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. 

phrasal verbs with away
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Chasing the birds away (phrasal verbs with away)

General

In this lesson students learn and practise phrasal verbs with away, watch a video about a dog working at an airport and discuss the jobs dogs do.

genetic genealogy lesson plan
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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What can genetic genealogy tell us about our ancestors?

General Global Issues

In this lesson, advanced students discuss in depth the issues raised by the article they read at home, and learn vocabulary related to genealogy and history. 

spelling games
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Is there an ‘a’ in ‘weak’? (spelling games)

General

In this lesson, students learn how to ask for spelling clarification and get a lot of practice through several spelling games. 

prepositions of time
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 45 min
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What’s in your calendar? (prepositions of time)

General Grammar

In this lesson, students learn prepositions of time and get plenty of practice with this aspect of grammar. They use the prepositions in different contexts in both oral and written tasks. 

saying no in English
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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I wish I could but I don’t want to

General

In this lesson students watch a video about strategies for saying ‘no’ in English and discover some useful phrases to say ‘no’ politely. They also put them into practice through a role-play.

defining relative clauses
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The things that we do when nobody is looking – defining relative clauses

General Grammar

With this lesson plan students learn and practise using defining relative clauses. They also watch a short animated video and talk about the things that people do when they are alone. 

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. 

origins of new words
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How are new words created?

General

In this lesson about the origins of new words in English, students practise their listening skills, figure out the meanings of some newly formed words and eventually create their own new words.

lesson about emojis
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Are emojis making us dumber?

General

In this lesson about emojis students not only learn words to describe some common features of nonverbal communication, but they also watch a video and reflect on the role of emojis in digital communication.

sense verbs and adjectives
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Could you live without your sense of smell?

General

In this lesson students practise their listening skills, revise sense verbs and learn to describe objects using sense verbs and adjectives.

lesson about kindness and irregular past forms
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Kindness means everything (irregular past forms)

General Grammar

In this lesson based on a video about kindness, students revise irregular past forms, practise them by re-telling a story in the past and eventually tell their own stories.

expressions with good and bad
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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When bad means good

General

In this lesson students discover different meanings as well as expressions with good and bad. They also get an opportunity to put them into practice while reacting to some real-life situations.

reported speech practice
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 45 min
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How does silence make you feel?

General Grammar

In this lesson students discover the power of silence, work on improving their listening skills and focus on reported speech practice.

reduplication in English
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 45 min
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A super-duper language phenomenon (reduplication in English)

General

In this lesson about reduplication in English students discover the meaning of common reduplicatives and practise them in everyday conversations.

verbs for sounds
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The magic of making sounds

General Lifestyle

In this lesson based on a video about the art of creating sounds students learn some verbs for sounds and put them into practice through a series of creative activities. 

practise past modals with riddles
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Whodunit (practise past modals with riddles)

General Grammar

In this lesson based on whodunits, students get an opportunity to practise past modals with riddles and speculate about murder mysteries.

common English responses
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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’You’re kidding!’ and other quick responses

General

This lesson focuses on common English responses used as spontaneous reactions in daily life. Students get the opportunity to practise them through a variety of activities, including an interactive video.

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