This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level B1 focuses on food related topics. Students will develop their reading and fluency.




This lesson plan has been developed to support the IATEFL Global Issues SIG and their October event focusing on Food issues. The lesson looks at two food-related topics: School dinners and Britain's Snack culture.


In this lesson students do a jigsaw reading activity where they read and then compare two different texts about food issues. They do a fast and furious speaking activity to practise fluency. There are optional comprehension tasks based on the two texts to do in class or for homework.

Topic: Food, school dinners, snacks, healthy eating

Level: B1-B2

Time: 60-90 minutes 


  • To develop students’ reading skills
  • To develop students’ fluency skills
  • To raise students’ awareness of food issues


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Language level
Language Level: 
Intermediate: B1

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