Get your class involved in the social media debate
Level: Pre-intermediate CEF rating A2 to B1
This is a complete multi-day lesson plan for students to improve their spoken confidence in the classroom. This lesson includes a magazine-like introduction, articles, vocabulary, grammar, images. To help students organize their debate worksheets are included for appropriate language and pros and cons to get them started. The included rubric can be used by teachers or students to help access their needs.
Students who are learning English (ESL) would find this lesson of benefit as grammar pages are included. For those teaching Citizenship or similar, this lesson is a great way to launch into the subject while also providing facts and details.
Page 1 - 5: Teacher’s notes and debating rubric
Page 6: Quotations, conversation questions
Page 7: Vocabulary
Page 8-9: Reading comprehension
Page 10: Grammar practice
Page 11 - 12: Debate motion, pros and cons
Page 13: Debating language
Page 14 - 15: Images for the classroom
Please note that all images used in this lesson plan can be used freely as they are Royalty Free images.
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