1. Topic-
Food and Travel Recommendations
2. Content-
1) Learn vocabulary related to food/travel recommendations.

Vocab: Hotel, Sightseeing, Vacation, Reservation, Flight, Tickets, Itinerary/Schedule, Cheap, Expensive, etc.

2)Learn phrases to recommend food and places to sight-see.

-"I'd recommend going to ____."
-"You should see/go to ____."
-"Where would you recommend going to for _____?"
-"Do I need a reservation?"
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Learn vocabulary related to food and travel

2. Learn phrases for food, travel, and some general recommendations

3. Be able to ask for recommendations and give your own
4. Objectives-
1. Have students know, understand, and be able to use travel/food related vocabulary in conversations.

2. Have students be able to memorize and be confident using phrases and questions in conversations related to food/travel recommendations.

3. Have students be more confident and able to converse with foreign tourists or locals when they're traveling.
5. Materials and Aids-
Preferable: computer connected to a projector or TV for instant access to show pictures of related vocabulary and words. The textbook with the related lesson for reference, notes, and further study or homework is also preferred.

Necessary: Whiteboard with markers, and prior access to computer and printer for pictures.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Review previous lesson's material briefly.

2. Ask students if they have traveled anywhere. If so, elicit responses as to where and when.

3. Ask student about places they like to eat, travel, and things they like to do.

4. Relate the conversation to an imaginary situation about traveling to another country.

B. Development-

1. Practice rote memorization of vocabulary using pictures and making simple sentences with them.

2. Introduce phrases/questions and have the students repeat each.

3. Demonstrate a common conversation regarding recommendations using pre-recorded audio, videos, or even demonstrating myself.

C. Practice-

1. Ask students travel questions about their local area and have them answer using phrases and vocabulary in lesson.

2. Put students into pairs and have practice conversations. Each student will take turns being the local and the foreign tourist.

3. After practicing with their partners, have them try one short conversation aloud in front of the class or from their seats.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Write a diary about a real or imaginary travel experience.

2. Make an itinerary about a future vacation (real or imaginary).

3. Create a travel brochure with food and sightseeing recommendations within it.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-


F. Checking for understanding-

1. During practice conversations, walk around and listen for correct usage. Help each group make proper sentences and use of vocabulary.

2. While students are finishing up group projects, monitor them for thorough presentation material and understanding of material.

G. Closure-

1. Have students present a group project. Students can choose to present their travel brochure and pretend to be a travel agency, or they can role-play a conversation as tourists, travel agents, or locals.
7. Evaluation-
1. Vocabulary test the following day

2. Worksheets with incomplete conversations. Students must fill in the blanks.
8. Teacher Reflection-
Evaluate and assess each student's ability, understanding, and confidence with the material.

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