lesson about diet and obesity
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Should junk food be taxed?

General Global Issues

In this lesson about diet and obesity, students reflect on the factors contributing to the problem of obesity, listen to a news report and learn some words and phrases related to health.

multiple choice questions
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Trees – an essential part of cities

Global Issues

In this lesson, students will watch a video about the important role of trees in urban areas, answer multiple choice questions and learn several (advanced) collocations and expressions related to the topic of green cities. 

quantifiers with countable and uncountable nouns
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What is your city like? (too much, too many, enough/not enough)

General Global Issues

In this lesson students practise the use of quantifiers with countable and uncountable nouns (too much, too many, (not) enough) while talking about typical problems faced by most cities. 

verb formation
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Do you need all this stuff? (verb formation)

General Global Issues

In this lesson based on a video about minimalism students get an opportunity to practise verb formation (exploring prefixes and suffixes) and reflect on their lifestyles.

lesson plan on saving the planet
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Plogging ‐ make yourself and the planet better

Global Issues

This lesson plan on saving the planet deals with plogging, i.e. the idea of picking up litter while jogging. The worksheet consists of a few vocab exercises and includes a lot of words used when talking about waste and littering.

lesson plan on extinction
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 90 min
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Is it too late to save wildlife?

Global Issues

In this lesson plan on extinction, students learn a lot of related vocabulary, watch a video featuring David Attenborough and work on a group project.

lesson plan about megacities
C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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The urban jungle keeps getting bigger

Global Issues

In this flipped lesson plan about megacities students will learn vocab related to cities, read urban development statistics and discuss city problems.

social welfare lesson plan
C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Universal basic income

Business Global Issues

This social welfare lesson plan deals with UBI, that is universal basic income. Students will learn a lot of related vocabulary as well as express their opinions on UBI and other social welfare issues.

lesson plan about packaging
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How to combat plastic packaging

Global Issues

Use our lesson plan about packaging to teach your students some packaging types and materials, revise vocabulary related to recycling as well as watch an interesting video presenting three companies and their approach to plastic packaging.

fear vocabulary
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 75 min
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What might Bill Gates be worried about?

Global Issues

Discover what worries Bill Gates most and teach your students some fear-related vocabulary, useful adjectives for expressing opinions and practise them with a few speaking activities.

selfie lesson plan
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Why do we take selfies?

General Global Issues

Our selfie lesson plan focuses on word formation, listening, and language straight from Instagram. All that based on an authentic street interview with New Yorkers.

veganism lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Vegan economy

Business Global Issues

With our veganism lesson plan, students will learn new food-related words and expressions, watch a news report and discuss veganism and its pros and cons.

lesson plan about education
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Why Finland has the best education system

Global Issues

Use our lesson plan about education to learn about the Finnish school system, watch a part of Michael Moore’s documentary and discuss it with your students.

lesson plan about celebrities
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How celebrities want to make a difference

Global Issues

Our lesson plan about celebrities looks into what they can do to make a difference and why their civil disobedience might be important.

political cartoon lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Political cartoons and freedom of speech

Global Issues

Have some fun and develop your students’ critical thinking skills with our new political cartoon lesson plan based on the work of Patrick Chappatte!

consumerism lesson plan
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Happiness vs consumerism lesson plan

Global Issues

Award-winning video inspired us to create a consumerism lesson plan for teaching English. Use it to bring an important topic to the classroom and teach new vocabulary!

travelling lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Travel more, buy less

Global Issues

This travelling lesson plan deals with travelling as collecting experiences. Students will practise building words and learn vocab related to travelling.

climate change lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Climate change and Greta Thunberg

Global Issues

This climate change lesson plan is prepared for B2 students, touches upon the environmental issues and is based on a speech by Greta Thunberg.

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