Transport. Module 5.

Transport. Module 5.

Module 5 "Transport" aims to teach students to successfully solve any problem that may occur on a road or while navigating arount a city during their stay abroad. .

In this Mudule you will learn:

  1. How to use the London Underground (Tube), railway, buses and taxi and the vocabulary that is essential to know while traveling by public transport.

  2. The History of several Tube's stations, English railway, several streets of Central London.

  3. How to buy a ticket in a ticket office. What is the cheapest way to get aound.

  4. How to ask for help while being in a public transport.

  5. Idioms related to the area of Transport.

    DIgital resources of the 5 Module:

  6. "Travel English Pocket Book"

  7. "Underground vocabulary Kahoot Quiz"

  8. "Polite Dialogue Mindmap"

  9. "London Tube Guide video"

  10. "The History of London Tube video"

  11. "The History of London Underground video"

  12. "Railway vocabulary Kahoot Quiz"

  13. "Idioms related to the area of Transport"

  14. "Taxi vocabulary Kahoot Quiz"

  15. "Bus vocabulary Kahoot Quiz"

  16. "Car vocabulary Kahoot Quiz"

  17. "How to travel around London video guide"

  18. "Video tips to travel aroun London by bus"

  19. "The beginner's guide to London video"

  20. "London black cabs video"

Here you are a plan of one lesson of this Module.

I. Discussion "Public Transport. Pros & cons".

Brainstorm ideas on the given topic. Then ask your partner and answer yourself the following questions.

  1. What are your favorite means of transport?

  2. How often do you use public transport?

  3. What would you change in public transpot system of your town?

    II. Watch a . video with some crucial tips about how to use The London Tube

Write down all do's and don'ts.

Watch another video about the History of The London Tube and answer the following questions.

1. How many journeys do passengers make per year?

2. When did The London Tube open?

3. How many passengers a year did the Tube carry by 1880?

4. How many percent of metro network is above ground?

5. How many meters below the surface are modern stations located at?

6. How many trains does the Tube operate?

7. What is the secret of a smooth ride?

8. What does every station have to help drivers stop accurately?

III. Study the page with the new vocabulary related to the topic of "Underground" (Travel English Pocket Book).

Use your mobile phones to translate unknown words.

Listen to a dialogue given in your handouts and fill in the missing words.

IV. Using the prompts from your handouts make up a dialogue in which you need to buy metro tickets.

V. Study the map of Central London Tube

Choose a particular metro station that you would like to travel to and ask a stranger (your partner) how to go there (use a mindmap with useful phrases of a polite conversation).

VI. Pick up one of the central Tube's stations and surf the Net on its history and interesting facts.

Share the information you found with the group.

VII. Revise today's lesson vocabulary by playing Kahoot quiz.

In the next article you will read about "Module 6 "Crime" of the course "Travel English. Communicative approach".