This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level A2 and above is based on the theme of climate change. Students will develop questionnaires and conduct interviews.


This lesson looks at ways the learners can take to reduce their impact on climate change. Learners will carry out two surveys and summarise their findings as a report.


Being green




60-90 minutes


  • To interview others to complete a survey and summarise findings in a report
  • To develop questionnaires on current behaviour using present perfect forms
  • To understand the actions learners can take to reduce their impact on climate

Plan components

Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure including answers to tasks.

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Worksheets: materials which can be printed out for use in class. These worksheets contain:

  • Group Survey
  • Survey Report
  • Language Focus

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By Kirsteen Donaghy

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This lesson made us a bit friendlier to the environment. We looked aroud and realized that lots of improvements could be done by everyone.

I find this lesson specially useful for the development of a green consciousness in our students. I will try to carry it out with them next week and will tell you about its fulfilment. Thank you for such a good teaching material.

I am going to teach English in 3 yrs,I  found many materials useful。I am learning to make a plan for the class,and it help me a lot

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