4

Gambling and the national lottery

This lesson looks at the theme of gambling and the UK National Lottery.

2.5

Getting Old

This lesson explores attitudes to age and ageing. Students reflect on ‘how old is old?’ and learn vocabulary related to different age groups.

3.92857

Graffiti

This lesson offers a variety of activities based on graffiti and the Banksy exhibition that took place in Bristol in 2009.

4.5

Green fingers

Theme: gardening, growing your own food, finding food in the wild, guerrilla gardening
Lexical area: plants, food, gardens

4.5

Immigration

This lesson is based on the topic of immigration.

4.714285

Innovation nation

This lesson focuses on innovation and new technologies, looking at past innovations and thinking about future ones.

5

Maths prodigies

This lesson offers a variety of activities based on child maths prodigies.

4.846155

MI6: The British Secret Intelligence Service

This lesson offers a variety of activities based on MI6, The British Secret Intelligence Service, which was officially recognized by the UK government in 1995.

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4.266665

Staycations - Holidays at home

'Staycation' is a word that has come into use in recent years. It's a combination of Stay and Vacation and it has been used a lot in the media in the UK over the past summers to describe the trend of British residents to stay closer to home, rather than holiday abroad.

4.714285

Innovation nation

This lesson focuses on innovation and new technologies, looking at past innovations and thinking about future ones.

4.555555

Sporting traditions

This lesson consists of three short descriptions of sporting traditions in the UK.

4.714285

Spirit of adventure

This lesson consists of a main text describing a 'gap year' and why people might take one.

3.166665

Driving

This lesson introduces the topic of driving and ties in with the problem of traffic congestion in city centres.

4.533335

Chocolate

Theme: Chocolate
Lexical area: Food

4.666665

News

This lesson is about news and the media and gives learners opportunities to express their own opinions.

4.266665

Natural Disasters

Theme: Natural disasters
Lexical area: Disasters and emergencies

4

Volunteering

There are currently more than 22 million people in Britain who work as volunteers for many different organisations.

4.285715

Animation

This lesson is based on British animation and some tasks require visual aids so it does require a little more preparation on your part than the other Essential UK lessons.

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