This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of Scotland. Students will build their knowledge of Scotland and practice their reading skills.


This lesson gives students the opportunity to find out more about Scotland. It is one of a collection of four Destination UK lesson plans that look at the four countries that make up the UK.

Students will have the chance to read about Scotland and find out a little about its people, culture and language.






Intermediate and above


60-90 mins


  • To develop all four communication skills
  • To revise language of describing places


Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure including worksheet tasks and answers to tasks.

Worksheets: exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:

  • Six tasks based around Scotland and Scottish culture

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Jo Budden, Teacher, Materials Writer, British Council, Spain

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