English lesson
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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How (not) to apologize in the workplace

Business General

In this lesson, students discuss the article and different ways of apologizing. They also practise the use of prepositions. 

talk about Instagram in English
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Are you living an Insta lie?

Lifestyle

In this lesson students watch a video, practise using the phrase “but in fact”, and talk about Instagram.

writing lesson plan
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Time to say goodbye

Business

With this writing lesson plan, pre-intermediate students watch a video about the last day at work and create farewell messages. 

phrases for giving opinions
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Elegance versus bling (case study)

Business

In this lesson, students watch a video about a company facing problems, learn advanced phrases for giving opinions, and discuss case studies.

phrases for saying something is not true
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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There is a lot of work behind the scenes

Lifestyle

In this lesson students talk about occupational stereotypes, learn phrases for saying something is not true, and watch a video about being an artist. 

conversation starters
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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How to start a conversation with a stranger

Lifestyle

In this lesson, students learn and create different conversation starters. They also watch a video about a man who talked to 100 strangers and do a role-play activity.

saying no in English
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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I wish I could but I don’t want to

General

In this lesson students watch a video about strategies for saying ‘no’ in English and discover some useful phrases to say ‘no’ politely. They also put them into practice through a role-play.

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.

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

Lifestyle

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.

art lesson plan
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Is art easy to define?

Lifestyle

With this art lesson plan students learn and put into practice expressions that can be used to talk about art. They also watch a video, paraphrase and share personal opinions on art.

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.

common English responses
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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’You’re kidding!’ and other quick responses

General

This lesson focuses on common English responses used as spontaneous reactions in daily life. Students get the opportunity to practise them through a variety of activities, including an interactive video.

dinner table phrases
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Are you up for some dessert?

Lifestyle

This lesson plan is based on a video explaining why we always seem to have room for dessert and introduces dinner table phrases for B1 students.

vocabulary for expressing advantages and disadvantages
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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The next big thing after smartphones

Technology

With this lesson plan, students will watch an interesting video about microchipping, learn vocabulary for expressing advantages and disadvantages and discuss the technology that might replace smartphones.

language for speculation
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Time for bed, Fred! – Robots at home

Technology

Thanks to this lesson plan, students will have plenty of opportunities to discuss robots and innovation as well as use language for speculation to talk about homes of the future.

panel show
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 90 min
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Question Time – Let’s have a panel show!

General

In this lesson, students read two short texts about a TV series, The Crown and a panel show, Question Time, learn useful language for agreeing and disagreeing, and have a panel show.

talking about problems and solutions
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Have you tried turning it off and on again?

General

In this lesson plan, ESL students will do a lot of different activities and learn words and expressions for talking about problems and solutions.

giving good and bad news in English
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Good news or bad news, which do you want first?

Business General

This lesson plan deals with functional language for giving good and bad news in English. Students will learn useful expressions and do a role-play.

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