writing a CV in English
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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On the job hunt (writing a CV)

Business

In this lesson, students watch a video about writing a CV in English, have a closer look at a CV sample and write parts of their CVs. 

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Global skills passport

Business Technology

In this lesson, students discuss the idea of a global skills passport presented in the article, and practise vocabulary related to the topic.

worksheet for conversation classes
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Career choice

Business

In this worksheet for conversation classes, students talk at length about careers and professions and watch two short videos about unusual jobs. They also state their opinions on several topics related to the world of work. 

conversation questions about professions
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Talking about professions

Business

In this speaking class, students answer some conversation questions about professions. They also watch two videos about unusual jobs, and share their views on some issues regarding jobs and careers.

speaking practice
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The changing work model

Business

In this lesson, students watch a video about a co-working space, practise using adjectives and get a lot of speaking practice.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Understanding professional motivations

Business

In this lesson students talk about different types of workers described in the article, discuss some questions about motivations, and learn vocabulary to explain what motivates them at work.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Location-based pay – a thing of the past?

Business

In this lesson students learn some useful vocabulary to talk about salaries, discuss if location-based pay should become a thing of the past, and share their views on pay transparency and salary bands. 

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Menstrual leave sparks debate

Business Global Issues

In this lesson, students learn advanced words and phrases to express opinions, talk about the idea of menstrual leave and hold a debate.

English lesson plan for HR
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Can stay interviews keep employees from leaving?

Business

In this lesson, students discuss the idea of stay interviews in depth and learn phrases which are useful to talk about employer-employee relationship. 

worksheet on employee benefits
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What motivates you at work?

Business

In this worksheet on employee benefits, students learn vocabulary and watch a video about companies offering cool perks. They also have plenty of opportunities to discuss benefits and other things which motivate them at work.

phrases for giving and receiving feedback
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 75 min
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The art of giving feedback

Business

In this lesson, students discover a formula to help them give great feedback and learn some useful phrases for giving and receiving feedback in English. They also watch a video about giving feedback and learn vocabulary related to it. 

speaking lesson plan
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Rethinking your mindset

Business Lifestyle

With this speaking lesson plan, students watch a video about growth and fixed mindsets and get plenty of opportunities to discuss them. They also learn some collocations referring to challenges and development, as well as practise word formation.

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Could a bossless workplace work?

Business

With this lesson plan, students discuss how they feel about a bossless workplace. They also learn some useful vocabulary related to worker cooperatives and the hierarchical structure of a traditional workplace.

gig economy lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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The gig economy: good or bad for workers?

Business

This lesson plan gives students the opportunity to learn and practise words related to freelance work and discuss pros and cons of the gig economy. 

employment law English
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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The right to rest and other employment laws

Business

In this lesson students learn vocabulary related to the topic of employment law, watch a video about a new law passed in Portugal and share their views on employment regulations around the world.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Why is quitting a job while working remotely so distressing?

Business

In this lesson students discover some expressions related to leaving a job and share their views on some stressful aspects of starting and ending a job while working remotely.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Is it ‘OK not to be OK’ when you’re an athlete?

Business Lifestyle

In this lesson students learn words and expressions related to mental health while talking about mental health issues suffered by athletes. They also discuss ways to promote mental health by public institutions.

expressing purpose with to and for
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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What we do and why we do it (expressing purpose)

Business Grammar

In this lesson based on a video about reasons why people work, students practise expressing purpose with to and for. They also discuss everyday activities in the workplace and discover some collocations to describe a day at work.

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