The British are the worst language learners in Europe! This is according to a survey published by the European Commission. Only 38% of British people can speak a foreign language, as against the European Union average of 56%.
What do you and your students know about the non-competitive urban sport, parkour? In this lesson students read about this activity, focus on informal language, then ask and answer questions about other activities in pairs.
Are you for or against electronic books? In this lesson, students read about the advantages and disadvantages of electronic books. They look at language for essay writing and the informal language of blog comments.