LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: Blends TIME  45 min (incl. 2 min video) The lesson plan is based on a video titled “The Hungover Origins of Brunch” by Great Big Story. The objective of the lesson is to teach students portmanteaus, that is linguistic blends of words. The worksheet starts with a short discussion on the…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: Learning TIME  60 min (incl. 6 min video) What's wrong with the schooling system? How could it be improved? This lesson focuses on these questions and involves teaching new collocations, watching a video and ends with a group debate. The lesson is divided into three parts: vocabulary, listening comprehension and debate. First,…

LEVEL C1 FOCUS Debate / Vocabulary extension TIME  60 min (incl. 5 min video)   Here is another lesson 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 expressing…

LEVEL B1 FOCUS Expressions for like/dislike TIME 45 min (incl. 5.5 min video) The lesson plan is based on the TEDTalk by Amit Sood titled "Building a museum of museums on the web" about Google's Art Project. The lesson itself is about art, museums and students' interests in these areas. The worksheet starts with a warm-up task…