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This lesson is based on the topic of immigration.

It can be a sensitive topic, which may generate strong opinions. Students are asked to discuss the reasons that people migrate, write a poem about immigration and try to put themselves in the position of a recent immigrant. They will also discuss opinions about different aspects of migration.

Topic: Immigration

• To practise speaking skills, in the context of discussing migration
• To practise writing skills, writing a poem about immigration and a postcard to a friend
Age group: 12 - adult

Level: B1 +

Time: 60 - 90 minutes

Materials: Immigration lesson plan, student worksheet and discussion cards.


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Upper intermediate: B2