This lesson focuses on religious diversity in the UK.

Students will learn vocabulary related to different world religions, discuss their own beliefs, read a text about religion in the UK, and have a debate about faith schools. Be aware that this could be a sensitive topic with some students, although the lesson is approached more from a cultural studies perspective.

Topic: Faith in the UK

• To develop vocabulary related to religion
• To practice speaking skills in a discussion and debate
• To practise reading skills

Cross curricular links: Religion, Personal and Social Education

Age group: 12 - adult

Level: B1/ B2

Time: 60 - 90 minutes

Materials: Faith student worksheet


Copyright – Please read

All the materials on these pages are free and available for you to download and copy for educational use only. You may not redistribute, sell or place these materials on any other web site without written permission from the BBC and British Council. If you have any questions about the use of these materials, please e-mail


Language Level

Research and insight

We have hundreds of case studies, research papers, publications and resource books written by researchers and experts in ELT from around the world. 

See our publications, research and insight

Sign up to our newsletters for teachers and teacher educators

We will process your data to send you our newsletter and updates based on your consent. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of every email. Read our privacy policy for more information.