The World of Travelling
Today we are going to continue the theme “Travelling”. We shall listen to the text about Australia, do some exercises, discuss about different kinds of travelling, speak about pros and cons of travelling abroad. The motto of our lesson is “He that travels far knows much”. How can you comment on these words?
You have learnt a lot about the UK, the USA, read the text about Canada and now you will listen to the text about Australia and make an exercise in your activity book. Open it on page 62 and look through the task. ( магнитофон). Let’s check how you understood the text.
Let’s continue speaking about wildlife and do an exercise on word formation.(раздать листы с упражнением.
Let’s check the exercise. (используется проектор)
Have you ever answered the question “Why do people travel?” Look at this scheme and try to complete it. Two reasons are given to you. (учитель записывает ответы на доске)
Let’s see if you are right. (презентация) traveling broadens your mind and scope
You know most people enjoy travelling. Some people travel for pleasure, and some on business, some travel light and some take a lot of luggage on their travels. They choose various means of transportation. As for me I prefer travelling by car, because I don’t like to depend on tickets.
- And what are your favourite means of transport? (ответы учеников)
-What country would you like to visit and why?
-Yesterday we read the text about the Amish. Would you like to visit Lancaster, Pennsylvania and find yourself in the past?
Now let’s have a rest and enjoy ourselves . I want you to read a short funny story about a tourist from the North who came to the South for holidays. The story is unfinished. Read it and try to make up the ending of the story.
Ready to finish up the story ? OK. Give your variants.
Group 1: … Group 2: … …
Do you want to know the real ending of this story? OK (зачитывает)
“What makes you sure there aren’t any alligators?”…
(…” They’ve got too much sense,” answered the guide. “They are afraid of sharks.”)
Whose ending was the most exact?
7. Работа в парах: развитие навыка устной речи.
-Have you ever thought that some people don’t like to travel? They prefer to stay at home. They say that traveling has many disadvantages. 2010г