At the travel agency Josh Goldsmith
Countries across the globe! • With your partner, brainstorm the names of as many countries as you can think of. • Now for a challenge….in this game, Partner A says the name of a city or country (e.g. Rome), and Partner B says the name of a city or country that starts with the LAST letter of Partner A’s city (e.g Egypt) • Rome • Egypt • Tanzania • Australia • Alexandria…
Vacationing! • Do you like to vacation in exotic destinations? Why or why not? • Where have you been on vacation? What was the experience like? • Where would you like to go for your next vacation? Why? • What is the ideal vacation for you? Seeing sights? Relaxing on the beach? Going to museums? Eating great food? Why?
Amusement parks! • Do you like amusement parks? Why or why not? • Have you ever been to an amusement park? What was your experience like? What was your favorite part of the amusement park? • If you could go to any amusement park in the world, where would you go?
The video • Little Britain is a British TV series. It consists of sketches that parody British life, and is presented as a “tourist guide to Britain.” • Almost all of the characters are played by just two actors: David Walliams and Matt Lucas. • http://www.amara.org/ca/videos/y8TjIJ961JgZ/info/little-britain-carol-beer-travel-agency-disney-world/
Ordering • Put the following phrases from the video in order • We want to book a trip to Disney World • Well, that'd be OK. • It's wonderful weather this time of year. • I've got some seats on Air Zimbabwe. • Welcome to Sun Searches, my name is Carol. • I don't think that's gonna work. • That would be ideal. • All the flights are booked? • Maybe not. • Is there anywhere else we can go? • That is perfect!
Reflection • Have you ever had a horrible travel experience? • Do you prefer to use a travel agent’s or an online travel agency? Why? • If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Role play • Partner A works in a travel agency, and Partner B wants to go on a trip, but hasn’t yet decided where s/he would like to go. Partner A offers several trips, but Partner B thinks the first trips that are offered are too expensive. After hearing about several options, Partner B finally books a trip. • We want to book a trip to… • Well, that'd be OK. • It's wonderful weather this time of year. • I've got some seats on … • Welcome to …, my name is ... • I don't think that's gonna work. • That would be ideal. • Are all the flights booked? • Maybe not. • Is there anywhere else we can go? • That is perfect!