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Theme: Driving and cars. Attitudes towards cars in city centres. 
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Theme: Easter 
Lexical area: Easter vocabulary

Theme: Religious diversity in the UK and the faith schools debate
Lexical area: Religions
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Theme: School uniforms and teenage dress codes
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Theme: Times of year – changes in the weather and personal preferences
Lexical area: Seasons,...

Theme: Gambling and the national lottery
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Theme: Getting older
Lexical area: Age and growing up

Theme: Graffiti
Lexical area: art, vandalism, museums

Age range: 12 - adult
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 Renewable energy
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Theme: gardening, growing your own food, finding food in the wild, guerrilla gardening
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Theme: Halloween
Lexical area: Superstition
Cross curricular links: ...

Age range: 12 - adult
Theme: Immigration

Theme: Inventions and the impact of technology on our lives
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Theme: child prodigies, education, home schooling
Lexical area: school subjects, university 

Theme: Mobile phones
Lexical area: Phone language 
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Theme: Music
Lexical area: Types of music

Theme: Identity cards - possible introduction of identity cards in the UK
Lexical area: Personal...

Theme: Natural disasters
Lexical area: Disasters and...

Theme: New Year traditions and New Year resolutions. Reviewing the year, talking about past events, talking about...

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Theme: Driving and cars. Attitudes towards cars in city centres. Lexical area: Driving and street vocabulary.Cross curricular links: ...

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Theme: Easter Lexical area: Easter vocabulary

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Theme: Religious diversity in the UK and the faith schools debateLexical area: ReligionsCross curricular links: Religion, Personal and...

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Theme: School uniforms and teenage dress codesLexical area: clothes, fashion itemsCross curricular links: personal and social education...

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Theme: Times of year – changes in the weather and personal preferencesLexical area: Seasons, weather, activities specific to each season...

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Theme: Gambling and the national lotteryLexical area: Language of gambling (to bet, to win, take risks, play it safe, the odds etc.)

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Theme: Getting olderLexical area: Age and growing up

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Theme: GraffitiLexical area: art, vandalism, museums

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Age range: 12 - adultTheme: Renewable energyLexical area: Environmental issues and energy sourcesCross curricular links: Environmental...

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Theme: gardening, growing your own food, finding food in the wild, guerrilla gardeningLexical area: plants, food, gardens

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Theme: HalloweenLexical area: SuperstitionCross curricular links: Personal and social education

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Age range: 12 - adultTheme: Immigration

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Theme: Inventions and the impact of technology on our livesLexical area: inventions, definitions, comparatives and superlatives.Cross...

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Theme: child prodigies, education, home schoolingLexical area: school subjects, university 

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Theme: MI6Lexical area: spying, personal information, codes

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Theme: Mobile phonesLexical area: Phone language Cross curricular links: Social studies

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Theme: MusicLexical area: Types of music

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Theme: Identity cards - possible introduction of identity cards in the UKLexical area: Personal details / language for presenting a fo/...

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Theme: Natural disastersLexical area: Disasters and emergencies

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Theme: New Year traditions and New Year resolutions. Reviewing the year, talking about past events, talking about intentions.Lexical...

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  • This Essential UK lesson plan is part of four entitled ‘Destination UK’. They look at the four countries that make up the UK –this one focuses on Scotland. Students will do a quiz to see what they know about Scotland, speak about minority languages...
  • This lesson focuses on the topic of sleep and sleeping habits. Students will learn and review vocabulary related to sleep, take part in a mingle activity with their classmates and read about different sleeping habits. This leads into a discussion...
  • This lesson is about computer games. It gives students a chance to express their opinions about gaming. There are opportunities to personalise the lesson for your students by giving them the chance to design their own quiz and do a class survey to...
  • This lesson offers a variety of activities based on growing or gathering your own food. Students will do a picture dictation to review vocabulary, read a text about different types of gardening and compare their opinions on these and then take part...
  • This lesson is all about mobile phones. Students will review vocabulary related to mobiles, do a quiz to see how much they know about mobile phones, and practise using text language to send messages to each other. They will read some texts giving...
  • This lesson focuses on cooking and the rising popularity of TV chefs. Students will firstly learn and review vocabulary related to cooking and kitchen utensils. They will do a mini-survey to find out their classmates’ cooking habits, read about...
  • This lesson offers a variety of activities based on child maths prodigies. Firstly, there is a warm up activity that reviews the names of school subjects and introduces the topic of education. Then the students prepare questions to ask the teacher...
  • This lesson offers a variety of activities based on informal language and modern British slang. Students are asked to guess the correct definition of slang and are introduced to the topic. They then look at the use of slang in song lyrics and...
  • This lesson offers a variety of activities based on graffiti and the Banksy exhibition that took place in Bristol in 2009. Students are introduced to the topic of graffiti, they complete a quiz to see what they know about its origins and history,...
  • This lesson offers a variety of activities based on MI6, The British Secret Intelligence Service, which was officially recognized by the UK government in 1995. Firstly, students are introduced to the topic, and then do a quiz, which will present...
  • This lesson is aimed at lower level students with a variety of activities related to Bonfire night. Students will do a jigsaw reading to complete a text about Bonfire night, they will then discuss their own opinions about it. Students will design a...
  • This lesson offers a variety of activities based on British round-the-world travellers; a cyclist, a running granny and a teenage sailor. Students will firstly review country names, and then there is an activity to pre-teach vocabulary for a jigsaw...
  • This lesson is about cycling. Students practise listening skills with a simple drawing dictation to introduce the topic. They then do a cycling survey of their classmates, and have a discussion where they agree or disagree with some statements...
  • This lesson is based around robots and will encourage students to talk about how science is developing and influencing our everyday lives.To introduce the topic there is a simple drawing dictation for students to do in pairs. The end product is a...
  • This lesson is all about special days and greeting cards. You might like to tie it in with a special day in the country you’re working in, or with a special day in the UK.The greeting card industry is huge in the UK, and this lesson begins with a...
  • IntroductionIn this lesson, learners are introduced to Shakespeare as the topic for the lesson and pool the knowledge that they already have about him with a mind map and quiz activities. They then practise question formation and speaking with an...
  • This lesson offers a variety of activities based on the topic of music. Students will firstly review vocabulary related to pop music, and then do a ‘find someone who’ activity to ask each other questions connected to music. Students will then...
  • This lesson is about pets and some tasks are suitable for very low levels. Students will review basic lexis related to animals and then do a class survey to find out information about their classmates’ pets. Students will practise speaking with a...
  • This lesson takes a light hearted look at the economic crisis, or ‘credit crunch' as it's often refered to in the UK. Although some of the task are better suited to higher levels, several of the activities can be used with low levels too. Firstly,...
  • 'Staycation' is a word that has come into use in recent years. It's a combination of Stay and Vacation and it has been used a lot in the media in the UK over the past summers to describe the trend of British residents to stay closer to home, rather...

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