Sustainable living: transport

This lesson explores the theme of sustainable living in relation to transport.

Claudia Richardson

This lesson introduces primary learners to the concept of sustainable living. Learners will become aware of being able to make a difference in protecting the environment. The class works in small groups as well as a whole class. They carry out a class survey, make calculations about means of transport and produce a visual wall display illustrating the results of their survey.


  • To introduce and practise transport vocabulary
  • To practise the structure 'How do you get to school?' and 'by' with means of transport
  • To raise awareness of the impact of travelling by different means of transport

Age group



CEFR level A1


60 minutes


The lesson plan and worksheet can be downloaded in PDF format below. In addition, you will need:

Lesson plan396.96 KB
Worksheet317.2 KB
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Submitted by SkinnyE on Sun, 05/24/2009 - 19:09


Just wanted to say thank you to Claudia. I don't think we can teach enough about the enviorment, how to protect it and how to preserve it, before it's too late.

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