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Find a range of lesson plans to use with teenage learners at upper-intermediate level. All of our lessons are designed around themes that are engaging and relevant to secondary learners and can be used to complement your school curriculum, giving students an opportunity to develop their English language and skills in motivating and enjoyable ways. Written by young learner experts from around the world, our lesson plans are easy to use and aim to give your students the skills and confidence they need to enjoy learning English.

08 Sep 2020

Use this lesson in face-to-face, online or hybrid teaching to discuss the positive and negative aspects of remote learning.

24 May 2020

Use this lesson in online or face-to-face teaching to focus on the benefits of being bilingual or multilingual.

03 Feb 2020

This speaking and reading lesson for teenagers and adults at CEF level B2 and above looks at the theme of women and girls in science

01 May 2019

This lesson looks at the theme of creativity and innovation. Access the face-to-face classroom and online teaching version of the...

31 Jan 2019

In this integrated skills lesson, students will work on the topic of climate change, particularly considering how it affects the lives...

01 Mar 2018

The United Nations proclaimed 3 March as ‘UN World Wildlife Day’ to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants...

15 Nov 2016

This lesson is based around a ‘teacher-less task’, a lateral thinking puzzle where students have to work together to first sequence a...

Tiny Cinderella somewhere via ELTPics
16 May 2014

Tiny Cinderella Somewhere is a set of teaching resources designed to encourage students to use their higher level critical thinking...

Remote house West Scotland via ELTPics
16 May 2014

Remote House in the West of Scotland is a set of teaching resources designed to encourage students to use their higher critical thinking...

Tattoo - Possibilities via ELT Pics
15 May 2014

Tattoo Possibilities is a set of teaching resources designed to encourage students to use their higher critical thinking skills. The...

12 May 2014

Out of Time is a set of teaching resources designed to encourage students to use their higher level critical thinking skills. The focus...

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...

10 May 2014

After lunch is a set of teaching resources which encourage students to use their higher level critical thinking skills to talk about an...

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...

Escape #3 | image supplied by ELTPics
09 Jul 2013

Escape #3 is a complete set of teaching resources designed around an interesting and unusual photograph with activities to activate your...

11 Jun 2013

One nation under CCTV is a complete set of teaching resources designed around an interesting and unusual photograph with activities to...

Stairway to nowhere
10 Jun 2013

Stairway to nowhere is a complete set of teaching resources designed around an interesting and unusual photograph with activities to...

05 Jun 2013

Summer love is a complete set of teaching resources designed around interesting and unusual photographs with activities to activate your...

05 Jun 2013

Young market traders is a complete set of teaching resources designed around interesting and unusual photographs with activities to...

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...

26 Jan 2012

This lesson focuses on the differences between how girls and boys perform at secondary school in the UK.

09 Feb 2011

Did you know that in the UK we spend about £503m on cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts for Valentine's Day?

16 Sep 2010

This lesson is all about photography. In it, students will firstly brainstorm vocabulary related to the topic, and then do a mingle...

23 Jun 2010

This Essential UK lesson plan is part of four entitled ‘Destination UK’. It focuses on Scotland.

25 May 2010

This lesson focuses on the topic of sleep and sleeping habits.

03 Mar 2010

This lesson focuses on cooking and the rising popularity of TV chefs.

10 Feb 2010

This lesson offers a variety of activities based on child maths prodigies.

25 Mar 2008

This lesson consists of three short descriptions of sporting traditions in the UK.

25 Mar 2008

This lesson introduces the topic of driving and ties in with the problem of traffic congestion in city centres.

25 Mar 2008

There are currently more than 22 million people in Britain who work as volunteers for many different organisations.

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