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RESOURCES FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS

Course Plans

Provide a comprehensive course with our ¼ϲͶע worksheets. Each of our evolving course plans and worksheet series can be followed systematically or you can select lessons to use as supplementary material.

Visiting Places

Level: Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

The “Visiting places” course introduces students to the culture, geography and history of a variety of countries. The lessons are based on tourism websites of individual countries and focus on ideas about what to do and see in these countries. As well as offering plenty speaking practice, each lesson tests students’ listening and reading skills, introduces relevant vocabulary and gives the opportunity to prepare a presentation at the end.

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Lesson 1
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Visiting New Zealand

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on information from New Zealand’s official website. Students will learn about New Zealand landmarks, geography and history and get some ideas of what to see and do if they visit New Zealand. Listening and reading skills will also be tested, and students will have the opportunity to prepare a presentation. 

by Gillian Smylie

Business English
Lesson 2
Visiting Wales

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on information from the Wales.com and Visit Wales websites. Students will learn about Welsh landmarks, language and culture, and get some ideas about what to do and see if they visit Wales. Exercises will test students’ listening and reading skills and the language point will give students practice in asking for clarification when they are unsure about something. There is also an opportunity for students to plan their own trip or do some more research into an aspect of Welsh culture.

by Gillian Smylie

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Lesson 3
Visiting Australia

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on information from the Visit Australia website. Students will learn about Australian landmarks, geography and history and get some ideas of what to see and do if they visit Australia. Exercises will cover vocabulary specific to Australia and some phrasal verbs. Listening and reading skills will also be tested, and students will have the opportunity to prepare a presentation.

by Gillian Smylie

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Lesson 4
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Visiting Scotland

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

In this lesson, students will learn some practical information about the geography, politics and history of Scotland, and will get some ideas about what to see and do when visiting Scotland. Exercises will test students’ listening and reading skills and the ability to work out vocabulary from context. The grammar point relates to advice and suggestions, and students will get an opportunity to practise making suggestions and giving advice in a role-play exercise. 

by Gillian Smylie

Note: this lesson can take 60-90mins.

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Lesson 5
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Visiting Northern Ireland

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on information from the Discover Northern Ireland website. Students will learn about Northern Irish landmarks and history and get some ideas about what to do and see if they visit Northern Ireland. Exercises will test students’ listening and reading skills and students will have the opportunity to give a presentation.

by Gillian Smylie

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Lesson 6
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Visiting England

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on information from the English Heritage and Natural England websites. Students will learn factual information about England's, tourism, politics and history. Exercises will test students’ listening and reading skills and the language point will give students practice in asking for information during a trip to England. There is also an opportunity for students to do some research into planning their own trip.

by Gillian Smylie

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Lesson 7
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Visiting Canada

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on information from The Canadian Encyclopaedia. Students will learn about Canadian landmarks, geography and history and get some ideas of what to see and do if they visit Canada. Listening and reading skills will also be tested, and students will have the opportunity to prepare a presentation.

by Gillian Smylie

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Lesson 8
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Visiting Mexico

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on information from the Visit Mexico website. Students will learn about Mexican landmarks, geography and history and get some ideas of what to see and do if they visit Mexico. Listening and reading skills will also be tested, and students will have the opportunity to prepare a presentation.

by Gillian Smylie

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Lesson 9
Visiting Greece

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on information from the Visit Greece website. Students will learn about Greek landmarks, geography and history and get some ideas of what to see and do if they visit Greece. Listening and reading skills will also be tested, and students will have the opportunity to prepare a presentation.

by Gillian Smylie

Business English
Lesson 10
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Visiting Ireland

Upper-intermediate (B2-C1)

This lesson is based on a Lonely Planet video and the World Heritage Ireland website. Students will learn about Irish landmarks, geography and history and get some ideas of what to see and do if they visit Ireland. Listening and reading skills will also be tested, and students will have the opportunity to prepare a presentation.

by Gillian Smylie