2012: Could you tell me how to get to Ueda? Also, try Polite Language)
Dice Station: A group game where students take turns calling out stations and giving directions while trying to win points.
How to Get Around School: This lesson should be used as a review activity AFTER the students already know how to ask and express directions.
How to Get to: Students work in pairs and ask/answer questions to various destinations.
Subway Race: Students ride the subways while having fun practicing directions.
2006: Could you tell me the way to the post office?(Also, try Polite Language)
Bus Directions: Students work at a hotel front desk giving "customers" written directions to various sites around the city using a bus route map. (Review of New Crown 2 We're Talking 1 or New Crown 3 We're Talking 1)
How Can I Get There: Students listen to intructions and find locations on a map. This is followed by the creation of a script based on the listening activity which the students then role play.
Pirates of the Carribean Message Hunt: Students chooses a point/ place on the map and make a set of directions. Then students will interview each other and find the hidden messages.
PowerPoint Directions: Use the PowerPoint presentation to teach students how to give and recieve directions.
Puzzle Game: Get the students to act out, "Could you...?" requests. This activity doesn't practice directions, but it does practice the S+V+O+O Complement sentence pattern.
Treasure Hunt: Using a map and clue cards, students give directions, write directions, and work in groups to find the hidden treasure within a fictional city.
Ways to SF: This is a simple listening exercise for students to learn how to ask for directions and draw on the map while famous places in San Francisco are being introduced to them.
Where Am I: Students practice giving and receiving directions while playing Othello.
World Rally: Spice up that boring direction class with a little unadulterated racing goodness.