~ Contents ~ Travel Talk ~ Topic 9 ~ Talking about Trains ~

A) How often do you take the subway?


B1) I (never/seldom/sometimes/often/always/?) take the subway.

B2) I take the subway (one/twice/three times) a (day/week/month/year).


A) Does your country have a good train system?


B1) No. Its pretty bad. ( ________________________________ .)

B2) Its not bad. ( ____________________________________ . )

B3) Its pretty good. ( _________________________________ . )

B4) Its amazing. ( ___________________________________ . )


A) Have you ever taken a trip on a train in your country?


B) You mean on a holiday or a vacation?


A) Well, yes... Or even just a one-day trip.


B) Let me think. Well, __________________________________ .    


A) That sounds __________ . How about in a foreign country?


B) Well, ______________________________________________ .


A) Where would you like to travel by train?


B) Lets see I think Id like __________________________________ .


A) Good idea. Would you mind if I joined you?


B) Not at all Wed have a great time.

How to Make a Lesson ~ Procedures                                                             Print Role Plays: .docx / .doc


1)   To begin with, as a class, in groups, in pairs, look up, talk about, and practice the role play vocabulary

2)   Then, fill in the blanks according to the topic (assisted by students, the teacher, and the internet)

3)   After that, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, practice the role plays you have created

4)   Next, try to make variations in your responses (remember role plays dont have to be true)

5)   Finally, perform your role play in front of the class with a partner or several partners

       (Challenge yourself by performing the role play with no written cues. Enjoy the process)

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