How to Travel without Traveling

General English, Speaking Lessons
B1 Intermediate
Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
Students engaged in an ESL lesson about various vacation types, discussing holiday options and travel plans while learning and practicing the future simple tense and "be going to."

Lesson Description

You can travel without traveling! In this lesson, students will delve into traveling, mindset, and related feelings. The lesson features a video where people discuss adopting a travel attitude right in their own homes. Students will engage in learning and practicing adjectives ending in -ed and -ing, complemented by a range of vocabulary on this topic. Engaging discussion activities and tailored worksheets await both adult and teenage learners.

Lesson Objectives

  • To discuss the topic of traveling, mindsets, and related feelings

  • To learn and review verbs and adjectives ending in -ed/-ing

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To use new vocabulary words related to the topic


Did you know you can travel without traveling? All you have to do is have the right attitude and mindset in your very own home in order to find adventure every day. Watch this video to see how!

Video Transcript

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

attitude [noun]: a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something
bummer [noun]: a thing that is annoying or disappointing
set out [phrasal verb]: to begin a journey
spontaneous [adjective]: having an open, natural, and relaxed manner
strike up [phrasal verb]: to begin a friendship or conversation with someone in a casual way
check out [phrasal verb]: to go and see (something)
ask around [phrasal verb]: to talk to various people in order to find something out
recipe [noun]: a guide on how to cook something
long-haul [adjective]: being far or long
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