speaking lesson about shopping addiction
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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How does shopping make you feel?

Global Issues Lifestyle

As shopping is part of everyone’s life, this speaking lesson on shopping addiction won’t leave your students indifferent. Discuss whether it is a serious problem, discover hacks on how to control it and dive into how instant gratification works.

C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Social media addiction

Global Issues Lifestyle

Let your students assess the impact of social media and respond critically to a news report. The lesson fosters meaningful discussion!

C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Underpopulation or overpopulation?

Global Issues

With this C2 worksheet, students learn and practise some advanced vocabulary, discuss over- and underpopulation and watch an informative video. 

talking about art
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Inclusivity in the art world

General Global Issues

This Speaking Class lesson lets students talk about art, inclusivity, and diversity through a variety of activities. Students watch and discuss a video, read a short text, answer questions, and brainstorm ideas. 

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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If humans suddenly vanished…

Global Issues

In this CRC lesson, students read an article about what would happen if humans disappeared, learn new vocabulary, talk about hypothetical situations, and brainstorm more ideas.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Downsides of tourism

Global Issues

This speaking lesson focuses on talking about tourism and its problems. Students talk about travelling in general and tourism as an industry, watch a video and discuss solutions to the problems. 

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The value of unpaid care work

Global Issues

In this lesson about unpaid work, students watch a video, practise using some verbs and discuss care work in depth. 

ESL lesson on prosthetics
C2 / Proficiency
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Bringing back the feeling

Global Issues Technology

In this ESL lesson on prosthetics, students learn vocabulary related to prosthetics and learn about some scientific breakthroughs.

ESL lesson on ageing
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Ageing: embracing the inevitable

Global Issues

In this ESL lesson on ageing students talk about different aspects of the life of senior citizens. Students discuss mental and physical health, learn about dementia villages by watching a video, and brainstorm ideas.  

speaking about upcycling
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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From trash to treasure

Global Issues

The lesson includes a lot of activities that focus on speaking about upcycling, watching and discussing a video and brainstorming upcycling ideas. 

lesson on fast fashion
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Let’s stop this monster!

Global Issues

This lesson on fast fashion includes a video and a variety of speaking activities to engage your students and enhance their vocabulary.

B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Homeschooling: for or against?

General Global Issues

This lesson about education contains activities aimed to give students a lot of speaking practice and a chance to hold a debate. It also contains useful vocabulary and a video about homeschooling. 

environment conversation class
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Our relationship with nature

Global Issues Lifestyle

In this environment conversation class, students talk about nature. They also watch a video and discuss ways to protect the environment. 

double comparatives
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Towards a car-free future

Global Issues Grammar

This flipped lesson focuses on a grammar topic of double comparatives and a discussion about car-free cities. Students watch a video and work with grammar on their own. In the lesson, they have more speaking practice and creative work. 

B1 / Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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The cleanest country in the world

Global Issues

In this lesson students talk about cleaning and the standards of cleanliness. They also discuss the article they read at home and practise some useful vocabulary. 

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Slacktivism – to engage or not to engage?

General Global Issues

In this lesson students discuss the term slacktivism and different forms of activism. They also do a word formation exercise and talk about the article they read at home. 

C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Retrofitting – well worth the effort

Global Issues

In this lesson, students talk about the concept of retrofitting and how it helps to achieve net-zero emissions. They also learn and practise some vocabulary from the article. 

lesson about protests
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Does protest always lead to change?

Global Issues

This lesson includes a lot of speaking practice. Students watch a video about what makes a protest successful and analyse some strategies. 

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