LEVEL B1 FOCUS Expressions for like/dislike TIME 45 min (incl. 5.5 min video) The lesson plan is based on the TEDTalk by Amit Sood titled "Building a museum of museums on the web" about Google's Art Project. The lesson itself is about art, museums and students' interests in these areas. The worksheet starts with a warm-up task…

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 B1 FOCUS Listening Comprehension TIME 45-50 min If you want to know how big data, tattoos, immortality and the Greeks are connected watch this short TED talk titled Your online life, permanent as a tattoo by Juan Enriquez. The lesson based on that speech deals with such issues as privacy online and effects of sharing personal information in social media.…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: design TIME 45 min + 17 min The lesson plan is based on the TED Talk by Tim Brown titled "Designers - think big!". The goal of the lesson is to talk about design and design thinking and how it can affect our lives. First of all, students should do a word-formation…

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…

The mathematics of love

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LEVEL B2 FOCUS Vocabulary: Relationships TIME 45 min + 17 min video The worksheet is based on the TED Talk by Hannah Fry entitled "The mathematics of love". The speech is witty and interesting. The speakers talks in a very clear way so that students should not have problems with understanding. The lesson plan is divided…

LEVEL B2 FOCUS Listening/Collocations TIME 50 min + 12 min video The lesson plan is based on the TED Talk by Meaghan Ramsey "Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you" and concerns a very significant issue of self-esteem. In her speech, Meaghan Ramsey talks about a terrifying reality of teenagers struggling with accepting their…