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Beyond: Arts and Media

A collection of topical lessons for teenagers related to art, television, literature, theatre, advertising and the press. Students practise speaking and further subskills while being creative. To find out more about Beyond take a look at www.macmillanbeyond.com.

 

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Inside Beyond: Arts and Media

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Soap operas

    Level: Pre-intermediate, Intermediate

    In this lesson, students read about soap operas and write their own soap opera scene.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Television

    Level: Pre-intermediate

    In this two-part lesson, students discover if they are TV addicts, and learn about adverbs of frequency, TV vocabulary and types of TV programmes.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Graffiti

    Level: Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate

    In this lesson, students read about famous walls and graffiti, create their own graffiti artwork, describe a bedroom wall and learn wall idioms.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Radio

    Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate

    In this lesson, students can create their own radio programme.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Literary lives

    Level: Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper intermediate

    In this lesson, students read biographies, interview their partner and create questions to get information from their teacher.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Magazines

    Level: Pre-intermediate, Intermediate

    In this lesson, students can exchange celebrity gossip and create their own magazine.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Shakespeare

    Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate

    In this lesson students learn about Shakespeare’s life and words.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Performance Art

    Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate

    In this lesson, students can create and discuss their own musicals and street performances.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Artists

    Level: Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate

    In this lesson, students give opinions about art, draw a picture, pretend to be art critics, describe a picture of a room and talk about their own room.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Books

    Level: Pre-intermediate, Intermediate

    In this lesson, students discuss book-sharing and their reading habits.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Newspapers 2

    Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate

    In this lesson, students can create their own newspaper front page and write a news story.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Advertising

    Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate

    In this lesson, students can create their own magazine and TV advertisments.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Art

    Level: Intermediate

    In this lesson, students take an art survey, talk about art galleries and paintings, learn about Leonardo Da Vinci, explore the mysteries of the Mona Lisa and write a story.

  • Beyond: Arts and Media: Newspapers

    Level: Intermediate, Upper intermediate

    In this two-part lesson, students look at and discuss different newspaper websites, learn about newspaper vocabulary, and write their own newspaper story.

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  • Hi Cristina,
    Many thanks for leaving such a lovely comment. We're really glad you're enjoying the series and, good news, there are plenty more to come!
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  • Absolutely great . The kind of material you look forward to using

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