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.

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Asking for change

This lesson plan for secondary learners at upper-intermediate level explores how to use persuasive language.

Storm coming!

Use this lesson with secondary students to look at extreme weather events in relation to the climate crisis.

Family footprint

Use this lesson with secondary students to consider the environmental impacts of our families and homes.

Benefits of being bilingual

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

Women and girls in science

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

Creativity and innovation

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

Climate change

In this integrated skills lesson, students will work on the topic of climate change, particularly considering how it affects the lives of inhabitants of a low-lying island in the Pacific.

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