C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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AI supporting mental health therapy

Technology

In this lesson students discuss using AI in areas such as mental health therapy and the justice system, complete the summary of the article they read at home, and share their thoughts on the future of AI.

write an essay in English
C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Where are all the aliens? (writing an essay)

Global Issues Technology

In this lesson,students discuss alien life and the possible first contact scenario and write an essay about different aspects of space exploration. The lesson also includes two videos about extraterrestrials.

warehouse stores vocabulary
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Unconventional business model

Business

In this lesson, students learn about furniture retailer IKEA and discuss its business model. Then, they come up with their own business idea for a shop.

people with question marks
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Curious questions about curiosity

General

In this lesson, students discuss the topic of curiosity in humans, practise collocations from the article, and reflect on how curiosity has shaped their lives. 

phrases for giving and receiving feedback
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 75 min
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The art of giving feedback

Business

In this lesson, students discover a formula to help them give great feedback and learn some useful phrases for giving and receiving feedback in English. They also watch a video about giving feedback and learn vocabulary related to it. 

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Could a bossless workplace work?

Business

With this lesson plan, students discuss how they feel about a bossless workplace. They also learn some useful vocabulary related to worker cooperatives and the hierarchical structure of a traditional workplace.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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To shuffle or not to shuffle?

Lifestyle

In this lesson students discuss the article they read at home about Adele’s request to remove the shuffle button on her album. They also study collocations with the words album and track. 

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Why do people cheat in online games?

Lifestyle

In this lesson, students practise some language related to breaking and following rules, and discuss the reasons behind cheating in online games.

synonyms for laugh
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What makes you laugh? (synonyms for laugh)

General

In this lesson students study advanced synonyms for laugh, watch a video about laughter and discuss different aspects of laughter. 

phrasal nouns lesson plan
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Layoffs and cutbacks can lead to start-ups (phrasal nouns)

Business

In this lesson, students read a short article about a start-up surge and learn some phrasal nouns by working out their meaning from the context. They also use the phrasal nouns in a discussion and a crossword.

advanced synonyms for make
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Will your future clothes be made like this?

Lifestyle Technology

In this lesson students practise their listening skills while watching a video about 3D printed clothes. They also work with advanced synonyms for make and discuss the implications of 3D printing technology.

lesson plan on zero waste
C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Lying in your garbage

Global Issues Lifestyle

In this lesson plan on zero waste students learn new vocabulary related to the word garbage while reflecting on small changes they could make to live a more eco-friendly life. They also watch two videos and practise their listening skills.

synonyms
C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Who should tackle misinformation on social media?

Global Issues

With this lesson plan students learn and practise some useful news language and reflect on the problem of misinformation on social media.

C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Behind every success there are dozens of failures

Business

In this lesson about success and failure students watch an interview with Jeff Bezos and learn a few idioms related to failure. They also put them into practice through a role-play activity involving different aspects of business failures.

Top plastic waste-generating country is not in Asia
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Top plastic waste-generating country is not in Asia

Global Issues

This lesson gives students the opportunity to discover some language related to plastic pollution, discuss the problem of plastic waste and reflect on some eco-friendly ways to deal with other types of waste.

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Is being creative enough to succeed in innovation?

Business Technology

In this worksheet, students look for synonyms of some advanced phrases, practise word formation and reflect on what it takes to succeed in innovation.

class debate in English
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Is science denial worse than it’s ever been?

Global Issues Technology

With this lesson plan, students reflect on a video about the role of science in the modern world, expand their vocabulary and hold a lively class debate.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Is it ‘OK not to be OK’ when you’re an athlete?

Business Lifestyle

In this lesson students learn words and expressions related to mental health while talking about mental health issues suffered by athletes. They also discuss ways to promote mental health by public institutions.

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