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.
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
In this lesson, students will learn about the Amazon rainforest have a discussion about places they would like to visit.
Amber finds herself in a difficult classroom situation so whizzes back to Shakespearean England to find a solution.
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.
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 ...
Amber travels back to the time of the legendary King Arthur and finds herself caught up in a thrilling quest to return Excalibur.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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!
Amber heads to the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where she interviews legendary football player Pelé.
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 ...