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See this post for 10 ideas on how to use these questions.
- What’s the longest journey you’ve ever been on?
- What would be your perfect holiday?
- Some people say that travel broadens the mind.
What do you think they mean? Do you agree?
- Whatʼs your biggest travel disaster?
- Where in the world would you most like to visit? Would you like to live there?
- How did you come to class today? Is it how you normally get here?
- How can travelling change someoneʼs
personality? How has travelling changed you?
- Who’s the most well-travelled person you know? What are they like?
- Where would you least like to go on holiday? Why?
- What’s your favourite memory of travelling?
- What does “travel” make you think of?
- Have you ever been on a cruise? Would you
like to go on one (again)?
- If you could travel anywhere in time and space, where would you most like to visit?
- Would you prefer to holiday in a city or the countryside? Why?
- What’s your favourite mode of transport?
- Do you agree that the journey is better than the arrival?
- Have you heard of Richard Branson’s space hotel? Would you like to holiday in space?
- Would you prefer to stay in a plush hotel or with family and friends? Why?
- Who do you most like travelling with?
- Is there anyone you really don’t like travelling with? Who is it and why?
- BBC World Wonders: Derinkuyu Caves
- People I Have Seen on Public Transportation
- Where the Hell is Matt? (2008)
- The Earth from Space: Pale Blue Dot
BBC profile of the extraordinary underground city of Derinkuyu, in central Turkey. You can see the video here:
Levni Yilmaz talks about some interesting characters he’s encountered on buses and trains:
Super-famous YouTube video of Matt Harding dancing around the world, this time with helpers. Your students can find out more about Matt Harding via his website, here. The video is below.
Astronomer Carl Sagan reads aloud from his well-known book.
- Southbound – Merle Watson with Doc Watson
Lesson plan and worksheets
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Here are some interesting (and, hopefully, semi-permanent!) online articles and websites I’ve found. Have a look through and see if there’s one that might interest your class. If you have any other suggestions about more sites or articles I could include here, please let me know.
- Mouse on Nepal Airlines Jet Delays Hong Kong Flight
- Rhinos Airlifted to Safety
News article from the BBC.
Extraordinary pictures and a nice story from National Geographic.
- Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Regions for 2012
Compiled by LonelyPlanet.com.