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Flashcards, Cliparts and Pictures
- Vocabulary -
Listening
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Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
- Webquests -
Conversation Questions / Role-play
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Interactive games - Games to print -
Cartoons
- Proverbs - Facts - Superstitions - Songs - Videos - Cinema

(Updated on 11/07/2013)





Related pages :

Transports - Sea / Seaside - Summer / Summer holidays -

Virtual tours
in geography - School trips -

Hobbies - Sports - Hotel

Customs

 

 

Exercises TO PRINT :

  • LIFE EXPERIENCES - with activities and a video
    Grammar point: Present Perfect
    "Diana interviews international news correspondent and world traveller, Adie Ventura, about her fascinating travel experiences."

    (dianafuntanaesl.com)

  • A little bit of magic!
    "Let’s face it - vocabulary learning - and testing - can be rather boring at times. Why not try to motivate your pupils with the help of a little magic!
    On the next two pages you will find a magic trick for practising the vocabulary of travel and holidays."

    (zum.de)

  • How to write a postcard
    (Timothy Hubert from Brest / eration.blogspot.com)

 

  • Suitcases - Cliquer sur les valises pour les agrandir. (Si les liens ne fonctionnent plus, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)
    A partir de ces valises, faire poser des questions : 'Has he / she ever been to... ?' et répondre.

     

    - UPDATED

     

    - UPDATED

 

 

 

 

  • Holidays - worksheets accompanied by Teaching Suggestions (tefl.net)
    - Hotels
    - Phrases & Places
    - Word Partners

  • Travel and Transport - a quiz (BBC | British Council)
    ex : "Which word best completes this sentence?
    The fastest way to ________ is by plane. a. voyage b. journey c. travel d. trip"

 

Lesson plans : - UPDATED

 

  • The Best Sites Where Students Can Plan Virtual Trips
    "Most of these sites also let users comment on places they have visited, which make them an excellent place for students to write for an authentic audience about locations they have really visited..."

    (larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

  • My trip to Scotland
    "Voici le carnet de bord que nous avons fait pour notre voyage en Ecosse avec nos sections européennes 4èmes 3èmes.
    Nous avons pris le parti d'offrir aux élèves avant tout un carnet de souvenirs." 

    (Sandrine Malick - Ac. Versailles)

 

 

  • Ecotourism
    "essentially means responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.
    Have a look at the article, poem, word game, cartoon, trivia and links."
    (British Council)

 

  • Past tense and holidays - a lesson plan
    - Complete the postcard
    - Asking questions about holidays
    - Tell me more about your holiday

    - Telling stories about your holiday
    (pearsonlongman.com)
  • Voyage en Angleterre - Classes de 4ème - REVU et ENRICHI
    L'avant : financement, préparatifs, voyage/séjour
    et L'après : bilans élèves, bilans parents, bilans accompagnateurs, souvenirs vidéo et photos, travaux d'élèves.

    (Marielle Bianchi - mousepotato.over-blog.com)

 

 

  • Préparation au voyage scolaire : Londres / Oxford / Brighton
    "Il s'agit d'un livret que je donne aux élèves en début d'année, et sur lequel nous travaillons de temps en temps comme une webquest sur la vie quotidienne ou sur différents lieux que nous allons visiter.
    Puis ils prennent ce livret en Angleterre lors du séjour et ils doivent finir de le compléter sur place (interviews, visites...).
    Je laisse en général quelques
    pages blanches à la fin du livret qui servent d'album photo, autograph book..."
    + le livret du professeur, avec les réponses

    Travail envoyé par Sylvie Chateau (Ac. Nancy-Metz)

 

  • Vacation Cards
    "For this activity you will need a deck of cards, and an imaginative theme that could be crafted into some sort of story. For example, I choose "send the teacher on a vacation". On the board or overhead projector make a list like the following..."
    (iteslj.org)

  • Ecotourism. (British Council)
    "Have a look at the article, poem, word game, cartoon, trivia and links."

 

  • Travel and Transport - 'Trains and boats and planes' - a lesson (learnenglish.de)
  • Travel - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
  • Vocabulary Cards: Travel - a lesson plan (eslpartyland.com) :
    Activity: Vocabulary Review (Circumlocutions Game)
    Skills: Speaking, Listening
    Level: Intermediate Class
    Time: 30-45 minutes

 

Webquests :

 

 

  • Wandering the World - Webquest
    "You and your friends are going on vacation next week! You are going to travel to several major cities around the world.
    Before you pack your suitcase, you will need to check the weather and exchange some money.
    When you arrive, you will visit famous places and take some pictures.
    Then you will write postcards home to your family and friends."

    (mvrhs.org)

 

  • A dream vacation (projects.edtech.sandi.net)
    "Newstime for Kids has requested that you submit the detailed plans for your dream vacation and prepare an oral presentation..."




  • The Inter-Galactic Travel Agency (amalnet.k12.il)
    "is looking for exotic places througout the galaxy, for tourism, travel and resort pleasures for the traveller who has seen it all!"


 

  • City life or desert life ? (projects.edtech.sandi.net)
    "You are a space traveler from a faraway planet.
    You have been sent here to find the best place to live."
  • Tour the USA: A WebQuest - (Education World)
    "You and your classmates will work in teams to explore six regions of the United States: New England, the Mid Atlantic states, the South, Southwest, Midwest, and West.
    Each team will investigate one region's landmarks, monuments, and other areas of interest, and then create a brochure describing and illustrating an interesting and informative tour of that region." ( +
    Teacher Page )

  • My Summer Vacation - On the Internet! (a scavenger hunt WITH ANSWERS) - (Education World)
    "Travel and learn with Kate and her younger brother, Matt, as they explore the U.S. -- on the Internet!
    Visit Web sites connected to popular attractions, and search those sites for answers to questions from Kate and Matt!"
    - You will visit :
    - the Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    - Colonial Williamsburg, in Virginia
    - the National Civil Rights Museum
    - Disney World.
    - the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
    - The entire Grand Canyon is in northern Arizona.
    - Monterey Bay Aquarium.
    - Mount Rushmore in South Dakota
    - Wrigley Field (with the Chicago Cubs baseball team )
    - Cape Cod


  • Crisscrossing the U.S.A. (Education World)
    (Scavenger Hunts for Kids of All Ages - Learn about famous places, Plan a trip... )
    to learn about the history and landscape of the United States.


  • Discovering places and regions - US for 5th grade (projects.edtech.sandi.net)

  • Mississipi River (Education World)
    "Students explore print and online resources to learn about the Mississippi River and then use the information to complete a scavenger hunt."

  • A FAMILY TRIP TO LONDON - A WebQuest - (absolutenglish-972)
    ("How will you go to London?
    Ø What will you do and see in London?
    Ø How much will the holiday cost ?
    Ø What photos will you take? )


 

Conversation Questions / Role-play :

  • Speaking: Travel and transport - a lesson plan
    "to improve learners' ability to buy tickets for a journey, to practise listening for specific information and to revise transport vocabulary.
    Level: Elementary
    Time: 40 minutes+
    Materials: One copy of worksheet A for each group of three, one copy of worksheet B for every student, whiteboard and board pens"

    (onestopenglish.com)

 

  • Your Last Vacation - (Handouts Online)
    "This conversation-based worksheet is ideal for building fluency.
    There is vocabulary / collocation practice, as well as a dialogue and discussion questions."

 

INTERACTIVE games :

  • First visit to France
    "Start the auto slideshow, listen and play the game."
    (The recording was done by an American assistant.)
    Activity created by Renée Maufroid.

 

 

Games TO PRINT :

 

Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)

 

 

Cartoon: Family Vacation
"Lots of families will be heading off
on their annual vacation over the next few weeks.
In this cartoon, Dave Granlund satirizes our
modern obsession with all things digital..."

+ VOCABULARY
(englishblog.com)

 

 

We're here!
(msnbc.msn.com)

 

 

Our World Cruise
(cagle.com)

 

That's weird.
(funnytimes.com)

 

... and that's how I spent
my summer vacation

(Young Stephen King)
(cartoonstock.com)

 

 

Overload
(cartoonstock.com)

Summer holidays!
(cagle.com)

 


The kids won't get bored
(cartoonstock.com)

 

School is fun!
(slate.com)


A summer vacation

(fno.org)

 

Old Noah's Cruise Line
(ntskeptics.org)


There's no place
like Home Page

(pritchettcartoons.com)

 

 

I miss the traffic's roar...
(cartoonstock.com)

 

 

 

Proverbs :

 

Facts :

  • US to charge £9 for Esta compulsory travel entry form
    Electronic System for Travel Authorisation = Esta
    "The US government is to start charging UK travellers $14 (£9) to apply for permission to enter the country."

    "It applies to all 35 countries with US "visa waiver" status."
    (BBC)

  • Global Guide to Business Etiquette
    - "a great traveling guide for business, cultural and local knowledge, illustrated by Satoshi Hashimoto."

    (frogandprincess.wordpress.com)

 

  • The Pedouins
    "Bill and Amarins packed up their three young daughters Cheyenne, Jasmine, and Robin and set off on a 7,000 mile journey from Mt. Vernon,
    Kentucky (just up the road from me) to Alaska.
    What’s different about this trip is that they are traveling on a bicycle built for five!
    They call themselves the Pedouins, which is combination of pedal and Bedouins, meaning nomadic people."

    (neatorama.com)

 

Superstitions :

Songs :

 

  • Vacation - CONNIE FRANCIS
    (lyricsdepot.com)
  • "Dream Holiday"
    "Listen to the song ..., click the answers and see what score you got!"
    (genkienglish.net)

 

  • Holiday by Madonna :
    "If we took a holiday
    Took some time to celebrate
    Just one day out of life
    It would be, it would be so nice"

 

Videos :

  • LIFE EXPERIENCES - with activities and a video
    Grammar point: Present Perfect
    "Diana interviews international news correspondent and world traveller, Adie Ventura, about her fascinating travel experiences."

    (dianafuntanaesl.com)

 

 

 

 

  • Travel Tips - Packing
    "This video clip helps you with the basic items not to forget when travelling, things you should always bring to have a pleasant flight."
    (watchmojo.com)

 

Cinema :