This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at level B1 and above explores the theme of sleep. Students will develop their knowledge of Scotland and practise their reading and speaking skills.

Introduction

How many hours sleep do teenagers need? Do you ever fall asleep on public transport? This lesson asks students to read and talk about sleep. It includes a running dictation, a quiz, a text with an information gap activity and a debate on whether or not school should start later for teens.

Topic

Sleep

Level

B1/B2

Time

60 minutes

Aims:

  • To help students talk about sleep and how it affects our lives
  • To develop students’ reading and listening skills
  • To develop students’ communication skills
  • To develop students’ debating skills

Materials 

Lesson plan: download

Worksheets: download

By Sally Trowbridge

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