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Conversation lesson – News

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This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at level B1 and above explores news stories. Students will build their vocabulary and develop fluency.


Where were you when you heard about ...? There are some news stories which leave nobody in any difficulty when answering this question, so even allowing for sensitivity to certain subjects in a classroom situation, there are already dozens of things most people can talk about.






B1+ (can be adapted)


Up to 2 hours


  • To develop fluency through a range of speaking activities
  • To introduce related vocabulary


Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.

Worksheet: The worksheet contains:

  • Identifying meaning from context
  • Deciding on the news

The plan and worksheet are downloadable and in pdf format - right click on the attachment below and save it on your computer.

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Language level
Language Level: 
Intermediate: B1

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