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Mobile phones

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This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at Pre-intermediate level and above explores the theme of mobile phones. Students will have opportunities to express themselves on the use of mobile phones in public.


In this lesson plan the students will have plenty of opportunities to express themselves on the use of mobile phones in public and how they themselves use mobile phones.

They will create and perform telephone conversations, decipher mini text messages, then write and send their own. The lesson plan considers the importance of mobile phones for people today and how 'texting' has changed the way they communicate.


Mobile phones and text communications


Pre-intermediate and above


60-90 mins


  • To develop students understanding of telephone and text communications
  • To give students a chance to practise speaking


Lesson Plan

Student Worksheets - including cut up activities

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Language level
Language Level: 
Pre-intermediate: A2