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ASL Stage "Be a tour guide" London 2018

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28/01-04/02/2018
Liceo Linguistico E. Medi Barcellona P.G. - classi 5B, 5E, 5L, 4B

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ASL Stage "Be a tour guide" London 2018

  1. 1. Stage ASL «Be a tour guide » London 2018
  2. 2. Day 1: Sunday 28th January 2018 We met all together on a Sunday morning at the railway station, ready to start this new adventure…
  3. 3. Day 2: Monday 29th January 2018 We had our first lesson in the Methodist Church with Gary, our fantastic teacher.
  4. 4. He divided us into 4 groups and made us do many things such us introducing ourselves.
  5. 5. He also taught us some funny tongue-twisters and interesting facts about London. He taught us how to become a “perfect guide”: 1)Be friendly 2)Be fit! Energy 3)Strong voice 4)Know your route 5) Safety and travel 6)Entertain & Inform 7)Control large groups-lead 8)Good memory 9)Advertising + Marketing 10)Know your subject
  6. 6. In the afternoon we went on «The Royal tour» Buckingham Palace Green Park
  7. 7. In the evening we ate at «Hard Rock Cafè»
  8. 8. Day 3: Tuesday 30th January 2018 We went to the beautiful “British Museum”, Gary divided us into small mixed groups. Each group was sent to a different room inside the museum. There we had to chose the artistic work we liked the most, study it, and then explain it to the others. We felt like real museum guides and it wasn’t so challenging as we thought!
  9. 9. After that, we headed to Covent Garden , a big quarter of London. There, Gary had organized a Treasure Hunt for us. It was really fun! Before going to the B&B we went also to Piccadilly Circus.
  10. 10. Day 4: Wednesday 31st January 2018 We started the day with another lesson with Gary. He talked a lot about the City of London. It was nice and interesting. We also had to look for more curiosities about the City so we got to know much more about London!
  11. 11. After lunch we went to Piccadilly Circus, which is the most famous gathering point in London. Here we divided into groups again and Gary asked us to go around and interview people about the things they liked and disliked about London. It was great to make this poll ourselves.
  12. 12. The lesson went really fast and then we rushed to see the London Eye. It was such a unique experience! The view was spectacular and, luckily enough, it was a sunny day so we were able to see the entire city from above!
  13. 13. Later that evening we had dinner in a restaurant called “Planet Hollywood”. We’d never seen something like that before. The walls were covered with famous people posters and there were a number of reproductions of some film settings.
  14. 14. At 09.30 we met at South Kensington Station. We were really happy to visit the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design. We’re talking about the “Victoria & Albert Museum”, founded in 1852. Here we did our workshop each team had to describe a specific object in order to be more confident and to learn how to speak in front of people how a real tour guide usually do. Day 5: Tuesday 1st February 2018
  15. 15. Then visiting the Tower Bridge was a wonderful surprise. To recall this special moment we took a lot of photos.
  16. 16. After we ate in an Italian Restaurant named ”STRADA” we reached the 35th level one of the highest skyscreapers in London, the SKY GARDEN. We enjoyed this beautiful and unforgettable experience with a wonderful view of the city. At 7 pm we went to Lyceum Theatre to watch the show “The Lion King”. At the end we took the tube to return to the hotel.
  17. 17. Day 6: Friday 2nd February 2018 At 09:30 we met at Nothing Hill Gate to follow the final lesson of our course. Our test was to organise a real tour in order to create a kind of plan of the city to offer to our guests. Then we received the certificates for our work here in London.
  18. 18. In the afternoon we had a walhthrough “the Oxford Street”, the europe’s busiest shopping street, with around half a million daily visitors and approximately 300 shops. On this day we had to say goodbye to Gary. After 7:00 p.m. we had dinner “Fratelli la Bufala’s”.
  19. 19. Day 7: Saturday 3rd February 2018 After breakfast we divided us into to groups, one went to "Madame Tussaud’s" and the other one went to "Natural History Museum".
  20. 20. Day 8: Sunday 4th February 2018 At 5:00 a.m. we left the hotel to go to London Luton Airport and at 9:40 a.m. We were very sad to leave London and, at the same time, satisfied of the competences acquired we flew straight on to Catania. We arrived in Barcellona at 16:30 p.m.
  21. 21. IIS Liceo Enrico Medi Barcellona P.G (ME) anno scolastico 2017/18

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