Teorija

Ceļojumi (Travelling)
 
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"Background cultural knowledge of a country to be visited is a must for any tourist." Do you agree or disagree with it? Give your reasons. (CE 2004)
1) What do you think are the main reasons for travelling?
2) What is the best way to travel if your aim is sightseeing? Why?
3) Describe the best way to explore Latvia.
4) Where have you been in Latvia, apart from Riga? What were your impressions?
5) What are the advantages of travelling round Latvia rather than going abroad? Are there any drawbacks? What are they?
6) Where would you like to travel to? Why?

In 1767 Laurence Sterne wrote, “A man should know something of his own country too, before he goes abroad”. Do you agree or disagree? Give reasons. (CE 2003)
1) Why do people travel?
2) What attracts people to Latvia? Is it good or bad? Why?
3) Describe the most wonderful place in Latvia you have ever been to.
4) Why do some places become fashionable like, for instance, Ventspils?
5) What is your attitude to travelling?
6) What has travelling given to you?
 
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“Life without adventures is a spiceless dish.” Do you agree or disagree with it? Give your reasons. (CE 2005)
1) What is the difference between a traveller and a tourist?
2) Why do travel companies often use eye-catching adverts?
3) Is travelling a creative act? Why/not?
4) Tell me how you like to travel.
5) How can tourism help the development of your town/region/village?
6) Have you ever visited a country where you did not speak the local language? How did you feel?/would you like to? Why?
 
Look at the statement: “It is awfully hard work doing nothing.” (Oscar Wilde)
Do you agree or disagree with it? Give your reasons. (CE 2007)
1) What do you consider to be the difference between a traveller and a tourist?
2) Why do travel companies often use eye-catching advertisements?
3) Is travelling a creative act? Why/why not?
4) How can tourism help in the development of the region?
5) Which forms of transport do you prefer for long journeys?
6) Have you ever visited a country where you did not speak the language? How did you feel?
 
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Nowadays there is a growing interest in spending holidays in an exotic place outside Latvia. What is your opinion? Explain why.
1) How do you like to travel? Why?
2) Which sights in your area would you recommend visiting? Why?
3) Would you advise young people to hitchhike? Why? / Why not?
4) What sort of things is it useful to buy while you are on holiday? Why?
5) What are the advantages of staying in a hotel compared to youth hostel?
6) Should people be encouraged to visit foreign countries while there are a lot of unexplored places in their own country? Why? / Why not?
CE 2008
Atsauce:
http://www.myluckystar.lu/pwc/Luxembourg-me/Travelling-from-Luxembourg/Travelling-from-Luxembourg
http://liberinmiscare.ro/2009/07/25/tabara-nationala-de-alpinism-de-vara-26-30-august-09/
http://www.viptravel.lv/