Level 1st level of Bachillerato
has proved to be one of the best ways of getting knowledge of the cultural
traits and language of other countries. Travelling allows us to learn
more in a more relaxed and easy way.
Let’s travel, then, where to?: to the most fashionable country
in the world nowadays: the USA, and to one of its most important cities:
CHICAGO. There you’ll find many of the best known symbols and stereotypes
of the American culture: jazz, big avenues, huge skyscrapers, blues, gangsters,
Your school has taken part in a contest whose prize is a trip to Chicago,
ILL (USA). It consists on organising the trip before leaving.
A board will evaluate the project. You should prepare a complete dossier including cultural as well as leisure activities at the most important places of the city.
The board will take into account that you provide a project as professional as possible, as if you really worked in a travel agent.
You should always bear in mind that the project must fit the travellers’ needs and circumstances (time difference, jet lag, interests of the travellers of your same age, etc.) and the amount of money they will be able to spend: no more than 400 euros.
The flight and accommodation have already been paid. Thus, you will work in groups of 3 students to do the project. Each of them will be in charge of an aspect of the trip. You are free to choose among all those activities and visits that the city can offer, but you must always make your choice attractive in your dossier and justify its election.
- Make a group of three people and distribute your tasks according to
the three main divisions or areas of the project to be covered:
Here is a list of websites where you can find all you need for the trip:
The project will be evaluated with a common grade for group work Creativity
and good explanations of the decisions taken will be highly valued. Rubric
is as follows:
project you have just prepared has allowed you to acquire some practice
in preparing trips, events and holidays, bearing in mind as many factors
and circumstances as needed.