B1 speaking lesson
B1 / Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Has this app changed your life?

Lifestyle Technology

In this B1 speaking lesson, students talk about apps. They discuss the most popular applications, but also those that they use on a daily basis. In the second part of the lesson, students watch and discuss two ads for apps. 

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Global skills passport

Business Technology

In this lesson, students discuss the idea of a global skills passport presented in the article, and practise vocabulary related to the topic.

advanced collocations
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Are small businesses more vulnerable?

Business Technology

In this lesson, students learn and practise advanced collocations, watch a video about cybersecurity and talk about cybercrime.

describing images
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Have you met the new Dalí?

Technology

In this lesson students watch two videos about AI image generators, learn some advanced vocabulary for describing images, and do some speaking practice.  

B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Can robots be chefs?

Technology

In this lesson, students discuss the article they read at home, talk about the pizza vending machine and the future of cooking. 

C2 vocabulary
C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 60 min
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E-waste recycling

Global Issues Technology

In this lesson, students watch a video, learn C2 vocabulary related to recycling, and discuss some ideas for solving the e-waste problem. 

animated video for English classes
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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A fully automated world

Technology

In this lesson about technology, students watch an animated video about a fully automated world and learn some vocabulary to talk about technological progress.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Who wants to live forever?

Technology

With this lesson plan, students have an in-depth discussion about the idea of recreating dead people as avatars. They also practise useful vocabulary and talk about the metaverse.

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Biometrics – applications and implications

Technology

In this lesson students discuss biometric technology, its applications and the concerns people have about using it. Students also do a word formation exercise and complete a definition.

vocabulary to talk about applications
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How apps work

Technology

In this lesson students explain how apps work, watch a video about the Uber app, and learn vocabulary to talk about applications. 

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Our new friends and teachers

Technology

In this ESL lesson, students practise talking about technology. They also watch two videos about a robot companion for kids, learn vocabulary related to the topic, and write short comments about the video. 

verbs with prepositions
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Just ask it a question!

Business Technology

In this lesson, students learn and practise to use verbs with prepositions, as well as verbs without prepositions. They also read texts about virtual assistants and discuss the topic in depth using the new language.

group activity
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Solar, wind or hydroelectric?

Global Issues Technology

With this lesson plan, students discuss different forms of alternative energy sources, learn vocabulary related to generating energy and engage in a group activity. 

expressions to talk about trends
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 75 min
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It’s so hot right now!

Business Technology

In this lesson students learn expressions to talk about trends and watch a video about one of new buzzwords, i.e. NFTs.

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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AI supporting mental health therapy

Technology

In this lesson students discuss using AI in areas such as mental health therapy and the justice system, complete the summary of the article they read at home, and share their thoughts on the future of AI.

write an essay in English
C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Where are all the aliens? (writing an essay)

Global Issues Technology

In this lesson,students discuss alien life and the possible first contact scenario and write an essay about different aspects of space exploration. The lesson also includes two videos about extraterrestrials.

verb-noun collocations
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Your smartphone is a library and Google is a librarian (verb-noun collocations)

Technology

In this lesson students learn verb-noun collocations related to searching and sharing information online, compare how information exchange is different now than it was 20 year ago, and watch a video about libraries. 

advanced synonyms for make
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Will your future clothes be made like this?

Lifestyle Technology

In this lesson students practise their listening skills while watching a video about 3D printed clothes. They also work with advanced synonyms for make and discuss the implications of 3D printing technology.

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