How Do You Get to Work?

General English, Speaking Lessons
A1 Beginner
Adjectives, Comparitives
Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
Screenshot of a beginner's English lesson for adults on ways to travel to work, focusing on using comparatives and adjectives.

Lesson Description

It’s time to go to work! In this lesson, students will learn about the different ways to travel and commute to work. This lesson features audio of two people talking about traveling. Students will also learn and practice using comparatives, adjectives, and vocabulary relating to this topic. This lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets that have been developed for adult and teenage learners.

Lesson Objectives

  • To discuss traveling and commuting to work

  • To learn and practice using comparatives and adjectives

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To learn and use new vocabulary relating to the topic


Listen to the audio to learn about commuting and traveling. Some people like driving big trucks or flying in airplanes. Others prefer riding a bicycle or hopping on the back of a motorbike. There are ecological ways to commute, but sometimes this is not doable when traveling halfway around the world.

Audio Transcript

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

careless [adjective]: not taking or showing enough care and attention
moped [noun]: a small motorcycle sometimes with pedals, also a motor scooter
ecological [adjective]: relating to ecology or the environment; also known as pro-environment, eco, or green
driver’s license [noun]: a document showing official permission for someone to drive a car after passing a driving test
truck [noun]: a large road vehicle that is used for transporting large amounts of goods
audiobook [noun]: a recording of a book being read aloud, usually available on the Internet
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