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  THE TAPESCRIPT

Driving is one of life’s greatest pleasures. There’s nothing better than getting behind the wheel and going for a drive. I live in the countryside, so it’s easy to get out onto an open road. I open the windows and turn the music up and then just drive and drive. I like driving to new areas and finding new roads. I find it very relaxing and great fun. I like the speed and the freedom. I even like driving in towns and cities, although not when traffic is really heavy. It’s not much fun being stuck in a traffic jam half the day. Driving in different countries is great fun. I’m a little nervous at first, but I soon get to know the roads. People have different ways of driving in different countries. I don’t like countries that have aggressive drivers.

  LISTENING GAP FILL

Driving is ______________________ greatest pleasures. There’s nothing better than getting behind the wheel ______________________ drive. I live in the countryside, so it’s easy ______________________ onto an open road. I open the windows and turn the music up ______________________ drive and drive. I like driving to new areas and finding new roads. I ______________________ relaxing and great fun. I like the speed and the freedom. I even like driving in towns and cities, ______________________ traffic is really heavy. It’s not much fun being ______________________ traffic jam half the day. Driving in different countries is great fun. I’m a little ______________________ , but I soon ______________________ the roads. People have different ways of driving in different countries. I don’t like countries that have ______________________ .

  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 DRIVING SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about driving 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 driving 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 driving. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

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

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

5. MY DRIVING LESSON: Make your own English lesson on driving. 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 driving. Share your findings with the class.

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