The students then use information and language on the worksheet to write an email booking a hotel room. Do they notice conventions used for addressing the postcards? The students are then divided into pairs. To start, students can talk about travel spots that they have been to and have a short discussion about what they saw, what they did, and who they went with etc.
Show them a postcard writing sample and types of information to include if you wish so that they have a rough template to follow. Where do you think your students would like to go on vacation? Then, on the photo side of the paper, have them draw a few landmarks of the location.
The students are divided into groups of five. Working alone, students use question words in a box on the worksheet to complete a set of holiday conversation questions.
Student A then asks Student B questions about the Grand hotel and completes missing information in a table on the worksheet. When the students have written the email, they give it to their partner.
Write the following questions on the board and put students into groups of three or four to discuss the answers. When everyone has finished, the groups take it in turns to present their tour to the class. This is the front, or the picture portion, of their postcard.
When everyone has finished, the students give feedback to the class on what they found out about their partner. And if you are interested in more, you should follow our Facebook page where we share more about creative, non-boring ways to teach English. If your students can write six simple sentences, they have what it takes to write something we see in everyday life.
Afterwards, the students compare worksheets to check their answers. In Postcard 1, students complain and describe negative aspects of their holiday, e. The itinerary includes all the details of the tour, including things like accommodation, meals, sightseeing, transportation, entertainment, etc.
When all the groups have presented, there is a class vote to see which tour company wins the contract. Optionally, you may want to show them some sample postcards that people have written. The tour companies then have a competition to see who can provide the best weekend tour of their local city for a group of 30 international tourists.
The skies are always blue. When the students have completed the questions, the answers are checked with each group. Students then repeat the process with the second postcard.
Offer suggestions if any students are having difficulty. Weekend Tour Competition ESL Planning a Tour Activity - Writing, Listening and Speaking - Pre-intermediate - 50 minutes In this fun group activity, students have a competition to see who can provide the best weekend tour of their local city for a group of international tourists.
Remember to give them a time limit to complete the letter. A half sheet of standard sized paper works well.
The first step is to think about words that can be used when describing vacations. Modeling for your students, write one short sentence in the blank space on each of the following topics: Students then discuss the two hotels and decide which one they prefer and why. They can brainstorm what there is to do or see in each city.
When the students have finished, they compare worksheets to check their answers. So make school a little more like vacation and write some postcards this summer!
In Postcard 2, students describe positive aspects of their holiday. Let us know where their postcards take them. When the students have completed the questions, the answers are checked with the class.
Our hotel is very close to the water. On the other side of the paper, students should write the address of their friend on the lines. The students are divided into pairs. You can now hang the postcard from the ceiling in your classroom and students will be able to see each side!A collection of ESL, EFL downloadable, printable worksheets, practice exercises and activities to teach about postcard.
Find this Pin and more on esl postcard writing by Elena. Believe it or not, middle schoolers still struggle with formatting addresses! make postcards out of pictures - send to. You will need to model the rest of the steps in writing a postcard for your students.
The first step is to turn the card over and write the address on the card. The first step is to turn the card over and write the address on the card. Reading & Writing a Postcard: Adjectives & Present Simple/Continuous Practice (A2+) 1: Look at the postcard from Germany.
What city is it? Write the name in the box. Before you read the postcard. What do you think the adjectives describe e.g. food, weather etc. Write your answers in column 3.
This is a postcards ESL activity that can help students improve their writing skills by creating a fictional postcard for a friend. Nov 08, · Activities in the worksheet: 1. Match the pictures to the places, the countries, things to do and the food.
2. Think where you can stay atin: 3. Imagine you went to one of the places in ex.5/5(13).Download