LEVEL B2 FOCUS Expressing opinion TIME 30 min + 15 min video This new lesson plan is based on the TED Talk entitled "How to speak up for yourself" by Adam Galinsky. The speaker gives us a hint how to speak up even if it is really difficult. The lesson starts with three phrases used…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Idioms for change TIME 45 min + 7 min video Do you think you will change a lot in the future? Or maybe not at all? This lesson plan based on the short TED talk by the psychologist Dan Gilbert will give your students many occasions to talk about their attitude towards change and…

The hidden power of smiling

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LEVEL B1+ FOCUS General English TIME 60 min Did you know that your smile is a superpower? In this short TED talk, Ron Gutman shows results of some research about smiling, how it affects how we feel and even our lifespan. It's a funny and dynamic talk and even though the speaker uses some scientific vocabulary,…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS General English TIME 60 min Do you know what emotional hygiene is? Find out watching TED Talk by Guy Winch. Perhaps your students also have some great ideas how to nurture emotions. This English lesson plan focuses on speaking and vocabulary. There is a warm-up which should give students a hint on…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS General English TIME 60 min Do you think you can make rational decisions? Check what controls your decision-making process in this TED Talk by Dan Ariely and discuss with your students how they make decisions and what's their approach to it. This English lesson plan investigates the research on decision-making by Dan…

  LEVEL B2/C1 FOCUS General English TIME 30-40 min This TED Talk focuses on ways to improve the quality of your conversations and increase your talking skills. Celeste Headlee's extensive experience as a writer and radio host makes her a perfect person to teach us how to communicate with others. In her speech, she proposes 10 rules…