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UNIT 6
GOING PLACES
Lead-in
·       Think over the following questions and discuss them with your groupmates:

·       Scan the following text to define…:



READING I. GUILT-FREE HOLIDAYS (Pages 100-101)
Task 1. Read the text Going places paying special attention to the words and expressions given in the Glossary below.

GLOSSARY
1.                eco-tourism
2.                deprived areas
3.                the age of responsible tourism
4.                from around the globe
5.                retire; retired
6.                artificial
7.                marine life
8.                share the knowledge
9.                facility
10.          appeal to
11.          redundant
12.          carefree hippie lifestyle
13.          low budget tourists
14.          run out of smth.
15.          local authorities
16.          discourage smb.
encourage
courage
17.          shoestring budgets
18.          local residents
local inhabitants
a local healer
19.          better-off tourists
20.          turn away smb.
21.          up-market travellers 
22.          snub smb.
23.          remote area
24.          pristine mountains
25.          a cable car
26.          trek for days
27.          launch a project / set up a project
28.          encounter
29.          downturn in the national economy
30.          raise money
31.          to cover the cost of smth.
32.          concern

Task 2. Answer the following questions on the text:
1.    What are the reasons for launching eco-tourism projects in remote areas?
2.     


Task 3. Text analysis.
a)    What is the problem raised by the authors of the article? Does the word choice relate to the theme of the article?
b)   Does the writer begin the introduction stating the problem or providing general information on the topic? What type of connection is used to join the paragraphs?
c)    Summarize the article. Mind the rules of summary writing.

Task 4. Watch the video English as a global language and fill the gaps in the sentences below. Then, discuss in pairs the problems raised by Jay Walker. Do you agree with him? Why? (Why not?)

1.    How many people are trying to learn English ______? Two billion of them.
2.    Learning English can give people the ______ for a better life, a job, to be able to pay for school, or ______ better food on the table.
3.    With English you can become part of a ______ conversation, a global conversation about global problems.
4.    English is becoming the language of ______ ______.
5.    English represents hope for a better future, where the world has a ______ language to solve its ______ problems

Task 5. Translate the following sentences into English:
1) Искусственные рифы не только развивают эко-туризм, но и способствуют защите морских обитателей. 2) Местные власти в Гоа хотят отвадить туристов, которые приезжают с целью поправить свой бюджет. 3) Неразумно игнорировать небогатых туристов в попытке привлечь богатых людей. Это может привести к упадку местной экономики. 4) Некоторые молодые люди специально путешествуют в отдаленных районах в поисках острых ощущений. Большой популярностью пользуются горные районы, куда можно добраться только по канатной дороге. 5) В регионах, где развит массовый туристический бизнес, у местных жителей мало шансов заработать на путешественниках. 6) Неудивительно, что таинственные руины Мачу Пикчу невероятно привлекательны для любителей всего загадочного. С горного плато, на котором расположен прекрасный город-призрак, открываются потрясающие виды на дивные заснеженные вершины и своенравную горную речку Урубаму. 7) Дорога из Мачу-Пикчу в Куско – прекрасный образец искусства инкских строителей. Даже в сезон дождей дорога в прекрасном состоянии. 8) В рамках презентации обсуждались вопросы этического кодекса международного туризма и проблемы ответственности в туризме. Также затрагивались актуальные вопросы экологии и оптимального использования природных ресурсов.

LANGUAGE FOCUS (pp.10 – 11)
Task 6. Study the following words and expressions before doing the tasks of the Language Focus (pp. 102-103)

go via
traffic jam
to have a picnic en-route
see smb. off
board the train
head for
maiden voyage
a double room
to be fully booked
rambler
backpacker
globetrotter
explorer
flying visit
lose one’s heart in
hit the road
pilgrim
holy places
make new discoveries
get a direct flight
stopover
travel leaflet
breathtaking
exceed the speed limit
alternative route
a two-hour delay


FOCUS ON DISCUSSION
NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION

Task 7. Scan the text about … to answer the following questions:

1.
Task 8. Can you provide any examples of cultural differences in non-verbal communication modes of your country?

Task 9. Prepare a presentation on cultural aspect of non-verbal communication. Make use of the text “A World of Body Language” (Workbook, pp, 8 – 9) as well as the Internet resources.

READING 2. THE MOON AND SIXPENCE (Pages 106-107)
Task 10. Find the following words and expressions in the text and reproduce the situations they were used in:
GLOSSARY
1.    short-story writer
2.    become involved
3.    hazard of a journey
4.    favourable circumstances
5.    to wander round
6.    become distinct
7.    trim and neat
8.    remote island
9.    revive one’s interest
10.          to be engaged in smth.
11.          waterfront
12.          extraordinary
13.          chase one another
14.          splendour
15.          drop (the wind ~)
16.          to vanish from view
17.          to meet one’s gaze
18.          lofty
19.          short-lived feeling
20.          enjoyment of the moment
21.          flamboyant trees
22.          unloading of the baggage
23.          examination of customs
24.          dazzle; dazzling colour


Task 11. Translate the following Russian sentences into English using as many words and expressions from Task 10 as possible:

1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 10)
Task 12. Use the link below and read the text Strategies for Inclusive Communication: Interacting with people with a disability:
Be ready to discuss the text in the classroom with your groupmates.

SUPPLEMENTARY READING I
SUPPLEMENTARY READING 2





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