This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at low Intermediate level and above explores the theme of photographs. Students will develop their speaking skills.


What photos have you got on your mobile? Do you keep pictures in your purse or wallet? Have you got a photograph on your identity card? This lesson gives students the chance to talk about their photos and then write a description of a favourite picture.


Talking about photographs


Low intermediate A2


60-90 mins


  • To help students ask and answer questions about photographs
  • To develop students’ listening skills
  • To develop students’ writing skills
  • To develop students’ communication skills


Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.

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Worksheets: can be printed out for use in class.

worksheet - three tasks

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By Sally Trowbridge

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