Talk about Vacation Plans
Verbs to Talk about Travels Plans
- To fly to another country
- To rent a car
- To go camping
- To go climbing
- To go swimming
- To go to the beach
- To rent a car
- To surf
- To swim in a waterfall
- To go fishing
- To go hiking
- To go dancing
- To take the sun
- To go to an amusement park
- To go to a water park
- To go to a museum
- To go abroad
- To visit a national park
- To go to the movies
- To do exercises
- To play a sport
- To rest
Places to Visit during your Vacation
Use this Quizlet Set to introduce the vocabulary of this section
Activities to do on your Next Vacations
- You can take a swim
- You can go hike and enjoy nature
- You can bathe , surf and or get a tan in the sand
- You see a flow of water going down from a mountain
- You can enjoy peace and milk the cows
- You can go and see the animals
- You can go and enjoy a movie
- You can enjoy plays
- You can see art exhibitions
- You can enjoy rides and attractions
- You can swim
- You can enjoy rides , attractions , bullfighting
Accesories for some activities
- Hiking Boots
- Swim snorkels
- Insect repellent
- Camping tent
Question to Talk about Vacation Plans
- How are you going to spend your next vacation?
- Where are you going on your next vacation?
- What are you going to do?
- When are you coming back?
- When are you going to take your vacation?
- How long are you going to be on vacation?
- Is anyone going to travel with you?
- Are you planning to go on a vacation?
- Are you going to take a short vacation next summer?
- Are you going to belgium?
- Where are you going for vacations?
- Are you going to take a plane from Mexico?
- Are you going to take the train?
- Who are you going with?
- Are you going to spend a day in Las Vegas?
Key Phrases to Talk about Vacation Plans
- I will visit the capitals of three European countries
- I will rent a car to visit places far from the capital
- I am going to a music festival in Amsterdam
- I am going to visit my family in Miami
- I hope that I can see different monuments while I am in Mexico
- We are planning to visit Disneyland
- We are thinking about exploring caves while we are in Costa Rica
- I’m going to take a short vacation.
- I’m going to Belgium
- I’m going to spend the weekend in an Electronic Music Festival.
- I’m going take an airplane from Mexico
- I’m going to take the train.
- I’m going to spend a day in Las Vegas
Useful Questions Used When Travelling
- Can I drink the tap water?
- Where is the bathroom? Where is the restroom?
- Do you take credit or debit card?
- How much is this? How much are those?
- Do you have a phone charger?
- I need a hospital / I need a doctor
- What time is my flight?
- Where is my gate?
- May I have something to eat/drink?
- I am traveling for work
- Where is the currency exchange?
- I am traveling for leisure
- Where is the bus stop?
- Where can I find a taxi?
- Do you know where the hotel is?
- How many beds are in the room?
- Where are the elevators?
- My room needs towels?
- How do you get to the beach?
- I lost my passport
- Someone stole my money
- Excuse me, which way to platform…?
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
Traveling Conversation Questions
- What countries have you travelled to?
- What cities have you travelled to?
- Do you prefer to travel alone or in groups?
- Do you like to travel with children?
- Would you rather visit another country or travel within your own country?
- Do you prefer summer or winter vacations?
- Are you afraid of going abroad alone?
- Do you have any bad travel experiences?
- Why do you like to travel?
- What three countries would you like to travel to?
- Where do you like to stay when you travel?
- Do you enjoy travelling? why / why not?
- What interesting souvenirs have you bought?
- What can you learn by travelling to other countries?
- Do you spend a lot of money when you travel?
- What sort of places do you like to visit when you travel?
- What are some good places to travel in your country?
- Who do you like to travel with?
- Do you like to travel by plane or train?
Lesson Plan – How to Talk about Vacations
- Students are given paper strips with a narration of a last vacation, they have to read it and understand what the sentence means
- Then they have to make sure to find the person who has the following sentence.
- Once they all find the person who has the following sentence or idea in their paper strips, they all get together to see if the narrative makes sense.
- Teacher introduces these questions:
- Where did you go on your last vacation?
- Who did you go with?
- How long did you stay there?
- Where did you stay?
- What activities did you do there?
- How much money did you spend there?
- Did you like your vacation?
- Student answer those questions.
- Once they are ready, they stand up and go around the classroom and ask those question to their classmates
- Student are given a wordle.
- Students write a piece of writing using all words from the wordle
- Once they finish writing the narration of their last vacations, they hand their narrations to the teacher.
- Teacher distributes the narration to other students so they can review and correct mistakes.
- Teacher takes some time to cover the vocabulary and pronunciation found in the listening passage
- Student listen to several people talking about memories of trips and fill in the blanks with the information they hear
- Students listen to another listening passage about a man’s vacation to Hawaii, students answer the following questions:
- How was dan’s vacation?
- Who did he go to Hawaii with?
- How long did he stay in Hawaii?
- How was the weather like when Dan was on vacation?
- What activity did Dan do in Hawaii?
- Student create a collage with pictures of different activities and talk about a fictional vacation they had with a classmate
- Students take a short quiz
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