Innovation is Great

This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students level B1 is about innovation and its place in society. Students will take part in a discussion about their own preferences and attitudes towards innovation.



This lesson is about innovation and its place in society. It develops reading and speaking skills and the use of context-specific vocabulary. The students’ own experiences and opinions form the basis of all discussion and extension work.






Timing: 90 minutes +


  • To identify and discuss what innovation is, what it means to be innovative, and the impact that innovation has on individuals and society as a whole.
  • To identify the meaning of and use vocabulary in the context of innovation.
  • To identify some famous examples of innovation and discover more about transport innovation in the UK, while practising reading skills.
  • To identify the form of the past simple passive and use it to talk about important inventions/ discoveries


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Submitted by Arabaund on Wed, 10/10/2018 - 22:15


Hello! I would like to get the video. Would it be possible for you to send me a link or tell me how I can get it. Thank you for your support

Hello Arabaund The link to the video used in this lesson can be found in the lesson plan. It's available on YouTube here - I hope that helps. Thanks, Cath TE Team

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