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Beyond and Go Beyond

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Beyond lessons on onestopenglish

Karen Kovacs introduces a series of British English lessons to use with teenagers at levels A1 to B2. This article provides information on the topics in the series and guidance on how to use the lessons.

Photo of teenage students in a classroom.

Introduction to the Go Beyond lessons on onestopenglish

Karen Kovacs introduces a series of American English lessons to use with teenagers at levels Intro to 5 (A1+ to B2). This article provides information on the topics in the series and guidance on how to use the lessons.

Impressions

Photo of two people meeting for the first time, e.g.: shaking hands.

Impressions: First impressions

Students describe their first impressions of people and what they notice about appearance and personality.

Photo of someone dressed in an old-fashioned way, e.g.: 70s look or photo of a fashion show/runway.

Impressions: Famous UK fashions

In this lesson, students will identify fashions from the past and write about a recent fashion.

Photo to illustrate the  5 senses. If all in one photo is too hard, a couple will be enough, e.g.: someone listening to something or smelling a flower or eating something.

Impressions: Have you ever …?

In this lesson, students make questions about the five senses.

Projects

Photo of people working at a radio station or programme.

Desert island discs

A project based on the famous British radio programme Desert Island Discs.

Teaching Projects

Projects can help students to make their own choices about what they learn, involving different skills and promoting creativity.