Travelling|Pre-Int|7. Sightseeing

Describe what you see

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Your best friend is going to visit Japan.

Congratulate her / him in three sentences.

Learn the words

Study the information

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On the left you can see a famous lake. They say there is a monster there! – Слева вы можете увидеть известное озеро. Говорят, в нем живет монстр!

Don’t miss this beautiful old building. It is 500 years old! – Не пропустите это красивое здание. Ему 500 лет!

A famous writer lived right in this house. — Is that so? – Известный писатель жил прямо в этом доме. – Неужели?

What do you have available? — Only a van and a pickup truck. – Что у вас есть? – Только микроавтобус и пикап.

It’s 200$ for two days and the insurance included. – 200 долларов за 2 дня и страховка включена.

You can find the car in bay 68. Drive safely and have a good day! – Вы сможете найти машину на парковке 68. Водите осторожно и отличного дня!

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It is a good idea to choose a theme of your tour and put the sights in order according to it. – Хорошей идеей будет выбрать тему своего тура и выстроить интересные места в соответствии с темой.

Couch surfing can help you discover interesting people. – Каучсерфинг может помочь вам познакомиться с интересными людьми.

It is better to book tickets online to save more time for travelling. – Лучше бронировать билеты онлайн, чтобы сохранить больше времени на путешествия.

It is perfectly acceptable for young women in Turkey to wear usual clothes. – Для женщин в Турции абсолютно нормально носить обычную одежду.

Young people here tend to go out in groups. – Молодые люди здесь, как правило, ходят гулять группами.

Very few people know a foreign language. – Совсем немногие люди знают иностранный язык.

Choose the correct word

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Time to talk

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1. Are there any popular sights in your country?

2. Do you prefer visiting art exhibitions or museums?

3. Was it hard to choose where to go first on your sightseeing trip?

4. Do you usually buy some memorabilia for yourself or your friends?

5. What are the most notable tourist attractions in the world you’ve already visited?

6. Do you agree that the Big Apple is an extravaganza of great buildings and monuments?

7. Are replicas of famous artists worth buying? And why?

8. Are you fond of bustling and crowded places?

9. Would you like to see a hologram show? And why?

10. Do you spend much time exploring display cabinets abroad?

Read the article and put the words to the right gaps

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Let’s imagine the following situation

Paris romance travel travelling

Paris and romance, they go together like champagne and oysters, cafe and croissants, jambon and beurre, which is why your beloved one and you decided to make a pilgrimage to the French capital on Valentine’s Day. In order to surprise your sweetheart, you are ordering a lovely breakfast to the room while your darling is sleeping. The waiter knocks at the door, you open it and suddenly you hear a loud sound. Hm, what’s that? Ugh, the cookies with prune you’ve eaten in the plane give you stinking gases. Yuck! What an epic fail, dude!

Will this situation make you blush with shame? And why?

What could you do to ameliorate this awkward situation?

Would you act as if nothing had happened? And why?

Do you know any tips and hacks how to deal with flatulence?

Have you ever had any unsettling occasions in your life?

Do you consider eating prune healthy or unhealthy?

Does life permanently play a mean trick on you? And why?

Do you reckon that it’s better to make a joke of it?

Play the Memory Game. Find the matches between words and pictures

*You have to listen to the words


Speak the words in English. Use the microphone

Study the information

Guided tours and excursions. Что предлагают посмотреть

Location: on the right / left / in front of you / next to … you can see …

Attention: don’t miss / keep your eyes peeled for the magnificent castle

Details: this is the wealthiest / most bustling / part of the city / our prime minister lived here

Interest: is that so? Oh, really? Awesome!


🗼On the left you can see a famous lake. They say there is a monster there! – Слева вы можете видеть известное озеро. Говорят, в нем живет монстр!

🗼Don’t miss this beautiful old building. It is 500 years old! – Не пропустите это красивое здание. Ему 500 лет!

🗼A famous writer lived right in this house. — Is that so? – Известный писатель жил прямо в этом доме. – Неужели?


Car rental. Авто на прокат и смотрим сами

Choosing: I would like to rent a car. What do you have available?

Options: We have a van, a sedan, a suv, a pickup truck, a station wagon and a minivan

Paying: How much? – It’s 80$ a day / unlimited mileage / insurance included / the excess

Finding the car: Here are the keys! The car is in bay 45, it is a Range rover. Drive safely!


🗼What do you have available? — Only a van and a pickup truck. – Что у вас есть? – Только микроавтобус и пикап.

🗼It’s 200$ for two days and the insurance included. – 200 долларов за 2 дня и страховка включена.

🗼You can find the car in bay 68. Drive safely and have a good day! – Вы сможете найти машину на парковке 68. Водите осторожно и отличного дня! Вы сможете найти машину на парковке 68. Водите осторожно и отличного дня!


Self-made tours. Все сами

Planning: choose a destination / plot a route / add some sights / put them in the order you want

Couch surfing: register / discover interesting people / connect with hosts / confirm your stay

More ideas: book tickets online / join interesting events / meet groups of people


🗼It is a good idea to choose a theme of your tour and put the sights in order according to it. – Хорошей идеей будет выбрать тему своего тура и выстроить интересные места в соответствии с темой.

🗼Couch surfing can help you discover interesting people. – Каучсерфинг может помочь вам познакомиться с интересными людьми.

🗼It is better to book tickets online to save more time for travelling. – Лучше бронировать билеты онлайн, чтобы сохранить больше времени на путешествия.


Etiquette at public places. Ведем себя прилично

Rules: can or can’t smoke / have to buy / must / mustn’t distract

Typical rules: it is common / acceptable for / them tend to / most / a lot of them speak English

Not typical rules: it is not common for them to / they tend not to / very few / not many people


🗼It is perfectly acceptable for young women in Turkey to wear usual clothes. – Для женщин в Турции абсолютно нормально носить обычную одежду.

🗼Young people here tend to go out in groups. – Молодые люди здесь, как правило, ходят гулять группами.

🗼Very few people know a foreign language. – Совсем немногие люди знают иностранный язык.

Find and mark a mistake in the sentence. Then check yourself

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  1. off
  2. dent
  3. rent
  4. hologram
  5. boot
  6. replica
  7. exhibition
  8. cabinet
  9. treasure
  10. extravaganza

Study the following phrases

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🔵 This car has dents on its boot, I want another one.

У этой машины вмятины на багажнике, я хочу другую.

🔵 She is planning to join an interesting event, a car race in the desert.

Она планирует посетить интересное событие — автогонки в пустыне.

🔵 You can find the collection of coins on your left.

Слева вы сможете найти коллекцию монет.

🔵 The fastest way to get there is to use toll roads.

Самый быстрой способ туда попасть — использовать платные дороги.

🔵 He connected with the flat host to stay at his place and went to enjoy the views of the evening city.

Он связался с хозяином квартиры, чтобы пожить там, и отправился наслаждаться видами вечернего города.

🔵 This art gallery is just an extravaganza of bright colours!

Эта картинная галерея просто феерия ярких цветов!

🔵 They picked up a suv at the parking bay and went up the steep hill.

Они взяли внедорожник на парковке и отправились вверх по крутому холму.

🔵 Did you take your driver’s license with you?

А ты взял с собой водительские права?

🔵 Our boot is full of food and drinks for our fascinating trip to mountains.

Наш багажник полон еды и напитков для увлекательного путешествия в горы.

🔵 If you don’t like crowded bars, try this cosy pub in the city centre.

Если вы не любите переполненные бары, сходите в этот уютный паб в центре города.

Let’s chat

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Вы на экскурсии по Тайм Сквер в Нью Йорке.

  • Warm-up
  • Vocabulary
  • Get to know
  • Let's practice
  • Discussion
  • Life Story
  • Let's imagine
  • Vocabulary
  • Get to know
  • Let's practice
  • Phrasebook
  • Chatting
  1. 1. Travelling|Pre-Int|1. Booking a trip
  2. 2. Travelling|Pre-Int|2. At the airport
  3. 3. Travelling|Pre-Int|3. Something to eat
  4. 4. Travelling|Pre-Int|4. At the hotel
  5. 5. Travelling|Pre-Int|5. Finding the way
  6. 6. Travelling|Pre-Int|6. Emergency cases
  7. 7. Travelling|Pre-Int|7. Sightseeing
  8. 8. Travelling|Pre-Int|8. Extreme