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Category: Success

‘How to Get Motivated’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled How to get motivated even when you don’t feel like it and the theme of motivation. Students learn vocabulary related to motivation, talk about motivation, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, write […]

‘Nomadland’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 45-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film Nomadland starring Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Charlene Swankie and Bob Wells 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 […]

‘Habits of the Highly Successful’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Five Tips for Success and the themes of success and the habits of highly successful people. Students learn vocabulary related to success, talk about success and the habits of highly successful people, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer […]

‘Secrets of Success’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Four Secrets from Sports Psychology You Can Use in Everyday Life and the themes of sports psychology and success. Students learn vocabulary related to sports psychology and success, talk about sports psychology, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer […]

‘Whiplash’ Extensive Viewing Guide

  A 40-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film Whiplash starring Miles Teller, J. K. Simmons and Paul Reiser 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 […]

‘Winners and Losers’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Why You Are Not a Loser and the theme of ‘winners’ and ‘losers’. Students talk about ‘winners’ and ‘losers’, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video and reflect on the lesson.     […]

‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ Extensive Viewing Guide

An 60-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Tick, Tick… Boom! starring Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp and Robin de Jesús 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 […]

‘Birdman’ Viewing Guide

A 70-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film Birdman starring Michael Keaton, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Emma Stone 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 […]

‘Success’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson is designed around a short video titled Success, and the theme of the nature of success. Students talk about the nature of success, watch a short film and reflect on their own successes.     Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: […]