FREE ESL Lesson Plan- Body Parts

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Topic: Body parts

Level: Beginner

Age: 8-9 years

Length: 45 minutes

TESOL Methodology: Eclectic Approach (Lexical, TPR) flashcards, song, game, game, worksheet

Language Skills: Listening, Speaking

Lesson Objectives: Students will be able to identify the body parts head, hand, arm, leg and foot and say the names of each body part.

Resources: Stereo, flashcards, worksheets

Pre-task:
Play the Hokey-Pokey in the background. Stick flash cards of body parts to the board.

Teaching 1: Hold up a flashcard and say the name of the body part x 5 slowly

Task 1: Ask students to repeat the name on the flashcard x 5 in choral drill then ask different students to say the name on the flashcard. Mix the flashcards up going a little faster and ask the class together to say the name.

Teaching 2: The Hokey-Pokey. Arrange the class into a circle. First, play the song to the students emphasising the body parts. Repeat the verse at least three times so students get the hang of the song.

Task 2: Play the song with students now doing movements.

Teaching 3: Parts of the body memory race. Divide the class into two lines. Stand at the front of the class and point to a body part or say the name of 5-10 body parts. The students in line should say the body parts in order. The first student should say the name of the first body part mentioned, then the 2nd student inline the 2nd body part mentioned, and so on. Students who said the order of the body part correctly may sit down and watch the rest of the game The student who couldn’t guess the body part first goes to the back of the line to repeat the task.

Task 3: Play Parts of the body memory race.

Follow-up: Simon Says game. Demonstrate Simon Says game to students by touching the body part that Simon Says eg. Simon says touch your head. Start by demonstrating but slowly ease off doing the action yourself so that students need to think for themselves.

Homework: Fill in the blank worksheet. This worksheet has pictures that relate to a certain part of the body and fill in the blank sentence describing the action in the picture. Eg. The hat goes on my _________.

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FREE ESL Lesson Plan- Action Verbs

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Topic: Action verbs

Level: Upper beginner

Age: 9-10 years

Length: 45 minutes

TESOL Methodology: Eclectic Approach, flashcards, song, game, cloze activity, colouring worksheet

Language Skills: Listening, Speaking, Writing, Reading

Lesson Objectives: Students will be able to identify and say the name of five action verbs learned in class and use them in a sentence.

Resources: Stereo, flashcards, baton, worksheet.

Warm-up: Ask students 1 – 2 simple questions (of previously learned material) and give students 5 minutes to write down their answers. Select a few students to read out their answers.

Pre-task:
Play ‘If you’re happy and you know it.’ Have flashcards of actions such as jumping, clapping, singing, running, skipping stuck to the board. Arrange desks so that there is space in the middle.

Teaching 1: Point to each flashcard and say the action x 5.

Task 1: Ask students to repeat in choral drill x 5. Pick each student randomly to say action and get the class to do the action.

Teaching 2: ‘If you’re happy and you know it’ song. Play a verse of a song x 3 then repeat that verse and play the rest of the song doing the actions.

Task 2: Play a song for students to join in the actions. After students are familiar with the song, sing the song without music in the background and when it comes to naming the action, pick a student to say the action and everyone has to do that action.

Teaching 3: Cloze activity. Demonstrate by filling in the blank with a verb.

Task 3: Students complete worksheet.

Follow-up: Action Relay Race. Take the class outside if space is limited for running around. Divide the class into four teams and position one member of each team in a different corner so that in each corner there is a member of different teams. Give one person from each team a baton. Explain that the person with the baton gets to the next teammate by doing an activity that they have learned in class. This action is decided by the person passing the baton who calls out the action as they pass the baton. The teacher will call out the first action. Explain that you can’t pick the same action twice.

Homework: Worksheet. Complete the word then match the word with the picture. Colour in the pictures.

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FREE ESL Lesson Plan- Predicting the Future

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Topic: Predicting the future

Level: Intermediate

Age: 13 years

Length: 45 minutes

TESOL Methodology: Eclectic Approach, song + worksheet, discussion, game

Language Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

Lesson Objectives: Students will be able to talk & write about the future using continuous future tense correctly.

Resources: Computer with the Internet or CD & CD player, Old clock, Calendar, fill-in the blanks worksheets

Pre-task (optional):
Ask students what they will be doing on the weekend. If they are unsure ask them to predict what they will be doing.

Teaching 1: Play students the song ‘Sitting on the dock of the bay’ by Otis Redding http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCmUhYSr-e4.

Task 1: Hand out fill in the gap worksheets. Students must fill in the continuous future tense dialogue missing from the lyric sheets. Play the song again for students to listen and complete worksheets. http://www.metrolyrics.com/sitting-on-the-dock-of-the-bay-lyrics-otis-redding.html

Teaching 2: Write and discuss on the board explanations of how to use continuous future tense. http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb-tenses_future-continuous.htm. Arrange students in a circle. Explain to students we are all fortunetellers! Students must discuss what they predict will happen in the future using a specific time outline. For example: In 10 years time people won’t be riding skateboards, they will be riding hover boards!

Task 2: Students discuss the future.

Teaching 3: Explain to students you will play the game ‘Future Charades’. Students must act out an action that will take place at a certain time by acting out the action and using a clock and calendar.

Task 3: Students play the game ‘Future Charades’. Students must write the future continuous action on the board once answered correctly For example: “Alex will be going to bed at 9 pm tonight.”

Follow-up: Ask each student to write on the board something they know will happen in the future, For example, I will be having fried rice for dinner tonight.

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FREE ESL Lesson Plan – Idioms in a Business Situation

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Topic: Idioms in a business situation:
Bail a company out, big cheese, double-check, figure out, get off the ground, heads will roll, in the red, sell like hotcakes, tight spot, work out, take over

Level: Upper Intermediate, Advanced

Age: 19 years +

Length: 45 minutes

TESOL Methodology: Eclectic Approach: slide show, dialogue recording and text, crossword worksheet

Language Skills: Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking

Lesson Objectives: Students will be able to demonstrate recognition of idiom phrases spoken by counting. Students will be able to call out loud the correct phrase to a defining picture. Students will be able to use their reading skill to read a text and answer questions. Students will be able to write idiom phrases on the crossword worksheet.

Resources: Whiteboard and markers, business meeting dialogue recording and text, speakers, projector screen and computer, picture cards, crossword worksheet, paper and stationery for students

Pre-task:
Play the business meeting dialogue recording, slide show

Teaching 1: Teacher write on board idiom phrases class will be learning. The teacher will speak each phrase 5 times and explain that students will be able to define them by the end of the lesson. The teacher will then play business meeting dialogue recording at least 3 times and explain to the students that the dialogue is between two work colleagues discussing the news that their company has brought another company because it hasn’t been doing very well and they are making plans to work on a new product. The students are to write how many times they hear each idiom phrase in the dialogue.

Task 1: Students will listen to the idiom phrases spoken and associate spoken words with its written form. They will then count how many times they hear the idiom in context.

Teaching 2: Teacher will present slide show pointing to associated idiom phrase on board when relevant picture displayed. The teacher will then replay the slide show and hide idiom phrases.

Task 2: Students will recognise in visual form the definition of the idiom phrases by relevant pictures. Students will then call out correct idiom phrase to go with the picture without looking at the written words or assistance from the teacher.

Teaching 3: Teacher will distribute written form of the business meeting dialogue played earlier and explain students can now underline the idiom phrases when they see them.

Task 3: Students will read dialogue text and underline the idioms they see

Follow-up: Give to students crossword worksheet to complete. This will ask words of an idiom that best suits a definition or fill the blank of a sentence.

RESOURCES
Slide Show Images:
1) Bail a company out – offering bags of money to poverty-stricken, S.O.S. and rescue
2) Big cheese – an obvious figure of authority presiding over others (king, head of the table)
3) Double-check – the person looking over their work with symbol or number signifying second time doing so, same book different time on the clock
4) Figure out – group bent overwork, pens in hand marking up plans, light bulb overhead
5) Get off the ground – inventors working with the start of an idea thought bubbles above head expressing full idea or hopes
6) Heads will roll – angry authoritative figure, upset subordinates, guillotine in background
7) In the red – line graph with falling profits, cost of expenses above money coming in
8) Sell like hot cakes – enthusiastic crowd waving cash at popular product salesperson
9) Tight spot – upset people caught in a dead-end with potential harm coming their way
10) Work out – the person with multiple iterations of an object
11) Take-over – conquering army or authoritative figure

Dialogue:
Sarah: Good morning John, how are you?
John: Good morning Sarah, I’m great thanks; how are you? Please have a seat.
Sarah: That’s good, thank you I will.
John: I called you in today to discuss the latest news for our company and perhaps figure out what needs to be done to get Product A off the ground.
Sarah: Yes of course, I heard that our company had to bail out Company X as it was in the red with its money.
John: That’s right the big cheese decided it was a great opportunity to take over company X whilst it was in a tight spot.
Sarah: Will heads roll at Company X?
John: Perhaps, when employees let costs get into the red it doesn’t look good on the company, but the good news is that we have gained a new product – Product A from the take-over. We now need to work out our strategy for developing and selling this product and get it off the ground.
Sarah: Right I will need to double-check my figures* but I predict that Product A will sell like hotcakes and take over its competitors.
John: That’s great news we certainly don’t want to be in the same tight spot that Company X found themselves in. The big cheese will be happy to hear this as well. Alright I’ll let you figure out how we are going to sell Product A. When can you get back to me?
Sarah: I’ll can start double-checking my work* this afternoon
John: Good, report to me once you are finished and we’ll meet with the big cheese for further instructions.
Sarah: Great, ok I’ll go back to my desk and start working on it now if we are finished?
John: Yes, thanks again for coming in, goodbye.
Sarah: Goodbye
*The words figures, work or numbers can be interchanged here depending if you want to test students on their understanding on when similar words become an idiom and when they are not.

Crossword Worksheet:
Questions:
When you rescue a company from monetary problems you….. bail a company out
An authoritative figure can sometimes be called…… big cheese
I’m going to ……….. my work, to make sure there are no mistakes double-check
When you come up with new ideas you……. figure out
We have a new product but we need some cash to……… get it off the ground
Oh no Bill is in trouble with the boss his…… head will roll
That company’s profits are …, they’re in trouble in the red
Doughnuts are delicious; if we sell them they will ……… sell like hotcakes
You can be in this position when you are in trouble and have few options tight spot
We are going to …… that company it’s up for sale take over
We are proceeding to the planning stage; we will….. the product from there work out

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FREE ESL Lesson Plan- Movie

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Topic: Movies

Level: Intermediate

Age: 15-18 years

Length: 45 minutes

TESOL Methodology: Communicative Approach, Macrologue, movie review, and drawing activity

Language Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

Lesson Objectives: Students are able to discuss themes and ideas used in film and express their own opinion on the film.

Resources: Overhead projector, DVD player, pack of blank paper

Warm-up (optional): Share with students the title of my personal favourite film and why it is my favourite. Ask students to share their favourite movies and reasons why.

Pre-task (optional):
Show students short film

Teaching 1: Arrange students in a circle to discuss what the film was about, the themes used, ideas, setting etc. Record the discussion using a Macrologue.

Task 1: Complete Macrologue

Teaching 2: Students remain in the circle. Initially express own opinion on the film, stating whether I liked the film or not. Draw on the board a table divided into two columns, one for comments favouring the film and the other for comments disliking the film. Students are each asked to express their own opinion with a comment as to why they did or did not like the film. Students share the role of being scribe, writing comments in the table. Votes are tallied to get overall class consensus.

Task 2: Students take turns expressing their opinion. Students share the scribe role.

Teaching 3: Place students into pairs and explain the drawing activity. Students must draw pictures related to the film.

Task 3: Students play a drawing game. The pair with the best drawing replications receives a prize.

Follow-up: On the board write a final class review of the film to be published on movie review website with students assisting in how the review is written.

Homework: Ask students to write a review of their own on their favourite movie using the class review as an example of how to format the review. A review must also have a star rating out of 10 using drawn stars.

 

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FREE ESL Activity- Communication for Intermediate

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Communication activity for Intermediate Teenagers

Students are placed into pairs. Students are assigned roles of either ‘student A’ or ‘student B’. Students both receive a piece of paper; ‘student A’ must spend a few minutes drawing a picture on the piece of paper without ‘student B’ seeing. Students sit back to back, ‘student A’ gives instructions for ‘student B’ to replicate the drawing. Questions can be asked.
Students then compare drawings and swap roles, receiving another piece of paper each. This time ‘student B’ draws the picture and ‘student A’ must replicate, this time questions must be yes/no questions.


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8 Taiwanese Foods You Have to Try

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1. Pearl Milk Tea (Zhen Zhu Nai Cha)

As long as you come to Taiwan, you must drink a cup of Pearl Milk Tea. The chewy tapioca balls (also known as pearls or boba) mix with sweet milk and a different flavour of black tea. Pearl Milk Tea is now gradually transformed into a variety of drinks. There are ‘Boba Milk Tea’ which represents milk tea with large pearls, ‘Brown Sugar Pearl Milk’, the pearls that boiled with brown sugar, and the white pearls which also called ‘Agar Boba’ or ‘Crystal Boba’.

2. Stinky Tofu (Chou Dou Fu)

Stinky Tofu is the fermented tofu with a strong odour. The fried stinky tofu has a crunchy appearance, and the inside is soft and absorbs the aroma of soy sauce. Taiwanese like to add pickled kimchi or cucumber to eat, or you can also add some chilli! Spicy halogen stinky tofu is another cooking method for stinky tofu. In some hot pot restaurants, you can also order the set of ‘Spicy Duck Blood and Stinky Tofu’, the duck blood and halogen stinky tofu is the perfect match!

3. Braised Pork Rice (Lu Rou Fan)

Braised Pork Rice is a home taste for Taiwanese. This rice dish is commonly seen throughout Taiwan, but the flavour may be different in the north and the south. However, the basic ingredients remain the same: the ground pork cooked with soy sauce is placed on the steamed rice.

4. Fried Chicken Fillet (Ji Pai)

Fried Chicken Fillet, a kind of fried chicken, can be taken away at any time which is very common in Taiwan. It is also the must-eat and most popular snack in Taiwan’s night market! It is crispy on the outside and tender juicy on the inside with many kinds of seasonings you can choose, like chilli powder, allspice, seaweed powder, mustard powder, cheese powder, etc.

5. Oyster Omelette (Oh Ah Jen)

Oyster Omelette is one of the most famous street foods in Taiwan but this omelette is not exactly the same as the western style omelette. This omelette is mixed the potato starch into the egg batter with some small oysters and people can pour savoury sauce or chilli sauce on top of the omelette to add more taste. Sometimes, shrimp can be substituted in place of oysters, and it is called shrimp omelette.

6. Oyster Vermicelli (Oh Ah Mi Sua)

Oyster Vermicelli, a kind of popular noodle soup in Taiwan, is a bowl of wheat vermicelli with cooked rich bonito and topped with juicy, plump oysters, pork intestine and homemade chilli sauce.

7. Small Sausage in Large Sausage (Da Chang Bao Xiao Chang)

This is a snack sausage sandwich in Taiwan which is commonly known as Taiwanese hot dog. A segment of Taiwanese pork sausage is wrapped in a sticky rice sausage. Taiwanese usually grill it and add some raw garlic, pickled cucumber, hot peppers, think soy sauce paste to complement its taste.

8. Pork Belly Bun (Gua Bao)

Pork Belly Bun is such as the Taiwan version burger, it consists of a slice of stewed meat and other condiments sandwiched between the flat steamed bread. The traditional filling for Pork Belly Bun is a slice of red-cooked pork belly, sauerkraut, coriander, parsley, and ground peanuts.

Best Markets in Taiwan for Food and Shopping

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1. Shilin Night Market (士林夜市)

The Shilin Night Market is one of the largest and most popular night markets in Taiwan. This night market consists of two elements: local cuisine and general merchandise. There are many Taiwan’s traditional foods can be found here such as Fried Chicken Fillet, Pearl Milk Tea, Oyster Vermicelli, Taiwanese Sausage, and the most notorious Taiwanese snack, Stinky Tofu. The most popular food in Shilin Night Market is Oyster Omelette which is pronounced as ‘Oh Ah Jen’ in Taiwanese.

2. Raohe Street Night Market (饒河夜市)

The Raohe Street Night Market, one of the oldest night markets in Taipei, is a must-visit destination for the tourists! In addition to enjoying delicious street foods in this night market, you can also take a stroll through the Clothing Shopping Outlet in Wufenpu, a hotspot for finding discounted fashion in a variety of stores. And of course, the must-eat snacks in this night market you need to try are Pork Pepper Buns, Grilled Squid, Fried Dumplings, Taiwanese Herbal Pork Bone Soup, and so on.

3. Tamsui Old Street (淡水老街)

Tamsui Old Street is very contrast to the busy Taipei City. There are lots of restaurants, shops, cafes, Taiwanese snacks located along the riverfront in Tamsui, and its waterfront area is a great place to watch the sunset. People can also take the ferry from the pier at Tamsui Old Street across to Dadaocheng Wharf, Bali Left Bank, and Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf.

4. Jiufen Old Street (九份老街)

Jiufen is a former gold-mining settlement which becomes a popular tourist destination because of the Japanese anime film Spirited Away. This small town originally built by Japanese and many buildings in the town still remains unchanged. The must-try food in Jiufen is taro balls. It is a bowl of sweet soup with chewy handmade taro balls, sweet potato balls, green tea balls, and kidney beans.

5. Fengjia Night Market (逢甲夜市)

The Fenghjia Night Market is the largest and most popular night market in Taichung and it is centred around Feng Chia University. There are lots of food and drink stands, clothing stores, restaurants along Fengjia road, Fushin road, and Wnhua road. The takoyaki ball on Fushin road is the must-try food in this night market. It is very delicious and popular and it has a huge blue octopus as its sign.

6. Garden (Huayan) Night Market (花園夜市)

The most popular and largest night market in Tainan City. This night market has numerous food vendors, merchandise stalls, and game sections. In this market, you can not only have classic Taiwanese street foods, but also many international foods and local delicacies of Tainan. However, this night market only opens on three days a week, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. In Taiwan, there is a saying that goes ‘South is Garden, Middle is Fengia, and North is Shilin’.

7. Anping Old Street (安平老街)

Anping Old Street, the first street in Taiwan, was built by the Dutch in Anping more than 300 years ago. This is a narrow street but fully packed with food and drink stalls and old buildings. The street also features all kinds of cultural items, souvenirs and some traditional snacks regardless of Taiwanese or foreign visitors can find many interesting goods here. When tourists travelling to Tainan, this street is the must-visit destination, especially you would like to explore more history of Taiwan!

8. Ruifeng Night Market (瑞豐夜市)

Although it is not the biggest night market in Taiwan, however, many Kaohsiung people regard this market as their own kitchen and the gathering area to have some snacks and night meals. It sells a variety of street foods, clothing, fashion accessories, and so on. The unique xiao chi foods in this night market are Wanguo Steak Teppanyaki, Mongolian Barbecue, Satay Barbecue, Brown Sugar Bubble Tea, Papaya Milk Tea, etc.

9. Liuhe Tourist Night Market (六合夜市)

The Liuhe Night Market, the must-visit night market in Kaohsiung, is located in the heart of Kaohsiung and is easy to get there by MRT. In addition to a variety of delicious Taiwanese street foods, cold drinks, ices, snacks, the highlight in this night market is seafood. There are many food stalls selling seafood, such as shrimp, crab, squid, and octopus. When you visit Kaohsiung, do not miss the opportunity to try the papaya milk and steamed salty shrimps in the Liuhe Tourist Night Market!

10. Dongdamen Night Market (東大門夜市)

‘Dongdamen’ sounds similar to Seoul’s ‘Dongdaemun’, but these two places are entirely different things. The Dongdamen Night Mark is the largest night market in Hualien, the east of Taiwan. There are three main market lanes in this night market, Futing Market (Taiwanese food), Aboriginal Street (native aboriginal food), and a street especially selling the foods from China.

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8 Places in Taiwan You Have to Visit in 2020

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1. Taipei 101 (台北101)

Taipei 101 is the landmark of Taipei and the tallest building in Taiwan. There is an observation deck on the 89th floors of the building where the visitors can enjoy the view of Taipei. Besides the observation deck, the base of the building houses a multi-level shopping mall, various restaurants, food court, and stores.

2. Xi Men Ding (西門町)

Xi Men Ding, the ‘Harajuku’ of Taipei, was founded during the Japanese colonisation era, and today has grown into one of the city’s cultural centres. This pedestrian shopping haven is very popular with tourists and Taipei youth, along with a variety of fashion clothing shops, restaurants, clubs, bars, and also street performances and exhibitions.

3. National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院)

The National Palace Museum, a world-class museum, has preserved more than 650,000 pieces of Chinese historical relics which has covered almost 5,000 years of Chinese history. In addition to a wide range of exhibits, the museum also offers a guided tour in seven languages, including Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish and Korean. This museum is a must-see on any tourist’s itinerary.

4. Sun Moon Lake (日月潭)

Sun Moon Lake, the largest lake in Taiwan, is located in the mountains of Nantou County. Recently, the surrounding area of Sun Moon Lake has been built for cycling, the tourists can not only exercise but can leisurely enjoy the beautiful scenery of Sun Moon Lake. Besides, you can also taste lots of delicious and traditional snacks in the Ita Thao Shopping Street. And the Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village theme park is just located nearby Sun Moon Lake, the visitors can get there by the ropeway gondola.

5. Alishan National Scenic Area (阿里山國家風景區)

Alishan National Scenic Area is located in the centre of Taiwan. Here, you can take the sunrise viewing train to see a sunrise and the sea of the clouds, this activity is so popular for both locals and foreigners. Then, you can visit the highest temple in Taiwan, Shouzhen Temple, and on the second floor, you can find 10,000 miniature Buddhas. And don’t forget to try some famous Alishan Tea before you leave!

6. Chimei Museum (奇美博物館)

The Chimei Museum, funded by Chi Mei Corporation, a petrochemical company, is located in Tainan. This is a comprehensive museum with a wide range collection of European paintings, historic weapons, musical instrument, industrial techniques, and ancient objects. The museum also collects many valuable violins and it loans its violins to lots of excellent musicians. More importantly, there are lots of photo-taking spots that visitors can leave a lovely memory in Taiwan!

7. Taroko Park (大魯閣草衙道)

The Taroko Park is the commercial complex located in Kaohsiung, which consists of the shopping area and the amusement park area. This is the largest shopping centre in Taiwan with more than 200 retailers built with European architecture style. Taroko Park is also the first sports-theme park in Taiwan, it offers many best facilities for the toddlers and young children which makes it ideal for the families. Besides, it is the only theme park can be accessible by metro in Taiwan.

8. Taroko Gorge (太魯閣)

Taroko Gorge, the Taiwanese Grand Canyon, is along with Alishan and Sun Moon Lake. It is created by the continual rising mountains and the erosive power of the Liwu River. In addition to the gorge, there are lots of attractions include temples, museums, aboriginal settlements, and numerous hiking trails for the visitors to experience the true beautiful mountain scenery of eastern Taiwan. Remember to take a photo with Taroko Gorge Entrance Gate when visiting here!

 

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8 Places to Take the Best Instagram Photos in Taiwan in 2019

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1. Zhengbin Fishing Port (正濱漁港)

The Zhengbin Fishing Port, new instagrammable spot in Keelung, is knowns as the Taiwan version of Venice. This is an ordinary fishing port repainted with romantic colours, and there are 16 colourful rainbow houses along the Zhengbib Fishing Port which make this fishing port more vivid. Tourists can snap colourful photos of the artsy houses by the Zhangbin Fishing Port.
Popular Hashtags: #正濱漁港#zhengbinfishingport

2. Xiangshan (Taipei 101) (象山/台北101)

Xiangshan, the highest point in Taipei city, is one of the best places to enjoy Taipei’s scenery. It is very convenient to reach the Xiangshan Trail and then people can overlook the view of Taipei 101 and also enjoy the beautiful sunset. When the night is getting dark and the city lights brighten the entire night sky, people can also enjoy the beautiful night scenes.
Popular Hashtags: #taipei101#象山#xiangshan

3. Tao Zhu Yin Yuan (陶朱隱園)

Tao Zhu Yin Yuan, also known as Agora Garden tower, is the most futuristic residential building in Taipei. This 21-storey building with a special appearance of rotation is inspired by the double-helical structure of human DNA. Here now has become the popular Instagram spot in Taipei and people can also take a photo with the Tao Zhu Yin Yuan and Taipei 101 at the same time from a special angle.
Popular Hashtags: #taipei101#taozhuyinyuan#陶朱隱園

4. Maokong Gondola (貓空纜車)

The Maokong Gondola is the first gondola system in Taipei and the one-way travel time is about 20 to 30 minutes. The three most beautiful times to take the gondola are when the sun is setting when the lights of the city are shinning at night, and in the midst after rain. At the final stop, there are numerous tea shops and tea plantations, visitors can taste Taiwan’s speciality tea and meal while enjoying the stunning scenery of Taipei.
Popular Hashtags: #maokonggondola #貓空

5. Longfeng Waterfall Skywalk (龍鳳瀑布空中步道)

The Longfeng Waterfall Skywalk, the longest air corridor in Taiwan, is a ‘U’ shaped walkway with transparent and no suspension system, just likes the Taiwan version of the American Grand Canyon Skywalk. This trail allows visitors to stay at the bottom of the waterfall and enjoy the beauty of the waterfall, and the thrill of walking through the air on the transparent trail.
Popular Hashtag: #龍鳳瀑布空中步道

6. National Taichung Theatre (台中國家歌劇院)

The National Taichung Theatre is undoubtedly the hottest spot in Taichung! This building is the most difficult one to construct in the world and it is designed by the Japanese architect Toyo Ito. Visitors can not only take beautiful pictures at the outside of the theatre, but the inside of the theatre also has a lot of amazing spaces that visitors can take a lot of photos in there. Besides, the night view outside the theatre is also very beautiful, not only suitable for dating but also suitable for the family to take a walk and enjoy the beauty of the National Taichung Theatre.
Popular Hashtags: #台中國家歌劇院#nationaltaichungtheater

7. Chimei Museum (奇美博物館)

The Chimei Museum is one of the must-see attractions for people to visit Tainan. Due to its unique architecture, a Versailles-style European building, it has become a hot spot for the photo-taking. The square also has many statues with Greek mythology as the background and the beautiful fountain which are also the hot Instagrammable spots.
Popular Hashtags: #chimeimuseum #奇美博物館

8. Siaogangshan Skywalk Park (岡山之眼)

The design of the Siaogangshan Skywalk is inspired by music, the cable-stayed bridge looks like a violin and its steel cables symbolize the violin strings, while the spiral staircases at the end represent a harmonica which seems to respond to the violin in a song. The whole skywalk is not really long, but the visitors can clearly enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Taiwan Strait, 85 Sky Tower, the Agongdian Reservoir, and the Mount Banping and the visitors can also take lots of beautiful pictures on the 8-storey glass walkway.
Popular Hashtags: #siaogangshanskywalkpark #岡山之眼

 

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