English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESoL) -Intermediate Class – Fall 2020 – Week 13

Topic: National Parks

America’s 28th President, Woodrow Wilson, formed the National Park Service in 1916 to “protect the wild and wonderful landscapes” in the United States. Today, the National Park Service protects over 400 parks and historical sites from coast to coast.

Conversation Partner Prompts

  • Have you been to a national park in the US?
  • Are there national parks in your country? 
  • What are some beautiful places to see nature in your home country
  • What kind of wildlife are there?
  • What kind of plants?
  • Do you prefer oceans, deserts, forests, or mountains?
  • What is the most beautiful natural place you’ve ever seen?
  • Do you prefer to be in the city or out in nature?
  • Does being in nature help your mood?