In this lesson, students practice writing opinion paragraphs in the context of "What are you optimistic about?" using future time phrases and verb forms.
Business Letters & Email
This lesson addresses how functional, grammatical and verbal formals are altered by register in English, in the context of writing a formal (business-type) email or letter. The focus is on standard forms of address and closure, differing general f...
Full English coming up!
In this lesson, students will practice writing by writing recipes using a model about traditional English breakfast. Students are first exposed to this type of writing through reading and listening to the model. Particular features of recipe-writi...
Let freedom reign
In this lesson, the students will practise the Past Simple tense and irregular verbs through a Nelson Mandela reading. As well as learning about the past simple form of verbs and practising them, the students will be able to practise their reading...
Wish you were here!
In this lesson, students will be exposed to superlatives in the context of writing a postcard through controlled and semi-controlled activities . Students practice integrated skills including scanning for specific information and end with producin...
All through the years
In this lesson, students will learn how to use the present simple of the verb 'to be' to describe past events in the context of past generations. The students will work through various exercises, from controlled, to semi controlled, and finally to...
An unexpected journey
Intermediate b1 level
In this lesson, students practice and develop receptive (reading and listening) skills through the medium of an extract from 'The Hobbit'. Comparison between the written extract and the corresponding clip from the film allows focus on language dif...
If I were you...
In this lesson, students will learn how to give advice in the context of dilemmas. It will be done through controlled practice followed by a role-playing game.
Where should I live?
In this lesson, students will complete a full reading cycle using texts describing residences and prospective tenants. They will then practice using prepositions of place to describe the location of furniture items. This will lead to a speaking cy...