fixed phrases for personal development
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Don’t be afraid to reject the self-improvement trend

Lifestyle

Discuss with your students how coaching and self-improvement affect them, and teach them and practise some common fixed phrases for personal development.

vocabulary lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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The history behind brunch

Lifestyle

The goal of the lesson is to teach students portmanteaus, that is linguistic blends of words. It includes most common blends that might be useful in everyday life.

B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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5 dangerous things you should let your kids do

Lifestyle

The focus of this worksheet is discussion. Students will have a lot of opportunities to speak about such topics as childhood and parenting.

health vocabulary
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How healthy living nearly killed me

Lifestyle

This ESL worksheet is based on a TED Talk titled “How healthy living nearly killed me” by AJ Jacobs. The speaker discusses his experiences and approach to healthy living.

structures of used to
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Sleep more! Your brain needs it! (+ structures of used to)

Grammar Lifestyle

The lesson plan includes exercises on idioms and fixed phrases connected with sleep, and focuses on different structures of “used to”.

expressing likes and dislikes
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Building a museum of museums on the web

Lifestyle

The lesson plan is about art and museums. Students have a lot of opportunities to express their likes and dislikes in these areas.

ESL worksheet for adults
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Designers – think big!

Lifestyle

This ESL worksheet for adults focuses on design and design thinking. Students will also learn a lot of vocabulary connected with the topic.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 30 min
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The happiest country in the world

Lifestyle

The worksheet is based on an article about the happiest country (Finland) in the world and consists of various exercises.

esl worksheet
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How to buy happiness

Lifestyle

This ESL worksheet focuses on synonyms of words poor and rich and a discussion on money and happiness. It is prepared for B1+ (intermediate) students.

lesson plan on love and relationships
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The mathematics of love

Lifestyle

Spring is in the air and love is in the air! Can we measure love? Is there a recipe for a happy and long-lasting relationship? Curious? Watch the TED Talk and engage your students in a light discussion on the topic!

idioms lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The psychology of your future self

Lifestyle

Do you think you will change a lot in the future? Or maybe not at all? This lesson plan based on a short TED Talk will give your students many occasions to talk about their attitude towards change and their future selves.

General English lesson plan
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The hidden power of smiling

Lifestyle

This general English lesson plan is prepared for less proficient students (B1+) and focuses on the topic of smiling and the way it affects our lives.

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