lesson plan on the placebo effect
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Should we be faking it?
The placebo effect

General

This lesson plan on the placebo effect is packed with vocabulary (verb + noun collocations) and speaking activities. Students will also watch a video about placebos and their pros and cons.

adjectives for describing clothes
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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England’s most eccentric dresser

Design & Art

Thanks to this lesson plan, students will learn and practise adjectives for describing clothes and outfits as well as watch a TED Talk by Daniel Lismore.

lesson plan about recruitment
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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How unconscious bias affects your chances of getting a job

Business

This lesson plan about recruitment deals with unconscious bias among recruiters. The worksheet includes a lot of vocabulary as well as word formation tasks and includes a TED Talk by Gail Tolstoi-Miller.

English challenge
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Give it a shot for 30 days! (+ 30-day English challenge)

General

This lesson plan is based on a popular TED Talk by Matt Cutts about taking 30-day challenges. It consists of vocabulary and speaking activities, and includes a 30-day English challenge.

political cartoon lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Political cartoons and freedom of speech

Global Issues

Have some fun and develop your students’ critical thinking skills with our new political cartoon lesson plan based on the work of Patrick Chappatte!

generational stereotypes
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 30 min
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Generational stereotypes at work

Business

Video-based ESL lesson plan which focuses on stereotypical generations at work. It’s perfect for professionals, especially involved in HR/Employer Branding

travelling lesson plan
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 60 min
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Travel more, buy less

Global Issues

This travelling lesson plan deals with travelling as collecting experiences. Students will practise building words and learn vocab related to travelling.

conditionals review
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 45 min
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Using Agile methodology to organize your family (conditionals review)

Technology

Use this flipped lesson plan to do conditionals review, teach your students new vocab and practise using new language items orally.

C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Flipped Lesson 30 min
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If I should have a daughter… – Spoken Poetry

General

This flipped classroom worksheet is based on a fabulous speech by Sarah Kay on poetry and it is prepared for C1/C2 (advanced) learners.

lesson plan for educators
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 30 min
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Let’s be better educators!

General

The lesson plan is prepared for B2 learners who are educators, teachers or any other professionals whose field of interest is education.

honeybees lesson plan
C1 / Advanced
Flipped Lesson 30 min
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Honeybees are important

Global Issues

This honeybees lesson plan is about beekeeping in cities and bees’ impact on our lives. The worksheet is based on a TED talk by Noah Wilson-Rich.

job satisfaction
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 30 min
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Why we work?

General

This flipped classroom worksheet is based on a TED Talk by Barry Schwartz who tries to answer the question why we work and what makes us satisfied at work.

idioms about lying
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 30 min
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Can you really tell if a kid is lying?

General

TED Talk-based English lesson plan focused on idioms about lying. Engage students to learn at home and practise new language during your classes!

animal rights lesson
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Flipped Lesson 45 min
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What rights should animals have?

General

This flipped classroom worksheet is all about animal rights and is based on a TED Talk about the great work some lawyers do to treat chimpanzees better.

C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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What game theory teaches us about war

General Global Issues

War and politics are not standard ESL topics, but these concepts are important. Why not use our ESL lesson plan to put them into your curriculum?

ted talk worksheet
B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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5 dangerous things you should let your kids do

General

The focus of this worksheet is discussion. Students will have a lot of opportunities to speak about such topics as childhood and parenting.

Business English collocations
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Upgrading management technology

Business

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

health vocabulary
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How healthy living nearly killed me

General

This ESL worksheet is based on a TED Talk titled “How healthy living nearly killed me” by AJ Jacobs. The speaker discusses his experiences and approach to healthy living.

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