This TED lesson plan focuses on startup as a business model. Students will learn useful jargon from the Silicon Valley and some nice collocations that will help them talk about startups and launching a new company.

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!)

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: SMS language TIME 45┬ámin + 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…