ordering at a restaurant
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Are you ready to order?

General

Do your students know how to order food at a restaurant? If not, teach them some functional phrases, make them role play different scenarios and discuss eating out.

functional language for clarifying
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What I’m trying to say is… (clarifying and explaining)

General

Help your students practise clarifying and explaining across various contexts. Elevate their communication skills through different strategies of providing clear explanations.

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How do you feel about…? (expressing opinions)

General

In this lesson, students learn beginner phrases for expressing opinions and asking about opinions. They practise the functional language in writing and in speech. 

C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Can you elaborate on your thinking here? (polite language)

Business

In this ESL lesson on polite language students watch a video, have a discussion, learn and practise useful phrases. 

ways to say thank you
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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From the bottom of my heart

General

In this ESL lesson students learn ways to say thank you and react to it. They discuss different situations where people thank each other, watch a video and have a lot of practice.

B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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I doubt that… (functional language)

General

In this lesson, students learn functional language for expressing possibility in English, as well as doubt and certainty. They watch two sets of short video clips and get controlled and free practice of the functional language.

ESL lesson about communication
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Conversations we dread

Business General

In this ESL lesson about communication students talk about difficult conversations and share their experiences. They learn vocabulary, watch a video, have a discussion, role play and practise useful expressions. 

functional language for dealing with customers
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 45 min
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Dealing with difficult customers

Business

In this extended Critical Reading Club lesson plan, students talk about the article they read at home. They also learn some functional language for dealing with customers and do several role-plays.

common English collocations with talent and skills
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 90 min
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I’ve always wanted to have a talent for…

General

In this lesson, students learn some common English collocations with talent and skills and practise some functional language. They also read a text and talk about talents and talent shows. 

giving suggestions
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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A better way to brainstorm

Business General

In this lesson, students watch a video about a brainstorming method, learn English phrases for giving suggestions and practise vocabulary related to brainstorming. 

expressing regrets
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Regrets? I have a few…

General Grammar

In this lesson, students watch a video and learn structures for expressing regrets. They also practise some phrases for responding to regrets. 

phrases for agreeing and disagreeing
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What a cool gadget! (phrases for agreeing and disagreeing)

Technology

In this lesson students practise phrases for agreeing and disagreeing, watch a video and talk about gadgets. 

basic English questions
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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That’s a good question!

Grammar

This lesson plan focuses on basic English questions. Students watch an interview with two famous actors and discuss different questions. Students also do a role play where they interview each other. 

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. 

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