Here you can find a wide range of lesson plans to use in your adult classroom. All of our activities are designed around themes engaging and relevant to adult learners and can be used to complement your course curriculum, giving students an opportunity to develop their English language and skills in motivating and enjoyable ways. Written by English language teaching experts from around the world, our activities are easy to use and aim to give your students the skills and confidence they need to enjoy learning English.

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19 Nov 2018

Shopping is a popular activity, both on a daily basis and before big events like Christmas and New Year.

17 Oct 2018

This lesson was devised to mark International Stammering/Stuttering Awareness Day on 22 October. However, as this is not specifically...

09 May 2018

This lesson plan for adults and teenagers explores the concept of beauty.

31 Jul 2017

This lesson explores what it is like to be left-handed - the advantages, the disadvantages and the prejudices.

04 May 2017

In this lesson students will discuss issues related to identity and what the future will be like.

04 May 2017

This lesson takes the Collecting Europe project as a starting point for an exploration of whether a romantic relationship between a...

20 Feb 2017

This lesson helps raise awareness of some of the reasons why women are relatively poorly represented in science.

16 May 2016

This lesson for adults and teenagers is designed to develop fluency skills.

30 Sep 2015

This is an integrated speaking lesson for higher level adults that involves them taking different roles depending the colour of their...

18 Oct 2012

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at intermediate level is about food and cooking. Students will take part in...

12 Apr 2012

This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students at low to mid-intermediate level is about money. Students will develop...

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04 Apr 2012

This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students at low intermediate B1 level is about big numbers. Students will...

27 Apr 2011

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at level B1 explores the theme of cycling. Students will have a discussion about...

01 Mar 2011

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level explores the theme of Wales. Learners will develop their...

11 Jan 2011

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at Intermediate level and above explores the theme of Dorset, a region in the UK....

03 Dec 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at Intermediate level and above explores the theme of London. Students will...

20 Oct 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers at level A2/B1 and above explores the theme of space exploration. Students will learn more...

26 May 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level B1 is based on the theme of neighbours. Students will develop their...

29 Apr 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teen and adult students looks at collocations with money. Students will read a text and deduce meaning...

03 Feb 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at intermediate level and above is based on the theme of the UK. Students...

02 Dec 2009

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at intermediate level and above is based on the theme of new words. Students...

04 Nov 2009

The aim of this lesson is to give students practice in reading for information and argument in an article about consumer society and...

07 Oct 2009

This lesson is based on the theme of jobs. Learners will expand their vocabulary, focusing primarily on jobs, and improve their reading...

18 Sep 2009

This lesson plan for teachers of adults at intermediate level explores the theme of adjusting to a new environment. Students will...

18 Sep 2009
 

This lesson plan for teachers of adults at intermediate level explores the theme of Demographic change. Students will develop their...

18 Sep 2009

OPENCities is a collaboration project between the British Council, European Commission, City Governments world-wide, and a growing range...

17 Sep 2009

This lesson plan for teachers of adults at intermediate level explores the theme of European cities. Students will develop their...

28 May 2009

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level explores the theme of success and fame. Students will make...

08 Oct 2008

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of writing emails. Students...

31 Jul 2008

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of phrasal verbs. Students will...

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