Unit 7 – Transportation English Lesson for Kids

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Unit 7: Transportation


Objectives:

  • This lesson will teach students how to talk about means of transportation in English.
  • Students will learn means of transportation vocabulary and expressions.
  • This English lesson will teach students how to ask a number of ‘how,' ‘where’ and ‘when’ questions – a focus on three question words.

Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps

transportation video lesson

1st –This cartoon animated video features a short dialogue, followed by vocabulary and sentence breakdown. It is essential for introducing the words, phrases, grammar, spelling and sentences of the lesson in context. Watch repeatedly to master the content. The video plays on any device.

transportation game

2nd – Then the student plays this fun game after watching the video, to practice the contents of the lesson. The student’s score is recorded in the Learning Management System (LMS). This game can only be played on a PC, not mobile devices.

transportation test

3rd – Finally the learner takes this test of the unit. The score of this test is captured in the LMS and gives educators an idea of how well their learner is doing. The test opens on any device – mobile & PC.


Worksheets for the Unit

The worksheets below are useful for offline and classroom activities. These printable exercises directly correlate with the above lesson 'Transportation'. Every worksheet comes with an answer sheet on the second page for educators.

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Lesson Story:

Dad is about to leave for the city. The children want to come. They are going to the airport to pick up Freddie’s aunt, Mona. On the way, they choose different means of transportation and talk about it. They also ask many questions relating to the length of time.

Vocabulary:

walk, car, taxi, bus, subway, train, van, bike, plane, truck, airport, car park

Key Sentences/Grammar

  • Are you going by car?
  • How do we get to the subway?
  • Where does this train go, Dad?
  • When does Aunt Mona arrive?
  • She arrives in five minutes.
  • How is she going to arrive?
  • By plane.

 'How' questions

  • How do you come to school? (if you want to know the means)
  • By bus.
  • How long does it take? (if you want to know the amount of time)
  • It takes ten minutes.
  • How old are you? (if you want to know the age)
  • I am three years old.
  • How are you? (to ask about someone’s well-being)
  • I am fine.

‘When’ questions

  • When is your birthday? (Time of the year question)
  • It’s on May 10th.
  • When does the plane arrive? General time question)
  • It arrives in five minutes.
  • When do we go home? (Time question)
  • At three o’clock.
  • How long does it take to get to the car park?

This lesson is part of the Level 2 English course.

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