synonyms of the word important
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Do we need each other? (synonyms of the word important)

General Technology

In this lesson students engage in a discussion about human relationships. They discover synonyms of the word important, watch a video and reflect on the future of face-to-face interaction. 

uses of Present Continuous
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How beauty filters are changing the way we want to look

General

In this lesson inspired by a video about body dysmorphia students revise and practise the different uses of Present Continuous as well as reflect on the influence of beauty filters on teenagers’ lives.

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.

listening for gist and details
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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The person who knows how to cheer your day up

General

In this lesson students get an opportunity to learn phrasal verbs and practise their listening skills (listening for gist and details) by watching a motivational video about how to cope with a bad day.

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.

lesson plan on hygge
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Embrace the Danish way of living

General

In this lesson plan on hygge, students do a word formation task built around the words such as ambience, cosiness or indulgence, and talk about the concept of hygge.

health and wellness lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Do health and wellness apps really work?

Technology

This health and wellness lesson plan focuses on a discussion about health‐related issues and applications offered by employers in the workplace.

longevity lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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How to live 100 years and more

General

This longevity lesson plan will make your students work at home on a video as well as on word formation, and discuss ideas about living 100+ years.

stress management lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Workplace Stress Management lesson plan

Business

Use our stress management lesson plan to teach phrases with the word stress and discuss how to cope with workplace stress and how it affects your life.

health vocabulary
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How healthy living nearly killed me

General

This ESL worksheet is based on a TED Talk titled “How healthy living nearly killed me” by AJ Jacobs. The speaker discusses his experiences and approach to healthy living.

listening comprehension
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Got a meeting? Take a walk

Business

With our lesson plan, your students will practise listening comprehension, learn new informal phrases and watch an interesting TED talk.

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