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Unit 10 Travel It was a fantastic trip! Slide 2 Lead-in Activity Lead-in Activity Warm-up Warm-up Listening Task Listening Task Real World Listening Real World Listening Interaction Link Interaction Link Useful Expressions Useful Expressions Additional Listening AdditionalListening Homework Conversation Homework Conversation Slide 3 Lead-in Activity the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, Potala Palace at Lhasa , the West Lake, Suzhou Gardens, London Tower, Big Ben Bell, Disneyland, Statue of Liberty, Taj Mahal , the Pyramids, Maldives , the Great Barrier Reef , Sydney Opera House, Niagara Falls Can you name as many as famous places of interests? Slide 4 Part I Warm-up Slide 5 Language Points safari n. a sightseeing safari Cityrail train n. be up to Michael's not really up to that job. adventurous adj. adventurous pioneers Slide 6 boat foot taxi bushorseback train flight plane fly swim Warm Up Read the brochure. Write the missing words. Slide 7 1. Youll start your week down under in Sydney, where youll see the famous Sydney Opera House. You can ride the Sydney CityRail _____ or take a ______ to all the popular sights. 2. From Sydney, youll _______ north to Kununurra for a wildlife safari. Youll go down the Ord River by _______ and camp on the shores of Lake Argyle. Watch out for those crocodiles! 3. Next up is a two-day trip by air-conditioned ______ to the middle of the Outback, where youll see Uluru. If youd like, you can rent a horse and explore the desert on _________. Or, if youre up to it, you can explore by ______. 4. After that, youll go by _______ to the coast, where youll see the Great Barrier Reef in a canoe. If youre adventurous, you can get in the water and _____ with the jellyfish. 5. After a short ______ back to Sydney, youll be on your way back home. train taxi fly boat bus horseback foot plane swim flight Now listen and check Slide 8 Culture Note 1: the map of Australia Slide 9 Culture Note 2: Sydney Opera House The Sydney Opera House is the busiest performing arts centre in the world since its opening in 1973. In an average year, the Sydney Opera House presents theatre, musicals, opera, contemporary dance, ballet, every form of music from symphony concerts to jazz as well as exhibitions and films. Approximately 200,000 people take a guided tour of the complex each year. Slide 10 Culture Note 3: Kununurra Ord River Lake Argyle the Outback the remote, rural part of a country, especially of Australia or New Zealand Slide 11 Culture Note 4: Uluru Uluru: also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in central Australia. It is located in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National park. It has many springs, water holes, rock caves and ancient paintings. Uluru is listed as a World Heritage Site for its natural and man-made attributes. 3000 9.4 348 Slide 12 Culture Note 5: the Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef: the worlds largest coral( ) reef system, composed of roughly 3000 individual reefs and 900 islands, that stretch for 2600 kilometers covering an area of approximately 344,400 k . The reef is located in the coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in northeast Australia. It was selected as a world Heritage Site in 1981. 2011 161 Slide 13 Pairwork Ask your partner about an unforgettable trip. Slide 14 Part II Listening Task Slide 15 Language Points humid adj. humid air ecotour n. eco- pref. ecology; ecological ecosystem Slide 16 Culture Note 1: Bali Bali: an Indonesian island lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is the largest tourist destination in the country and is renowned for its highly developed arts, including dances, sculpture, painting, leather and metal working and music. Slide 17 Culture Note 2: the Pantanal Pantanal: A very large area in Brazil. There are two seasons there: the rainy season in the winter and the dry season in the summer. Because of the large variety of animals and plants there, it is an area of interest to both researchers, ecotourists and travelers. 1000 2000 11 Slide 18 Culture Note 3: ecotour ecotour: Ecotour involves travel to areas of natural or ecological interest, for the purpose of observing wildlife and learning about the environment. Generally speaking, ecotourism focuses on local cultures, wilderness adventures, volunteering, personal growth and learning new ways to live on the planet. Slide 19 Look at the pictures. What are some popular travel spots to go to? What do the speakers remember about their trips? (Check than one answer.) the beaches1. 2. First Listening the sunsets the weather the wildlife the people the animals the weather the cities the stars Slide 20 Write T (true) or F (false). Second Listening 1. _____She stayed for ten days. _____ She went surfing. _____ She rented a motorcycle. 2. _____ Its dry there. _____ She saw a jaguar. _____ She was afraid. F T T T F F Slide 21 Liz and Alicia wrote the holiday postcards to their friends. Fill in the blanks according to what you hear. Third Listening 1. Friday Spent a long time getting down herefrom Hawaii, then in Singapore, then in Jakarta. A bit awful, but now Im having a _____ time here, just ___________ at the beach and watching ___________. Ive never seen such fantastic sights. The sky is _____________ and orange. It really was delightful. _____ days just isnt long enough here. But I didnt _____. Ive been always afraid of that, you know. See you when I get back. Liz 2. Wednesday Brazil is even more marvelous than I expected. Weve spent a lot of hours outside studying kinds of ________. We go up the river at night __________. The nights out are _____ and you can see millions of stars. Even just sitting out at night is a pleasure. But we could only be here for _________________. It is ______ here. Thats what I dont like. Ive taken a lot of photos to share with you. Love Alicia great humida couple of weeks clear by boatanimals surf Ten bright pink the sunsets hanging out Slide 22 Script 1. A: Where did you go on your vacation? B: I went to Bali. A: Wow. That must have been a long trip. B: Yeah, it took us a really long time to get there. We had to stop in Hawaii, then again in Singapore, then in Jakarta. A: So, how was it? B: Great. We had a great time. A: What made you choose Bali? B: Its a totally beautiful place. A: Did you surf? B: No. we rented motorcycles a few days. Mostly we just hung out at the beach and watched the sunsets for ten days. A: The sunsets? B: The sunsets in Bali are fabulous! The whole sky is bright pink and orange. Slide 23 2. A: How was your trip to Brazil? B: It was good. We were there a couple of weeks. A: Were you in Sao Paulo? B: Well, we flew into Sao Paulo, but then we went to the Pantanal. A: The Pantanal? B: Yeah, its a huge area in Brazil. We go there to study different animals, like jaguars, and otters, and different birds. A: Thats cool. B: Yeah, we spend a lot of time outside, and its really humid there. Anyway, we go up the river at night by boat. And when its clear out you can see a million stars. And sometimes, if were lucky, we see jaguars. A: Wow. B: Yeah, there are so many animals everywhere. It was like communicating with nature. Script Slide 24 Pair Work Talk to your partner. There are ecotours to many places. Would you like to do this kind of nature travel? Slide 25 Part III Real World Listening Slide 26 Language Points trek n. leg n. the last leg of the flight incredible adj. fight with incredible bravery figure v. I figure the manager will be back soon. Slide 27 Culture Note: Pedal boatkayakInline skate Slide 28 Now listen to Part 1 and Part 2 and check. Prepare Jason Lewis is an adventurer from England. He is traveling around the world by human power. Look at the pictures. Write the form of transportation in the boxes. Pedal boat bicycle inline skates kayak Slide 29 Prepare Jason Lewis is an adventurer from England. He is traveling around the world by human power. Look at the pictures. Write the form of transportation in the boxes. Pedal boat bicycle inline skates kayak kayak bicycle pedal boat Inline skate Slide 30 Listen to Part 1 again. Write the correct information. Get The Main Ideas England to PortugalPortugal to FloridaFlorida to San Francisco San Francisco to Australia Australia Australia to Singapore Transportation: Days to cross the Atlantic Ocean: Transportation: Days from San Francisco to Australia: Transportation: by bicycle 111 days inline skates 53 (to Hawaii) + 126 = 179 daysby bicycleby kayak Slide 31 Script Part 1. Steven describes Jasons voyage. Steven: Welcome to Global Trek. Im Steven Morris, and today Im in Singapore with special guest Jason Lewis. Jason is on a round- the-world trip using just human power. He started in England and went by bicycle through Europe down to Portugal. And then across the Atlantic Ocean in a special pedal boat. Using no motors, no sails, just human power. This part of the trip took 111 days. Then Jason traveled by inline skates across the U.S., from Florida to California. The next leg of the trip, from San Francisco to Australia, was the longest part of the trip so far. San Francisco to Hawaii was 53 days, and then from Hawaii to Australia was 126 days. All in his special pedal boat, the Moksha. Then Jason traveled through Australia by bicycle and then up the Indonesian coast to Singapore by kayak. Wow, what an incredible trip! Slide 32 Script Part 2. Steven interviews Jason. Steven: What made you decide to do this? Jason: Other people have gone around the world, but no one has done it this way. I wanted to be the first to do it by human power alone. Steven: Well, now were in Singapore. What is the route from here? Jason: Well, were going to go by bicycle up through Thailand, China, and India. And then work my way back to Europe. Back to my starting po