Socialising 2: Keeping conversations going

      After struggling to break the ice, the next obstacle is to keep the conversation going beyond the initial conversation. For this reason, this lesson aims to provide students with a bank of around 15 questions that they would feel comfortable asking in a conversation with a new acquaintance. They will also learn more general techniques involving different types of questions and the skill of turn-taking. Finally, they will practise all the skills from the lesson in a role-play game.

      Topic: Socialising and keeping conversations going
      Level: Intermediate (B2) and above

      Average: 4.2 (20 votes)

      What can it be?

      A great lesson plan providing ideas for using the 'What can it be?' song on LearnEnglish Kids.

      Average: 3.8 (5 votes)

      Kids and listening

      Why not use the activities on LearnEnglish Kids for listening practice with your young learners?

      Here are some tips and ideas on how to use the LearnEnglish Kidswebsite for listening practice with your classes.

      Where can I find listening materials?

      Average: 3.6 (57 votes)


      School is a topic which has a lot of potential for young learner teachers: it can be easily extended and should be revised frequently as students need the right language for work in the classroom.

      On LearnEnglish Kids you will find a range of activities, grammar work and vocabulary games all based on the topi

      Average: 3.4 (296 votes)


      On the British Council’s site for young learners LearnEnglish Kids you will find many activities for practising the language of the playground.

      The topic lends itself particularly well to very young learners and primary level students. You can find the activities here: htt

      Average: 3.6 (49 votes)
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