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Staycations

The recession of 2007–2010 called for the coining of a new word: Staycations! In this lesson, students learn how this new word was coined and discuss how to spend the perfect holiday at or near home.

Vocabulary
  • recession
  • coin
  • not afford
  • amuse one’s self
  • swap
  • stressful
  • catch up on
  • tempted
  • a boom
  • book (verb)
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Matching)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)