Number one for English language teachers

Beyond: B1 plus: Extra resources

Beyond is a new course for teenagers, focused on developing the linguistic skills and strategies language learners need. Here we gather together extra resources at B1+ level for each unit to help you and your students go beyond the textbook.

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Unit 1: Be extreme!

A Time to Travel: Brazil: The beautiful game

Tue, 6 May 2014

Amber heads to the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, where she interviews legendary football player Pelé.

Unit 3: Eyewitness

Finish the sentence: Past perfect continuous

Mon, 6 Apr 2015

A small-group card game to practise the past perfect continuous.

Unit 5: Street art

Matching activity: Question tags

Tue, 11 Jan 2011

A matching activity at upper intermediate level to practise correct use of question tags.

Unit 7: Turning points

The History of Money

Thu, 7 Apr 2011

Did you know that historians believe the Chinese were the first to use paper money, or that cocoa beans served as currency in ancient Mexico? In this lesson plan, students work in pairs to learn about money, from its earliest forms to the bank cards we use today, including the origin of the word itself.

Unit 9: Look after yourself

Role-play: Get / have something done

Tue, 8 Mar 2011

A role-play activity for the whole class that practises the correct use of ‘have / get something done’.

Unit 2: Digital footprints!

Macmillan Dictionary BuzzWord: subtweet

Tue, 6 Jan 2015

A lesson plan by Tim Bowen, giving tips and suggestions for using the BuzzWord article on subtweet in class. Student worksheets include reading activities, vocabulary-building exercises and a focus on phrasal verbs and verb and noun collocations.

Unit 4: Thinking ahead!

Macmillan Life Skills: Get Organised – Making arrangements

Thu, 9 Jan 2014

In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students practise making arrangements with their classmates developing the following life skills: time management and prioritising.

Unit 6: Crime scene

Topics: Crime

Wed, 8 Jun 2011

Students are introduced to the topic of crime in this lesson, which gives practice in reading, listening and speaking skills.

Unit 8: Frenemies

Relationships

Tue, 8 Feb 2011

This mini-play features two friends chatting about relationships in a Bolton café. The lesson contains a downloadable MP3 audio file and a PDF with student worksheets and teacher’s notes.

Unit 10: Future visions!

Predict your future

Mon, 3 Jul 2006 | Updated: Fri, 14 Mar 2008

A British English worksheet to ask and answer questions about the future and to write a group poster.

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Readers' comments (2)

  • Hi there,
    This was due to an error in the URL for the B1 page, which has now been fixed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
    Best wishes,
    The onestopenglish team

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  • Why can I not access the B1 materials? The link takes me straight to B1+ materials.

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