B2 Houses 60 mins This ESL lesson plan is based on a short video entitled “This Couple Lives In A Bus To Escape Chicago’s High Cost Of Living”. As the title of the video suggests, it is connected with less conventional alternatives to buying a house which are cheaper, but still amazing. The video comes…

B2 Fashion and environment 45 mins This ESL lesson plan is based on the Huffington Post video “The Problem with Fast Fashion”. It pertains to the issue which is very up-to-date and raises a lot of controversy. Students have a chance to learn a lot of words and phrases connected with fashion as well as the…

The smartphone problem

March 15, 2018 0

Let’s face it. We’re all addicted to our smartphones and other tech gadgets that supposedly make our lives easier. In this lesson, students can discuss their own experience with smartphones and consequences of their usage.

How false news can spread

October 11, 2017 2

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Speaking skills TIME  45 min (incl. 4 min video) The lesson plan is based on a TED-Ed video entitled “How false news can spread”  by Noah Tavlin. The worksheet is about a very important issue of fake news and how we can stop its spread. The lesson starts with a short exercise on…

LEVEL C1 FOCUS Conversation / Listening Comprehension TIME  60 min (incl. 9 min video) This lesson touches on a topic which is not usually recommended for teaching English, namely war and politics. Nevertheless, it is a global issue worth talking about and most students are eager to discuss it. Bear in mind that some Ss may have…

Do the green thing!

May 14, 2017 0

The lesson is based on the TEDTalk by Andy Hobsbawm titled "Do the green thing" and it concerns a very important issue of the environment protection. The speaker introduces his idea of a creative approach to promoting nature preservation.

In this super-compact TED talk "Got a meeting? Take a walk" (just 3:30), Nilofer Merchant speaks about how sitting affects our health and what we can do to fight with it at work! (No! It's not jogging at lunch!)

The TED Talk that the worksheet is based on touches upon the problem of women's illiteracy and education. It is a great starting point for the discussion on gender inequality in general and that's what the lesson is about.

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: SMS language TIME 45 min + 13 min video The lesson plan is based on a very interesting speech titled “Txtng is killing language. JK!!!” by John McWhorter. The talk touches upon the development of language, especially in terms of SMS. The worksheet includes many various exercises. The lesson starts with a…

In the this fascinating video titled "How I'm discovering the secrets of ancient texts", you will learn the story of Gregory Heyworth and his intrest in preserving ancient texts. Your students will learn new vocabulary and collocations and have a chance to talk about history.