• IntroductionIn this lesson, your students will plan and create their own Holiday English Activity Book for the summer holidays. First they will do two reading activities in pairs. The first text will explain why it is more fun to make an activity...
  • Introduction What’s your favourite smell? Did you know that flies can taste with their feet? In this lesson, students read and talk about the five senses - sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell - in relation to humans and animals. They practise...
  • IntroductionIn this simple lesson students will have a chance to speak freely about different aspects of their future life, while the teacher guides them (with the students' help) to the best available grammar forms in order to do so. TopicTalking...
  • IntroductionThis lesson is based on a running dictation using a text about the Atlantic Ocean. Learners practise all four skills in this activity and the text can be graded for difficulty according to your learners' language level and subject...
  • IntroductionThis lesson includes a challenging audio file with what for many students is an unusual accent. This challenge has been dealt with by keeping the listening tasks simple and developing vocabulary around the topic first. The speaker talks...
  • IntroductionThis lesson uses a wonderful idea from Chris Riddell, currently the 'children's laureate', of turning children into illustrators.Learners will listen to a story and imagine each scene. Then they will work in groups, making colourful...
  • IntroductionIn this integrated skills lesson, students will work in three groups to read and take notes on different texts describing three different aspects of the World Cup: how it is organized, celebrations and players to watch. They will then...
  • IntroductionThis 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...
  • IntroductionThis 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 describing...
  • IntroductionStudents 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...
  • IntroductionIn 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...
  • IntroductionIn 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...
  •  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:In our monthly lesson plan for December, students think back on world events in 2014. They join in a team quiz with 12 questions about each month in 2014 and then research and create a new 2014 quiz for their peers.Topic: World events...
  •  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...
  • 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 the...
  • Introduction:In this fun and engaging lesson plan for primary pupils aged 8 or over, you will find a quiz to help your learners develop their reading and dictionary skills, as well as a series of enjoyable tasks designed to promote group work. Topic...
  •  Introduction:In this fun and enaging 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 and...
  • 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....
  • IntroductionThis lesson plan uses a number of online and downloadable resources from the LearnEnglish Kids website. In this lesson, children play a game using vocabulary about space, sing a song about travelling to the sun, listen and read a story...

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