question tags lesson
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Do you enjoy quiz shows? (question tags)

General Grammar

Teach your students how to express uncertainty about facts. They will practise using question tags and apply general knowledge to answer quiz questions!

getting to know you lesson
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Nice to meet you! – first lesson with A2 students

General

Our ‘getting to know you’ lesson is designed for the first lesson with new A2 students. With a mix of reading, vocabulary, grammar, and speaking activities, it helps new students feel comfortable and build a strong foundation for future lessons.

listening skills
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What makes a good listener?

General

In this lesson students watch a video, talk about being a good communicator and practise their listening skills. 

basic English questions
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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That’s a good question!

Grammar

This lesson plan focuses on basic English questions. Students watch an interview with two famous actors and discuss different questions. Students also do a role play where they interview each other. 

first lesson
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Stay interested, stay motivated – first lesson with new students

General

This ESL worksheet can be used in the first lesson with new students. In the lesson, students discuss their interests, watch a video about motivation, and do vocabulary and grammar tasks. 

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Who am I? – guessing game

Grammar

In this lesson students play an A2 guessing game which creates a lot of opportunities to practise forming yes or no questions in the present and in the past and have some fun while doing it.

difference between say tell speak and talk
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 45 min
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Just say it! Differences between say, tell, speak and talk

General

This lesson plan deals with the difference between say, tell, speak and talk. Students get exercises that help them understand uses of these verbs.

questions in English
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 30 min
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AMA: Ask Me Anything

General

This lesson plan is our attempt to make students ask more questions in English during the class. Students step into their teacher’s shoes and lead the class!

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 30 min
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Problem solving with 5 Whys

Business

In this worksheet students will learn a very popular problem solving technique called 5 Whys (5W) and practise asking questions.

questioning techniques
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How to ask better questions

General

Teach your students not only how to form questions in English but also what types of questioning techniques they can use to get better answers.

first Business English lesson
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Me, my work and I – first Business English lesson plan

Business

What’s your idea for your first lesson with your adult students? Check out what we do on our first Business English lesson with new students.

asking questions
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Questions no one knows the answers to

General Grammar

This TED Talk lesson plan on asking questions includes exercises on both indirect and direct questions and makes students use them a lot in speaking.

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