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Teaching Foreign Languages K–12

A Library of Classroom Practices

Creating Travel Advice

Video Summary
In this lesson, students learn to communicate about vacations. They work individually and in pairs to express their personal travel interests, and read a letter from a Chilean teacher requesting travel advice for her students. Working in groups, they identify places for the Chilean students to visit in the United States.

Standards Addressed


Interpersonal, Interpretive, Presentational


Making Connections

Key Terms
authentic materials
native speaker
negotiation of meaning
proficiency level
thematic units

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Classroom at a Glance
Teacher: Fran Pettigrew
Language: Spanish III
Grade: 11
School: McLean High School, McLean, Virginia
Lesson Date: March 20
Class Size: 30
Schedule: Block schedule, 90+ minutes every other day

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