The Best Country to Visit

Stefanie Simmons - author of the lesson   Stefanie I September 21, 2022
Category
General English, Speaking Lessons
Topic
Travel
Media
Audio
Level
A1 Beginner
Grammar
Superlatives
Focus
Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
Lesson ID
A1-29
Lesson Time
45 minutes
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Illustrative examples for an English lesson for adults discussing travel to different countries, with a focus on learning and p

Lesson Overview

Let’s hit the road! In this lesson, students will explore the joys of traveling to various countries. They will listen to an audio recording of a traveler sharing her experiences visiting new places. Additionally, students will learn and practice superlatives and travel-related vocabulary. This lesson is packed with engaging discussion activities and worksheets designed for both adult and teenage learners.

Lesson Objectives



  • Grammar: Students will learn and practice using superlatives in English. They'll understand how to form and use superlative adjectives and adverbs to compare three or more things, focusing on both short and long adjectives.




  • Listening: Through an audio clip about a traveler's experiences in different countries, students will improve their listening comprehension skills. They will focus on identifying specific information about countries and understanding the use of superlatives in spoken English.




  • Speaking: Students will engage in discussions about their favorite countries and places they have visited or wish to visit. They will practice using superlatives in speech, sharing personal experiences and opinions about various travel destinations.




  • Vocabulary: The lesson introduces vocabulary related to travel and countries, such as "landmarks" (significant or historical sites), "transportation" (means of travel, like buses, trains, planes), and cultural terms like "cuisine" (types of food specific to a region) and "etiquette" (customs and behaviors). Students will learn to use these words in context, discussing their travel experiences and plans. For instance, they might talk about famous landmarks they want to visit, or different transportation methods they have used while traveling.




  • Homework: The homework consists of various tasks reinforcing the lesson's grammar and vocabulary. Students will identify incorrect statements about countries, choose correct options, fill in blanks with superlatives, correct sentences, and express their own ideas using the learned vocabulary and grammatical structures.




Audio

Listen to the audio to discover secrets about different countries. Learn tips and tricks relating to food, people, climate, and transportation. The secret is out!

Audio Transcript

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

site [noun]: an area of ground on which a town, building, or monument is built
famous [adjective]: well known by many people
landmark [noun]: a building or place that is easily recognized
discover [verb]: to be the first person to find a new place or something important
tourist [noun]: a person who travels and visits places for pleasure
trip [noun]: a journey or excursion; an act of going to a place and returning, especially for pleasure
climate [noun]: the general weather conditions in a particular place
questionnaire [noun]: a list of questions that several people are asked to collect information about something
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