Teach your students some new vocabulary connected with skills they need to get a job, and engage them in a comprehensive discussion about the labour market today.

We bring you a short quiz for your students to check whether they know some language rules that many native speakers forget. You don't need any worksheets just hit play and enjoy!

The future of spaceflight

February 13, 2018 3

This lesson is based on the recent news, i.e. SpaceX launching a heavy-class reusable rocket, and it focuses on talking about the future (not only about space exploration).

Unconventional career advice

November 28, 2017 1

LEVEL C1 FOCUS Grammar: Giving advice TIME  approx. 60 min (incl. 6 min video) This Business English lesson plan focuses on career advice. It has been designed for career counselors, but it worked great both with HR people and adult professionals (if you want to do this with young adults without working experience, you must…

LEVEL B2/C1 FOCUS Vocabulary: Describing graphs TIME  90 min (incl. 4 min video) The lesson plan is based on a TED-Ed video titled “How to spot a misleading graph” by Lea Gaslowitz. The aim of the lesson is to teach students vocabulary and structures they can use while describing graphs. The worksheet starts with exercises…

LEVEL C1 FOCUS Debate / Vocabulary extension TIME  60 min (incl. 5 min video) Here is another English lesson plan brought to you thanks to TED Talks and this time their TED Ed programme (explore it as it is perfect authentic material for ESL teachers). This time the lesson focuses on debating skills and vocabulary for…

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…

The lesson focuses on collocations in Business English. The worksheet is based on Leeron Segal's speech titled "Upgrading management technology" which is a discussion starter and a background for practising proper collocations.

This Business English lesson will allow your students to learn and practice 8 idioms on motivation used in business. They will also have plenty of chances to talk about how companies motivate and demotivate employees and watch a video that tells how to tackle it

"Can technology solve our big problems?" is a question asked by Jason Pontin in his TED talk and a starting point for this ESL lesson. In this 2-page worksheet, students will learn new advanced vocabulary and their synonyms, watch an intriguing video and have a chance to discuss whether the technology has been developing in…

Have you ever wondered how successful people manage their time? This TED talk will give you a glimpse into their approach to managing time. This ESL lesson plan focused on time management is for advanced adult learners.