Find a range of lesson plans to use with teenage learners at upper-intermediate level. All of our lessons are designed around themes that are engaging and relevant to secondary learners and can be used to complement your school curriculum, giving students an opportunity to develop their English language and skills in motivating and enjoyable ways. Written by young learner experts from around the world, our lesson plans are easy to use and aim to give your students the skills and confidence they need to enjoy learning English.

01 May 2019

This lesson is designed to mark World Creativity and Innovation Day on 21 April. However, it could be used at any time of year, as this...

31 Jan 2019

In this integrated skills lesson, students will work on the topic of climate change, particularly considering how it affects the lives...

01 Mar 2018

The United Nations proclaimed 3 March as ‘UN World Wildlife Day’ to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants...

12 Feb 2018

The lesson looks at the benefits of being bilingual or multilingual, and a few myths, hoping to encourage students to value the...

15 Nov 2016

This lesson is based around a ‘teacher-less task’, a lateral thinking puzzle where students have to work together to first sequence a...

Tiny Cinderella somewhere via ELTPics
16 May 2014

Tiny Cinderella Somewhere is a set of teaching resources designed to encourage students to use their higher level critical thinking...

Remote house West Scotland via ELTPics
16 May 2014

Remote House in the West of Scotland is a set of teaching resources designed to encourage students to use their higher critical thinking...

Tattoo - Possibilities via ELT Pics
15 May 2014

Tattoo Possibilities is a set of teaching resources designed to encourage students to use their higher critical thinking skills. The...

12 May 2014

Out of Time is a set of teaching resources designed to encourage students to use their higher level critical thinking skills. The focus...

10 May 2014

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level B2 practises word building. Students will become aware of word families that...

10 May 2014

After lunch is a set of teaching resources which encourage students to use their higher level critical thinking skills to talk about an...

21 Apr 2014

This lesson for teenagers and adults at B2 level uses materials in the writing skills section on LearnEnglish Teens and focuses on...

13 Aug 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of older teens and adults at level B2 is about sport and its place in society. Students will improve their...

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09 Jul 2013

Escape #3 is a complete set of teaching resources designed around an interesting and unusual photograph with activities to activate your...

11 Jun 2013

One nation under CCTV is a complete set of teaching resources designed around an interesting and unusual photograph with activities to...

Stairway to nowhere
10 Jun 2013

Stairway to nowhere is a complete set of teaching resources designed around an interesting and unusual photograph with activities to...

05 Jun 2013

Summer love is a complete set of teaching resources designed around interesting and unusual photographs with activities to activate your...

05 Jun 2013

Young market traders is a complete set of teaching resources designed around interesting and unusual photographs with activities to...

21 Mar 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level B2 is about food festivals. Students will focus on their listening skills in...

26 Jan 2012

Theme: Girls’ performance in the GCSE exams. UK exam system.Lexical area: School subjects and exam related vocabularyCross curricular...

09 Feb 2011

Theme: Valentine's DayLexical area: Love, dating and romance

16 Sep 2010

Age range: 12 - adultTheme: PhotographyLexical area: Describing photos

23 Jun 2010

Theme: ScotlandLexical area: Describing places

25 May 2010

Theme: Sleeping habitsLexical area: Sleep – oversleep, sleepwalk, dream, nightmare, alarm clock, tired etc.

03 Mar 2010

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

10 Feb 2010

Theme: child prodigies, education, home schoolingLexical area: school subjects, university 

25 Mar 2008

Theme: Sporting traditions in the UK, sports linked to regional customs.Lexical area: Sports, rules.Cross curricular links: Sports...

25 Mar 2008

Theme: Driving and cars. Attitudes towards cars in city centres. Lexical area: Driving and street vocabulary.Cross curricular links: ...

25 Mar 2008

Theme: Voluntary workLexical area: Jobs

25 Mar 2008

Theme: EnglandLexical area: Describing places

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