Numbers and the First World War

This lesson is based on significant numbers related to the First World War. This lesson can also be used as a number revision activity for intermediate students.  

French reservists in Paris are mobilised and leave the Gare du Nord. © IWM (Q 81852)


Topic: Numbers and the First World War

Level: A2

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • To develop students’ knowledge of big numbers in English
  • To give practice opportunities to use and process numbers in English
  • To raise awareness of the First World War 


  • PowerPoint Presentation 
  • Student worksheets 


Lesson plan131.79 KB
PowerPoint1.35 MB

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