Unit 7: Transportation - by car


  • To teach ESL/EFL beginners to talk about different means of transportation.
  • To learn to use the question format ‘How do you come…?’ for asking about transportation.
  • To learn to ask and answer two types of close-ended questions – ‘Is that…?’ and ‘Do you…?’
  • To teach transportation vocabulary

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 game reviews key vocabulary, grammar and sentences from the lessons. This game can be played on any device.

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:

Freddie and Lisa have just been dropped off by Dad, who drives Freddie’s Ville Mobile - a zero emission car used in the town. They meet Bob, who is intrigued by the car and starts a conversation about means of transportation.


Key Sentences

  • Transportation - on foot, car, plane, bus, bicycle, taxi, truck, van, subway
  • Is that your father’s car?
  • Yes, it is.
  • Do you always come to school by car?
  • Yes, I do.
  • How do you come to school, Bob?
  • I come to school on foot.

This lesson is part of the Starter 2 English course for absolute beginners.

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