Lesson Plan Theme: Transport

On this page, you will find lessons plans relating to "Transport".


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This Ship Is Huge

Target Language: There is / there are, adjectives.
Description: A warmer about small/large objects before a reading that introduces there is/are and some basic adjectives. The lesson finishes with a fun memory game which gives further practice of there is/are.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 0G4
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Platform Four For Chicago

Target Language: Present Simple for routine actions, telling the time, numbers.
Description: The theme of the lesson is transportation and especially Chicago train station. Students will practice telling the time and using the Present Simple to talk about routine events. There is a jigsaw speaking activity to finish with that gives practice of telling the time.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 0V5


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You Can't Do That!

Target Language: Can/Have To/Can't for permission and obligation, learning to drive.
Description: Using the topic of driving and driving lessons to teach modal verbs of obligation and permission. Traffic signs used too - for can/have to/can't.
Duration: 40 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 2G7
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The Mediterranean Mermaid

Target Language: Time markers, there is/there are review.
Description: Following the sometimes painful adventures of two honeymooners and their letters home. Focus on time markers such as then, after, afterwards, before, as soon as, etc.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 2R2


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Trains Across America

Target Language: Present Simple, Superlatives
Description: Revision of superlatives, reading a travel ad, travel vocabulary, use of Present Simple for future events.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3G1
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The Flying Dutchman

Target Language: Comparative and superlative structures.
Description: The warmer gets students to rank modes of transport according to speed. The reading text focuses on a Dutch cyclist and uses many comparative and superlative forms. After some grammar focus on these structures, the lesson ends with a grammar auction game.
Duration: 75 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3G14
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This Car Is Cheap

Target Language: Discussing car choices, car vocabulary.
Description: Students decide what the most important things to consider are when buying a new car. Reading about four people looking to purchase a new car. Car ad vocabulary.
Duration: 45 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3R2
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Corston Vale Relief Road

Target Language: Role Play: persuading, agreeing, disagreeing, negotiating, etc.
Description: Students are divided into groups and try to reach a decision on the location of a new road.
Duration: 1 hour minimum. Lesson Plan Code: 3RP1


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Target Language: Complex conditional structures.
Description: The story of a miraculous survival at sea is used to teach students complex conditional structures. The lesson finishes with a fun game.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 4G7
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Anger Behind The Wheel

Target Language: What causes road rage and what possible solutions there are to reduce it.
Description: The listening in this lesson is a talk on the radio about road rage. There are two vocabulary exercises, looking both at single words and idioms. There is a role play at the end of the lesson.
Duration: 60-70 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 4L8
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Cargo Cruises

Target Language: Traveling around the world, different modes of transport, life aboard a ship.
Description: This lesson is centered around an article about several travelers who use cargo ships to move around the world's oceans. There is a multiple-matching comprehension exercise, a pre-reading vocabulary section and a fun board game to finish with.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 4R7
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The Last Ark

Story Involves: Science Fiction, space travel, loneliness, desperation.
Plot: NASA sends over 200 of its finest on a one way trip to a distant star. After years of hibernation, the first to wake heads to the flight deck to speak with the central computer, Max. Something doesn't seem right. Where are they - and where is everyone else?
Duration: 70 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 4R12

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