Thursday, April 13, 2017

IELTS Unit 12 Travelling around the World

Breakingnews English
Australia to dump sludge in Great Barrier Reef (4th February, 2014)(Link)
Moon vacations possible by 2024 (link)
Standing Room On Airplanes A Possibility (link)
British TV bans Australian tourism ad (link)
Ecotourism a danger to wildlife (link)

Travel Discussion Questions (link)
Pair work from ESL

Vocabulary For IELTS (Advanced) By Pauline Cullen p. 43-46 Unit 7 On the Move (Tourism, Travel)

Background Reading:
Bhutan: The World's Happiest Country (link)
Is this the happiest country on earth?(link)
Background video:
Bhutan - The happiest place on Earth - One Life (link)
Bhutan (Asia) Vacation Travel Video Guide (link)

To Avoid Intestinal Distress While Traveling Overseas, Skip The Ceviche (link)

To Avoid Intestinal Distress While Traveling OverseasLesson Worksheet (Link)

Can You Protect Your Tummy From Traveler's Diarrhea?(link)

The Year In Air Travel: Packed Planes And More Perks — For A Price (link)

Ted Video (link)
Ted Video* A glimpse of life on the road (link)

ABC TV - Catalyst: Tick Allergy Tuesday, 17 February 2015 (link)

Writing Tasks
Task 1 (General) Letter: (Link)
You travelled by plane last week and your suitcase was lost.
You have still heard anything from the airline company.
Write to the airline and explain what happened. Describe your suitcase and tell them what was in it. Find out what they are going to do about it.
*You should write at least 150 words.
*You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.
*You do NOT need to write your own address.

Task 1 (Academic):
(Link)IELTS Mentor
The table in the link gives information about changes in modes of travel in England between 1985 and 2000. Describe the information in the table and make comparisons where appropriate.

IELTS Mentor (link)
The graph below shows the different modes of transport used to travel to and from work in one European city in 1960, 1980 and 2000.

Writing Task 2
Task 2 - IELTS Mentor (link)Today more people are travelling than ever before. Why is this the case? What are the benefits of travelling for the traveler?

Example essay (link)Today more people are travelling than ever before.Why is this the case?What are the benefits of travelling for the traveler?

Online Video Multiple choice lessons ESOL Courses

Life in the U.K. The City of London: Multiple Choice video quiz (link)

Life in the U.K. The City of Bath: Multiple Choice video quiz (link)

Life in the U.K. The City of Cambridge: Multiple Choice video quiz (link)


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