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Unit 9 Getting Around

Vocabulary

bicycle

careful

return

departure

fast

further

furthest

near

nearest

kilometre

government

next

motor bike

open

private

single

traffic

transport

underground wrong

first class

quickest

travel

safest

class quickest t r a v e l s a f e s t How Do

How Do You Get Around?

Unit 9 Summary

Getting Around - focuses on how people travel around the city, go to work, go to school, travel around the country and which type of transport suits them best. This unit will help you use language in conversation to describe how you get around and ask for information from others.

English Unlimited pages 74, 76how you get around and ask for information from others. Look at the pictures in the

Look at the pictures in the table, what does each one show?for information from others. English Unlimited pages 74, 76 Self assessment, not graded activity. Choose the

Self assessment, not graded activity.

Choose the correct answer for each picture.

car,

monorail,

4 wheel drive,

motorbike,

camel,

walking,

bicycle,

boat,

plane,

bus,

 

Type of Transport

Matching Sentence

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1    
   

2

2    
   

3

3    
   

4

4    
   

5

5    
   

6

6    
   

7

7    
   
8 9 10
8
9
10

Read the sentences in the box8 9 10 Task 1: In your note book, write the number for each picture, choose

Task 1: In your note book, write the number for each picture, choose a sentence from the box to8 9 10 Read the sentences in the box match each type of transport. Make sure

match each type of transport. Make sure you write the sentences correctly beside the correct number. How do you get around?

I go by monorail, because it is fast and gets me close to my home.

I walk because do

not have to go far from my office.

We went by camel because we wanted to experience traditional travel in the desert.

always do lots of shopping so I take my car.

take the bus.

Our four wheel drive is the best when we go out in the desert driving.

we take our motor bike out on the road. Etihad.

I ride because I like the exercise, it keeps me fit.

I don’t like driving in heavy traffic so I

I

It is easier to catch the water taxi across the creek than drive around.

On our days off

When I travel to another country I go with

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Task 2: Ask 2 people in your class, ‘How do you get around?’ They must answer in full sentences . ‘How do you get around?’ They must answer in full sentences.

Write their names and answers in your note book. Remember capitals, information and stops.do you get around?’ They must answer in full sentences . English Unlimited pages 70-71 /6

English Unlimited pages 70-71in your note book. Remember capitals, information and stops. /6 Task 3: In your note book,

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Task 3: In your note book, complete the table with the correct comparative and superlative.information and stops. English Unlimited pages 70-71 /6   er est fast     safe  

 

er

est

  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London
  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London
  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London

fast

   
  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London
  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London
  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London

safe

   
  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London
  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London
  er est fast     safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London

slow

   
    safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London 12 hours Abu Dhabi
    safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London 12 hours Abu Dhabi
    safe     slow     Abu Dhabi to London 12 hours Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi to London 12 hours

Abu Dhabi to Sydney 22 hours

Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles 23 hours

long

   

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English Unlimited pages 77The most common preposition of movement is to , but there are lots of others:

The most common preposition of movement is to , but there are lots of others: most common preposition of movement is to, but there are lots of others:

up

down

across

up down across up the stairs up the hill down the stairs down the hill across
up down across up the stairs up the hill down the stairs down the hill across
up down across up the stairs up the hill down the stairs down the hill across

up the stairs up the hill

down the stairs down the hill

across the road across the river

over

under

along

across the road across the river over under along over the bridge over the hill under
across the road across the river over under along over the bridge over the hill under
across the road across the river over under along over the bridge over the hill under

over the bridge over the hill

under the bridge under the table

along the street along the river

into

out of

through

along the street along the river into out of through into the house into the garden
along the street along the river into out of through into the house into the garden
along the street along the river into out of through into the house into the garden

into the house into the garden

out of the house out of the garden

through the town through the door

past

round/around

 
past the house past the cat

past the house past the cat

round the tree round the park

round the tree round the park

from

to

from to from A to B

from A to B

Watch Video 1. Non graded practice exercise: go to this web site and practice

http://www.tinyteflteacher.co.uk/learning-english/prepositions/exercises/prepositions-movement.html

Watch video 2: The Hobbit, An Unexpected journey.

Audio 1: Listen to and then read the summary of ‘An Unexpected Journey’.Watch video 2: The Hobbit, An Unexpected journey. Task 4: Choose the correct prepositions of movement

Task 4: Choose the correct prepositions of movement from the box to fit the empty spaces. prepositions of movement from the box to fit the empty spaces.

The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey

Bilbo Baggins is swept…… …

Erebor… …… the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself setting… …….on a journey……… ……. Erebor, in the company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior,

Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey takes them… ……… the Wild; …… ……….

treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs,… ………

and …… …

go… …. the East and… …………

must first go…… ………. the mountains and go…… ………

where Bilbo comes………… ………… the creature that will change his life

forever

on the shores of an underground lake, Bilbo gains possession of Gollum's "precious" ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities.

a

quest to get back the lost Dwarf Kingdom of

Giant Spiders,

… ……… Shapeshifters and Sorcerers. Although they must

the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain they

the goblin tunnels,

Gollum. Here,…… ……. ……… …… the others, alone with Gollum,

into

under

past

towards

across

into

to

across

through

away from

down into

off

from

away from

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Practice reading ‘An Unexpected Journey’. Record yourself. Practice your speaking skills.past towards across into to across through away from down into off from away from /14

Story writers have created other ways of getting around, such as:

Magic Carpet Dragon Broomstick Time Machine
Magic Carpet Dragon Broomstick Time Machine
Magic Carpet Dragon Broomstick Time Machine
Magic Carpet Dragon Broomstick Time Machine

Magic Carpet

Dragon

Broomstick

Time Machine

Can you think of anymore?

Video 3: Go to this web site and listen to the story of Ali and the Magic Carpet. http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/ali-and-the-magic-carpet

Task 5: Choose an unusual way of getting around and write a

Task 5: Choose an unusual way of getting around and write a story about your trip. Remember to

include a beginning, middle and end to your story. Use the plan below to help. Marked according to rubric.

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Title:

Introduction …… who? what? where?

What happened? First

Then

Next

Finally

Conclusion/ending.

We/I thought…….