This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level A2 practises vocabulary of famous places in London. Students listen to a recording and complete a speaking activity.

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In this lesson students practise vocabulary of famous places in London, listen to a light-hearted recording of a guided tour on an open top bus in London, check their comprehension, and then do a speaking activity based on the listening.

Topic: A tour of London

Level: A2+

Time: 60 minutes approximately


  • To develop students’ listening skills
  • To develop students’ speaking skills
  • To build on students’ cultural knowledge


All the materials for this lesson plan can be downloaded below

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The plan is interesting but I haven't found the audio file either.


I'm working on setting up a language exchange center in Israel and have come across some interesting research about the importance of cultural immersion in language acquisition. This seems like a great way to do it.

I do really thank you for providing such creative plans for our lessons , I do make use of them and students do respond positively.

Hi there,

The link takes you to a video interface but there is no video or sound when you press play, either through your link or through the lesson plan.

Any ideas anyone?


Thank you for your leson plan and all the materials. The topic is interesting and the audio is great. All will certainly be useful for my lesson in class.


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