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Unit 2 :
How do you get to work?

Elementary

Summary

Learn the different types of transportation.

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How many transportation do you know? And how do you get to work?

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Vocabulary

Repeat these words/ phrases after your teacher.

  • Job
  • Bus stop
  • Give you a ride
  • Scooter
  • Late for work
  • Oversleep
  • Vacancy
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Dialogue 1

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Ben

Iva

Hey Iva! I heard you’ve got a new job.

Yes, I have. It started a few weeks ago.

I see! And how do you get to work?

I take buses. But I need to walk to the bus stop first.

How long will it take from your home to the bus stop?

About 20 minutes.

Oh, wow! Let me give you a ride next time.

Thanks!

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Let’s practice

Role- play the dialogues with your teacher by choosing the correct answer.

1.
A:How does James get to work?

B:______________

a. He drives to work every day.  

b. He rides the bike to work every day.

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2.

A:I ___ to work every day. It only takes me 5 minutes.

B:You are the happiest person in the world.

a. walk   b. climb

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Dialogue 2

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Nancy

Ann

Nancy, how do you usually get to work?

I ride my scooter to work.

How long does it takes?

Only about 10 minutes.

Wow! That’s pretty close!

But sometimes I’m late for work

Why? Do you oversleep?

No, there is always no vacancy for parking.

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Let’s Practice

Choose the correct answer.

1.

A:When is the next available bus?

B:______________ .

a. I don’t want to go there.  b. It departs at 7 pm.

2.

A:Hi. One ticket for the 3:30 pm train to Taichung, please.

B:a. How are you?    b. OK! That will be $200 dollars, sir.

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Discussion:

Share your ideas with your teacher.

  1. How often do you take public transports? Why?
  2. Do you like your job?