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Module: We love Hong Kong

Unit: Travelling Around Hong Kong

Level: KS2

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6. Reading workshops - Travel Around

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Source: LLSS, EDB
Media: Powerpoint words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • Names of transport, e.g. ferry
    • Names of scenic spots in Hong Kong, e.g. The Peak, Ocean Park
    • Adjectives to describe feelings, e.g. excited, convenient
  • Use the interrogative adverb 'how' questions to ask about ways of doing something
  • Use the modal verb 'can' to make suggestions

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknown word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world

Writing:

  • Gather and share information and ideas by using strategies such as brainstorming, questioning and interviewing
  • Present main and supporting ideas, and where appropriate with elaboration
  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. e-mails

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/English/33_Chi_Kit/index.htm

Brief Description:
A task about comparing different transportation in Hong Kong and making suggestions to travel from one scenic spot to another

User Tips:

  • In pre-task, students can do a survey on how students go to school.
  • Students can design a poster of a new type of transport in the future.
  • In Task 2, students can write an e-mail to a pen friend who would come to Hong Kong and make suggestions about where to go, how to get there and what to do in Hong Kong.

7. Vehicle Riddles

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Source: BCA, EDB
Media: Animation 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs , Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary: names of vehicles in Hong Kong, e.g. coach, ambulance
  • Use the simple present tense to talk about present states, e.g. I have two decks. I carry a lots of passengers.

Reading:

  • Locate specific information in a short text in response to questions

Writing:

  • Use appropriate format, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. riddles
 

Brief Description:
An interactive game to guess the names of vehicles

User Tips:

  • The task is designed for less able students.
  • Click 'Vehicle Riddles' to guess the riddles. Draw students' attention on how to solve the riddles from the context.
  • Click 'What Am I?' to write riddles about different vehicles. Discuss with students about the content of the riddles using 'Wh' questions, such as 'What is it made of?' 'What does it look like?'

8. Discover Hong Kong

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Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Classroom Activities , Teachers' Reference 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary: different places in Hong Kong, e.g. The Peak

Reading:

  • scan a text to locate specific information by using strategies such as looking at headings and repeated words

http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/index.html

Brief Description:
The official web-site of Hong Kong Tourism Board

User Tips:

  • Click 'Attractions' to choose a specific place and get information about it.
  • To arouse students' interest, click 'Plan your trip' and try the interactive itinerary.

9. Audio Word Bank - Tourist Spots

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Source: Fung Kai No. 1 Primary School
Media: words, xls, pdf, txt Audio 
Resources Types: Notes 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Vocabulary:
    • Scenic spots in Hong Kong, e.g. Ocean Park, Wong Tai Sin Temple
  • Locations of scenic spots, e.g. Aberdeen

Listening:

  • Identify and discriminate sounds

http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/downloadResource.php?rid=1599734552

Brief Description:
An audio vocabulary list about tourist spots in Hong Kong

User Tips:

  • Click on the words and listen to the pronunciations.
  • Students can download the page and make their own Word Bank.

10. The MTR

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Source: ITE,EDB
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials , Past Papers 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use the connective 'although' to link contrasting ideas, e.g. Although a few accidents has happened, …
  • Use the connective 'when' to express time, e.g. When the glass doors on the platform open, …

Reading:

  • Understand the connection between ideas by identifying cohesive devices, e.g. although, so
  • Locate specific information is in a short text in response to questions

http://diy.fwg.hk/exercise.php?a=eng&e=mtr

Brief Description:
An online cloze passage about the MTR

User Tips:

  • Before doing the exercise, teachers can show the whole passage to introduce the target language.
  • Students can do the online exercise to practise the use of connectives. The exercise can be used for self-learning.
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