This lesson plan for teachers of adults at intermediate level explores the theme of adjusting to a new environment. Students will develop their communication skills and vocabulary around the topic of adjustment and culture. 

Introduction

OPENCities is a collaboration project between the British Council, European Commission, City Governments world-wide, and a growing range of institutional partners. The lesson plans in this series aim to support understanding of the potential for cities to more fully embrace the opportunities presented by international population flows.

Topic

Adjusting to a new environment

Level

Intermediate +

Time

60 minutes +

Aims:

  • To develop students’ skills communication skills
  • To develop students’ vocabulary around the topic of adjustment  and culture
  • To help students understand some of the issues and opportunities involved in moving to a new country

Materials

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

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Worksheets: exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheets contain:

  • Discussion task
  • Reading tasks
  • Listening activities
  • Consolidation tasks

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Audio: This is not yet available but should be ready in a few weeks

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