This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at ESOL level 1 explores the theme of cafes. Students will have an opportunity to develop their reading and speaking skills.


This lesson presents vocabulary relating to cafes. They also practise reading and ordering instructions and a short dialogue.  They practise a short role play.




ESOL Entry 1


60-90 mins


  • To name items found in cafés
  • To read and order instructions
  • To review common food and drink items
  • To order food and drink in a café


Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.

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Worksheets: can be printed out for use in class.

  • worksheet - five tasks

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By Sarah Burn

The plans and worksheets are downloadable and in pdf format - right click on the attachment below and save it on your computer.

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Today I had this lesson with my 6th grade students. It was very smooth lesson plan and my students didn't have problems. They liked matching activity, menu matching, jigsaw diolog a lot. They especially liked to talk about their favourite cafes in our city. Role play also is very facinitating activity for students.

i have downloaded this lesson plan and think it is very good but when it comes to getting the learn english activites that feture in the plan i can not find them can you tell me where to get them and how please as i really want to do this plan

Hi Amy Do you mean the worksheets? They are in a zip file which you need to download and open. In any case, I have included all the activities individually now so you should be able to open and use them. Thanks, Paul

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