This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at advanced explores the theme of the weather. Students will have an opportunity to practise pronunciation and collocations connected with the weather.

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Students will also have an opportunity to practise pronunciation, word stress and collocations connected with the weather.

The plan is based around a text from the British Council LearnEnglish Central website at:
http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/magazine/weather

The webpage also has a variety of online interactive activities. We have also included the text for students and teachers without Internet access in class.

Topic

The weather

Level

Advanced

Timing

60-90 mins

Aims

  • To give students practice in reading for specific information in an online article about the weather
  • To practise pronunciation, word stress and collocations connected with the weather

Materials 

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

Worksheets: exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:

  • Vocabulary activity
  • Pronunciation activity
  • Collocation activity
  • Discussion activity
  • Reading task and complete text

The lesson plan and worksheets can be downloaded below.

For more information about this topic you can visit these British Council and BBC sites:

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Author: 
Alistair Bassett
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