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

07 May 2020

Access the face-to-face and online teaching versions of this lesson plan exploring the theme of chocolate.

03 Jul 2019

This lesson raises awareness of how much unnecessary plastic is used in packaging and asks students to look at alternatives.

08 Jan 2019

A lot of people make resolutions at the beginning of a new year and January is a good time for language learners to think about what...

15 May 2017

Focusing on speaking, vocabulary and writing, this lesson aims to raise awareness of the many reasons not to smoke tobacco.

17 Aug 2016

All over the world we have unique names for the months of the year, often with historical or cultural references.

02 Feb 2016

It is important that online safety is discussed with teenagers who might not always be aware of dangers, especially in a world in which...

20 Apr 2015

This is an this integrated skills lesson, aimed at young learners with an English level of A2 and above to help them learn about World...

17 Mar 2015

This lesson is for teenagers or young adults with a language level of A2-B2 and focuses on using prepositions of place to describe and...

09 Feb 2015

This lesson is aimed at teenagers and young adults with an English level of A2-B2. Students will work together to practise their...

21 Jan 2015

This lesson is for teenagers or young adults with a language level of A2-B2 and focuses on discussing and writing film reviews.

14 Nov 2014

This lesson is for teenagers or young adults with a language level of A2-B2 and focuses on developing listening skills based around the...

14 Oct 2014

This lesson is for teenagers or young adults with a language level of A2-B2 and focuses on  improving vocabulary around the topic of...

11 Sep 2014

This lesson is for teenage students and develops students reading and dictionary skills.

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12 Jun 2014

This lesson plan is for teachers of teenagers at level A2 explores the theme of football. Students will role play and work on fluency

21 Dec 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of adult students at level A2 explores resolutions on the topic of ‘New Year’.

28 Nov 2013

In June 2013, the British Council's Social Media Team Child Protection team worked with CEOP to develop 5 Golden Rules to help parents...

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10 Oct 2013

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at level A2 practises vocabulary of famous places in London. Students listen to a...

10 Jun 2013

Stairway to nowhere is a complete set of teaching resources designed around an interesting and unusual photograph with activities to...

05 Dec 2012

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level A2 is about class journals. Students will be introduced to class...

08 Dec 2011

Theme: ChristmasLexical area: Christmas vocabulary

18 Nov 2011

Theme: Buildings and lifestyles, personal taste.Lexical area: Buildings, features of buildings and decorationCross curricular links:...

11 Oct 2011

What card games do you know? Do you like playing games? In this lesson, students read about how to play a card game called ‘Snap’. They...

25 May 2011

Theme: School uniforms and teenage dress codesLexical area: clothes, fashion itemsCross curricular links: personal and social education...

13 Apr 2011

Theme: Easter Lexical area: Easter vocabulary

17 Mar 2011

Theme: April Fool’s DayLexical area: Jokes and hoaxes.

30 Jun 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage students at Pre-Intermediate level and above is based on the theme of litter. Students will...

25 Jun 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level A2/B1 is based on the theme of money and magazines. Students will...

24 Mar 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level A2 and above is based on the theme of climate change. Students will...

17 Mar 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at level A2 and above is based on the theme of water shortage. Students will...

20 Jan 2010

This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at Pre-Intermediate level and above is based on the theme of news reports....

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