Geography and the Environment – Page 2

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    Changes in Tourism in Western Europe

    Through listening to an interview, students are introduced to how money, mobility and air travel have affected tourism in Western Europe. Teacher’s notes accompany the listening and writing exercises and include the interview script.

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    Tourism in Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs)

    Students are introduced to the term ‘LEDC’ and asked to consider the implications of tourism in this thought-provoking worksheet. Group and pair work encourages students to think about the different areas of life affected by tourism and talk about their own experiences. Full teacher’s notes accompany these exercises.

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    Geography expert quiz

    Pairwork information-gap activity in which students label a map of the world with well-known rivers, mountains, deserts, seas and oceans. They compare answers with a partner to find out how good their knowledge of geography really is!

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    Climate change

    A worksheet with reading and discussion activities on the topic of climate change.

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    Urbanization

    Through these resources students learn about changing patterns of urbanization, how to interpret data and how to discuss findings in English. Resources include speaking activities with useful language boxes, map-labelling exercises and guided writing tasks.

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    Global warming

    A comprehensive lesson plan by Adrian Tennant on the topical issue of global warming. There are vocabulary and reading exercises and role cards to start a lively debate on the subject which is now firmly back on the agenda with recent weather events around the world.