B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Slacktivism – to engage or not to engage?

General Global Issues

In this lesson students discuss the term slacktivism and different forms of activism. They also do a word formation exercise and talk about the article they read at home. 

C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Retrofitting – well worth the effort

Global Issues

In this lesson, students talk about the concept of retrofitting and how it helps to achieve net-zero emissions. They also learn and practise some vocabulary from the article. 

B1 / Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Is a stress-free life possible?

General Lifestyle

In this Critical Reading Club lesson, students discuss different tips for dealing with stress. They also learn some useful vocabulary to talk about the topic.

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Global skills passport

Business Technology

In this lesson, students discuss the idea of a global skills passport presented in the article, and practise vocabulary related to the topic.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Small house, small problem

Lifestyle

In this Critical Reading Club lesson, students discuss the idea of living in a small house and having fewer possessions. They also learn some useful vocabulary to talk about the topic.

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.

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

English lesson
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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How (not) to apologize in the workplace

Business General

In this lesson, students discuss the article and different ways of apologizing. They also practise the use of prepositions. 

C2 / Proficiency
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Will we wear fish skin?

Global Issues Lifestyle

In this lesson, students talk about the fashion industry and use advanced vocabulary to praise or criticise someone or something. 

B1 / Intermediate | B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Can robots be chefs?

Technology

In this lesson, students discuss the article they read at home, talk about the pizza vending machine and the future of cooking. 

C2 / Proficiency
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Dealing with heat waves

Global Issues

In this lesson students learn some advanced adjectives and discuss the problem of heat waves.

B1 / Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Do you enjoy working remotely?

Business Lifestyle

In this Critical Reading Club lesson, students talk about working remotely and learn some vocabulary connected to the subject.

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Non-native speakers or lifelong learners?

General

In this lesson students discuss the accuracy of different terms referring to non-native English speakers, do a word-formation activity and talk about the article they read at home. 

B2 / Upper Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Understanding professional motivations

Business

In this lesson students talk about different types of workers described in the article, discuss some questions about motivations, and learn vocabulary to explain what motivates them at work.

B2 / Upper Intermediate | C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Who wants to live forever?

Technology

With this lesson plan, students have an in-depth discussion about the idea of recreating dead people as avatars. They also practise useful vocabulary and talk about the metaverse.

B1 / Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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On the way to zero food waste

Global Issues Lifestyle

In this lesson, intermediate students discuss food waste, share some tips on how not to waste food and learn some useful vocabulary.

C1 / Advanced
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Biometrics – applications and implications

Technology

In this lesson students discuss biometric technology, its applications and the concerns people have about using it. Students also do a word formation exercise and complete a definition.

English worksheet
B1 / Intermediate
Critical Reading Club 30 min
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Getting by without a car

Lifestyle

In this lesson students discuss means of transport, talk about car and bike traffic in the place where they live, and learn some vocabulary to talk about transport.

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