talk about job roles
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Company roles

Business

Dive into the world of different job roles with this lesson! Students practise phrases related to the topic, discuss their personal experiences, watch a promo video for a company and imagine starting a business.

ESL lesson about work
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How to stand out at work

Business

Let your students share opinions on getting promoted and being noticed at work. They will discuss hypothetical situations, share experiences and comment on advice from a video.

B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Talking about leaders

Business

Students talk about good and bad leadership, watch an explainer video and share their experiences. Let them explain why they’d rather be a good leader or have a good leader.

lesson about a four-day workweek
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Reimagining the workweek

Business General

In this Business English speaking lesson, students discuss the idea of a four-day workweek, watch a video and do a roleplay activity.

advanced expressions about job seeking
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Your next job is just a swipe away

Business

In this ESL lesson plan, students dive into advanced expressions about job seeking by watching a video, discussing recruitment processes and recruitment apps, and practicing relevant phrases.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Hustle culture and quiet quitting

Business

In this lesson, students talk about some phenomena and terms used to talk about the job market. They also discuss the article they read at home.

B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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It’s OK to hate your job, isn’t it?

Business

In this lesson on hating your job students talk about the reasons for it and discuss some advice. Students also work with vocabulary and watch a video. 

modal verbs of possibility
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Welcome on board!

Business

In this lesson about onboarding, students discuss their experience, watch the video, and practise modal verbs of possibility (must, might, can’t). They also read a dialogue and role play a similar one.  

Business English conversation class
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Creating a learning culture

Business

In this Business English conversation class, students discuss upskilling, watch a video and talk about the ideas mentioned in it. They also hold a debate on upskilling. 

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. 

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