That’s Conversation! Departures is packed with enjoyable activities suitable for conversation classes with adult learners at A2+, B1 and B2 levels. That’s Conversation! Departures teaches vocabulary and functional language essential for navigating airports and air travel. The material includes practical exercises for using the imperative and sequencers, teaching students how to give instructions and tell a story. All the tasks encourage students to express themselves and learn new language in an engaging way. The MiniEbook is available in digital format for online classes or can be printed for use in traditional classroom settings.
• Twelve tasks to get your A2+/B1/B2 students talking about airports and air travel
• Vocabulary they need to navigate airports and air travel
• The imperative, giving instructions
• Sequencers (first, then, next, finally … )
• Suggestions for further or prior reading (articles) and listening (videos) with direct links
• Topics for students’ own research, projects or homework.
Is this MiniEbook for you?
That’s Conversation! Departures is for you if…
• You struggle to find engaging conversation resources for your adult students.
• Your students need language to navigate airports and air travel.
• You want to teach vocabulary related to air travel at the A2+, B1 or B2 level.
• You seek to revise the use of imperative for giving instructions.
• You wish to teach sequencers and inspire your students to tell a story.
• You’re looking for a complete and well-organised resource for your conversation classes.
• You teach adult learners who require a more refined and advanced materials.
How to use That’s Conversation! Departures?
• Download the MiniEbook and use it in digital format for online classes or print it for in-person sessions.
• You may introduce the lesson by showing your students one of the suggested videos or asking them to read one of the suggested articles before class.
• Check out Teacher’s Notes (Page 10) for suggested videos, articles and students’ own reasearch, as well as answers to some of the questions.
• When there is no solution to a task in Teacher’s Notes, it suggests that your students’ own ideas and viewpoints are the best response.
• Maximise student talking time by giving your students time to process information, asking them to justify their reasoning, and prompting them with supplementary questions.