Unit 8: An airport thriller

This unit takes pupils to a point of departure: Heathrow airport, where flights take off to hundreds of destinations. Pupils visit some places inside the airport. They follow the story of two young people who have to say goodbye to each other.

Pupils ...

  • follow a crime story about two young people ─ and solve the mistery
  • take a part in shopping dialogues
  • watch a film that shows flight safety instructions
  • read and discuss texts about people who got stranded at airport terminals
  • present their favourite travel destination to their classmates

They revise the following language features:

  • the language of shopping
  • reported speech
  • ** the conditional for unreal situations

Exposure, Step 1

Focus on skills, Step 4

  •  Bare essentials of safety from Air New Zealand