Unit 3: World Travel Destinations
- Teach ESL learners the names of the world’s most iconic structures and the countries in which they are found – Great Wall, Coliseum, Pyramids, Eiffel Tower etc.
- This English lesson also teaches extreme forms of adjectives, otherwise known as non-gradable adjectives. Learning extreme adjectives will enable learners to further develop their vocabulary.
- The lesson also teaches the passive voice which is suitable for talking about historical objects and people – Ex. was built, was built by. In the passive voice the object of the sentence receives the action.
Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps
Worksheets for the Unit
The worksheets below are useful for offline and classroom activities. These printable exercises directly correlate with the above lesson 'World Travel Destinations'. Every worksheet comes with an answer sheet on the second page for educators.
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Lisa and Bob are reading books about travel in the school library. Lisa is looking for a place she would like to visit. The books provide interesting information about world famous ancient structures. They learn about the ages of iconic constructions like the Great Wall, Coliseum and the Eiffel Tower.
|Pyramids of Egypt|
|Great Wall of China|
|Eiffel Tower of France|
|Coliseum of Rome|
|Taj Mahal of India|
|Terracotta Warriors of China|
|old||ancient (very old)|
|big||gigantic (very big)|
|good||wonderful (very good)|
|bad||terrible (very bad)|
|beautiful||stunning (very beautiful)|
Talking about the Pyramids of Egypt
- When were the Pyramids of Egypt built?
- They were built over 5000 years ago.
- That's ancient!
Talking about the Great Wall
- When was the Great Wall built?
- It was built in 200 BC.
- It's gigantic!
Talking about the Taj Mahal
- Who was the Taj Mahal built by?
- It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan.
- It's stunning!
This lesson is part of the Level 6 English course.