B1 Shopping language 60 mins This new B1 lesson focuses on shopping but instead of looking at the typical "at a shop" language it will teach your Students the language used for shopping online. There are two lexical tasks, followed by speaking task to reinforce new language items. The video part is about Singles' Day,…

B2 Idioms with colours 60 mins The lesson plan focuses on colours and how we perceive them in terms of emotions and feelings. Students will have to think what in their opinion particular colours represent and how they can be used by various industries to influence us. Thus the video in the lesson is a…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Grammar: used to TIME  60 min (incl. 3:30 min video) The lesson is based on a short talk by Arianna Huffington where she discusses the importance of a well-rested mind and body. The worksheet includes various exercises on vocabulary and focuses on different uses of "used to". In the first task, students have…

LEVEL B1+ FOCUS Listening/Conditionals TIME 60 min 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. It starts with a short warm-up activity - students have…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS English for HR TIME 40 min + 10 min video I designed this TED talk-based lesson for HR specialists and managers to discuss the recruitment process and what kind of candidates have better chances to get a job. You may use it with any working adults successfully as well. In her speech…

LEVEL B2+ FOCUS Business English TIME 60 min This worksheet investigates Sinek's explanation to the question how people inspire actions in others. The talk and thus the lesson also looks at what kind of companies we believe in and why as well as when an innovative product can become mainstream and how to succeed in…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS General English TIME 60 min   The beautiful speech by Scilla Elworthy focuses on tackling the issue of violence, bullying and peace. Is it possible to fight them without using violence? The worksheet is based on TED Talk "Fighting with non-violence" and it kicks off with teaching 8 words connected with bullying…