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How to travel cheaply

发表于 2015-12-21 2782 次查看

How to travel cheaply

Time: 50 minutes

Learning objectives:

  1. 理解并能听、说、读、写 short on, sniff out, rough it, rate, youth hostel, a bundle, destination, vendor, pass, departure, off-season, fight the crowds.
  2. 理解并能认读 consolidator, sign up, sacrifice, privacy, swap, voluntourist, fare.
  3. 能用英语简单表述穷游妙招。

Learning English is like riding a bike. You can’t ride a bike by memorizing the rules, which means, you can only improve your spoken English by speaking more.

Teaching Procedures:

  1. Presentation 1

Just because you’re short on cash, doesn’t mean you can’t see the world.

You will need:

 

 

 

 

  1. sniff out  = find out

If yousniff outsomething, you discover it after some searching. 找出 [非正式]

Patience to find out the best deals 划算的,实惠的交易

  1. rough it : (informal) to live in a way that is not very comfortable for a short time

I can sleep on the sofa. I don’t mind roughing it for a night.

If you go camping, you'll have to rough it.

  1.  flexible

Something or someone that isflexibleis able to change easily and adapt to different conditions and circumstances as they occur. 灵活的

  • working hours弹性工作时间

The ability to be flexible  可以任性  说走就走

  1. Presentation 2

Step 1. Use travel consolidators on and offline. 

They resell empty airline seats, and unsold cruise cabins at a great discount.

consolidator: 联营公司,联营商;  travel consolidator: travel agency

Sign up to receive information on last-minute deals.

勾选最后一分钟交易的选项,这样能及时获得折扣消息。

Call hotels directly to negotiate a cheaper rate.

  1. 价格

rate = price

Step 2.  Consider youth hostels, especially in the more expensive cities around the world.

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