All Travel articles – Page 4

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    A Time to Travel: China: Kung fu master

    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! 

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    A Time to Travel: England: Suffer and suffrage

    Amber travels back to meet the leader of the suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst, and learn about why the right to vote is so important. 

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    Holiday game: Future of can/can't

    An activity where students receive an exciting holiday and must list all the things they will and won’t be able to do on their given holiday practising the future of can and can’t.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Get Thinking – Museums

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students read and listen to reviews about museums and discuss their own preferences developing the following life skills: learner autonomy, giving feedback and social responsibility.

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

    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 of expressions related to encouragement and reassurance in a role-play task.

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    Absolute Beginners: Unit 10

    In this lesson by Frances Marnie, students cover language including: station, ticket, single and return. Printable resources include comprehensive step-by-step teacher’s notes, a student worksheet and flashcards.

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    Absolute Beginners: Unit 9

    In this lesson by Frances Marnie, students cover language including: dates, colours, like / don’t like and transport. Printable resources include comprehensive step-by-step teacher’s notes, a student worksheet and flashcards.

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    Tuk Tuk Travels: Entry 3: Highland, highland highland!

    In their third travelogue, Rich and Nick depart the barren, dusty tracks of Sudan for the lush landscape of Kenya – and make some friends along the way.

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    Lesson Share: Speaking: Making arrangements

    This winning lesson by Claire Gibbs practises functional language for making plans.

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    A ghost's guide to London: Episode 5: Shoreditch

    Lord Jeffrey, the Ghost of London, takes students on an audio tour of trendy Shoreditch.  Students will practise listening and telling stories from memory.

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    A ghost's guide to London: Episode 4: Covent Garden

    Lord Jeffrey, the Ghost of London, takes students on an audio tour of the Covent Garden area. In this lesson students will learn about Covent Garden; practise listening for gist and reconstructing audio stories from memory; compare and contrast standard forms of English with colloquial expressions and practise these expressions ...

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    Merry Christmas

    This mini-play features two women in a toy shop talking about what to buy their loved ones for Christmas. The lesson contains a downloadable mp3 audio file and a lesson plan with student worksheets and teacher’s notes.

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    Owl Hall

    Owl Hall, by Robert Campbell and Lindsay Clandfield, is a gripping teenage mystery story told in thirteen spooky parts.

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    Getting more out of Owl Hall

    Lindsay Clandfield gives a whole host of extra tips and suggestions for extending Owl Hall in the classroom so that you and your students can really make the most of this exciting series.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 1: Arrival

    In the first episode of this brand-new spooky serialization we meet Kara, her brother, Martin, and their mum, Janet, who are all travelling to the mysterious Owl Hall. You can download the mp3 file for Episode 1, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written ...

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    Live from Geneva: Switzerland

    The onestopenglish team is back in Geneva, asking locals and tourists what they like about Switzerland.

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    Weather and Climate

    Over two hundred weather and climate words from ‘affect’ to ‘wispy’! Definitions and contextual sentences in clear English provide a very useful record of essential vocabulary for you and your students.

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    Urbanization

    From congestion to sanitation – a host of useful vocabulary words about city life, including definitions and example sentences.

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    Types of rainforest

    A information-gap activity in which pairs of students ask and answer questions to complete a short text on the two main types of rainforest. A very effective way for students to learn about the various locations of the world’s temperate and tropical rainforests.

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    The Earth's biomes

    This substantial four-page worksheet provides students with plenty of stimulating material to learn about the Earth’s biomes and how and why they differ. A clear reading text (with important vocabulary highlighted) explains the difference between aquatic and terrestrial biomes and tropical and temperate rainforests. Information on taigas, tundras, grasslands and ...