second conditional
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What would happen if you quit texting for a week? (second conditional)

General

In this lesson about texting students discover and practise the second conditional. They also learn vocabulary related to mobile phone communication and discuss the role of texting in their lives.

verb formation
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Do you need all this stuff? (verb formation)

General Global Issues

In this lesson based on a video about minimalism students get an opportunity to practise verb formation (exploring prefixes and suffixes) and reflect on their lifestyles.

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.

Present Simple and Present Continuous
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Let’s revise Present Simple and Present Continuous

General

This lesson plan is a typical grammar consolidation worksheet. Students revise Present Simple and Continuous and talk a lot using the tenses.

common English collocations
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Lessons in success from those you admire

Business General

With this lesson plan, your students will talk about success, what they might learn from people they admire and their own experience. What’s more, they will learn a few common English collocations.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Will they find out I’m a fraud? Imposter syndrome

General

Learn about the imposter syndrome, discover what Michelle Obama has to do with it and discuss how to cope with it.

lesson plan on the placebo effect
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Should we be faking it?
The placebo effect

General

This lesson plan on the placebo effect is packed with vocabulary (verb + noun collocations) and speaking activities. Students will also watch a video about placebos and their pros and cons.

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.

foreign food names
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Easier to eat than pronounce

General

The lesson plan focuses on the pronunciation of foreign food names. Students learn to pronounce such names in American and British English and have some fun.

travel and transport idioms
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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At a crossroads and other travel and transport inspired idioms

General

This lesson plan deals with travel and transport idioms. Students get a lot of exercises to discover their meanings and practise them in writing as well as speaking.

already just yet
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 30 min
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Have you done it yet? Present Perfect: already, just, yet

Business General

This lesson plan deals with Present Perfect and already, just, yet. We want to show students how to use these words in specific situations. Apart from practical tasks, students will also role-play two scenarios.

love and relationship vocabulary
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Love is not always a bed of roses

General

This lesson plan includes tasks built around love and relationship vocabulary, but mainly words and expressions we use when things go wrong in a relationship.

phrases with get
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Now I get it! (phrases with get)

General

A lesson plan which is built around phrases with the verb ‘get’. It is prepared for stronger students (B2) and consists of various tasks.

reported speech
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Practise reported speech with Vogue interviews

General

Use Vogue 73 Qs interviews to teach your students reported speech with our original lesson plan and discover new facts about their favourite celebrities!

expressing opinions in English
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 30 min
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Expressing opinions in English – phrases and game

General

Teach your students words and phrases for expressing opinions in English and practise them in the argument battle challenge!

telephone English phrases
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Telephone phobia (Telephone English phrases)

Business

Teach your students how to use English over the phone using our Telephone English phrases and practical role plays as well as telephone etiquette tips.

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