This lesson explores attitudes to age and ageing. Students reflect on ‘how old is old?’ and learn vocabulary related to different age groups. There is a discussion about getting old and a roleplay where students take on the roles of people of diverse ages. Students will also read a poem about getting old and discuss the idea of living forever.
Topic: Age, growing up
- To review vocabulary related to age
- To practise speaking through discussion and role play
- To listen to and adapt a poem.
Age group: secondary and adult
Level: B1 +
Time: 60 - 90 minutes
Materials: Getting Old lesson plan and worksheet