warm-up activity
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How bad is a humblebrag?

Lifestyle

In this lesson, students discover what humblebragging is, watch an ad and do a multiple choice vocab task. They also write social media posts and have a discussion about bragging online.  

phrases to talk about memory
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Do you trust your memory?

General

This ESL lesson gives students the opportunity to learn phrases to talk about memory, watch a video, and have a fascinating discussion. 

CAE Speaking Part 3 activities
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Sharpen your critical thinking (CAE Speaking Part 3)

General Grammar

With this lesson plan, students evaluate the validity of arguments using the information from a video about logical fallacies. They also practise conjunctions and do a Cambridge CAE Speaking Part 3 activity. 

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. 

multiple-choice cloze task
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Has cancel culture gone too far?

Global Issues

In this lesson students learn vocabulary useful to talk about cancel culture, do a CAE multiple-choice cloze task, watch a video, and get the opportunity to discuss cancel culture and freedom of speech in depth. 

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.

body language lesson plan
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Flipped Lesson 45 min
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How to read body language

Lifestyle

We debunk some myths and give tips in our body language lesson plan but most importantly your students will learn new interesting vocabulary and practise it.

paternity leave
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The benefits of paternity leave

Business

In this lesson plan, your ESL students will talk about paternity leave and its pros and cons. They’ll also learn new vocab and do multiple-choice cloze task.

CAE word formation
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Diversity and Inclusion at Work (CAE Word Formation)

Business

ESL lesson plan that tackles the diversity and inclusion issue. Use it to teach your students new language, practise CAE word formation and spark discussion.

word formation
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Artificial Intelligence in your everyday life (word formation)

Technology

In this lesson plan, your students will learn how AI technology is being used in our everyday lives and do word formation tasks focused on using suffixes.

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