Social issues lessons
Controversial topics worksheet (PDF)
Expressing opinions: university life (PDF)
Giving opinions speaking activity about technology
& modern life (PDF)
Talking about fashion, trends and hobbies (PDF)
Fashion vocabulary exercise & discussion
More discussion exercises
Various opinion matching exercises-worksheet
with answers (PDF)
Opinion statements about relationships, mobile
phones, advertising etc.
Questions for discussing opinions about
Discussion statements about work (PDF)
Ranking global problems discussion (PDF)
Rank the following list for their contribution to society
Satisfaction with life statements (PDF)
Lessons & activities for teaching discussions
Cool Jobs - A Debate Roleplay Lesson Plan for ESL teachers
Environmental issues vocabulary and speaking
exercise with pictures(PDF)
Using quantifiers to give opinions PDF)
Personalized opinion giving exercises
Expressing likes and dislikes worksheet (Word)
Giving opinions: adjectives -ed -ing (PDF)
Discussion cues: Giving opinions with feeling
Legalize it ! (PDF)
Men and Women - Equal at Last?
(see lesson 2) intermediate
Moonstruck! Does The Full Moon Control Behavior?
First World Debate Lesson
Global issues lessons
Advantages/disadvantages of globalization (PDF)
Global issues worksheet (PDF)
DNA testing vocabulary & speaking worksheet (PDF)
ESL vocabulary exercise & discussion questions
for the environment (PDF)
Speaking activities for debates, discussions and giving opinions
ESL lesson plan for debates & discussions
including common expressions
Controlled elementary opinion giving ESL discusion activity using determiners/quantifiers.
Controlled pre-intermediate-intermediate speaking activity for transitional debate expressions
Speaking activities including mini-debate and
Two Minute Debates: In this activity, the teacher sets a topic and students debate it in pairs.
Mini-debate: Choose an issue: Here's a simple idea to spark free conversation among adults reluctant to talk.
Finish the sentence
Yes but dialogue game
More ideas for debates
There are 2 sides to every story