CAFÉ-DÉBAT - Jeudi 15/06/17 Travellers or Tourists: Is our curiosity killing the Planet?

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DATE / LEVELS

  • Thursday, Jun 15, 2017
  • Faux Début. to Pre Int II

TIME / VENUE

  • From 19h00 to 20h30
  • Aix and Marseille

TEACHERS

  • Angela Folkes (Aix)
  • Lucia Forde (Marseille)

QUESTIONS FOR DEBATE

What is the difference between a ‘traveller’ and a ‘tourist’?
What can we learn from travelling?
‘Trouble in paradise’ - how do hotels impact on local people?
Think about: beach access, buying land and building along coasts, all-inclusive tourism, local restaurants & shops
Who benefits most from tourism?
Are people only interested in seeing the sanitised version of the place they visit?
What do local people really think about tourism, in your opinion?
Is there anywhere in the world you think should be protected from tourists?
Consider the area where you live, does it need protection from too many tourists?
What are the trendy ‘hotspots’ this year for tourists? Would you like to go?
Why do people travel? Why do YOU travel?
Are you a ‘traveller’ or a ‘tourist’?

VOCABULARY

alienation
antagonistic
broaden (v) the mind
commercialised
controlling
customs
elite
enclaves
enclosed
entrepreneurs
guilty
gulf
hospitable
hostile
isolated
journey
over-keen
remote
resort
scenery
sightseeing
traditions
trip
unspoilt
zealous

SEARCH THE WEB FOR IDEAS!

Find articles and/or videos on the web and come prepared to share the information you have found with the others.

 

SUGGESTED SEARCH WORDS FOR THIS SUBJECT

tourist hotspots
all-inclusive
trending tourists
environmental impacts tourism

 

SUGGESTED WEBSITES FOR MATERIALS

https://www.bbc.co.uk/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/
https://www.youtube.com/?gl=GB
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/index.html
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/

 

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