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Module: We love Hong Kong

Unit: Travelling Around Hong Kong

Level: KS2

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11. Planning an itinerary

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

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

  • Use the simple present tense to express simple truths, talk about schedules and express thoughts and ideas
  • Use the modals 'can, may' to make suggestions, e.g. We can go to Cheung Chau to eat seafood.

Writing:

  • Plan and organize information, and express own ideas and feelings by identifying purpose and audience for a writing task

Speaking:

  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently

Teacher Version
http://diy.fwg.hk/download/eng/MyTimetable/advanced/

Student Version
http://diy.fwg.hk/download/eng/MyTimetable/

Brief Description:
A tool for planning an itinerary

User Tips:

  • Teachers can download the template 'KS2-Travel around HK in 3 days' in 'Teacher Version' to lead students to plan an itinerary.
  • Students can select different scenic spots to plan an itinerary and present it in class.
  • Teachers can follow the 'Instructions' to create other samples for students.
  • Students can click 'Student Version' to start other forms for the itinerary.

12. A Visit to Hong Kong

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Source: CDI, EDB
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Name of places and scenic spots in Hong Kong, e.g. Disneyland, Space Museum
  •  Use adjectives to describe places and activities, e.g. famous, amazing, exciting.
  • Use the future tense to talk about future events, actions and processes, e.g. We will see the Golden Bauhinia.
  • Use the connectives to express sequences, e.g. First, I will go to Tsim Sha Tsui. Then, I will go to Wan Chai.
Reading
  • Recognise the format and language features of a variety of text types e.g. brochures
  • Scan a text to locate specific information by using strategies such as looking at headings and repeated words.

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas in simple spoken texts with the help of cues
Speaking
  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently
Writing
  • Plan and organise information, express own ideas and feelings by identifying purpose and audience for a writing task and deciding on the sequence of content
  • Use appropriate formats, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. emails
Brief Description:
A task about ‘Junior Ambassador Programme’ in which students are required to plan itineraries for overseas students coming to Hong Kong
 
User Tips:
  •  Teachers can download worksheets LT 3.1 – LT 3.11 to carry out the tasks.
  • In ‘Task 1’, students need to plan a one-day intinerary based on the information collected from the ETV programme ‘Around Hong Kong in Seven Days and brochures.
  • In‘Task 2’, students need to plan a detailed itinerary for a specific group of overseas students, present the itinerary to the class and send an email to the overseas students highlighting some of the interesting places they will visit during their trip in Hong Kong.

13. Hong Kong Attractions

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Source: www.purplemash.com
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    n   Name of places and scenic spots in Hong Kong, e.g. Star Avenue, Tsing Ma Bridge
  • Use the simple present tense to express simple truths, talk about schedules and express thoughts and ideas 
  • Use the modals 'can, may' to make suggestions, e.g. We can go to Railway Museum to find out the history of railway in Hong Kong.

Writing:

  • Plan and organize information, and express own ideas and feelings by identifying purpose and audience for a writing task
  • Present main and supporting ideas, and where appropriate with elaboration

Hong Kong Attractions
http://www.purplemash.com/hkattractions/

Dinosaurs Invading Hong Kong
http://www.purplemash.com/dinoinvasionhk/

Brief Description:
An online writing tool to write about attractions in Hong Kong
 
User Tips:
  • Click on ‘Photo’ button to select photos for illustration.
  • The questions, e.g. ‘What’, 'Where',  'How' , would help organise the information before writing.
  • After writing, students can save the file or print out the writing.
  • For more able students, they can try to a newspaper report about ‘Dinosaurs Invading Hong Kong'.

14. A Class Outing

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Source: ITE, EDB & P.O.C.A. Wan Ho Kan Primary School
Media: Web page 
Resources Types: Project-based Learning 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Use the future tense to talk about future events, actions and processes, e.g. We will go to Tai Po Waterfront Park.
  • Use connectives to express sequences, e.g. First, we will go to Tai Po by bus.s, e.g. Then go along Middle Road.

Reading:

  • Work out the meaning of an unknow word or expression by using visual clues, context and knowledge of the world
Speaking:
  • Present information, ideas and feelings clearly and coherently 
Writing:
  • Use appropiate formats, conventions and language features when writing a variety of text types, e.g. formal letters

http://www.hkedcity.net/edb/teachingresources/project/?p=classouting

Brief Description:
An online project from a local school about planning a class outing and writing a formal letter to the park keeper telling the details about the outing.

User Tips:

  • Students can click on different sections and complete the project online.
  • Teacher can refer to 'Teacher Page' for the notes.

Other resources  
Hong Kong Fun 18 Districts
Information about 18 districts in Hong Kong
Travel in Hong Kong
A WebQuest (on-line project), organized by a group of Hong Kong teachers

Travelling by Boat
Steven and Joyce spend their day looking for their favourite boat ride in Hong Kong. They see different kinds of boats in different places in Hong Kong.
mms://wmedia1.hkedcity.net/archive/etv/2/ento527_450k.wmv

Getting Around by Tram
An ETV programme about travelling around Hong Kong Island by tram
http://resources.hkedcity.net/resource_detail.php?rid=550673093

Parks, Zoos and Gardens
Information about different parks, zoos and gardens in Hong Kong
http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/ls_park.php#hk

LCSD's Museums
Information about museums in Hong Kong
http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/cs_mus_lcsd.php

Ocean Park
Information about the theme park
http://www.oceanpark.com.hk/eng/main/index.html

Hong Kong Disneyland
Information about the theme park
http://park.hongkongdisneyland.com/hkdl/en_US/parks/overview?name=ParkOverviewPage

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