Teenagers are notoriously hard to please and teachers are always looking for original activities that will both capture and hold students' interest. All of the ideas, materials and lesson plans in this section aim to inspire and engage teenage learners of English and to activate learning across all four skills.
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Inside Teaching teenagers
Based on articles from Spot on, a magazine written especially for teenagers studying English, this series includes worksheets and activities edited to three levels: elementary, intermediate and advanced.
Lindsay Clandfield offers some teaching ideas based on topical issues to help interest and engage a class of teenagers. These articles were published in collaboration with Guardian Weekly.
Projects can help students to make their own choices about what they learn, involving different skills and promoting creativity.
A whole host of tips and tricks for creating engaging skills lessons. This section also includes ideas for using songs in class, plus some hot warmers to activate your teenagers' brain cells.
Student-centred activities based around the news, culture, festivals and cities.
Everything you need to know about teaching teenagers! Ideas for motivating your teens, teaching with limited resources, preparing teenagers for exams and more.
Our expert authors look at some fresh approaches and strategies for teaching grammar and vocabulary to teenagers.
There is a lot of material on onestopenglish for teaching teenagers. A lot of it is obvious as it is within the Teenagers section on the site. However, there is plenty of other material on the site which is suitable for using with your teenagers. This article takes a look at some of the materials available and suggests how they could be used and integrated into your teaching.