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A Travel Writer Shares His Best Tips

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Video Length: 2:22

Updated on: 04/27/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a few basic but essential traveling tips. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about travel in general. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on vocabulary context usage, writing the correct verbs from the video, and grammatical tenses. The grammar activity features the usage of present perfect continuous. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Travel can be so rewarding. It’s the ultimate way to learn about different cultures and meet new people. How can you make sure you get the most out of your next trip? Pico Iyer, who has been writing about travel since 1986, has lots of great advice to share. Join the thoughtful globetrotter in Singapore to learn why the best way to get around many destinations is on foot, the benefits of being an observant traveler and the value of reflection.

Lesson Activities

Travel, Travel Tips, Travel Experiences
Mark the Correct Tips, Short Answers, Video Quote
Multiple Choice, Word Choice, Parts of Speech, Context Usage
Present Perfect Continuous
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Traveling, Travel Tip

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