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‘Fast Fashion’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled The true cost of fast fashion and the themes of fashion and fast fashion. Students learn vocabulary related to fashion and fast fashion, talk about fashion and fast fashion, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, complete viewing notes, analyse […]

‘How to Get Promoted’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled A Harvard career coach’s “unspoken rules” for getting promoted and the theme of getting promoted. Students learn vocabulary related to promotion, talk about promotion, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, write about […]

‘Identical Twins’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled What identical twins separated at birth teach us about genetics and the themes of twins and genetics. Students learn vocabulary related to genetics, talk about identical twins, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short […]

‘Secrets to a Successful Relationship’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled The 17 Secrets to a Successful Relationship and the theme of successful relationships. Students learn abstract nouns to describe character and vocabulary related to relationships, talk about romantic partners and the secrets to a successful relationship, predict the content of a short video, watch […]

‘Loving’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 40-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Loving starring Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Michael Shannon and Nick Kroll for English language students who want to learn English through watching films. The guide will help students improve their English vocabulary, listening comprehension, pronunciation and speaking. The viewing guide includes: • Viewing recommendations • A […]

‘What’s the point of pain?’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled What’s the point of pain? and the theme of pain. Students learn vocabulary related to pain, talk about pain, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, complete viewing notes, analyse a short video, write about what they have learned from […]

‘Emotional Maturity’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled What Is It to Be Emotionally Mature and the theme of emotional maturity. Students learn vocabulary related to emotional maturity, talk about emotionally mature people, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, complete viewing notes, talk about the most important […]

‘The Notebook’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 60-page Extensive Viewing guide to the romantic drama film The Notebook starring Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner and Gena Rowlands for English language students who want to learn English through watching films. The guide will help students improve their English vocabulary, listening comprehension, pronunciation and speaking. The viewing guide includes: • Viewing recommendations […]

‘Last Christmas’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 75-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Christmas romantic comedy film Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh and Emma Thompson for English language students who want to learn English through watching films. The guide will help students improve their English vocabulary, listening comprehension, pronunciation and speaking. The viewing guide includes: • Viewing […]