LEVEL B1/B2 FOCUS Conversation TIME  60 min (incl. 9 min video) The lesson plan is based on a TED talk by Gever Tulley titled "5 dangerous things you should let your kids". The focus of the lesson is speaking and it looks into such topics as childhood and parenting. The first task of the worksheet is finishing…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Healthy Lifestyle & Indirect Questions TIME  60 min (incl. ~9 min video) This ESL worksheet is based on a TED talk titled "How healthy living nearly killed me" by AJ Jacobs. The speaker discusses his experiences and approach to healthy living. The lesson consists of many various exercises. First, there is a short…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: salary TIME  60 min (incl. 7 min video)   This ESL lesson discusses the thorny issue of pay secrecy and focuses on vocabulary connected with getting paid. TED Talk by David Burkus called "Why you should know how much your co-workers get paid" is the key point of this worksheet that will…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Discussion: agree/disagree TIME  60 min (incl. 12 min video) The lesson plan is based on a TEDTalk titled How to get back to work after a career break by Carol Fishman Cohen and concerns career breaks. The worksheet mainly focuses on speaking. A warm-up exercise is a short general discussion on the idea…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: startup jargon TIME  60 min (incl. 6:30 min video) As most teachers wanted us to prepare more lessons about technology and business, this lesson plan combines both of these worlds as it focuses on startup as a business model. During this TED lesson, students will learn useful jargon from the Silicon Valley and…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Grammar: used to TIME  60 min (incl. 3:30 min video) The lesson is based on a short talk by Arianna Huffington where she discusses the importance of a well-rested mind and body. The worksheet includes various exercises on vocabulary and focuses on different uses of "used to". In the first task, students have…

Do the green thing!

May 14, 2017 0

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Reading skills TIME 45 min The lesson is based on the TEDTalk by Andy Hobsbawm titled "Do the green thing" and it concerns a very important issue of the environment protection. The speaker introduces his idea of a creative approach to promoting nature preservation. The first task of the worksheet is synonym-matching of…