A comprehensive lesson plan by Adrian Tennant on the topical issue of global warming. There are vocabulary and reading exercises and role cards to start a lively debate on the subject which is now firmly back on the agenda with recent weather events around the world.

Level: Intermediate+

Time (approx): 10-20 minutes for Activities 1-3; 30 minutes for Activity 4 

Preparation: Activity 1: One photocopy for each student OR one copy per 20 students; Activities 2 & 3: One photocopy for each student; Activity 4: One photocopy for each group of 5 students

Useful websites: There are hundreds of websites on the Internet that take a look at climate change and global warming. Here are four that are very clear and easy to understand and contain many of the key points:

www.bbc.co.uk/sn/hottopics/climatechange/
www.open2.net/climatechange/
www.greenpeace.org.uk/climate/climatechange/index.cfm
www.panda.org/about_wwf/what_we_do/climate_change/index.cfm

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