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Cruise Ships

Discussion Starters

High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

Is there anything good about cruise ships? Students read about some negative aspects of vacationing on cruise ships. They practice vocabulary and discuss safety issues and the environmental impact of cruising.

  • extravagant
  • oblivious
  • accountability
  • repercussions
  • legalities
  • ill-equipped
  • devastation
  • tinted
  • sewage
  • paradise
  • dock
  • pamper
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • listening
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Just Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Type in the Blanks)
  • Devil's Advocate (Pair Activity)(Reference)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)