UNIT 11: UNIT 11 THE GREAT OUTDOORS What’s an outdoor place? : What’s an outdoor place? Does our country offer great outdoor places? What kind of tourists activities are possible there? Interesting facts about New Zealand: : Interesting facts about New Zealand : T ourism is one of New Zealand's largest export industries, second only to the dairy industry in terms of foreign exchange earnings. It employs one in 10 New Zealanders and has the potential to improve the economies of communities around the country . * There has been an increase of 2.1 per cent from the last years. GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES: GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES PowerPoint Presentation: Main Tourist Attractions Auckland Auckland and the surrounding Islands offers many exciting and memorable tourist attractions for you to choose from. We recommend visiting the Auckland Sky Tower where you can enjoy spectacular views of the city from hundreds of meters up. Christchurch Christchurch offers many exciting and memorable tourist attractions for you to choose from. We recommend visiting the central part of the city - in particular the Cathedral Square, the Arts Centre, the Canterbury Museum and the beautiful Botanical Gardens. If the day is warm, we also recommend taking a relaxing punting ride on the Avon river. Golden Bay & Abel Tasman This region offers many memorable visitor attractions to choose from. We highly recommend visiting the Abel Tasman National Park. The park is best explored on foot or by sea kayak. What could people do there in holiday? : What could people do there in holiday? What attracts you from New Zealand? What kind of tourist activities are possible with the following geographical features? : What kind of tourist activities are possible with the following geographical features? Mountains: Rock climbing, hiking, camping, mountain biking Rivers: Canoeing, rafting, kayaking, fishing Beaches: Surfing, windsurfing, scuba diving, snorkeling. Lakes: Fishing, waterskiing, swimming. Deserts: Hiking, 4 X 4 tours, camping, camel treks. Rainforest: Wildlife, hiking Skiing, snowboarding Glacier: PowerPoint Presentation: Give some general information. Describe any local star sights Give details about tours or excursion. Selling a tour PowerPoint Presentation: Scheduled Events in the Near Future Speakers occasionally use Simple Present to talk about scheduled events in the near future. This is most commonly done when talking about public transportation, but it can be used with other scheduled events as well. Examples : The train leaves tonight at 6 PM. The bus does not arrive at 11 AM, it arrives at 11 PM. When do we board the plane? The party starts at 8 o'clock. When does class begin tomorrow? LANGUAGE FOCUS : SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE AS FUTURE sail leave finish start begin open close arrive PowerPoint Presentation: PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE You use the present continuous to talk about personal plans and arrangements you have made for the future. Often you mention the time or place. BE + ING Examples: I ’m meeting my brother at ten. ( That is what we have arranged ). What are you doing for your summer holidays? ( personal plans ).