Planning a Trip
Now you are all ready to start planning your group trip. Split up into small groups of 3 or 4 people and work out a plan for your trip.
The group will have to create a presentation in Google drive containing a maximum of 7 slides, each of them containing visual support for every aspect of your trip: transport, accomodation, food, equipment, activities, budget, …
The features of your trip are:
1. Name of the trip: Choose a catchy slogan for your trip. What makes your trip interesting and unique?
2. Team: Introduce the members of your travel adventure. What makes them special? What are their strong points? What will they be responsible for?
3. Destinations: Why? What makes that destination attractive? (We have chosen to…)
You must visit three different destinations in at least two different continents
4. Length of the trip: It shouldn’t last more than 2 weeks. Be realistic and think of concrete dates. (We’ll leave on the…; we’ll be back on the … )
5. Means of transport: Your trip should include at least 3 different means of transport.
Why have you chosen them? (We’ll travel by …/We’ll be travelling by …)
6. Equipment:will you need any special equipment, clothes … ?
7. Accommodation /food: You must plan in advance. What kind of accomodation you will be staying in; hotel, campsite, bungalow, … Are there any typical dishes you would like to try?
8. Activities: You must decide on at least one activity to do in each destination. You can include visits (museums, landmarks, monuments, …); excursions (to places of interest, hikes, …), sport or recreational activities (scuba diving, sailing, parachuting, …)
9. Cost: How much money will the trip cost?. You must split your cost into:
- Travelling expenses (price or airtickets, buses, trains, …)
- Accomodation: (cost per person, total)
- Cost of activities
- Others (food, …).
10. Sources: What are the sources you used to plan your trip? Indicate the webpages where you found the information
(eg. NYC The official Guide: https://www.nycgo.com/)
Click on the link below to get a copy of the guidelines for your presentation
11. Postcard: Don’t forget to include a final slide with a postcard for your classmates!!!!!!!
You can learn about writing postcards in the next post click HERE
There’s several websites that will help you:
Tips to make the oral presentation attractive:
• Power point slides are meant to provide visual support. You can include a short video, a map, photos, charts
• Only important data should be included in the slides.
• You must not read.
• Be enthusiastic. Trap your audience attention.
• Only include images and information you can explain and identify.
• Speakers must use the power point images, charts, videos to support what they are saying.