a person playing computer games
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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How much control should the state have over children’s upbringing?

General

In this lesson students engage in a discussion on the control the state should have over children’s upbringing and discover some vocabulary related to the topic.

phrases for business meetings
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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I’m afraid that’s outside the scope of this meeting

Business

In this lesson, students reflect on ways to make a business meeting more productive and practise some useful phrases for business meetings. They also act out typical workplace situations.

ESL culture lesson
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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When in Rome…

General

In this culture lesson students talk about social norms in different parts of the world. They also watch four short videos about polite behaviour in different cultures and write a blog post with advice for foreigners visiting their country. 

synonyms
C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Who should tackle misinformation on social media?

General

With this lesson plan students learn and practise some useful news language and reflect on the problem of misinformation on social media.

C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Behind every success there are dozens of failures

Business General

In this lesson about success and failure students watch an interview with Jeff Bezos and learn a few idioms related to failure. They also put them into practice through a role-play activity involving different aspects of business failures.

circular economy
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The circular economy

Business

In this lesson, students discover pros and cons of the linear and circular economy and learn some new vocabulary and collocations related to the topic. They also work on a case study and come up with strategies to transform a company following a linear model into a more circular one.

Top plastic waste-generating country is not in Asia
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Top plastic waste-generating country is not in Asia

Global Issues

This lesson gives students the opportunity to discover some language related to plastic pollution, discuss the problem of plastic waste and reflect on some eco-friendly ways to deal with other types of waste.

third conditional
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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If he hadn’t pressed the button, nothing would have happened

General

In this lesson about hypothetical situations in the past, students learn the Third Conditional in English and practise its structure through a variety of written and oral activities.

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.

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Is being creative enough to succeed in innovation?

Business Technology

In this worksheet, students look for synonyms of some advanced phrases, practise word formation and reflect on what it takes to succeed in innovation.

vague language in English
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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It’s kind of my favourite stuff (vague language)

General

In this lesson, students watch a video and learn how to use some vague language in English while talking about their favourite things in life.

class debate in English
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Is science denial worse than it’s ever been?

Global Issues Technology

With this lesson plan, students reflect on a video about the role of science in the modern world, expand their vocabulary and hold a lively class debate.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Is it ‘OK not to be OK’ when you’re an athlete?

Business General

In this lesson students learn words and expressions related to mental health while talking about mental health issues suffered by athletes. They also discuss ways to promote mental health by public institutions.

comparative and superlative adjectives
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Better. Faster. Stronger (comparative and superlative adjectives)

General Technology

In this lesson based on a video about technology then and now, students learn and practise comparative and superlative adjectives while discussing how their favourite gadgets have changed over time. 

C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Closing the gender pay gap

Business General

With this lesson plan, students talk about gender stereotypes, watch a video and discuss the factors driving the gender pay gap. They also reflect on solutions to this problem and discover some expressions with the word root.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Are we lonelier than ever?

General

In this lesson about loneliness, students get the opportunity to practise word formation and reflect on changes in their relationships with friends.

intensifiers
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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A whole new universe

General Technology

In this lesson about Facebook’s metaverse, students learn and practise intensifiers while discussing positive and negative aspects of metaverse environments.

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Gift giving

General

In this lesson plan about gift giving students discover expressions with the word gift. They also practise their listening skills with a video clip from Friends and share their experience of giving and receiving gifts.

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