Theme: Downshifting and the difference between rural lifestyles and urban lifestyles.
Lexical area: Adjectives to describe lifestyle, comparatives and descriptions of routines.
Cross curricular links: Personal and Social Education, Social Science, Geography.

This lesson consists of two case studies based on real life stories of people living n the UK today. The stories deal with their decision to give up an apparently successful and fast-paces lifestyle for a rural life in the Peak District. The topic encourages students to talk about their own lifestyles and priorities


Topic: Downshifting- the difference between rural and urban lifestyles

Aims:
• to practise adjectives and to describe lifestyle
• To practise using comparatives and describing routines
• To discuss / learn popular expressions related to places
• To develop reading and speaking skills


Age group: teens


Level: B1 – B2


Time: 60 minutes


Materials: Changing Lives lesson plan and student worksheet


By: Clare Lavery

 

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