• Health issues • Vaccination, infectious diseases, Tour Design insurance, Medicare • Safety issues • Travel alerts, travel warnings , Travel advice (against all travel to …) (essential travel only to…) • Safety & Security (Crime, terrorism, political situation, road travel… ) • Visa (visa‐exemption, landing visa)
Travel Alerts issued by Bureau of Consular Aﬀairs, Ministry of Foreign Aﬀairs, Taiwan Against all travel to Essential travel only to these destinations Travel with caution and reconsider your need to travel to Travel with caution http://www.boca.gov.tw/lp.asp?ctNode=293&CtUnit=32&BaseDSD=13&mp=1
Stay informed about current conditions or travel alerts… smarttraveller.gov.au Travel advice, Australia Travel advice by country UK Travel.state.gov USA Taiwan apan Travel Safety Hub ordnomads.com
Interests Adventure Beaches & Sun Casino Family Fun History & Culture Romance Shopping Skiing Spa
Hokkaido Japan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8AQTKSncYQ
About the 6‐day summer tour Highlights • Scenery Spots • Special activities • Accommodations • Foods
p.2 panoramic view: a panoramic view allows you to see a large area of land or water around you breathtaking: astonishing, impressive authentic: traditional or original, or very similar to this complimentary: given or supplied free of charge bouquet: a collection of ﬂowers, cut and tied together in an attractive way
Day 1 Taoyuan ‐‐‐ Sapporo Historic Village of Hokkaido Sapporo Beer Museum (the birthplace of beer in Japan)
Day 1 assemble: (v.) get people together make by putting things together e.g. assembly line sample: (v.) try the qualities of food or drink by tasting it (n.) a small amount of a product that is given to people to try brew: make (beer) by soaking, boiling, and fermentation
Day 2 White Chocolate Factory Lavender ﬁelds in Furano Tomita Farm http://www.farm‐ tomita.co.jp/en/see/ index.html Sounkyo
Day 3 proceed: move ahead situate: locate preserve: to take care of a place or building in order to prevent it from being harmed or destroyed e.g. beautifully/ carefully/ perfectly preserved Chair lift
Day 4 glimpse: an experience that gives you an idea of what something is like ‐‐‐glimpse of/into aboriginal: inhabiting or existing in a land from the earliest times or from the arrival of colonist; indigenous
Day 5 Lake Toya Mt. Usu Nijo Fresh Seafood Susukino Ramen Alley Shopping arcade
Day 5 feature: (v.) be an a important part or aspect of sth delicacy: special types of food arcade: a covered area with stores on both sides
Tips Use the imperative form Use instructive and directive verbs Provide some explanations about the major attractions.
Read the following passage and circle the instructive verbs /expressions, and mark the additional explanations of an attraction. p.6 Use the MRT system to explore Taipei, the capital city. Dont miss Chiang Kai‐shek Memorial Hall, situated in the same area as the National Theater and National Concert Hall. Catch a play, musical performance, or cultural event if you have time. Go to Taipei 101, once the tallest building in the world, as your next stop. It is accessible via MRT, too. Shop at the night markets every chance you get and sample some delicious local snacks, such as fried oyster pastries, duck wings, squid‐on‐a‐ stick, and of course, pearl milk tea!
p.6 Use the MRT system to explore Taipei, the capital city. Dont miss Chiang Kai‐shek Memorial Hall, situated in the same area as the National Theater and National Concert Hall. Catch a play, musical performance, or cultural event if you have time. Go to Taipei 101, once the tallest building in the world, as your next stop. It is accessible via MRT, too. Shop at the night markets every chance you get and sample some delicious local snacks, such as fried oyster pastries, duck wings, squid‐on‐a‐ stick, and of course, pearl milk tea!
p.11 I HE RT MY CITY Please share what you love about your cities by completing “My City Questionnaire”. Adapted from National Geographic Traveler’s I HE RT MY CITY, Intelligent Travel Blog
Activity 2: Write an itinerary of your own choice p.6 Refer to the information you collected from “I HEART MY CITY” Questionnaire. Use instructive verbs / expressions to construct a passage about your HEART CITY to introduce to a friend.
Directions Asking for directions Giving directions How do I get to …? The best way to go is… What’s the best way to…? What you need to do is… Where is…? Go…, Take…, Turn… Could you tell me the If you take …, you’ll way to…? see…
Preposition of movements Come, get, and go can be combined with prepositions such as along, at, down, out of, past, through, and up Come out of leave, Come to reach Go/ Head/ Walk past the station, then turn left. Go/ Head/ Walk along here for about 5 min.
Preposition of movements (Cont.) Go down this road. Head up the High Street until you reach the bank. Turn right at the 7‐11. Walk towards the church but turn left before you reach it. Walk to the church and cut through the churchyard.
Steps Think of the simplest route, even if it takes a little longer. Specify distance. Indicate turns. Warn them about any confusing parts of the route. Mention which side of the street their destination will be found on. Have them repeat the directions to you.
Let’s practice… 1. How can I get to 2 Where is the nearest Starbucks? 3. Could you tell me the way to train station? You may add destinations by yourself.
See the map on p.9, indicate the following locations/ stores on your map 1. Shopping 3. Coﬀee shop (Clothes, electronic 4. Bakery products, grocery) 5. Park / Museum 2. Restaurants 6. Beverage shop (Taiwanese, Japanese, Italian, 7. Copy shop Thai, American food) 8. Gas station
Instruction: You are a ﬁrst‐time visitor to NCKU. Each one of you will get a paper slip with a “destination” printed on it. Find someone to ask for suggestions and directions. (Please apply the sentence patterns / phrases you learned.)