LEVEL C1 FOCUS Idioms: Motivation TIME 80-90 min (incl. 7 min video) This time the worksheet is not based on a TED talk but on a Think Big video, in this case Dan Ariely's speech on psychology of motivation at work. This Business English lesson will allow your students to learn and practice 8 idioms…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: career TIME 45 min + 15 min This lesson focuses on pursuing career and passions. It's based on TED Talk by Larry Smith titled "Why you will fail to have a great career". In the course of the lesson, students will learn collocations with the word career, discuss how to have…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Listening comprehension TIME 40 min + 7 min video James Veitch is one of the funniest TED speakers. In his speech "The agony of trying to unsubscribe" he delivers a hilarious story about marketing emails and how to deal with them in an amusing way. Students will laugh out loud watching this 7-minute…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS English for HR TIME 40 min + 10 min video I designed this TED talk-based lesson for HR specialists and managers to discuss the recruitment process and what kind of candidates have better chances to get a job. You may use it with any working adults successfully as well. In her speech…

LEVEL B2+ FOCUS Agreeing/Disagreeing TIME 45 min + 15 min video Equality at work is a controversial topic that has been widely discussed. Instead of focusing on how men discriminate against women at work, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, looks at women's actions and the society bias that prevents women from becoming business leaders.  This…

LEVEL B2+/C1 FOCUS Business English TIME 45 min + 12 min video Have you ever wondered how successful people manage their time? This TED talk will give you a glimpse into their approach to managing time. You will also have plenty of opportunities to talk about time management with your students. This worksheet is based…

LEVEL B2+ FOCUS Business English TIME 60 min This worksheet investigates Sinek's explanation to the question how people inspire actions in others. The talk and thus the lesson also looks at what kind of companies we believe in and why as well as when an innovative product can become mainstream and how to succeed in…