This lesson looks at letter-writing during the First World War. It gives students practice identifying and using present simple and present continuous tenses through the medium of letters. The letters help to bring the period alive and also provide a backdrop for a discussion about censorship. 

Topic: Letter writing and censorship during the First World War

Level: A2

Time: 80 minutes


  • To develop students’ reading and discussion skills
  • To give practice of present simple and present continuous
  • To introduce the concept of censorship during the First World War


  • PowerPoint Presentation 
  • Student worksheets 


Lesson plan140.48 KB
PowerPoint493.43 KB

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