Think Before You Start - Discuss
How much do different public transport services cost in your area, and are these prices fair?
If all public transport was free, would more or less people use their cars?Get the transcript
- What public transport do you use, and why?
- Are the public transport services available in your area good enough or not, and why?
- What are the environmental benefits of public transport?
- Should public transport be free for everyone, and why?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Public transport: buses, trains, trams and other forms of transport that are available for the public to use, that run on fixed routes and charge set fares.
Air pollution: harmful or poisonous substances entering into the environment, such as through emissions from cars.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
if 20 peopel used there own cars to get to work, it would course much more harm to the enviroment than if those twenty people took the bus instead
Write a short letter to ask a train or bus driver about their thoughts on public transport. What do you think their job is like?
Find or draw a map of your local area and design a transport system for it. What different types of public transport would you use for different parts?
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