Borders – An English Lesson

Let’s talk about crossing borders in English.

QUESTIONS:
1.) People are sometimes nervous when they cross the border. Why do you think this is?
2.) What documents and information do you need to cross the border into Canada?
3.) What would you do if you were turned back at the border?
4.) Countries have different laws. Can you think of a mistake you might make when trying to enter another country?

WARM UP

What time is your flight? – Review and practice telling time two ways:

A.) What time is our flight?
B.) It’s at 2:30. (Say a time with method 1.)
A.) Oh, at half-past two! We’d better run!
(Repeat the time with method 2, and add a different sentence.)

VOCABULARY

Drag and drop game – intermediate

READING

Farmer accidentally moves border – in levels

Expat or Immigrant? – Intermediate

No One is Illegal -C2 level

SPEAKING AND CONVERSATION

World Map – Move around the world and notice where the boarders are. How did they come to be where they are?

Role Plays:
1.) Immigration Officer and traveler at the border in an airport
2.) Immigration Officer and traveler in a car at a land crossing