ESL lesson about software
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Open-source software: use, study, share, improve

Global Issues Technology

With this lesson, students discuss personal software use, talk about open-source software, and watch a video about the concept. They also explore relevant vocabulary, think of potential challenges to the industry, and discuss its future.

speaking lesson on free speech
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Is free speech hate speech?

Global Issues

Dive into a discussion about free speech with this lesson! Students talk about the impact of controversial statements, watch and discuss a video about different perspectives on freedom of speech and talk about the ethics of censorship.

phrases to make requests
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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I was wondering if… (making requests)

Business General

With this lesson, students talk about ways to make requests. They watch a funny ad and discuss requests at work. Students also practise phrases to make requests and do a role play activity.

Shakespeare’s phrases
C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Shakespeare: the be-all and end-all?

General

Explore the world of Shakespeare with this lesson! Students discuss Shakespeare’s phrases, his best-known work, as well as themes and famous quotes. They watch a video and discuss Shakespeare’s relevance and influence in modern-day society.

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
2 lessons
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Eating and cooking

General

In the first lesson, students discuss different food and cuisines while learning food-related vocabulary. In the second lesson, students talk about their attitude towards cooking, their experience and about being a chef using the vocabulary from the first lesson.

talk about chores
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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What a chore!

General

With this lesson, students discuss chores, practise vocabulary and watch a funny video on doing chores at work. They also discuss tips to make chores fun and do role-play tasks assigning and prioritising chores in different scenarios.

phrases to talk about leadership
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The art of leadership

Business

With this lesson, students talk about job satisfaction and practise vocabulary to discuss leadership! They also watch a video about creating a good work environment, read a text about organisational structures and share ideas on addressing workplace challenges.

B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Food is more than just fuel

General Lifestyle

With this lesson, students discuss the impact of food on health. They practise vocabulary on nutrition, watch an informative video about the effects of foods on sleep and talk about specific food labels and food philosophies.

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
2 lessons
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Let’s go around the world

General Lifestyle

In the first lesson, students talk about travelling in general. As a second lesson, choose Lesson 2A to practise collocations; choose Lesson 2B to compare countries; or choose Lesson 2C to practise language useful when travelling by plane.

speaking about travel preparation
B1 / Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Are you ready to go?

Lifestyle

With this lesson, students discuss travel preparation, watch a video about tips on packing and talk about potential challenges when travelling. You can also do a vocabulary activity to revise vocabulary related to the topic.

ESL lesson on energy production
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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I get electricity from…

Global Issues Technology

Step into the world of energy production with this lesson! Students practise useful vocabulary and watch a video on electricity trading. They also talk about local and global power generation, examine statistics and discuss sustainable energy.

practise advice structures
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What to do when you’re stressed

Grammar Lifestyle

Talk about how to stop worrying about a problem with this lesson! Students discuss stress issues, watch a short video on tips about how to take your mind off problems and practise advice structures.

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
2 lessons
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Tell me what happened

General Grammar

In the first lesson, students learn how to use Past Continuous and Past Simple. They practise them by creating excuses for people in difficult situations. In the second lesson, students further practise the two tenses by creating stories set in posh places.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min / 45 min
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Rule of three: third spaces

Lifestyle

Encourage students to read a fun article about third spaces! Students will also consider different types of third spaces, discuss questions, take a quiz and practise vocabulary.

ESL lesson about crowdfunding
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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When crowds fund your project

Business

With this lesson, students talk about funding sources, address scepticism and watch a video about common myths of crowdfunding. They also explore vocabulary, analyse successful crowdfunding campaigns and create their own projects.

practise will and won’t
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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I’ll do it better next time!

General Grammar

Practise will and won’t with this lesson! Students talk about everyday life situations and use will and won’t to express promises, offers and decisions. They also examine situations and create dialogues based on pictures.

B1 / Intermediate
2 lessons
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Marketing and advertising

Business

This lesson set offers students a chance to talk about advertising and their personal experience as well as marketing from a more professional standpoint.

talking about fitness trends
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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When exercise meets cosy…

Lifestyle

With this lesson, students discuss health and fitness trends and self-care rituals. They watch a video about ‘cosy cardio’, a new exercise practice, and share their personal experiences. Students can also do a vocabulary activity at the beginning of the lesson.

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