Barcelona was one of the first Spanish cities to introduce a public bicycle service for its citizens, in order to reduce traffic and pollution. These videos and activities explain the advantages of Barcelona's "bicing" , the name of this mean of transport, and how it works.
The goals of this lesson (for pre-intermediate students) are:
Vocabulary: basic adjectives (barato, caro, complicado, fácil, difícil, llano, montañoso, sencillo, etc.) and vocabulary about the city and means of transport.
Communication skills: how to talk about advantages and disadvantages..
The activities of this package include three audio activities, a 4-minute video filmed in Barcelona with optional subtitles and real interviews, and a 10-page PDF document with activities, the transcripts and the answer key.