This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level B1 is based on the theme of school. Students will develop their vocabulary and fluency through a range of speaking activities.

Introduction

A little imagination, that is, on both the teacher’s and the students’ part, can transcend the boundaries of an otherwise mundane topic and provide plenty to talk about for a couple of hours.Even those topic areas seen as non-starters can keep a class going for a lesson, provided activities are well structured and each stage is different, challenging, and does not last too long.

Topic

School

Level

B1+ (can be adapted)

Time 

Up to two hours

Aims 

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

Materials

Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.

Download lesson plan 150k pdf

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

  • Running dictation
  • Choosing a school
  • Discussion

Download worksheets 141k pdf

 

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

Copyright - please read
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Find out more about speaking activities to develop fluency in our teacher development module Understanding speaking – key terms and issues.

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Language level
Language Level: 
Intermediate: B1

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