Secondary lesson plans - Intermediate B1

Find a range of lesson plans to use with teenage learners at 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.

Cartoon people under the words 'The Winners'

Climate action - the winners

Use this video and lesson plan with your learners to highlight environmental initiatives that can be implemented in your school.

Two people are collecting rubbish in a forest

Buy. Use. Toss.

Use this lesson with secondary students at CEFR level B1 to look at the issue of plastic waste.

Teenagers looking at plants


Use this lesson with secondary students to promote upcycling and its role in sustainability. 

Group of young women walking outside

Taking liberties

This lesson plan for aged 13-17 and adult students looks at the theme of gender stereotypes and equality.

What is enough?

Use this lesson in face-to-face or online lessons with your teenage learners to discuss the concept of poverty.

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