1.When you are travelling overseas, it’s a
good idea to stay at youth hostels, where
the accommodation is cheap but
2. You will find it beneficial to plan your
holiday and work out a budget long
before you travel.
3. Most travel agents can provide
information on what visas are required
and can usually tell you about any low
prices they have on fares or hotels.
4. For some destinations, you need to
acquire an entry visa before you leave
your own country.
5. I recommend you buy travel insurance,
which will pay any medical expenses you
have while you are overseas because
getting sick in a foreign country can cost
a lot of money.
While traveling, people would
meet many kinds of difficulties,
some are unforgettable, some
are embarrassed. Can you guess
what would happen to the
A: Maybe, someone would forget the
time to his flight.
B: Maybe someone would carry some
goods that are forbidden in plane.
C: Maybe, someone would lose
himself, what’s worse, he can’t
communicate with others.
Please find the problems that
each traveler has.
1: Tom traveled by air for his first
time. But he didn’t know that he
should change his transit card. So,
he was stopped by the officers at
the airport. The plane was 30
minutes late leaving for this.
2: In second story, Sally, who
was going to overseas on short
holiday. She needed to take some
medicine. But a custom officer
stopped her and wanted to check
3: Paul went for a walk alone
without telling others to the
countryside around a small
village. Unfortunately, he hurt his
ankle and couldn’t get back to the
village. Later, a young man saved
4: Donna’s problem was that she
was traveling in a foreign country
with T-shirt and shorts, she was
surrounded by some people, she
was frightened to flee. It is a very
religious town and the people didn’t
approve of women walking around
in clothes that didn’t cover them
What problems did each
traveller have? Did you guess
correctly? What should they have
done to avoid the problems?
Complete the follow diagram.
Problem Things they should have
He did not obtain He should have
transit card when asked what the cards
To he changed they were handing
m planes at out were for.
She was stopped She should have left
at the customs the pills in their
because she was original bottle. To be
carrying drugs safer, she could have
without a doctor’s asked her doctor for a
prescription. letter .
Problem Things they should have
He should have told
Paul He has an someone where he was
accident in an
going and when he would
isolated place and
be back. Then when he
couldn’t walk. didn’t get back, they would
have known where to
search for him.
She offended some
of the people in the She should have
Don town she was visiting found out about local
na by wearing customs and followed
Look at the question 2 on
1. When changing planes, ____________
you know what you have to do. If
you don’t know what to do, ask
2. If you have to take special medicine
while travelling overseas, _________
doctor’s letter that explains this.
3. If travelling alone, _________________
___________________________________ always let
____________________________. where you are going
4. When travelling, always wear ________
and when you will arrive there.
that the local people will fine
Try to write a story about the
experience on travel according to
the four pictures.
A sample of homework
Last year, I received My uncle’s
letter, he invited me to visit his
factory, he worked in Australia.
I’m very glad to travel abroad. My
aunt knew the news, so she
prepared some delicious food for
my uncle. At airport, she passed
me the box full of
food, and she asked me to
remember her to my uncle.
When I was passing the gate to
the plane, a custom officer
stopped me, he wanted to check
my suitcase. He found the food
box in my suitcase. “ Oh, these
are food.” I said. He said,
remeber sb. to sb. 代某人问候某人
“Sorry, Madam, these are forbidden
to take to the airplane.” “ But, why?
These are only food” I asked. He
pointed the notice on the wall.
Then I read the notice “All food,
plant material and animal products
will be inspected on arrival in
Australia. Prohibited items will be
At last, what I can do was
sitting at the airport and tried to
eat all the food quickly in case I
can get on the plane. That was an
Guess what Sandra’s relationship
to Brian is.
1. What does Tina want to do?
2. Why is Sandra worried about this?
3. What does Brian think about
4. What does Brian suggest Tina
should do until she has more
experience of traveling?
Talk about what you have
experienced when traveling.