lesson about mentorship
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Does everyone need a mentor?

Business

In this lesson about mentorship students discuss mentor and mentee’s relationships, define what successful mentorship is and watch a video about it. Students also do a role play discussing work problems and exchanging advice. 

intermediate lesson plan
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 90 min
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First impressions matter

Business

With this intermediate lesson plan, students talk about first impressions, watch a video about the first day in a new job, and write a self-introduction. 

lesson about instant messaging
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 90 min
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Catching up made easy

Business

In this lesson about instant messaging, students watch a video, discuss the rules for instant messaging and write short messages to each other. 

hard and soft skills
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Skills for the job

Business

In this lesson, students watch a video about different types of skills, learn useful vocabulary, and practise talking about hard and soft skills. 

phrases for giving and receiving feedback
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 75 min
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The art of giving feedback

Business

In this lesson, students discover a formula to help them give great feedback and learn some useful phrases for giving and receiving feedback in English. They also watch a video about giving feedback and learn vocabulary related to it. 

giving a presentation
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Presentation: putting skills into action

Business

With this lesson plan, students practise giving a presentation in English by doing a lot of different speaking activities. The lesson is the third of the three-part series of lessons about delivering presentations. 

phrases for presentations
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Moving through your presentation

Business

With this lesson plan, students learn plenty of useful phrases for presentations in English. They also prepare presentation excerpts, and learn how to start a presentation. The lesson is the second of the three-part series of lessons about delivering presentations. 

business presentations in English
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How to nail that presentation

Business

In this lesson about business presentations in English, students discuss presentation structures in depth, watch a video with tips on giving presentations, and learn useful words and phrases related to the topic. The lesson is the first of the three-part series of lessons about delivering presentations. 

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.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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How to do an online job interview right

Business

With this lesson plan students learn and practise some useful phrases related to doing an online job interview while discussing ten tips on how to do it successfully. 

People making small talk in English
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Mastering small talk

Business Lifestyle

In this lesson students practise their listening skills with an engaging video about making small talk in English, learn several phrasal verbs and sharpen their small talk skills through a series of speaking activities.

business English role plays
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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How to work with people who get under your skin

Business

This lesson plan is based on a video about how to deal with difficult relationships at work and includes two business English role plays.

lesson plan on LinkedIn
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Make the most of your LinkedIn profile

Business

In this lesson plan on LinkedIn students discover how to create a successful professional profile, practise their listening skills and write a LinkedIn profile summary.

lesson plan on describing products
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Apple’s legendary keynotes

Business Lifestyle

The objective of this lesson plan is to teach students some adjectives for describing products and show them a video analysing Apple’s legendary keynotes.

communication lesson plan
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Communication is not that easy!

Business

This communication lesson plan is based on a short video presenting how miscommunication happens and how we can avoid it. The worksheet includes vocabulary tasks, listening comprehension and speaking practice.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 30 min
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Problem solving with 5 Whys

Business

In this worksheet students will learn a very popular problem solving technique called 5 Whys (5W) and practise asking questions.

giving advice
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Giving advice and making suggestions

General Grammar

This worksheet focuses on giving advice and making suggestions. It is a standalone worksheet which can be used with many different lesson plans from our website.

business telephone etiquette
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 30 min
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Business telephone etiquette

Business

This reading and speaking worksheet focuses on eight business telephone etiquette tips and is prepared for B1 students.

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