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06 June B1 June 3rd World Bicycle Day leisure and free time

June 3rd, World bicycle Day

When was the last time you felt the freedom of riding a bike? So many of us have not felt it since childhood. Let’s celebrate the bicycle for World Bicycle Day in this lesson for B1 and above.

In this lesson we:

  • Discuss celebrations and parties
  • Watch a charming video of friends organising a party and we stealthily bring in the topic of bicycles
  • Read about June 3rd, World bicycle day, on the United Nations website
  • Discuss and role-play a bicycle event in our local area for the occasion.
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03 March B1 C1 climate change Earth Hour, 24th March

28th March. Earth Hour

Bring the environmental consciousness of #EarthHour into class while listening to spoken word artist Prince Ea with this lesson for young learners, teens and adults B2 and above.

Students will:

  • Discuss the good and less good things humanity has done.
  • Watch a video by a spoken word artist to check predictions.
  • Watch the video again within the excellent resource vizia.co and answer questions to check detailed comprehension
  • Create a survey and ask their classmates
  • Discuss the topic.

Use these interactive slides. It requires internet and a projector:

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03 March Activism B1 C1 School Strike for Climate

#Fridaysforfuture special: lesson plan

Did you know that school children across the world and in the UK going on strike on Fridays? Find out why with your students and:

  • Read an authentic text with support
  • Discuss what you feel strongly about
  • Write a set of demands
  • Read each others’ demands

Level: B1 upwards

Time: 60 – 90 minutes

Preparation and materials: Lesson Plan. Internet and projector. Photocopies of the worksheet. Downloaded HTML version of genial.ly slides if no internet.

Click on the slide show below. Lesson plan and worksheet included.