There’s a school in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, where more than twenty languages are spoken. That’s a truly multicultural school! This lesson raises students’ awareness of the UK’s cultural diversity by watching a short video on LearnEnglish Teens. Students practise listening skills while watching the video, they discuss related topics in small groups, and then they read and talk about comments posted on the LearnEnglish Teens site.
To help talk about cultural diversity in Britain and in their own country
To develop students’ listening skills
To develop students’ speaking skills
To develop students’ reading skills
Teenage/ young adult
B1 / Intermediate+
The lesson plans for online and face-to-face teaching, and student worksheets/classroom material can be downloaded below in PDF format.
Important: Please read
To support teachers having to work online during the COVID-19 pandemic, this lesson has been adapted for teachers providing online classes. The lesson notes are specifically for online lessons and the class materials have been made available as a PowerPoint.
Included in the teachers’ notes, there is guidance and advice for what teachers need to know and do before and at the beginning of an online class. Please read the lesson instructions carefully before using them. They are for guidance only, and designed to be used with the most common online platforms. You may need to adapt the lesson to the format and online platform you are working with.