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Climate change

This lesson is about climate change and encourages students to think about their attitudes towards the environment.

(Interesting fact you could use in the introduction, according to Friends of the Earth the UK has 1% of the world’s population, yet produces 2.3% of the world’s carbon dioxide.) This lesson could be linked nicely with the lesson plan on the weather.

Topic: Climate change

Age: Teenage/adult

Level: Intermediate and above   

Timing: 60-90 mins


  • To develop reading and speaking skills
  • To introduce language to talk about the environment

Plan components

Lesson Plan: guide for teacher on procedure including worksheet tasks and answers to tasks.

Download lesson plan 137 pdf

Worksheets: exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:

  • Five tasks based around the topic of climate change

Download worksheets 93k pdf

For more information about this topic you can visit these BBC and British Council sites:


Jo Budden, Teacher, Materials Writer, British Council, Spain

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