Lesson 29: Types of Transportation



Practice by reading the dialogue with your tutor. After you are done, switch roles and do it again! πŸ“˜

  • K: Do you like to travel by air, sea, or ground?
  • D: I like to travel by ground, especially on trains.
  • K: Me too because I’m scared of airplanes.
  • D: In that case, we can travel together!



Using the travel prepositions “by,” “in,” and “on.”Β πŸ“˜

Read the diagram out loud with your tutor.

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  • I travel by motorcycle.
  • She likes to travel in a car.
  • You will meet different people on the train.
  • Kevin is on his bicycle.
  • They will travel by airplane.






Go over the vocabulary and below with your tutor. πŸ“˜

air πŸ“˜
sea πŸ“˜
ground πŸ“˜
car πŸ“˜
truck πŸ“˜
bus πŸ“˜
train πŸ“˜
taxi/cab πŸ“˜
motorcycle πŸ“˜
bicycle/bike πŸ“˜
airplane πŸ“˜
helicopter πŸ“˜
ship πŸ“˜
boat πŸ“˜
subway/metro πŸ“˜





Fill in the blank with “by,” “on,” or “in.”Β πŸ“˜

  • Dorothy and Kevin will go by boat.
  • I want to ride ________ a motorcycle.
  • She goes _______ train.
  • You and I need to go _____ a taxi.
  • We want to fly ______ an airplane.



Pick the correct answer between the infinitive verb or verb form. πŸ“˜

  • I want go/to go by sea.
  • We can travel/to travel by helicopter.
  • They will go/to go in a boat.
  • Kevin needs/to needs a truck.
  • You to be/are on a bicycle.


Answer the question using a complete sentence and use “by,” “in,” or “on.” I want to go ___________. πŸ“˜

  • How do you want to go to the supermarket? (taxi)Β  Β  I want to go in a taxi.
  • How do you want to go to Hawaii? (airplane) ___________________________.
  • How do you want to go to the bank? (motorcycle)Β ________________________.
  • How do you want to go to school? (foot) ______________________________________.
  • How do you want to go to the cinema? (ground)Β _______________________________.



Make a sentence using the words. πŸ“˜

  • car, in, she, is, a – Β She is in a car.
  • will, they, go, by, train – _____________________________________.
  • want, ride, you, bicycle, to, a – Β _______________________________.
  • we, subway, by, go, will – ____________________________________.
  • ride, on, I, want, to, a, motorcycle – ____________________________.



Discussion Questions

  • What was the last trip you took? How did you travel?
  • What is your favorite place to vacation?
  • Do you prefer flying or driving?
  • Do you know how to ride a bike? Do you like it?
  • Have you ever been in a helicopter? A ship? A subway?

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