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Conversation - Tourism

 

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CONVERSATION - TOURISM

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to Student B.)

(1) What images spring to mind when you hear the word ‘tourism’?
(2) How important is tourism to your country?
(3) Would you like to work in tourism?
(4) What are the good and bad things about tourism?
(5) What do you think tourism will be like in the future?
(6) What are the major tourist attractions in your country?
(7) What do you think of the idea of space tourism?
(8) How does tourism change lives?
(9) What is eco-tourism? Do you think it’s a good idea?
(10) Is there a difference between a tourist and a backpacker ?

 

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to Student A.)

(1) Do you think tourism helps people in the world understand each other?
(2) Is tourism something that only rich people take part in?
(3) What do you think of sex tourism? Do you think it’ll ever disappear?
(4) What factors affect tourism?
(5) Do tourists really get to see the real countries they visit?
(6) Do you think tourism is bad for the planet?
(7) Are tourists in your country funny?
(8) How has tourism changed over the past few decades?
(9) Are you a good ambassador for your country’s tourism industry?
(10) What is tourism?

 

List of useful vocabulary about to talk about tourism

Land Tourist Attractions

Amusement/Theme  Parks

Castles

Horseback Riding

Caves

Rain Forests

Aquariums & Gardens

Cemeteries

Recreation Centers

Ice Skating

Art Galleries

Safaris/ Hunting

Cycling

Libraries

Memorials/Monuments & Landmarks

Expeditions

Bird Watching

Fairs

Spas

Bridges

Museums

Tours

Roller Coasters

National and State Parks

Train Rides

Butterfly Watching

Volcanoes

Waterfalls

Picnic Areas

Wine Tasting

Carnivals

Planetariums

Zoos

Hiking

Temples

Spirituality

Skateboarding

Snowboarding

Bungee Jumping

Mountain Climbing

Skiing

Haunted Houses

Labyrinths & Mazes

Parties

Quays

Picturesque  views

 

Water Tourist Attractions

Beaches Cruises

Swimming Pools

Boat Rides

Fishing

Sailing

Water Parks

Scuba Diving

Water Skiing

Kayaking

Snorkeling

Whale Watching

Deep Sea Fishing

Rafting

Surfing

Wind Surfing

Journey 
1. Trip: A journey that you make to a place and back again. 
2. Travel: Going from one place to another often to a place far away. 
3. Journey: Travel from one place to another(formal use)
4. Tour:    (a) Organized trip e.g. a The study tour. b. spirituality tour (churches, temples places of spirituality) c. ethnic tours ( learning local culture, traditions and customs).
5. Cruise: a holiday during which you travel on a ship or boat and visit a number of   places. 

6. Voyage:a long journey on a ship or in a spacecraft. 

 

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