talk about generations
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Will Gen Zers make cash cool again?

Lifestyle

In this lesson, students talk about generations and their approach to money, watch a video about Gen Zers and learn vocabulary related to the topic. 

expressing numbers in English
B1 / Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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The rising cost of living

Lifestyle

With this lesson plan on expressing numbers in English, students revise numbers and learn some approximations, talk about the rising cost of living and learn some useful vocabulary.

upper-intermediate lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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There are only two things certain in life…

Business General

With this upper-intermediate lesson plan students discuss the welfare state, watch a video about taxes in Sweden, and learn some useful vocabulary. 

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. 

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. 

ESL vocabulary puzzles
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Can you figure it out? ESL vocabulary puzzles

Business

This is a set of ESL vocabulary puzzles rather than a typical ESL Brains lesson plan. Each of the puzzles can be used separately as a time filler, a warm-up, etc.

C2 / Proficiency
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Bitcoin goes mainstream! Is cryptocurrency here to stay?

Business

In this advanced lesson, students learn some language related to money and cryptocurrencies and discuss what the fact that Bitcoin has gone mainstream entails.

blockchain applications
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Blockchain: there’s more to it than crypto

Business Technology

In this lesson about blockchain applications, students get an opportunity to practise their listening skills and learn some advanced collocations.

worksheet for advanced English students
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Flipped Lesson 45 min
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Danger! Pyramid schemes

Business

This worksheet for advanced English students deals with pyramid schemes. Throughout the lesson, students will learn a lot of vocabulary and express their opinions on ‘get rich quick’ schemes.

lesson plan about Black Friday
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Black Friday is coming!

Lifestyle

This lesson plan about Black Friday includes some useful vocabulary and introduces words for showing differences such as although, despite or nevertheless.

lesson plan on saving money
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Are you a saver or a spender?

Lifestyle

This lesson plan on saving money is prepared for B1 students. Thanks to it, they will learn a lot of vocabulary connected with money, have a lot of opportunities to speak (including a quiz) and do tasks in an interactive video.

money phrases and idioms
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 30 min
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Penny, nickel & dime – money phrases and idioms

General

This three-task vocabulary worksheet focuses on money phrases and idioms. Actually, a common denominator here is names for American money.

cashless society lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Going Cashless? – Money and Payments Vocab

Business

Our cashless society lesson plan will engage your students into a discussion on the future of money while teaching them some new money-related vocabulary.

ESL lesson
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Why you should know how much your co-workers get paid

Business

ESL lesson plan about getting paid. Teach students new vocabulary, test their grammar knowledge and engage in an interesting debate.

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