LLiisstteenniinngg sskkiillllss pprraaccttiiccee:: TToouurr ooff GGrraannaaddaa -- eexxeerrcciisseess
Tour Granada by listening to the teenagers as they highlight the places that excited them most and do the
exercises to practise your listening skills.
Do this exercise before you listen. Match the pictures, put in the number, with the words below.
The Alhambra _____ Plaza Nueva _____ Alcaiceria _____ Tea House _____ Flamenco _____ Plaza de los leones _____
The Arab Baths ______ Generalife ______ Capilla Real ______ Granada Cathedral ______ Mirador San Nicolas______
1 2 3
6 7 8
9 10 11
11.. CChheecckk yyoouurr uunnddeerrssttaannddiinngg:: oorrddeerriinngg
Do this exercise while you listen. Write a number (1-11) to put these places in order that the tour will show
them. Some places are not mentioned in the tour.
…………. Mirador San Nicolas
…………. Capilla Real
…………. The Arab Baths
…………. Plaza Nueva
…………. The Alhambra
…………. Granada Cathedral
…………. Tea House
…………. Plaza de los leones
22.. CChheecckk yyoouurr uunnddeerrssttaannddiinngg:: mmuullttiippllee cchhooiiccee
Circle the best word to complete these sentences.
1. The tour starts at the Albaycin / Tea house / The Alahambra.
2. The Alhambra is a / Moorish Palace / Muslim Palace / Turkish Palace .
3. Alcaiceria is a famous place for drinking tea / eating / shopping .
4. From the Mirador San Nicolas square you can see / Alhambra /Albaycin / Plaza Nueva .
5. The name of the Moroccan Tea House is The Maskbah / The Kaskbah / The Kasbah
6. They danced Famenco / Tango / Rumba
HHaavvee yyoouu eevveerr bbeeeenn ttoo aannyy ooff tthheessee ppllaacceess??
Where did you go?
What did you do?
Which city would you like to take a tour in? Why?
YYoouu aarree aa ttoouurr gguuiiddee..
Instructions: Prepare your speech and then give a guided tour. Be prepared to answer the tourists’
Good morning/afternoon everyone! Welcome to this tour of _______________ (place)
My name’s _______________.
I’m your guide on our tour of _______________.
The tour will take _______________ hours.
First we’ll see ____________________________. Then we’ll see________________________
Next we’ll _______________________________. After that ____________________________
Finally we’ll __________________________________________________________________
YYoouu aarree aa ttoouurriisstt..
Instructions: Prepare some questions to ask your tour guide. Asks lots of questions because you
want to practice your English!
Will we visit ____________________________________________________________ ?
Is there a _____________________________________________________ on the tour?
What time is ____________________________________________________________?
Where can I buy a _______________________________________________________?
Which famous people live in _______________________________________________?
TTrraannssccrriipptt ffoorr TToouurr ooff GGrraannaaddaa
All together: Holà! Holà! Welcome to Spain!
Student 1: Here we are in Granada, in the Alhambra and it’s the largest Muslim Palace that’s still intact and
it’s absolutely amazing!
Student 2: This writing in Arabic, this was so exotic, the colours are so rich, the building which is
Student 3: Says the name of the guide.
Tour guide: Hola Hola
Student 3: She was able to talk to us about the insides of Granada at no one really knows about. We are
To go to the hidden passways, we are to go to The Arab Baths.
Student 4 So right now we are in The Cathedral of Granada and it’s really quite breath-taking!
Student 5 My favourite thing about the city is all the culture that’s around.
Student 6 Right now we are in this Market. Everything is so colourful and bright, you could smell the
Spices from blocks away.
Student 7 I just jammed out here in front of the Alhambra (Mirador San Nicolas). It was the best
Experience of my life. We got to dance with each other and with everyone in this
Square, there was so much energy, it was just a great time!
Student 8 We are right outside Kasbah, a Moroccan Tea House and just had a little taste of
Student 1 Here we are in the hills of Granada with the Alhambra in the background and the sun
Setting and we are about to see an actual Flamenco performance in the Caves.
Students We’ve just danced with real Flamenco dancers in front of everyone!
Student 8 There’s so much to be seen.
Student I’ve learnt so many new things, met so many new people.
Student 7 I think it’s one of the best experiences you could possibly have!