Day in the life of a tour guide/Resources/Lesson Plans/Lesson Plan 1
Lecturer to introduce him/herself - (10)
Students to introduce themselves - why are they doing the course? (15)
Icebreaker activities - Name games (ball toss, going to a party, Bumpety Bump Bump Bump, Evolution) (30)
Students to be given the task of researching and then presenting an Icebreaker activity - scheduled to take place during the rest of the course. (5)
Group Contract (relate to importance of doing this with a Tour Group) (15)
Run through course - assessments, role plays (10)
Key message - we will be covering basic interpersonal skills that are very transferable - it does not matter where you end up or what you end up doing - these skills will stand you in good stead.
What is a tour guide? (20)
B R E A K - 10 - 1030
Brainstorm types of guides? (20). – In groups – have a chat and then present back to me
What do they do?
What is their job like?
Why do people become tour guides?
Show Scan “Reality” – group discussion (10)
GROUP WORK (20):
Have groups come up with a list/Combine
STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES’:
Stress scenario – read plus discussion - ways of dealing with stress
Other ways of getting to know your clients (60 - or as much as needed)
Get them outside doing activities
Giants, Wizards and Goblins
Mute Line Up