10EnglandChinaGreeceAustraliaAmericaFranceHollandIndiaEgyptSydney Opera HouseLondon Bridgethe Statue of Libertythe Pyramid and Sphinxthe Eiffel Towerthe Great Wallthe Taj Mahalthe Windmillthe Acropolis
11People travel for different purposes: enjoy the beauty of naturelearn about the outside worldget excitement or relax oneselfdo some researchstudy wildlife or plantsbe interested in delicious fooddo business or make friends…
12Where do people often travel? 1. famous places of interest in China;2. foreign countries;3. cultural and historic sights;4. theme parks like Disneyland;5. peaceful countryside;6. modern cities; the bottom of the sea…
13What do people need do before traveling? decide where to go and make a travel planwork out the traveling expenseslearn something about their destination so that they can enjoy themselves better there
14What items should we take? 1. backpack2. towel3. compass4. water purifying tablets5. book6. first-aid kit
27Australia’s Gold Coast is famous for its attractive beaches Australia’s Gold Coast is famous for its attractive beaches. With 70 kilometres of coastline, Gold Coast beaches have fun for people. Every year the Gold Coast attracts visitors from all over the world to sit back, relax, experience the fun and taste the excitement of Australia’s most popular holiday playground.
34Rainforest in BrazilThe Amazon rainforest extends for 4 million square kilometres and is home to hundreds of thousands of animal and plant species. Although it covers only 3.5% of the overall Earth’s surface, it is home to around 50% of the world’s living species, many of which are still unknown to humans. It is full of mysteries.
35Dangers in the forest wild animals (tigers, lions, crocodile)； harmful plants ( man-eating flowers)；forest fire；getting lost…
37The Gobi Desert is a huge area of desert covering nearly 1 The Gobi Desert is a huge area of desert covering nearly 1.3 million sq km. The area is often imagined as a lifeless desert like in many other parts of the world but the reality is quite the opposite.
38Dangers in the desert Gobi animals， terrible weather， water shortage， getting lost，strong sunlight…
39Discussion 1. Which of these places would you like to visit most? Why? 2. What is the most exciting and amazingplace you have ever been to?3. Can you think of any other excitingplaces to visit? What are they?
40Work in pairs.Ask each other as many questions as possible about his/her traveling experiences. You can use the sentences in next page.
41Useful expressions What do you think of the city? How do you find the city?Are there any places of historic interest to see in this city?What is the city famous for?
42Language notes excite 1)__________ (n. 激动) 2)_________ (adj. 令人感到激动的) excitementexcitingexcited