When John met Paul (B2)

John Lennon & Paul McCartney first met when they were teenagers. Their first encounter tells us a lot about their partnership.

Before You Listen

Listen to this description of the first meeting between John Lennon & Paul McCartney. 

Write down  

a) three things you know about John Lennon

b) three things you know about Paul McCartney

Answer these questions

1. What would you like to know about their first meeting? Write down two questions.

2. Watch the presentation below. Does it answer your questions?

When John met Paul (reading)


English Language level: Intermediate (CEFR B1/B2)  

The Beatles Teaching Pack
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Language Level: Intermediate/Upper Intermediate -CEFr B1/B2/C1 

TESOL resources include:

  • classroom presentations

  • text & audio graded for English language learners

  • worksheets  with teaching notes

  • extension materials

  • quizzes (with recorded responses & answers). 

Exam revision: materials helpful for exam courses including: First Certificate, IELTS, Cambridge Advanced etc.

Skills Practice: reading, listening, writing, speaking, vocabulary extension, use of English.

Topics include - The Beatles' story, stories behind the songs etc.

Sample: Penny Lane Powerpoint Lesson