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Why Travel Will Never Be the Same (After the Covid-19 Pandemic) FULL LESSON W/ VOCAB + DISCUSSION ACTIVITIES

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Full Lesson (Vocab, Pre and While Tasks, Discussion Questions included). Students Respond to Questions about the 6 main ways journalist and BrightTrip company executive Johnny Harris thinks travel will change after the pandemic
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Johnny Harris discusses the 6 main ways he thinks the pandemic will forever change travel
Video length
13 minutes 30 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
Listening comprehension
General topic
Grammar topic
Other pedagogical goals
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1), Proficient (C2)
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This resource is intended for:Business/professional students, Adults
Business/professional students
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
He thinks Covid-19 will permanently change travel because many jobs in this industry...
Are expected to disappear
Are expected to increase
Are expected to stay the same
2. Choose the correct options.
According to the video, Covid 19 is similar to 09-11 because they both
will change travel forever
are traumatic large-scale events
involve the US government
3. Choose the correct options.
Which point is NOT going to be a central focus in the video?
Why changes in travel could be positive
What immunity passports are& why they're important
How to prepare for his 6 predicted travel changes
4. Guess the end.
What are some ways he thinks an emphasis on healthy travel will manifest?
5. Choose the correct options.
He mainly uses the graph as an example that domestic travel:
Is becoming more interesting to people
Is helping the camping industry
Is encouraging travelers to do more ecotourism
6. Choose the correct options.
Overtourism is ......
High #s of tourists harming the lives of locals
Local overpopulation causing low #s of tourists
Tourist-owned businesses overpowering local ones
7. Choose the correct options.
Which is NOT an impact he predicts of prioritizing locals?
Travel entities regulat tourism to cater to locals
Individuals traveling to more isolated places
Committees of locals investigating overtourism
8. Choose the correct options.
Which is NOT a reason he thinks isolated trips will increase?
Large crowds are perceived as less healthy
Crowds are now perceived as more harmful to locals
Large crowds are perceived to be centers for crime
9. Match the two halves.
Focus on authentic contact with culture, history and customs
Typical Travel Education Companies
Focus on touristic contact with culture, popular places and tell you where to go
Focus on academic contact with culture, language learning, and cheap day trips
10. Match the two halves.
Will consider traveling from a more environmental perspective
Tourism Companies
Will increase eco-friendly travel options
Companies in General
Will have more virtual conferences
11. Choose the correct options.
Why does he think will slow travel appeal to remote workers?
Their jobs are more location independent
Their jobs have more paid vacation time
Their jobs have more flexible hours
12. Choose the correct options.
Which of the following is NOT true about his perspective on travel after the pandemic?
He is optimistic about the future of travel
His company's courses will help future travelers
He views the pandemic's impacts as only positive
Lesson Plan
1. Students learn vocabulary here:
2. Prediction: Students in which order he will talk about the following changes: Sustainability, Slow-Pace, Focus on Locals, Health, Isolated Travel, Domestic Travel, Healthy Travel
3. Gist: Student watch whole video on Youtube to check if their order was correct
4. Students Preview the During-Listening Questions and predict what they think the answers will be, then check while watching the whole video a second time
Follow-up tasks
1. Students Discuss Discussion Questions
Discussion questions
1. What jobs in travel do you know have been lost during the pandemic? Based on the video, what jobs in travel do you think will surge or "replace" these lost jobs after it?
2. How has Covid 19 Impacted the way you think about travel? How is it different or similar to the changes he mentions in the video?
3. Do you agree with all of Harris's hypotheses on how the pandemic will change travel? Why or why not?
4. What health precautions do you think travel entities such as tourism boards, airlines, hotels etc should take to prevent the spread of disease?
5. Which destinations do domestic travelers often travel to in your country? Which interest you the most? Why?
6. Is over tourism a problem in your country? What measures do you think can be taken to solve it around the world?
7. Which do you think is worse for a the world? Too much travel/tourism or not enough? Why?
8. If you could only choose one, would you rather live in a place that was overpopulated with many crowds of people or a place that was too isolated?
9. When you travel, do you prefer to focus more on visiting touristic sites or learning about the local culture? Why?
10. What are some ways you think travel could become more environmentally sustainable?
11. If given the option, would you prefer to work remotely or in person after the pandemic?
12. After watching the video, do you feel more optimistic, pessimistic or the same about the future of travel? Why?
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