This lesson plan for teachers of older teenagers and adults at level B2 explores the theme of electronic books. Students will focus on essay writing and blog comments. They will then have a discussion.

Introduction

Are you for or against electronic books? In this lesson, students read about the advantages and disadvantages of electronic books. They look at language for essay writing and the informal language of blog comments. Students have ‘for or against’ discussions on various topics. They write a ‘for or against’ blog entry and respond to their classmates' writing with written comments.

Topic

Electronic books

Level

Intermediate B1

Time

60 minutes

Aims:

  • To help students argue for and against ebooks and other topics
  • To develop students’ writing skills
  • To develop students’ reading skills
  • To develop students’ speaking and listening skills

Materials 

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By Sally Trowbridge

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