Heritage is Great

This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students level B1 is about British historical attractions. Students will take part in a jigsaw reading activity.


This lesson explores some British historical attractions through a jigsaw reading activity that promotes group work. There is an active vocabulary exercise to engage learners and should time allow the extension activities will allow learners to engage their creativity around the topic.






60 - 100 mins 



  • To practise language used to describe historic tourist attractions
  • To practise reading for detail
  • To practise discussing as a group
  • To practise writing narrative accounts (extension tasks)


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Worksheets: download worksheet 01/ download worksheet 02/ download worksheet 03

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