Valentine’s Day activities
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min / 60 min
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Valentine’s Day activities

General

Embark on a vocabulary journey discussing Valentine’s Day and relationships! Students talk about typical Valentine’s Day activities and some quotes, as well as about relationships and dating apps.

friendship and relationship vocabulary
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How strong is your bond?

General

In this ESL lesson students learn friendship and relationship vocabulary as well as discuss the difference between a friend and an acquaintance. The lesson also contains a video, speaking and reading activities. 

lesson about weddings
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Tying the knot

Lifestyle

Try this lesson about weddings to discuss ceremonies, and teach students useful vocabulary and time expressions. Students will also watch a video and plan a wedding. 

lesson about family and relationships
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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We get on really well!

General

In this lesson about family and relationships, students talk about family members, friends, and other people close to them. They also watch a video and practise some conjunctions used to give reasons. 

speaking worksheet
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min
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Are you a people person?

General

In this speaking class, students talk about relationships, meeting new people and making friends. They also watch and discuss an unusual Airbnb ad.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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How to raise confident and empathetic children

Lifestyle

In this lesson students discuss the ideas about parenting and misbehaviour from the article they read at home and do a vocabulary activity.

advanced speaking lesson
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 90 min
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Families – extended, nuclear, chosen

Global Issues Lifestyle

In this advanced speaking lesson students will practise some vocabulary and watch a video about the history of the nuclear family. They will also discuss some statistics and talk about the changing family model.

genetic genealogy lesson plan
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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What can genetic genealogy tell us about our ancestors?

General Global Issues

In this lesson, advanced students discuss in depth the issues raised by the article they read at home, and learn vocabulary related to genealogy and history. 

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Gift giving

Lifestyle

In this lesson plan about gift giving students discover expressions with the word gift. They also practise their listening skills with a video clip from Friends and share their experience of giving and receiving gifts.

gerunds and infinitives
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Friends will be friends (gerunds and infinitives)

Grammar Lifestyle

In this grammar lesson students discover different verb patterns by doing a friendship quiz. To practise gerunds and infinitives, students will also express their views on different aspects of friendship.

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.

online dating lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Finding the perfect match (online dating lesson plan)

Lifestyle

Thanks to this online dating lesson plan, you will introduce your students to the world of dating apps as well as teach them love and relationship vocab.

lesson plan on love and relationships
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The mathematics of love

Lifestyle

Spring is in the air and love is in the air! Can we measure love? Is there a recipe for a happy and long-lasting relationship? Curious? Watch the TED Talk and engage your students in a light discussion on the topic!

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