Recommending countries to visit Version 2

New Cutting Edge Intermediate Module 3 

Pretend to be a travel agent and suggest one of the countries below for your client to take a holiday, saying as many positive things about the place as you can. When you have finished, your partner has to guess which information that you said was things you knew, and which things you made up.

Suggested countries

France                     Italy               Belgium                    Austria

Australia                   Brazil             Russia                      Netherlands

Turkey                      Indonesia     Norway                    Switzerland

Greece                     Denmark       Argentina                 Ireland

Iceland                     Thailand       Portugal                   Czech Republic

Philippines               Egypt            Vietnam                   Croatia

Cuba                        Burma           Malta                        Wales

The UK                    Georgia        Germany                  Northern Ireland

What are the possible confusions with the place names above (pronunciation, confusion with other countries etc)?

 Useful language

I’d (probably/ really/ strongly) recommend…+ ing

You (really) must/ have to/ I’ve (really) got to…

Don’t miss…+ ing

Make sure you…

Whatever you do,…+ imperative

If I were you, I’d (definitely)…

Personally,…

You (really) should…

You could… (if you like)

(I think that) … would be your kind of thing

I’ve heard that… is great/ fantastic/ beautiful/ unforgettable

… is (well) worth… + ing (…)

(I think/ I guess/ I’m sure/ I bet) you’ll like/ really like/ love…

It’s the most…/ the… est in Asia/ the world/…

 

 

Do the same, but for towns and cities


Suggested towns and cities

 

Cologne

Munich

Bruges

Brussels

Florence

Geneva

Venice

Rome

Paris

Athens

Naples

Turin

Milan

The Hague

Moscow

Beijing

Prague

Seville

Kiev

Warsaw

Belgrade

 Useful language

I picture it as…

I’d imagine it’s…

As far as I remember…

I think I once heard that…

Someone told me…

I saw this place on telly and…

If it’s anything like… it must be…

 

What adjectives and other words can you use to describe towns and cities?

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