سه شهری که می شناسید را در نظر بگیرید و مانند نمونه آن را از زوایای مختلف مقایسه کنید. به نظر شما کدام یک برای سفر بهتر است؟
A: Why don’t we compare Curitiba, São Paulo, and Santos?
B: OK. São Paulo is bigger than Curitiba.
C: Curitiba is the most well-planned of the three.
الف: چرا کوریتیبا، سائوپائولو و سانتوس را با هم مقایسه نمی کنیم؟
ب: باشه. سائوپائولو بزرگتر از کوریتیبا است.
الف: کوریتیبا برنامه ریزی شده ترین از این سه است.
A: There’s a problem with my room. There are bugs on the wall.
B: I’ll have someone get on it right away.
الف: اتاق من مشکلی دارد. حشرات روی دیوار وجود دارد.
ب: از کسی می خواهم که فوراً آن را انجام دهد.
A: Our town is well known for corn.
B: So why don’t we have a Corn Festival?
C: We could have a corn-eating contest.
الف: شهر ما به خاطر ذرت معروف است.
ب: پس چرا جشنواره ذرت نداریم؟
الف: می توانیم مسابقه ذرت خوری داشته باشیم.
A- Ask your partner these questions.
1- Do you think traveling makes a person more open-minded? Why or why not?
2- Name two places that you would like to visit. If you could visit only one of them, which would you choose? Why?
3- What places in your city or country do you consider overpriced? Why?
4- Name one thing that someone has reminded you to do. Who reminded you?
B- Now answer your partner’s questions.
A- Answer your partner’s questions.
B- Now ask your partner these questions.
1- What do you think is the most culturally diverse city in your country? Why?
2- Name two places that you have visited. Which did you like better? Why?
3- What places in your city are always packed? Why?
4- Name one thing that someone has warned you not to do. Who warned you?
Student A and Student B
C- You and your partner are going to entertain an overseas visitor for two days. Discuss the following:
what places to visit during the day
what to do in the evening
how to get to the places
what foods / restaurants to try
A- Student B’s own answers- Sample answers:
1- Yes, I think traveling definitely makes people more open-minded. It’s important to learn about other cultures and countries.
2- I’d like to visit Madrid and Berlin. If I could choose only one, I’d choose Madrid because it’s less expensive.
3- The stores in malls are usually overpriced in my city. You can find the same things for a much lower price in the stores downtown.
4- My wife reminded me to pick up the dry-cleaning after work yesterday.
B- Student A’s own answers- Sample answers:
1- I think Tokyo is the most culturally diverse city in Japan. You can meet people from all over the world there.
2- I’ve visited two cities in England: London and Brighton. I liked Brighton better. It’s smaller and slower-paced. Also, it’s by the ocean, and I love to swim.
3- The best restaurants are always packed because so many people like to eat out.
4- My mother warned me not to go out alone at night.
C- Useful phrases
If your students need extra support, provide them with some of these useful phrases:
OK, which places should we choose for [the first / second day]?
What about [transportation]?
What [restaurants / cafés] should we recommend?
Do you think it’s a good idea to [go to a concert] in the evening?
No, that’s too [expensive / crowded / boring].
Do you agree?
What do you think?
I don’t know. Maybe we should [go to a club].
That’s a good idea. Let’s do that.