Online safety for teenagers

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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Comments

Submitted by MariosP on Mon, 02/22/2016 - 10:02

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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

Submitted by Lee in Espana on Tue, 02/23/2016 - 14:20

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Great idea and it turned into a fantastic class for my students.

Submitted by joekernow on Thu, 06/02/2016 - 20:54

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Great resource, thank you. Will use it with my Spanish students, thank you

Submitted by Lester Lee on Tue, 05/09/2017 - 07:28

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good resource. I will have a try with my Ss.

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