This lesson for high intermediate level students and above illustrates the relevance of Dickens in today's economic climate. It involves vocabulary input followed by reading for gist and reading for detail. Students then do an information gap speaking activity.

Level: B2+

Age group: Older teens/adults

Timing: 90 minutes


  • To develop students’ ability to read a text for gist and detail.
  • To give students practice in a set of vocabulary concerned with fraud.

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Lesson plan: download

Worksheets: download worksheet 01/download worksheet 02/download worksheet 03/download worksheet 04

Answers: download answers worksheet 01/download answers worksheet 04

By Richard Lunt

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