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How to Talk about Travel Plans

How to Talk about Travel Plans

How to Talk about Travel Plans

How to Talk about Travel Plans

Going to

Use Going to to talk about Travel Plans

Statements

  1. I’m going to take a short vacation.
  2. I’m going to Belgium
  3. I’m going to spend the weekend  in an Electronic Music Festival. 
  4. I’m going take an airplane from Mexico
  5. I’m going to take the train. 
  6. I’m going to spend a day in Las Vegas 

Questions

  1. Are you going to take a short vacation next summer?
  2. Are you going to belgium?
  3. Where are you going for vacations?
  4. Are you going to take a plane from Mexico?
  5. Are you going to take the train?
  6. Who are you going with?
  7. Are you going to spend a day in Las Vegas?

Useful Expressions to Talk about Travel Plans

  • It’s a beautiful beach, the Hotel has an incredible view, the Natural Reserve, and National Park is located in Guanacaste.
  • It offers free transportation, Jacuzzi, hot water, TV. Cable.
  • There are single, double rooms.
  • Some attractions are white sand, clear water and others.
  • Some activities to do are Canopy, Rappelling, rafting.
  • I want to Check in/ out.
  • Can I make a reservation?
  • Some facilities are swimming pool, room service, and others.
  • I Suggest / recommend this hotel because it’s cheap.
  • You Should visit / can’t miss the museum, plaza de la Cultura

How to  Talk about Travelling

Vocabulary about Travelling

airportAirport Terminal
arrivearrival
backpackbaggage
bookborder
check incheck out
customsdeparture
destinationembassy
gift shophotel
jet laglocation
resortsouvenir
suitcasetourist
travel agencyvisa
information agencyTransportation

Travelling Conversation Questions

  1. What countries have you travelled to?
  2. What cities have you travelled to?
  3. Do you prefer to travel alone or in groups?
  4. Do you like to travel with children?
  5. Would you rather visit another country or travel within your own country?
  6. Do you prefer summer or winter vacations?
  7. Are you afraid of going abroad alone?
  8. Do you have any bad travel experiences?
  9. Why do you like to travel?
  10. What three countries would you like to travel to?
  11. Where do you like to stay when you travel?
  12. Do you enjoy travelling? why / why not?
  13. What interesting souvenirs have you bought?
  14. What can you learn by travelling to other countries?
  15. Do you spend a lot of money when you travel?
  16. What sort of places do you like to visit when you travel?
  17. What are some good places to travel in your country?
  18. Who do you like to travel with?
  19. Do you like to travel by plane or train?

Useful Phrases about Travelling

  1. Can I drink the tap water?
  2. Where is the bathroom? Where is the restroom?
  3. Do you take credit or debit card?
  4. How much is this? How much are those?
  5. Do you have a phone charger?
  6. I need a hospital / I need a doctor
  7. What time is my flight?
  8. Where is my gate?
  9. May I have something to eat/drink?
  10. I am traveling for work
  11. Where is the currency exchange?
  12. I am traveling for leisure
  13. Where is the bus stop?
  14. Where can I find a taxi?
  15. Do you know where the hotel is?
  16. How many beds are in the room?
  17. Where are the elevators?
  18. My room needs towels?
  19. How do you get to the beach?
  20. I lost my passport
  21. Someone stole my money
  22. Excuse me, which way to platform…?

How to Talk about Travelling Worksheet

List of Most Common Phrasal Verrbs

Lesson Plan: How to Talk about Travel Plans

Functions

  • Making a reservation.
  • Describing tour packages and tourist places.
  • Asking for information about a place to go.
  • Making choices about going on a trip.

Speaking

Objective:

Making suggestions and recommendations

Presentation

Teacher introduces key structures to make recommendations

During- reading

Task #1: Students are given pieces of papers  that they have to unscramble to make recommendations, once recommendation are scrambled, students say them aloud.

Task #2: Students see pictures and slides and make recommendations using the phrases already introduced.

 Post- reading

Students prepare a conversation in which they make recommendation, those conversartions are spoken in front of the classmates.

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes:

The teacher by means of rubric will evaluate Ss ability to make recommendations 

Listening

Objective: 

Listening for key information in context

Pre-listening: 

Teacher shows a presentation with key expresssions used when making a reservation + how to say telephone numbers in English and the alphabet to spell complicated names and last names

During-listening:

Task #1: Teacher tells ten telephone number and  spells ten complicated last names, once they are finished, they repeat this information back to the teacher

Task#2: Students fill in the gaps as they listen three different situations in which a reservation is made.

Task#3: The teacher ask questions that they student answer from reading the text

Post-listening:

Students write a conversation about making a reservation and they perform it in front of class

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes:

The teacher by means of rubric will evaluate students’ oral ability to make a reservation

Writing

Objective: 

Writing sentences and paragraphs to describe tourist attractions

Presentation

Teacher introduces key vocabulary about touristic places, activities you can do in them and the accomodations that hotels and resorts provide by using a presentation and a vocabulary list.

Teacher and students check the pronunciation of the new words using the cambridge online dictionary and then they play a game to memorize the vocabulary

Practice 

Task #1 : Students read a short paragraph and write the accomodations and activities that you can in touristic places

Task#2:  Students see a powerpoint slide and describe the accomodations and  characteristics offered by some hotels.

Production

Students write a paragraph in which they describe a touristic place of the their choice

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes:

The teacher by means of rubric will evaluate students’ ability to describe touristic places

Reading

Objective: 

Asking information about touristic places

Presentation

The teacher using a  powerpoint presentation  introduces key structures to ask information about places to go and visit and its possible answers

The teacher checks the ponunciation of the vocabulary using  the cambridge online dictionary

Practice 

Task#1 Students are going to unscramble sentence to make questions to ask information about places to go and visit.

Task#2 Students read the questions and look for the answers to the questions

Task #3 Students unscramble sentences to form a conversation

Production

Students write a short conversation about a hotel using key information provided by the teacher.

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes:

The teacher by means of a  rubric will evaluate students’ ability to ask for information offered by touristic places

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