Food Sayings Lesson Plan

free, downloadable lesson plan with Student Worksheet and Teacher's Notes

Lesson Plan at a Glance

  • Lesson Function 1: Introduce and practise topic-related vocabulary.
  • Lesson Function 2: Create opportunities for practising fluency.
  • Level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Time: 60 – 90 minutes
  • Preparation: Photocopy 1 worksheet per student


A very enjoyable Pre-Intermediate/Intermediate lesson based on common sayings such as "a piece of cake".

A Mix'n'Match activity introduces students to the target vocabulary before the worksheet moves on to a gap-fill to consolidate the new language.

Commonly confused words are then discussed (such as "chips" and "crisps") before the lesson is rounded off with a fluency activity based around questions such as:


Food Sayings - Student Worksheet

Food Sayings - Teacher's Notes

This is a downloadable lesson plan that you can photocopy and distribute freely provided you do not modify its content.