? Upon completion of this period, students will be able to 1. figure out certain information in a travel leaflet quickly and accurately. 2. remember the meaning of Shangri-la 3. describe the
beautiful scenery in Shangri-la 4. make their own travel leaflets through group work.
Where can you get information about places you’d like to visit?
friends, relatives, neighbors, and so on…
Some samples of travel leaflets
What is a travel leaflet?
? A travel leaflet is a printed sheet of paper, usually folded, which is given for free and gives information about a tourist destination such as scenic spots, food, tradition, weather, customs, etc
What’s the function of a travel leaflet?
? ? ? ? ? To introduce … To attract … To persuade … To promote … To advertise…
How to read a travel leaflet quickly?
Let’s study a sample of travel leaflet of Shangri-la
2. How to get there
3. The world famous Chinese Shangri-la
4. What you will see in Shangri-la
5. What the weather is like
Mentioned or not?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? the birth of Chinese Shangri-la Yes the meaning of Shangri-la Yes location Yes scenery Yes food No weather Yes customs No economy No
Part 1 Shangri-la 1. How does the writer arouse readers’ curiosity about Shangri-la?
The writer does it in the way of questioning.
2. Where is Shangri-la? (the location)
It’s in the southwest of China.
Part 2: How to get there?
We can start from _________ and Dali Zhongdian _______ to _________ (Shangri-la) drive the Yunnan-Tibet Highway along _________________________ Kunming or take a plane from _________.
Who first talked about Shangri-la?
( the history ) What does the word Shangri-la mean? James Hilton Shangri-la has become a common English word, meaning heaven on earth.
What is the Shangri-la in the novel like?
three rivers … steep mountains… long grass … people stay young …
Why did Zhongdian get the name ‘Shangri-la’ ?
When was it announced?
What will you see in Chinese Shangri-la ?
Three mountains covered with snow tower over the land.
Below the mountains are many lakes;
Sheep, cattle, horses, wander on green grass;
Birds and animals in forests (is home to…)
People live in perfect harmony with nature.
Part 5: What is the weather like? changes so quickly
experience four seasons in one day
at its mildest in spring and autumn
Introduction A place of mystery and beauty Location 659 kilometres away from Kunming; you can drive there or take regular flights. Snow-covered mountains tower over the land Fields of long grass covered the earth; Scenery The mountains leave any viewer at a loss for words. Lakes ,made shine like diamonds Forests are home to birds and animals. Shangri-la first appeared in a novel by James Hilton. History In 1997, the government claimed Zhongdian is where Shangri-la is. The weather is so changeable that one can enjoy four Weather seasons in one day; the best times to visit are spring and autumn, because the temperature is at its mildest.
Nature has provided Shangri-la with endless natural treasures , making the land a happy home for the local people
What information will you include in your leaflet? What to leave out?
What makes a good travel leaflet?
?Brief speech ;clear information( be informative…) ?Tidy arrangement ( be neat…） ?Visual attraction( using images, be colorful)
?Vivid description( be attractive…)
Make a persuasive leaflet for a place that you would like to recommend to us.
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