phrases for business meetings
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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I’m afraid that’s outside the scope of this meeting

Business

In this lesson, students reflect on ways to make a business meeting more productive and practise some useful phrases for business meetings. They also act out typical workplace situations.

ESL culture lesson
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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When in Rome…

General

In this culture lesson students talk about social norms in different parts of the world. They also watch four short videos about polite behaviour in different cultures and write a blog post with advice for foreigners visiting their country. 

C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Behind every success there are dozens of failures

Business General

In this lesson about success and failure students watch an interview with Jeff Bezos and learn a few idioms related to failure. They also put them into practice through a role-play activity involving different aspects of business failures.

circular economy
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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The circular economy

Business

In this lesson, students discover pros and cons of the linear and circular economy and learn some new vocabulary and collocations related to the topic. They also work on a case study and come up with strategies to transform a company following a linear model into a more circular one.

third conditional
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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If he hadn’t pressed the button, nothing would have happened

General

In this lesson about hypothetical situations in the past, students learn the Third Conditional in English and practise its structure through a variety of written and oral activities.

origins of new words
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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How are new words created?

General

In this lesson about the origins of new words in English, students practise their listening skills, figure out the meanings of some newly formed words and eventually create their own new words.

vague language in English
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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It’s kind of my favourite stuff (vague language)

General

In this lesson, students watch a video and learn how to use some vague language in English while talking about their favourite things in life.

class debate in English
C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Is science denial worse than it’s ever been?

Global Issues Technology

With this lesson plan, students reflect on a video about the role of science in the modern world, expand their vocabulary and hold a lively class debate.

comparative and superlative adjectives
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Better. Faster. Stronger (comparative and superlative adjectives)

General Technology

In this lesson based on a video about technology then and now, students learn and practise comparative and superlative adjectives while discussing how their favourite gadgets have changed over time. 

C1 / Advanced
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Closing the gender pay gap

Business General

With this lesson plan, students talk about gender stereotypes, watch a video and discuss the factors driving the gender pay gap. They also reflect on solutions to this problem and discover some expressions with the word root.

A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Gift giving

General

In this lesson plan about gift giving students discover expressions with the word gift. They also practise their listening skills with a video clip from Friends and share their experience of giving and receiving gifts.

indefinite pronouns
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 90 min
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Everyone has it, but no one can lose it: indefinite pronouns

General

With this lesson plan students learn how to use indefinite pronouns and get the opportunity to put them into practice through a series of written and oral exercises.

Present Perfect for experiences
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate | B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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Have you ever attended a silent meeting?

Business

In this lesson, students learn how to use Present Perfect for experiences and practise new vocabulary related to workplace meetings. 

lesson about emojis
B2 / Upper Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Are emojis making us dumber?

General

In this lesson about emojis students not only learn words to describe some common features of nonverbal communication, but they also watch a video and reflect on the role of emojis in digital communication.

data science lesson plan
C1 / Advanced | C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 90 min
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Data science and the NBA

Business General Technology

With this data science lesson plan, students will learn a lot of advanced vocabulary related to the topic and put it into practice through a series of written and oral activities.

sense verbs and adjectives
B1 / Intermediate
Standard Lesson 60 min
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Could you live without your sense of smell?

General

In this lesson students practise their listening skills, revise sense verbs and learn to describe objects using sense verbs and adjectives.

expressing purpose with to and for
A2 / Pre‐Intermediate
Standard Lesson 75 min
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What we do and why we do it (expressing purpose)

Business

In this lesson based on a video about reasons why people work, students practise expressing purpose with to and for. They also discuss everyday activities in the workplace and discover some collocations to describe a day at work.

lesson plan on global problems
C2 / Proficiency
Standard Lesson 90 min
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Tackling the world’s most pervasive issues

Global Issues

With this lesson plan on global problems students will learn some advanced language (adjectives and verbs) to talk about the world’s issues. They’ll also watch a video about reducing food insecurity.

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