If you plan to use tourist guide scripts for your trip to Paris then it’s good to start early. You need to find time in your hectic schedule to write a guide script for your guide. However, not all guides are easy to work with and if you’ve never written a guide before it can be really difficult. That’s why I recommend that you work with someone who has experience in using guide scripts. Here is how to go about getting someone to write a guide script.
Know How To Choose Right Guide
– The first thing to do is contact a tour guide agency in Paris that you have heard about using. Most of them offer guided tours every day of the week and it would be ideal if you could choose one to tour with. It would be an added bonus if you knew the person who was coming with you. This way you know that they are experienced in the tourist guide business. The advantage of having multiple tour guide companies available at your service is that you can choose one for your group that suits your budget best.
– Next you need to look through several tour guides available. Find one with a good reputation and a large following and then contact the person to ask him/her for a copy of their tourist guide script. You will be able to choose from a large list of topics for your script, some of which will be quite detailed and others much less so.
Find A Guide That Writes In Mother Tongue Language
– Try to find a guide that writes in a conversational or mother tongue language. Many people prefer to use post-it notes as a means of marking their itinerary rather than taking paper Tourist Guide notes. When writing in the mother tongue you get to be more spontaneous and you have the option of using small and large houses with a lot of character and history. Post-it notes get messy and hard to read and there is no need to memorize a large number of house numbers.
Children Enjoy Being In Places That They Identify With.
Children choose to visit scary places, eat at ghastly-gorm hall, and go trick or treating. This is why it’s important to have a very descriptive post-it note or a copy of your itinerary on a small sticky note. For instance, if it says to visit Ghastly-Gorm Hall, rather than just write Ghastly-Gorm Hall on a large piece of paper. Children prefer to be told about things rather than descriptions. They love to imagine themselves in different situations and capture these in their stories.
– When describing the ambience, choose words that children associate with. For instance, “The sounds of water trickling over rocks” is a good description of a typical scene. However, do not describe what the setting is like. “A quiet beach full of calm people watching fishermen” is a more accurate way to describe the scene. Children have no trouble understanding what an environment is like and often use adverbs to describe it. The same applies for the ocean, the forest or the beach.
– When drawing a floor plan of a proposed location, do not indicate degrees of separation for visitors. “The house at the top of the hill is a historic landmark and has rooms with sliding glass doors.” Instead, indicate a set of directions. “Directions are on post-it notes so follow them to the right when going clockwise.” When possible, identify places of interest as well?