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The fastest and the slowest

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This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students level B1 is about animals. Students will develop their speaking, reading and writing skills.


In this lesson students practise speaking, reading and writing while talking about the fastest and slowest animals. The grammar focus is comparatives and superlatives with quantifiers. Students also learn some unusual animal vocabulary.


Animals - the fastest and the slowest


Lower Intermediate B1


60 mins


  • To teach students how to use comparatives with quantifiers
  • To revise irregular adjectives
  • To practise agreeing and disagreeing and giving opinions
  • To develop students’ speaking and listening skills


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Intermediate: B1