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Unit 2 Wish you were there Welcome to the unit
Brainstorming 1. Do you like traveling? Where would you like to visit ? 2. Why do you want to travel? 3. Why do more and more people like to travel, even traveling abroad?
the Great Wall
the Eiffel Tower
Sydney Opera House
the Taj Mahal the Statue of Liberty the Acropolis
the Pyramids and Sphinx Windmill London Bridge
Sydney Opera House London Bridge the Statue of Liberty the Pyramid and Sphinx the Eiffel Tower the Great Wall the Taj Mahal the Windmill the Acropolis England China Greece Australia America France Holland India Egypt
People travel for different purposes: enjoy the beauty of nature learn about the outside world get excitement or relax oneself do some research study wildlife or plants be interested in delicious food do business or make friends…
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 … Where do people often travel?
What do people need do before traveling? decide where to go and make a travel plan work out the traveling expenses learn something about their destination so that they can enjoy themselves better there
1. backpack 2. towel 3. compass 4. water purifying tablets 5. book 6. first-aid kit What items should we take?
Look at the pictures on page How much do you know about these places? 2. Have you ever visited there? 3. If not, have you ever thought of visiting there one day?
Australias famous beaches Grasslands of Africa
Gobi Desert Brazilian rainforest
Africa Africa is a continent rich in natural resources. Africa
The grasslands of Africa are home to various animals. Lions are the only cats that live in large family groups.
Elephants usually live in groups that consist of 8 to 15 related members.
Zebras, with a horse-like appearance, have wide black-and-white stripes all over their bodies.
Giraffes in Africa can grow to a height of over 17 feet.
Africa is a continent rich in natural resources, such as oil, gold, diamonds and countless other minerals. A large variety of animals like …live in this mysterious and wild land. Africa
Being the second largest continent on the Earth, it contains more countries than any other continent. Each has unique customs and natural attractions.
Australias 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 Australias most popular holiday playground.
the beautiful undersea world
Kangaroo Emu Platypus
dangerous ocean animals iceberg/ boat sinking terrible weather drowning losing the direction on the sea… Dangers on the beach
Rainforest in Brazil The 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 Earths surface, it is home to around 50% of the worlds living species, many of which are still unknown to humans. It is full of mysteries.
Dangers in the forest wild animals (tigers, lions, crocodile) harmful plants ( man-eating flowers) forest fire getting lost…
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.
Dangers in the desert Gobi animals terrible weather water shortage getting lost strong sunlight…
Discussion 1. Which of these places would you like to visit most? Why? 2. What is the most exciting and amazing place you have ever been to? 3. Can you think of any other exciting places to visit? What are they?
Work in pairs. Ask each other as many questions as possible about his/her traveling experiences. You can use the sentences in next page.
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? Useful expressions
excite 1)__________ (n. ) 2)_________ (adj. ) 3)_________ (adj. ) Language notes excitement exciting excited