It’s such a lovely place! (so and such)

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Grammar - so and such

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structures with so and such

LESSON OVERVIEW

The main objectives of this lesson are to:

  • talk about travel experiences;
  • watch and discuss a short video on a city’s attractions;
  • practise structures with so and such.

Students explore vocabulary to talk about holidays (e.g. get to know, packed with people, stay overnight, etc.), share their personal experiences and watch a video about Accra, the capital city of Ghana. They also study and use structures with so and such and discuss the advantages of different travel options.

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
B1 / Intermediate
60 minFlipped LessonUnlimited Plan

This is a Flipped Classroom lesson plan. In a nutshell, it means that the first part of the lesson needs to be done by students at home. Learn more about flipped classroom and how we implement it in these lesson plans in our post.

PRE-CLASS ACTIVITIES

Before class, students read a text about a tour of a village in France and choose words to complete gaps. Then, they complete dialogues about travel plans and preferences with the phrases they created in the previous task (e.g. a bustling place, avoid the crowds, a wide choice, etc.). After that, students choose four phrases and write three pieces of advice for tourists who visit the place where they live.

IN-CLASS ACTIVITIES

In this part of the lesson, students choose one option and complete sentences with their own ideas about holidays (e.g. I avoid/don’t avoid the crowds of tourists because…). Afterwards, they read statements about a city’s attractions (e.g. local restaurants have a wide choice of dishes) and discuss what places they think of when they read them. Following that, students watch a video about the capital city of Ghana and tick the statements that are true. Then, they watch the video again and complete facts about the city with one word each. Next, students read comments by people who have watched the video and say which one they agree with and why. After that, they work with grammar and explore how to use structures with so and such by finding examples in the comments and answering questions about their comprehension of the structures. They also finish sentences with their own ideas. 

At this point in the lesson, students use structures with ‘so’ and ‘such’ to complete statements about memories from past travels. Then, students choose two and say what experiences from their life they could describe using them. Afterwards, they name an advantage of each of the two options in statements about travel choices and vacation options (e.g. you don’t often go abroad, but this year you want to visit a new place. You can go to Gordes or Accra). Then, students say which option they would choose and why.

HOMEWORK/REVISION

This lesson also includes an additional task that you can use as homework or revision. In the task, students rewrite sentences by adding so or such. Then, they add that and finish the sentences with their own ideas. The task is available in the teacher’s version of the worksheet. You can print it and hand it out to your students. It’s also included in the e-lesson plan.

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  1. Voula

    Hello there! I am vainly trying to access the worksheets. I already have a Basic account.
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  2. Владислав

    thanks for this one. didn’t know anything about Accra, it was interesting 🙂

    1. Inna

      Thank you so much for your comment! We’re happy you liked the lesson and found out something interesting for yourself 🙂

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