The aim of this lesson is to give students practice in reading for information and argument in an article about consumer society and give them an opportunity to discuss their opinions about the topic.
The plan is based around a text from the British Council LearnEnglish Central website at: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/magazine/consumer-society
The webpage also has a variety of online interactive activities.
Topic: Consumer items
Timing: 60-90 mins
- To give practice in reading for information and argument
- To discuss their opinions about this topic
Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure including answers to tasks.
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Worksheets: exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:
- Ordering activity
- Vocabulary task
- Reading comprehension text
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For more information about this topic you can visit this British Council site:
Alastair Bassett, Senior Teacher, Trainer, British Council Prague
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