This lesson plan for teachers of older teenagers and adults at level B1 explores the theme of climate change. Students will practise their reading skills .


In this lesson students will gain an overview of what climate change is. They will read some short texts, exchange information and make notes. They will also learn some useful vocabulary on the topic.


Climate change






60 mins+ 


  • to help students develop their understanding of what climate change is
  • to introduce and practise some vocabulary of climate change
  • to ask and answer questions to find out about climate change
  • to develop note-taking skills


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By Owain Llewellyn

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I like the idea of this lesson plan because the topic is relevant and raises the issue of the denial of the problem. It raises the awareness of taking care of Nature and environment and can be a springboard to an interesting discussion.
Hope to win a double pass to the film!

Hi Julie I'm glad you like it. I would be glad to here how it went if you used it as I am making more lessons on this topic and trying to improve them for next time.all the best,Owain

Hi, I have to be honest that I really knew to this English teaching activities and I really looking for help in developing my skill, that's why I become a member of this website. I found it very-very colourful, useful and good about this website. The ideas are so fresh but advance. Thank you so much, since this topic really interesting, not just because it is an up to date, wideworld topic, but also a worth knowledge that students in all levels must know. Regards from me.

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