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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Aren’t airports strange places? There’s so much happening in them. People coming, people going; people crying with sadness because they’re going away, people crying with joy because they’ve arrived. Big airports are almost like small towns. It seems like you walk across a town by the time you check in and get to your departure gate. The thing I like most about airports is people watching. There are people from all over the world. I also like how everything fits and works together. You check your luggage in and then it disappears, before you see it again at the next airport. I still think airports need improving. There’s not a lot to do there. Airports really need to have an entertainment area so people can kill time.

  LISTENING GAP FILL

Aren’t airports ______________________ ? There’s so much happening in them. People coming, ______________________ ; people crying with sadness because they’re going away, people ______________________ because they’ve arrived. Big airports are almost ______________________ . It seems like you walk across a town by the time you check in and ______________________ departure gate. The thing I like most about airports is people watching. There are people ______________________ the world. I also like how everything fits and ______________________ . You check your luggage in and then it disappears, ______________________ it again at the next airport. I still think airports need improving. There’s ______________________ to do there. Airports really need to have an entertainment area so ______________________ time.

  CORRECT THE SPELLING

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  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

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  DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

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  STUDENT AIRPORTS SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about airports in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

 

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  WRITING

Write about airports for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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  HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET INFO: Search the Internet and find more information about airports. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about airports. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. AIRPORTS POSTER Make a poster about airports. Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY AIRPORTS LESSON: Make your own English lesson on airports. Make sure there is a good mix of things to do. Find some good online activities. Teach the class / another group when you have finished.

6. ONLINE SHARING: Use your blog, wiki, Facebook page, MySpace page, Twitter stream, Del-icio-us / StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on airports. Share your findings with the class.

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