minutes) • To practice talking about places to go on holiday

Put 3 pictures of places around the world and ask students to guess where these places are. After that, Put students in groups, give them HO (places around the world) and ask them which places they would like to go to and why?

Ending the lesson (4-5 minutes) • To wrap up the lesson with a fun activity that involves revision

Put sts in groups, give each group a marker, tell the sts that I will say a definition and they will have to run to the board and write it. Tell the sts that the winner will get to go on a tour with a famous singer.

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