How to Talk about Vacation Plans

How to Talk about Vacation Plans

Talk about Vacation Plans
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Talk about Vacation Plans


  1. To fly to another country
  2. To rent a car
  3. To go camping
  4. To go climbing
  5. To go swimming
  6. To go to the beach
  7. To rent a car
  8. To surf
  9. To swim in   a waterfall
  10.  To go fishing
  11. To go hiking
  12. To go dancing
  13. To take the sun
  14.  To go to an amusement park
  15. To go to a water park
  16. To go to a museum
  17. To go abroad
  18. To visit a national park
  19. To go to the movies
  20.  To do exercises
  21. To play a sport
  22. To rest

Places to Visit

River Mountain
Beach Waterfal
CinemaMovie Theater
MuseumAmusement Park
FestivalSwimming Pool

Use this Quizlet Set to introduce the vocabulary of this section

Activities to do on your Next Vacations

  1. You can take a swim
  2. You can go hike and enjoy nature
  3. You can bathe , surf and or get a tan in the sand
  4. You see a flow of water  going down from a mountain
  5. You can enjoy peace  and milk the cows
  6. You can go and see the animals
  7. You can go  and enjoy a movie
  8. You can enjoy plays
  9. You  can see art exhibitions
  10. You can enjoy rides and attractions
  11. You can swim
  12. You can enjoy rides , attractions , bullfighting

Accesories for some activities

  • Swimsuit
  • Hiking Boots
  • camera
  • Backpack
  • Swim snorkels
  • Sunscreen
  • Matches
  • Coat
  • Tickets
  • Flashlight
  • Insect repellent
  • Surfboard
  • Sandals
  • Camping tent

Question to Talk about Vacation Plans

  1. How are you going to spend your next vacation?
  2. Where are you going on your next vacation?
  3. What are you going to do?
  4. When are you coming back?
  5. When are you going to take your vacation?
  6. How long are you going to be on vacation?
  7. Is anyone going to travel with you?
  8. Are you planning to go on a vacation?

Key Phrases to Talk about Vacation Plans

  1. I will visit the capitals of three European countries
  2. I will rent  a car to visit places far from the capital
  3. I am going to a music festival in Amsterdam
  4. I am going to visit my family in Miami
  5. I hope that I can see different monuments while I am in  Mexico
  6. We are planning to visit Disneyland
  7. We are thinking about exploring caves while we are in Costa Rica


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Lesson Plan –  How to Talk about Vacations

Schema Activation

  1. Students are given paper strips  with a narration of a last vacation, they have to read it and understand what the sentence means
  2. Then they have to make sure to find the person who has the following sentence.
  3. 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.


Task #1
  1. 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?
  2. Student answer those questions.
  3. Once they are ready, they stand up and go around the classroom and ask those question to their classmates
Task #2
  1. Student are given a wordle.
  2. Students write a piece of writing using all words from the wordle
  3. Once they finish writing the narration of their last vacations, they hand their narrations to the teacher.
  4. Teacher distributes the narration to other students so they can review and correct mistakes.
Task #3
  1. Teacher takes some time to cover the vocabulary and pronunciation found in the listening passage
  2. Student listen to several people talking about  memories of trips and fill in the blanks with the information they hear
  3. 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?


  1. Student create a collage  with pictures of different activities and talk about a fictional vacation they had with a classmate


  1. Students take a short quiz

Learn More

If you want to learn more about task based learning or check other lesson plans, visit this page for more information.

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