Plastic-Free July Language Lesson

Why this Topic? A plastic-free July language lesson is such an important class because our oceans are in distress through the impacts of single-use plastic on marine life. What is more, this issue impacts us as the micro-plastics that come from this waste end up in the food chain and eventually in our food. The message of plastic-free July, however, […]

Do you Need a World Oceans Day Lesson?

Why World Oceans Day in Class? Young learners are fascinated by the world around them, and no doubt they have their favourite sea creatures. Therefore it makes sense to bring this topic into your language classes. A reason for this is it will help motivate them to learn the target language as well as being an enjoyable experience for them. […]

World Environment Day Lesson

Ready for a Break-Up? The background to this World Environment Day lesson is that it all seemed so good back then but now it feels a bit toxic. Maybe it’s time for a break-up. What better occasion than World Environment day, June 5th, to break up with single-use plastic? Buying bottled water when you are out and about, or coffee […]

Young Learners Earth Day language activity

What is Earth Day? Earth Day has taken place every year on 22nd April since 1970. According to earthday.org, the mission is to ‘diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide’. It’s been very successful, mobilising over a billion individuals and over seventy-five thousand partners to take positive action to protect our planet and our future. A perfect occasion for […]

March: What are you doing this Earth Hour?

What will you find here? You will find out about Earth Hour which takes place on 24th March. You will match up expressions of strong intention which will make your speaking very persuasive if you use them, and you will come up with ideas of things to do for Earth Hour. Teachers:  a PowerPoint version for class: What are you doing […]