This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of the environment. Students will develop reading and speaking skills and be introduced to language to talk about the environment.


This lesson is about climate change and encourages students to think about their attitudes towards the environment.
(Interesting fact you could use in the introduction, according to Friends of the Earth the UK has 1% of the world’s population, yet produces 2.3% of the world’s carbon dioxide.) This lesson could be linked nicely with the lesson plan on the weather.


Climate change


Intermediate and above   


60-90 mins


  • To develop reading and speaking skills
  • To introduce language to talk about the environment


Lesson Plan: guide for teacher on procedure including worksheet tasks and answers to tasks.

Download lesson plan 137 pdf

Worksheets: exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:

  • Five tasks based around the topic of climate change

Download worksheets 93k pdf

For more information about this topic you can visit these BBC and British Council sites:


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Language level
Language Level: 
Intermediate: B1

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