Age range: 12 - adult
Theme: Overweight Britain
Lexical area: Food and exercise

Obesity is on the rise in many countries, and the UK is no exception. This topic may be a sensitive issue for many young people, so think a little about the students in the group you are planning to use it with beforehand. The lesson has a focus on statistics on obesity, and encourages students to practise speaking skills in a role play and discussion activity.

Topic: Obesity in the UK

• To predict information about obesity in the UK
• To practise speaking skills in a role play and a discussion
• To practise reading skills
• To design an informative poster

Age group: 11-18

Level: B1 +

Time: 60 - 90 minutes

Materials: Overweight Britain lesson plan, student worksheet and discussion cards

By: Jo Budden


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