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Eco in the ELT classroom

How environmentally conscious are your students? Do you want to weave more eco-related topics into your lessons?

From lesson plans on the environment and climate change, to vocabulary videos and activities on conservation and waste and pollution, we’ve got everything you need to teach environmental topics in your classroom – face-to-face or remotely – for all ages.

The environment

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“The individual stress and difficulties of the pandemic have taught us to value our environment and it is this recognition of how important nature is to our mental health and wellbeing that we can build on during some of our English language classes.”

Find out how to teach your students about the environment

Lesson plans

Teach your students to recognise the importance of nature and the environment with these lesson plans.

For young learners

For teenagers

For adults

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Vocabulary

Word videos and activities to help your teenage and adult learners build their vocabulary.

Climate change
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Extreme weather
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Extra resources and sample pages from our courses

Energy

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“The reality is that it will be in our students’ hands to look for creative ways of tackling the problems and finding alternatives to our energy needs so that the carbon remains firmly in the ground.”

Find out how to teach your students about energy

Lesson plans

Teach your students how important energy is and how it is used, the environments it can pollute, and the climate that it can change, with these lesson plans.

For young learners

For teenagers

For adults

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Vocabulary

Word videos and activities to help your teenage and adult learners build their vocabulary.

Renewable energy
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Non-renewable energy
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Activity

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Extra resources and sample pages from our courses

Responsibility

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“To change mindsets is a difficult thing, which is why getting our students to reflect, discuss and consider why one needs responsible behaviour in society is so valuable.”

Find out how to teach your students about responsibility

Lesson plans

Teach your students about the responsibility needed for our world to function well with these lesson plans.

For young learners

For teenagers

For adults

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Vocabulary

Word videos and activities to help your teenage and adult learners build their vocabulary.

Conservation
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Waste and pollution
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Resources from our courses

Extra resources and sample pages from our courses

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See the list of Sustainable Development Goals matched to our Oxford Graded Readers here

Use these in class alongside our Global Skills activities and pages…

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