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Theme: The National Trust, the restoration of John Lennon's childhood home and the life of Lennon
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Theme: Health, fitness, lifestyles
Lexical area: Sports, recreational activities, frequency...

Theme: Immigration, demography, ethnic minorities
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Theme: British Animation
Lexical area: Describing...

Theme: April Fool’s Day
Lexical area: Jokes and hoaxes.

Theme: Bonfire Night in the UK
Lexical area: Festivals

Theme: Downshifting and the difference between rural lifestyles and urban lifestyles.
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Theme: Chocolate
Lexical area: Food

Theme: Christmas
Lexical area: Christmas vocabulary

Theme: Computer games and their effects on young people
Lexical area: Computer language
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This lesson focuses on consumer power. Like it or hate it, we are all to some extent consumers, so this is a subject that students of...

Theme: Cooking and food trends in the UK
Lexical area: Food and kitchen utensils
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Age range: 12 - adult 
Theme: Economic crisis
Lexical area: Money

Age range: 10 - adult
Theme: Cycling
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Theme: Northern Ireland
Lexical area: Describing places...

Theme: England
Lexical area: Describing places

Theme: Scotland
Lexical area: Describing places

Theme: Wales
Lexical area: Describing places

This lesson focuses on the topic of festivals using Diwali as a starting point for talking about festivals in your students' country of...

Theme: Restrictions and rules regarding dress.
Lexical area:...

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Theme: The National Trust, the restoration of John Lennon's childhood home and the life of LennonLexical area: Historical periods,...

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Theme: Health, fitness, lifestyles Lexical area: Sports, recreational activities, frequency adverbs Cross curricular links: Personal and...

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Theme: Immigration, demography, ethnic minoritiesLexical area: Countries, religionsCross curricular links: History, geography,...

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Theme: British AnimationLexical area: Describing characters and expressing opinions

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Theme: April Fool’s DayLexical area: Jokes and hoaxes.

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Theme: Bonfire Night in the UKLexical area: Festivals

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Theme: Downshifting and the difference between rural lifestyles and urban lifestyles.Lexical area: Adjectives to describe lifestyle,...

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Theme: ChocolateLexical area: Food

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Theme: Christmas Lexical area: Christmas vocabulary

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Theme: Computer games and their effects on young peopleLexical area: Computer languageCross curricular links: Information technology,...

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This lesson focuses on consumer power. Like it or hate it, we are all to some extent consumers, so this is a subject that students of...

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Theme: Cooking and food trends in the UKLexical area: Food and kitchen utensilsCross curricular links: Media studies, home economics 

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Age range: 12 - adult Theme: Economic crisisLexical area: Money

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Age range: 10 - adultTheme: CyclingLexical area: Transport

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Theme: Northern IrelandLexical area: Describing places

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Theme: EnglandLexical area: Describing places

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Theme: ScotlandLexical area: Describing places

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Theme: WalesLexical area: Describing places

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This lesson focuses on the topic of festivals using Diwali as a starting point for talking about festivals in your students' country of...

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Theme: Restrictions and rules regarding dress.Lexical area: Clothes and describing people

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  • The first wave of immigrants started with the arrival of a troop ship from Jamaica called the ‘Empire Windrush’. The people who came to Britain from the West Indies came to be known as the ‘Windrush’ generation. Students will create their own poem,...
  • This lesson is about health and fitness and young people’s lifestyles. In it, students will reflect on their own lifestyles, read a text about UK teenagers, do a fitness survey to compare levels of activity with their classmates, and design a...
  • IntroductionIn this lesson, learners are introduced to the names of some main school stages and national exams and are given the chance to compare with their country's educational system. Then they practise note-taking and speaking skills with a...
  • This lesson focuses on the differences between how girls and boys perform at secondary school in the UK. Students will make predictions about how well boys and girls perform in different exams, read and categorise opinions about gender differences,...
  • This is a Christmas lesson in which students will review Christmas vocabulary, find out about Christmas celebrations around the world, read a text about people’s attitudes to Christmas in the UK, write a Christmas themed poem and talk about unusual...
  • This lesson focuses on describing houses, and what our houses can say about us. Students will review vocabulary to describe different types of houses and their features, read about unusual housing types, speak about housing in their own country and...
  • Halloween is celebrated on 31st October and is becoming increasingly popular amongst teenagers across Europe. This lesson plan focuses on a series of activities designed to focus on different skills, all related to Halloween. The activities can be...
  • In this lesson, students will consider school discipline, they will learn vocabulary to talk about bad behaviour and punishments, read a text about a case study of a UK teenager and her attitude to school rules, write some school rules for teachers...
  • In this lesson students will read about the growing trend of vegetarianism in the UK. The lesson integrates speaking and reading skills and students will also learn new vocabulary related to eating habits and different diets, as well as some fruit...
  • In this lesson students will talk about their attitudes towards tattoos, read a text about the growing popularity of tattooing in the UK, design a tattoo for somebody and take part in a role play about a tattoo dilemma.Aims: • To practise speaking...
  • In this lesson students will discuss what the key ingredients of a summer festival are, read some fact files about popular summer festivals in the UK and decide which one they would like to go to, read and find out information about the Glastonbury...
  • In this lesson students will talk about shopping habits and be introduced to the idea of ‘shopaholics’. They will practise vocabulary related to shops, practise speaking in a mingle activity, where they will ask classmates about their shopping...
  • This lesson focuses on school uniform and teenage dress codes. Students will practise vocabulary related to clothes and uniforms, discuss their opinions about school uniforms, read about attitudes to school uniforms in the UK and do a role play...
  • This is an Easter lesson which focuses on a range of language skills. It is aimed at lower levels but the activities could be easily adapted to suit higher levels. Students will review vocabulary related to Easter, practise using prepositions of...
  • In this lesson students will learn about April Fool’s Day in the UK. They will discuss whether they have a similar day in their country, read about attitudes to April Fool’s Day in the UK, read about and then explain some famous April Fool’s Day...
  • Did you know that in the UK we spend about £503m on cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts for Valentine's Day? This lesson is designed to be used near the date of Valentine's Day (14 February) to talk about the topic of love and romance....
  • This lesson looks at different types of TV programmes and viewing habits in your students’ country. It considers the dangers and merits of reality TV. Students will extend their vocabulary related to television, speak about their own preferences,...
  • This lesson focuses on the topic of pocket money and pester power. In it, students will extend their vocabulary related to money and spending, practise speaking skills as they discuss their spending habits, read a text about pocket money in the UK...
  • This lesson is all about photography. In it, students will firstly brainstorm vocabulary related to the topic, and then do a mingle activity to find out more about their classmates photography habits. The classroom will then be ‘transformed’ into a...
  • In 2010, the UK government had a plan to introduce identity cards for all citizens. Reactions to the plan were mixed, and eventually the idea was abandoned. This lesson focuses on the use of identity cards. Students will learn vocabulary related to...

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