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A Time to Travel

A Time to Travel is a collection of exciting audio adventures by Luke and James Vyner. Follow our hero Amber and her friend Naz, as they time-travel their way through history.

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Watch a video of Luke and James Vyner presenting a special Google+ Hangout session. Learn about the writing, production and teaching ideas behind our new series, and listen to an excerpt from the second instalment of the series – travelling back to the 16th century to meet our favourite bard, William Shakespeare!

Inside A Time to Travel

  • A Time to Travel: Brazil: Lost in the rainforest

    Author: Luke and James Vyner

    In this lesson students will learn about the Amazon rainforest have a discussion about places they would like to visit.

  • A Time to Travel: England: To be or not to be

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Amber finds herself in a difficult classroom situation so whizzes back to Shakespearean England to find a solution.

  • A Time to Travel: England: To be or not to be: The play

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Amber is in 16th century England and needs to buy some suitable clothing from Toby, the market seller so she can audition for Romeo and Juliet and meet Shakespeare. In this lesson students will: revise adjectives for feelings; practise extensive and intensive listening and a range of listening sub-skills; rehearse and perform a short play.

  • A Time to Travel: USA: Slaves no more

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Amber journeys back in time to meet Abraham Lincoln and show him how his desire to pass the 13th Amendment changed the course of American history forever. In this lesson, students will: learn about Abraham Lincoln, slavery and black American history; practise extensive and intensive listening and a range of listening sub-skills, including listening for specific information and listening for detail; learn a range of language related to the end of slavery and consolidate this language ...

  • A Time to Travel: Knights of the Round Table

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Amber travels back to the time of the legendary King Arthur and finds herself caught up in a thrilling quest to return Excalibur.

  • A Time to Travel: China: The girl in the red dress

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    In this teens listening lesson about Chinese New Year, students follow Amber and Hongjun as they try to save the villagers from the evil monster Nian.

  • A Time to Travel: USA: Off to a flying start

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Amber travels back to 1905 to meet famous airplane inventors Orville and Wilbur Wright. Can she manage to avoid crashing one of their original flying machines? In this lesson, students will: learn about the Wright brothers and other American inventors; learn a range of language related to flying; practise extensive and intensive listening and a range of listening sub-skills; complete a memory recall comprehension task to consolidate the story and new language and practise a variety ...

  • A Time to Travel: England: Suffer and suffrage

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Amber travels back to meet the leader of the suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst, and learn about why the right to vote is so important. In this lesson, students will: learn about Emmeline Pankhurst and the suffragettes; learn a range of language related to political struggle – protest, to bring about change, petitions, demonstration, politicians, equal rights, revolution, support, freedom, break the law, vote, take notice, women’s suffrage; practise extensive and intensive listening ...

  • A Time to Travel: China: Kung fu master

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Amber journeys to 17th century China, in order to train with the famous Wu Mei and learn how to banish the school bullies once and for all! 

  • A Time to Travel: Brazil: The beautiful game

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Amber heads to the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where she interviews legendary football player Pelé.

  • A Time to Travel: USA: Man on the moon

    Author: Luke and James Vyner Staff Room

    Join time-travelling teenager Amber Adams on an exciting adventure as she goes back in time to meet Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin inside the lunar module as they prepare to land on the moon. In this lesson, students will: learn about the first USA moon landing; practise extensive and intensive listening and a range of listening sub-skills, including listening for specific information and listening for gist; learn a range of language related to space; read and discuss a range of famous ...

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