Coffee time!

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LESSON OVERVIEW

The main objectives of this lesson are to:

  • read an article and discuss unusual cafés around the world;
  • talk about personal taste and coffee culture;
  • revise and practise vocabulary from the article.

With this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to cafés, talk about their personal experiences and preferences related to hot drinks, analyse the cafés from the article and discuss coffee culture.

B1 / Intermediate30 minCritical Reading ClubUnlimited Plan

This is a Critical Reading Club worksheet. With this format, students need to read an online article at home and do the exercises in the classroom. Learn more about how to use such worksheets and their benefits in our post.

ACTIVITIES

This lesson starts with a warm-up in which students read the words café, caffeine and coffee aloud and explain the difference in meaning between them. After that, they examine a word cloud with words related to cafés and find the ones for the definitions (e.g. coffee maker, barista, mug, etc.). Next, students discuss questions about hot drinks preferences, habits, and rituals, including coffee and tea consumption and drink preparation methods. Then, they analyse the cafés from the article and explain why they are unique. Afterwards, students choose the cafés that match the descriptions in the task (e.g. the weirdest café(s), café(s) you would be happy to visit, etc.) and explain their choices. Finally, they talk about café experiences, preferences, coffee culture, barista work, and the suitability of cafés for various activities such as socializing, working, and relaxing.

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