This lesson introduces the topic of driving and ties in with the problem of traffic congestion in city centres.

There are opportunities for students to talk about driving and compare the differences between the UK and their country in the process of learning to drive.

A reading text provides information about the congestion charge scheme in place in central London and students have an opportunity to partake in a role play debate considering the option of banning cars from the centre of London.

Topic: Driving and attitudes towards cars in city centres.

• To review and learn vocabulary related to cars and driving
• To practise speaking and giving opinions
• To develop reading skills
• To practise giving directions

Cross curricular links: Social science, environmental studies.

Age group: 14 - adult

Level: B1 +

Time: 60 minutes

Materials: Driving student worksheet


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Submitted by LindsL on Mon, 01/18/2021 - 11:03



Just wanted to point out a couple of errors on the student handout.

Do you think there are two many cars where you live? • Does everything have the right to own a car?

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 01/18/2021 - 14:06

In reply to by LindsL


Hello LindsL

Thanks for pointing those out - the worksheet has now been updated!

All the best,

TE Team

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