This lesson prepares the students to learn more about the Magna Carta by describing and explaining the social structure in England 800 years ago.

The listening and reading sections have some challenging vocabulary, which students are encouraged to use in the later speaking activities.

Topic: English society at the time of the Magna Carta
Level: B1
Time: 90 minutes

Aims

  • To develop students’ ability to talk about daily life using past tenses and “used to”.
  • To develop students’ understanding of England at the time of the Magna Carta.
  • To provide opportunities for students to compare England 800 years ago to their own contexts.
     

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