Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh.
Good morning, everyone. Today we are going to talk about the most memorable moment. Before we begin, I’d like to ask you some questions.
What is your most memorable experience?
Without looking at the video script, please complete some missing words.
It’s when I ________ interesting people. I ________ my English with some foreign tourists and we became friends. That was an unforgettable ________ because I had never been confident to ________ English. However, when I met them, I got the chance to ________ my English in a real situation and I was able to make new friends too.
Here are the vocabulary and expressions that you can use to talk about the most memorable moment. Please complete the blanks. Do you have the same answers with a classmate next to you? Compare your answers with your partner and then watch the following video to confirm the answer.
1. I went to the ___________ a few years ago and I met some villagers who were very kind.
2. I went to the ___________ a few years ago and I met some villagers who were very kind.
3. When I was in a senior high school, I went ___________, and I will never forget the excitement of my trip.
4. We went ___________ at a flea market downtown. The items sold were so unique, which makes me want to go there again someday.
5. We visited an ancient ___________ in a suburban area.
6. We didn’t get bored because the view of the ___________ was so magnificent.
7. The weather was terrible, but we managed to ___________ the hill.
Interview a friend with the following questions:
What will you never forget about that vacation?
After finishing your interview, watch the sample interview and complete the missing blanks without looking at the video script. However, you may read some parts of the video script only when you find difficulties
I’ll never ________ my last vacation to the mountain with my friends. I think because it’s magnificent since we could do fun activities together while enjoying the natural ________. We felt more independent and had more free time feeling the fresh air in the ________.
We went there around two years ago when I ________ from senior high school.
We were from the same school, so we chartered a bus. It was a lot ________ than going by cars because we shared the cost.
We built a camping tent and brought a portable cooker, so that we could prepare food by ourselves. Some of my friends brought ________ instruments, such as the guitar and violin. We sang and played the music. We also climbed the mountain and met local people. They were villagers who guided me to ________ the top of the mountain.
I will never ________ our friendship. I lost my wallet, but everyone in a big tent helped me. I accidentally dropped my wallet into a big hole under a gigantic tree. Can you believe it? To find my missing wallet we had to dig the ground around the hole, and it ________ more than two hours to get it. I thanked them for this big help and they looked so glad that I finally found my valuable item. This is my most memorable experience.
Switch the role in your interview, but you can adjust or add more questions.
As you have finished switching the role, please report the result of the interview. Make some notes to prepare, you can refer to the sample notes below. Watch a sample of reporting the result of an interview, when necessary, by clicking the tab below.
Boring or exciting
When you are ready to make a report about your interview with a partner, please present your report orally in front of the classroom.
Watch a video clip and discuss the questions that follow. Neither look at the video script nor read the sample answers. However, you may replay or pause the video. You can also watch some vocabulary practices in this link when you need it.
Compare your answers in groups. Check your answers by completing some missing words. You can turn to complete sample answers only when you think it is too difficult.
Aisyah had never been to Miami, so it ______ her first time she went ______ on her vacation.
She missed her flight from New York to ______ and she lost her ______ containing clothes.
She felt relieved because she didn’t ______ everything. She still had some money in her ______.
She was doubtful because she really didn’t know the ______ in the food at a restaurant ______ the hotel.
Western people are more ______, and we need to learn culture of other countries to make communication run ______.
In your own words, please answer the following questions.
Please create a video project about the topic. Here is a sample project by a student.
Help yourselves with extra vocabulary and useful expressions resources plus answers. Play, pause, or replay only when you think you need them. Add extra vocabulary or write useful expressions to prepare the project, and you may discuss the vocabulary only when you find difficulties with the meaning.
You can click the tab below for extra vocabulary and useful expressions resources:
However, you can skip this activity when you have sufficient vocabulary and useful expressions to develop your project. Your project can be a monolog, an interview, a conversation, or role-play.