1. Practice giving directions.
2. Enlarge expressions of asking the way and answering.
A theme park is a type of park where you can have fun riding on big machines such as a Rotler Coaster the big wheel, fart cars and bungee jumping, but where the whole park is based on one subject such as water or space travel.
Step1 Revision & Warming-up
Task Report about experiences
Activity One Tell the experiences (Individual and Class work)
Which amusement park have you ever been to?
How did you feel? / What makes it unforgettable?
Activity Two Tell about how to get to the park (Individual work)
How can we get there?
Step 2 Listening
Task Listen and answer
Listen to 2 dialogues and answer the following:
Where is she/he going? How to get there?
(This part is taken from a test tape). Such as:
A: Excuse me, but can you tell me how to get to the zoo?
B: Sorry, I’m a stranger here.
Question: What does the conversation mean?
A: Excuse me, how can I get to the railway station?
B: Just walk one more block and you will see a No.15 bus stop. Wait there for the bus to take you over.
Where is she going? How to get there?
Step 3 Speaking
Task Watch the map and find the way
T: Suppose we are at the main entrance of this theme park and we want to go to some places: the Ocean world, the History Land, the Bungee Jumping…
Please write about how we can get there, according to page 65.
Activity One One tells the class how to get to the places.
Activity Two Make up dialogues, using the information above.
Activity Three Make up dialogues, talking about their own destinations.
T: Talk about where you plan to go and the reason, about how to get there…
Task Have a Free Discussion
T: Suppose you are at the main entrance and you want to go to the Big Tower for a free fall ride in the morning. Which way will you prefer to choose:
Take the direction of the Animal Park and the Roller Coaster;
Take the direction of the Dinosaur Park and the Tomorrow Land.
Why do you prefer that?
Discuss the situations in group. (Group work)
Step 4 Practice
Task Watch the map and say 设计意图：贴近生活，充满幻想
T: Suppose you are at the Ocean Park of Hong Kong now.
Which part will you try? Tell about your reason and the way.
（Teachers design a map for the talk or copy a similar one from the internet）
Step 5 Homework
T: Surf the Internet and find some information about theme parks, the Ocean Park of Hong Kong, Walt Disney and Disneyland, and so on. Then write a few sentences about what you’ve got. Make a copy of 10 wonderful pictures that you find about theme parks, and your copies will be shown to others before the following lesson.