lesson about mentorship
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Does everyone need a mentor?

Business

In this lesson about mentorship students discuss mentor and mentee’s relationships, define what successful mentorship is and watch a video about it. Students also do a role play discussing work problems and exchanging advice. 

Business English phrases
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Choosing between red and blue

Business

In this lesson, students learn and practise Business English phrases and discuss successful companies. They also watch the video about business strategies and choose one for their start-up. 

cleft sentences
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What makes a great corporate culture?

Business Grammar

In this lesson, students watch a video and use functional language (cleft sentences) to talk about corporate culture. They also learn some vocabulary related to the topic. 

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.

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.

supply chain management
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Are we running out of things?

Business

In this lesson about supply chain management, students learn vocabulary related to supply and demand, watch a video about just-in-case and just-in-time systems, and discuss the two systems in depth. 

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. 

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.

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.

circular economy
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The circular economy

Business

In this lesson, students discover pros and cons of the linear and circular economy and learn some new vocabulary and collocations related to the topic. They also work on a case study and come up with strategies to transform a company following a linear model into a more circular one.

Present Perfect for experiences
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Have you ever attended a silent meeting?

Business Grammar

In this lesson, students learn how to use Present Perfect for experiences and practise new vocabulary related to workplace meetings. 

leadership lesson plan
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 60 min
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When a crisis strikes, a good leader…

Business

This leadership lesson plan is based on a short video in which the speaker, Amy C. Edmondson gives advice on how to lead in crisis. The worksheet focuses on speaking and vocabulary activities for advanced students.

business case study worksheet
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Decision time (business case study)

Business

Thanks to this business case study worksheet, students learn phrasal verbs to talk about companies, watch a video presenting a case study and discuss situations when companies face different problems.

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

Lifestyle

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

business idioms
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How to lead a successful global team (+ business idioms)

Business

This is a Business English lesson plan on cross-cultural communication. Students will learn verb collocations as well as business idioms and practise using them.

teaching IT vocabulary
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 90 min
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Scrum in IT – Agile Project Management (teaching IT vocabulary)

Technology

Teaching IT vocabulary is going to be fun for your ESL students when you focus on some key project-related vocabulary and comparing Scrum to Waterfall.

Business English collocations
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How to use technology to manage people better

Business

Teach your students Business English collocations, get your students engaged into a discussion on management and practise their listening skills.

women leaders
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Why we have too few women leaders

Business

This worksheet based on Sheryl Sandberg’s talk “Why we have too few women leaders” focuses on gender equality and the perspective of Facebook’s COO on the problem of not enough women holding senior management positions.

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