ESL lesson on ageing
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min

Ageing: embracing the inevitable

Global Issues

In this ESL lesson on ageing students talk about different aspects of the life of senior citizens. Students discuss mental and physical health, learn about dementia villages by watching a video, and brainstorm ideas.  

intermediate speaking lesson
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Speaking Class 45 min / 60 min

When every day is a day off


With this intermediate speaking lesson plan, students get lots of opportunities to talk about retirement. They watch a short video, discuss retirement laws in their countries and plan their own retirement.

B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min

Senior roommates

Global Issues Lifestyle

In this lesson, students talk about the idea of senior citizens living together, do a word formation activity, and discuss retirement.

Present Perfect and Past Simple
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min

You’re never too old for great things

Grammar Lifestyle

In this lesson, students learn the differences between Present Perfect and Past Simple. They also practise using the two tenses, watch a video and talk about active lives of elderly people. 

longevity lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 45 min

How to live 100 years and more


This longevity lesson plan will make your students work at home on a video as well as on word formation, and discuss ideas about living 100+ years.

verb patterns
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min

What’s the future of baby boomers? (verb patterns)

Global Issues Grammar

This lesson plan for upper-intermediate students focuses on the topic of retirement and includes verb patterns exercises and a debate point.

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