In this section, you will find a number of articles, which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Planning lessons and courses'. From primary-aged students to retired learners, the articles you will find here are practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of classrooms.

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This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of things to do in a city at...

This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students at low intermediate B1 level is about big numbers. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at Intermediate level and above explores the theme of London. Students will...

This lesson plan for adults and teenagers explores the concept of beauty.

In this lesson students will discuss issues related to identity and what the future will be like.

This lesson takes the Collecting Europe project as a starting point for an...

The aim of this lesson is to give students practice in reading for information and argument in an article about consumer society and...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at intermediate level is about food and cooking. Students will take part in...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at level B1 explores the theme of cycling. Students will have a discussion about...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of the England. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at pre-Intermediate and above explores the theme of the Northern Ireland. Students...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of Scotland. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of the Wales. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at Intermediate level and above explores the theme of Dorset, a region in the UK....

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of writing emails. Students...

This is an integrated speaking lesson for higher level adults that involves them taking different roles depending the colour of their...

This lesson for adults and teenagers is designed to develop fluency skills.

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level explores the theme of Wales. Learners will develop their...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of Hamlet's soliloquy. Students...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at pre-intermediate and above is based on the theme of jobs. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at intermediate level and above is based on the theme of new words. Students...

This lesson explores what it is like to be left-handed - the advantages, the disadvantages and the prejudices.

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers at level A2/B1 and above explores the theme of space exploration. Students will learn more...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at intermediate level and above is based on the theme of the UK. Students...

This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students at low to mid-intermediate level is about money. Students will develop...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at level B2/C1 explores the theme of phrasal Shakespeare. Students will develop...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level B1 is based on the theme of neighbours. Students will develop their...

This lesson plan for teachers of adults at intermediate level explores the theme of European cities. Students will develop their...

OPENCities is a collaboration project between the British Council, European Commission, City Governments world-wide, and a growing range...

 

This lesson plan for teachers of adults at intermediate level explores the theme of Demographic change. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of adults at intermediate level explores the theme of adjusting to a new environment. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at low Intermediate level and above explores the theme of photographs. Students...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level and above explores the theme of phrasal verbs. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at upper intermediate level explores the theme of St. Patrick's Day. Students will...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at ESOL level 1 explores the theme of everyday shopping. Students will have an...

Shopping is a popular activity, both on a daily basis and before big events like Christmas and New Year.

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at CEF level A1 and ESOL level 1 explores the theme of shopping and food. Students...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at ESOL level 1 explores the theme of cafes. Students will have an opportunity to...

This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at intermediate level explores the theme of success and fame. Students will make...

This lesson plan for teachers of teen and adult students looks at collocations with money. Students will read a text and deduce meaning...

This lesson was devised to mark International Stammering/Stuttering Awareness Day on 22 October. However, as this is not specifically...

This lesson helps raise awareness of some of the reasons why women are relatively poorly represented in science.