This lesson plan for teachers of older teenagers and adults at level B1 explores the theme of music. Students will develop their reading, speaking and listening skills.


This lesson is about music and, in particular, music festivals, which have become an increasingly popular phenomenon in recent times. The lesson aims to develop speaking and listening skills and provides practice of the sub-skills of reading for gist and reading for specific detail. The students’ own experiences and opinions form the basis of all discussion and extension work.







  • To discuss music tastes and trends
  • To identify the meaning of vocabulary in the context of music festivals
  • To practise reading for gist and specific detail
  • To find out more information about music festivals in the UK and internationally


The plans and worksheets are downloadable below in pdf format .

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Submitted by KamiloOrtega on Tue, 05/19/2020 - 19:15


Thank you so much for this lesson-plan! Very useful 

Submitted by mdavaud on Thu, 02/18/2016 - 16:17


I cannot download the worksheets, only the lesson plan and poster are available. Can you help?

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Thu, 02/18/2016 - 16:45

In reply to by mdavaud


Hello Sorry that this is not working for you - we have had a technical issue with the site, which is being worked on. I can now open all the links here. Please can you try again, and let us know if you are still having problems? Thanks, Cath

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