It is important that online safety is discussed with teenagers who might not always be aware of dangers, especially in a world in which more and more young people are spending more and more time online.

This lesson addresses the topic of online safety in a motivating way, allowing students to discuss issues, share their opinions and ideas and then do some online activities to finish the lesson or as a homework task.

Aims:

  • To develop students’ spoken fluency and use of modals for advice.
  • To develop higher level critical thinking skills by ranking a series of tips in order of importance.
  • To encourage students to think about the importance of online safety.

Age:

Teenagers

Level:

CEF level A2 and above

Time:

50-60 minutes

Materials:

The lesson plan and the role-play worksheets can be downloaded below. You will also need to download and print the three worksheets from http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/skills/reading-skills-practice/online-safety-poster.

You can also download two online safety posters for teenagers and kids, produced by the British Council.

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Author: 
Katherine Bilsborough

Comments

Dear Paul,

This is just to let you know that the lesson plan does not open. this is the exact message I receive :The requested page "/sites/teacheng/files/TE_LP_Feb_2016_KB_0.pdf" could not be found.

Best Regards

Hello

Sorry that this is not working for you - we have had a technical issue with the site, which is being worked on.

Thanks,

Del

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