Upper intermediate level
In this lesson, students learn about vocabulary related to common illnesses, practice giving advice and are shown how to express sympathy or lack thereof using through guided discovery. Students first read situational descriptions and match them w...
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...
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...
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...
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.
In this lesson, students practice writing opinion paragraphs in the context of "What are you optimistic about?" using future time phrases and verb forms.
What does the desert hold?
This lesson deals with three ways of talking about the future using present continuous, going to and will in the context of extreme travel destinations and experiences.
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...
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...