Secondary lesson plans - upper-intermediate B2

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.

The 'Big Fish' sculpture in Belfast illuminated at night

From conflict to peace in Northern Ireland

This lesson plan for English language learners at CEFR B2 level looks at the key groups who took part in the Northern Ireland Peace Process. Students will practise their speaking skills through a role-play activity.

A man is sitting on a pile of books and looking at a laptop

Creativity and innovation

Use this lesson about creativity and innovation with secondary learners at CEFR Level B2. Access face-to-face classroom and online teaching versions of the materials. 

Aerial photo of a group of protesters writing signs for a demonstration

Asking for change

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

Vehicles in a flooded street

Storm coming!

Use this lesson with secondary students at CEFR level B2 to look at extreme weather events in relation to the climate crisis.

A family is planting vegetables together

Family footprint

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

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