Month in a Nutshell: August 2023

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We’re happy to present the materials we published in August. There are different topics, levels and lesson formats so browse, pick and teach 🙂

August in a nutshell

We published 13 new worksheets💪, including:

FREE lesson plan:

  • Fancy a game?
    If your B1 students like games (board and others), they will definitely enjoy this lesson. It not only provides loads of speaking practice and video comprehension but also introduces some games-related vocabulary

PREMIUM+ lesson plans ($6+):

  1. Passive income

    B2 students will learn financial phrases while talking about passive income sources. They will also watch a video and come up with some financial advice

  2. The value of unpaid care work

    The statistics presented in the video and the lesson are rather shocking so be ready for a heated discussion among students. The lesson also touches upon verb formation

  3. Do you trust your memory?

    In the lesson, C1 students not only practise lots of phrases useful when talking about memory and memories but also learn facts about how our brains remember information. The lesson includes video comprehension tasks.
  4. Fancy a game?

    Our free August lesson plan in the e-lesson plan format for teaching online. 

UNLIMITED-only lesson plans ($12):

  1. The intangible benefits of travelling

    Your most advanced (C1/C2) students will surely enjoy reading an intriguing article about travelling, as well as discussing the many pleasures that travelling has to offer. 
  2. From the bottom of my heart

    Help your B1/B2 students discover the numerous ways of saying thank you in English. The lesson features a beautiful video and speaking as well as writing practice

  3. Talking about books

    Try this A2 Speaking Class with book lovers as well as students who are not the biggest fans of reading because the lesson provides lots of talking points for everyone.  
  4. Milestones and other life events

    In this B1 lesson, your students will practise the use of adjectives with –ed and –ing endings. They will do it while speaking, reading and writing about milestones. 

  5. Stepping out of your comfort zone

    This B1/B2 Speaking Class is about what we love and what we fear. Students watch an engaging video and talk about how doing some (scary) activities might help us grow. 
  6. Can you elaborate on your thinking here?

    Speaking politely is a language skill everyone should develop so try this lesson with your C1 students and help them become better at using polite language in different contexts. The lesson includes a fun video!

  7. Healthcare innovation

    In this B2/C1 Speaking Class students discuss anticipatory healthcare, real-time monitoring, AI, robotic surgeries and other trends in medicine. They also assess healthcare where they live. 
  8. How do you feel about…?  

    Help A2 students learn how to express and ask for opinions in English. The lesson allows them to practise functional language while talking about art and design

  9. How useful is networking? 

    With this CRC worksheet, B1 students read, share and discuss different tips on networking in their industries. They also learn some vocabulary to help them deal with the topic.

We hope you enjoy last month’s materials. Leave some feedback in the comment section under the lesson plan posts or drop us a line 🙂

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