US NATIONAL PARKS 3è TK
Created on May 8, 2020
US National Parks
Tina Klemmer, Ac. Montpellier
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National Park Rangers
So, who protects them?
A National Park is a protected area operated by the National Park Service. But National Parks belong to all the peoples of the world. They are part of UNESCO's World Cultural and Natural Heritage.
Learn about 3 National Parks
When to go: Peak season is May through September and crowds are heavy. A winter visit offers the chance of snow and related activities.
Entrance fee: $35 per vehicle, valid for seven days
Lodging options: There are one lodge and two campgrounds inside Bryce Canyon National Park. There are lodging options in Bryce Canyon City, and the nearby towns of Tropic and Panguitch are also good options. Overnight backcountry camping requires a permit and is limited to designated campsites.
Navajo Loop Trail
Under the Rim Trail
Paria View (especially at sunset)
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Find a Park (U.S. National Park Service)
59 US National Parks by Popularity - The Crazy Tourist
In pairs, do research about a U.S. National Park and create an info sheet (like on this page)
1. Describe the park (landscapes and wildlife)
2. Practical information (price, when to visit, lodging, weather...)
3. What to bring.
4. What not to miss (highlights)
You are a Junior Ranger. Give advice to visitors.
This is more the reality
No, I've never been to one but I'd love to go next summer.
I'd love to go = I would love to go
Present conditional : S + would + base form. To express a wish.
I'd love to eat strawberries.
They'd love to visit a National Park.
I've visited 3 with my parents and it was great. We went to Yosemite, Sequoia and Joshua Tree. All in California.
I went to Yosemite. Went = irregular past of to go.
Simple past: To talk about past actions that are finished.
Often used with finished time expressions: In April, in 2017, when I was 4 years old...
Last year, I visited The Everglades in Florida.
They returned last night.
I'll never forget it! Future WILL + base form
To express a promise:
I won't tell anyone (will+not= won't)
Well, if I had to choose only one I'd go to Glaciar National Park in Montana.
If + simple past.... would + base form
To talk about possible actions but not real:
If I won the lottery I would travel around the world.
If I were you I would tell them the truth.
I'm going to visit = "Be going to" future
To talk about programmed, planned, decided actions in the future.
She's going to go to Paris next weekend (she has tickets already).
Look at all the verb tenses they are using in a simple conversation. Try to guess what tense it is.
End of the year verb tenses revision
Have + subject + ever + past participle ...?
We use present perfect to ask about something that has happened during somebody's lifetime (from birth to now)
Have you ever seen a whale? Yes, I have.
Has Emma ever been to Peru? No, she hasn't.