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12 Feb 2016

Create a picture story with your young learners using this lesson plan and a story from LearnEnglish Kids.

12 Feb 2016
This lesson plan for teachers of primary learners looks at several creative ideas for making an English activity book for the summer...
07 Jul 2015

Mandela Day is celebrated every year on 18 July. This integrated skills lesson plan for upper-secondary students looks at Nelson Mandela...

20 May 2015

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers at level B1 explores the theme of festivals. Students will read about different festivals and...

20 Apr 2015

This is an this integrated skills lesson, aimed at young learners with an English level of A2 and above to help them learn about World...

17 Mar 2015

This lesson is for teenagers or young adults with a language level of A2-B2 and focuses on using prepositions of place to describe and...

09 Feb 2015

This lesson is aimed at teenagers and young adults with an English level of A2-B2. Students will work together to practise their...

21 Jan 2015

This lesson is for teenagers or young adults with a language level of A2-B2 and focuses on discussing and writing film reviews.

14 Nov 2014

This lesson is for teenagers or young adults with a language level of A2-B2 and focuses on developing listening skills based around the...

14 Oct 2014

This lesson is for teenagers or young adults with a language level of A2-B2 and focuses on  improving vocabulary around the topic of...

11 Sep 2014

This lesson is for primary students and develops learners' reading and dictionary skills.

11 Sep 2014

This lesson is for teenage students and develops students reading and dictionary skills.

TeachingEnglish monthly lesson plan - World Cup
12 Jun 2014

This lesson plan is for teachers of teenagers at level A2 explores the theme of football. Students will role play and work on fluency

26 May 2014

This lesson plan for teachers of primary students at CEFR level A1 explores the theme of space. Students will participate in a skills-...

10 May 2014

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level B2 practises word building. Students will become aware of word families that...

21 Apr 2014

This lesson for teenagers and adults at B2 level uses materials in the writing skills section on LearnEnglish Teens and focuses on...

21 Dec 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of adult students at level A2 explores resolutions on the topic of ‘New Year’.

20 Nov 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of adults and teenage students at level B1/ B2 raises awareness of the Movember charity. Students will...

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10 Oct 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level A2 practises vocabulary of famous places in London. Students listen to a...

30 Sep 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level B1 focuses on food related topics. Students will develop their reading and...

13 Aug 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of older teens and adults at level B2 is about sport and its place in society. Students will improve their...

23 Jul 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at level B1 is about carnivores and herbivores. Students will watch a BBC Earth...

15 Jul 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of primary learners is about playground vocabulary and free-time activities.

14 May 2013

Kaleidescope is a project that mixes video and original pieces of writing from well-known authors in three capital cities – Belfast,...

14 May 2013

Kaleidescope is a project that mixes video and original pieces of writing from well-known authors in three capital cities – Belfast,...

14 May 2013

Kaleidescope is a project that mixes video and original pieces of writing from well-known authors in three capital cities – Belfast,...

21 Mar 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level B2 is about food festivals. Students will focus on their listening skills in...

20 Mar 2013

There's a school in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, where more than twenty languages are spoken. That's a truly multicultural school...

19 Mar 2013

This lesson uses the School discipline resource from the UK Now section of the LearnEnglish Teens website. The lesson is a process...

13 Feb 2013

This lesson plan uses the article Reality TV from the UK Now section of the LearnEnglish Teens website as a springboard for producing a...

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  • Every two years a ‘Children’s Laureate’ is appointed in the UK. The position is awarded to an author or a writer of children’s books in recognition of their outstanding work. In June 2015 the laureateship was awarded to illustrator Chris Riddell....
  • Introduction This lesson is topical for July as Mandela Day is celebrated on July 18th. On Mandela Day, people aim to give 67 minutes of their time to helping others (to celebrate the 67 years of service of Mandela’s life. Students will learn about...
  • Introduction This is an integrated skills lesson, in which students will discuss festivals in their countries/ their favourite festivals. They will then work in groups of 3-4 to read and complete comprehension questions on different texts...
  • Introduction Students work in pairs, reading and writing to complete a text about World Book Day. Then they read clues and complete a book-themed crossword (and find a mystery word). The learners will then use a simple model to write about their...
  • Introduction In this lesson students will learn how to use prepositions of place correctly when they are describing a picture. Firstly, the students give the teacher a drawing dictation as a whole class. Then they work in small groups to give...
  • Introduction In this lesson students will collaborate in a creative writing task. First they will listen to a song and write down words and phrases they hear. Then they will work in groups to write a poem, following some simple guidelines and using...
  • Introduction:  In this lesson learners will revise some film review vocabulary through pair-work discussions. They they will write their own film review after analysing a model. Then they will read each other’s reviews and have a class vote about...
  • Introduction: For a listening lesson to be successful, the learners need to be engaged with the audio. It might not always be possible to motivate all the learners in the class to the same degree but the important thing is to use an audio which all...
  •   Introduction: In this engaging series of activities, which use four short texts about 'snack culture', students will discuss different ways of recording vocabulary. They will learn how to notice patterns in vocabulary and how to speculate about...
  • In this lesson pupils do a fun quiz to develop their dictionary skills. They then work in small groups to create their own dictionary quiz using a template.AimsTo develop learners’ dictionary skillsTo raise learners’ awareness of the information...
  • Introduction: In this fun and engaging lesson plan for teenage students, you will find a quiz to help your learners develop their reading and dictionary skills, as well as a series of enjoyable and challenging tasks designed to promote group work...
  • IntroductionOur monthly lesson for June focuses on the Fifa World Cup in Brazil and uses activities from the British Council's Premier Skills English website to look at the theme of motivation. Motivation is an essential part of learning a skill....
  • In this lesson, children play a game using vocabulary about space, sing a song about travelling to the sun, listen to and read a story about a fictional planet, design their own story with support from a structured template and then write about it....
  • Introduction In this lesson students practise word building in preparation for part 3 of the Use of English test in the FCE exam. Through a series of activities students will become more aware of word ‘families’, enabling them to do the Use of...
  • Introduction Helping students to develop their writing skills can be challenging. Writing in class may be considered quite boring and some teachers prefer to get their students to do written work at home. However, the results of writing done at...
  • Introduction In this lesson, students are introduced to and discuss the topic of New Year resolutions, while focusing on the form and use of ‘going to’ to express personal intentions. Topic: New Year resolutions Level: A2 and above Time  60...
  • IntroductionIn this lesson students read about the Movember charity, discuss issues related to charities and health, then join an ‘imaginary’ online chat group to organise their own charity event.Topic:Charity symbols and events, health and mental...
  • Introduction:In this lesson students practise vocabulary of famous places in London, listen to a light-hearted recording of a guided tour on an open top bus in London, check their comprehension, and then do a speaking activity based on the listening...
  •  IntroductionThis lesson plan has been developed to support the IATEFL Global Issues SIG and their October event focusing on Food issues. The lesson looks at two food-related topics: School dinners and Britain's Snack culture. In this lesson...
  • Introduction This lesson is about sport and its place in society. It develops speaking and writing skills and the use of context-specific vocabulary and idiomatic language. The students’ own experiences and opinions form the basis of all...
  •   Introduction This lesson focuses on the difference between carnivores and herbivores. Students watch the video Triumph of the Herbivores, available from BBC Earth, about how herbivores escape being eaten by carnivores and then do one of the...
  • In this lesson children practise playground vocabulary, sing a song about the playground, listen to a story about a dog in the park and play an online game. They also practise speaking and writing about their free-time activities. The song and the...
  • Each pack includes teacher’s notes with a suggested procedure and classroom worksheets for students. These resources include pre-viewing and follow-up tasks.The focus of this pack is Belfast. It includes an original piece of writing by Eunice Yeates...
  • Each pack includes teacher’s notes with a suggested procedure and classroom worksheets for students. These resources include pre-viewing and follow-up tasks.The focus of this pack is Cardiff. It includes an original poem by Menna Elfyn called...
  • The package consists of a piece of poetry or prose, which looks at the city from an insider’s point of view. A simple movie accompanies the writing to help the language learner understand lexical or cultural items that require explanation.Each pack...
  • Introduction When students are going to do a listening activity, it is useful to get them thinking about the topic of the listening beforehand. That way they can reactivate and extend their store of vocabulary. In this lesson, students first...
  • Topic: Multiculturalism, languages and nationalitiesAge: Teenage/ young adultLevel: B1 / Intermediate+Timing: 60 mins+Aims: To help talk about cultural diversity in Britain and in their own country To develop students’ listening skills To develop...
  • Topic: School discipline in the UK Level: B1/B2 Aims: Students explore a process writing approach in order to write a comment on a website article on the topic of discipline. Students focus on vocabulary associated with discipline in schools....
  • Prepare students' language for drama. Do they have the necessary language for the task? Prepare students' minds for drama. Do you have a way to get students into the mindset of acting in front of the class? Prepare students’ bodies for drama. Do...
  • Introduction The kind of class journal described here is designed to get the students writing freely in a range of different ways.  The emphasis is on fluency, as opposed to any kind of genre writing, and could be compared to the kind of oral...

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