Module 17: Transport
In this module, you will learn vocabulary related to transportation and travel in Australia, as well as how to talk about different modes of transport and travel destinations. You will also practice basic conversation incorporating Australian transport systems and tourism. Understanding and discussing transport is important for daily life, navigating travel situations, and exploring Australia.
Vocabulary related to Transportation and Travel in Australia:
1. Modes of transport: car, bus, train, tram, bicycle, motorbike, taxi, rideshare, ferry, airplane, walking
2. Public transport: bus stop, train station, tram stop, platform, timetable, ticket, fare, route, transfer, passenger
3. Travel destinations: city, town, village, beach, national park, tourist attraction, museum, gallery, landmark, historical site
4. Travel essentials: luggage, suitcase, backpack, passport, visa, travel insurance, boarding pass, reservation, itinerary, map
Talking about Different Modes of Transport and Travel Destinations:
1. To discuss modes of transport, use “What is the best way to” or “How can I get to” followed by the destination. For example, “What is the best way to travel from Sydney to Melbourne?” or “How can I get to the airport?”
2. To ask about public transport, use “What” or “Which” followed by the appropriate noun. For example, “What bus should I take to reach the city center?” or “Which train goes to the beach?”
3. To talk about travel destinations, use “I would like to visit” or “I’m planning to go to” followed by the location. For example, “I would like to visit the Great Barrier Reef” or “I’m planning to go to Uluru.”
Basic Conversation Practice Incorporating Australian Transport Systems and Tourism:
Australia offers a range of transport options, including public transport systems in major cities and a network of domestic flights for longer distances. Tourism is an important part of the Australian economy, with many natural and cultural attractions drawing visitors from around the world.
Practice discussing transportation and travel in Australia with the following conversation prompts:
“What are some popular tourist destinations in Australia?”
“How do I use public transport in Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane/etc.?”
“What are some tips for driving in Australia?”
“What is the best way to travel between Australian cities?”
“Can you recommend any lesser-known attractions or hidden gems in Australia?”
In this module, you have learned vocabulary related to transportation and travel in Australia, as well as how to talk about different modes of transport and travel destinations. You have also practiced basic conversation incorporating Australian transport systems and tourism. This knowledge is important for daily life, navigating travel situations, and exploring Australia.