St Patricks Day EFL Lesson plan Past Simple passive

emily History, Intermediate B1/B2, Passive voice, Upper- intermediate B2, Video

“The anniversary of St. Patrick’s day: and may the Shamrock be green for ever.” ~Irish Toasts by Shane Na Gael, 1908

During this lesson your EFL students will practice grammar, in particular past simple active and passive voice sentence structures. On top of that students will learn more about St Patrick’s day. It’s an excellent English lesson plan for intermediate and upper-intermediate level students who need to practice speaking using past simple passive voice.

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Guy Fawkes and the Bonfire night story English Lesson Plan

emily History, Intermediate B1/B2, Video

This lesson plan will help your students understand the story of Bonfire Night. Teaching English History especially the events that are closely rooted within current celebrations is always fun. So here’s the ESL lesson plan where your students not only improve the reading, speaking and listening skills but also learn more about English history. Please don’t forget the share the page with the ESL world.

On November 5th people remember the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament by celebrating ‘Bonfire Night’. All over Britain there are firework displays and bonfires with models of Guy Fawkes, which are burned on the fire. This video from The British Council’s Learn English site explores the origins of the festival and looks at how it’s celebrated now.

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EFL lesson plan Halloween

Story behind Halloween- EFL lesson plan B1/ B2

emily Intermediate B1/B2, Listening, Upper- intermediate B2, Vocabulary

ESL lesson plan that focuses on the history of Halloween celebrations in the UK and USA. The video-based EFL lesson is designed not only to improve listening skills but also introduce the vocabulary related to Halloween customs. At the end of the lessons learners will have more insight into the traditions of this popular day and will be able to explain its origins.Read More

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Halloween teach english lesson plan

Halloween how is it celebrated in Britain- EFL Lesson plan

emily Elementary A1, Listening, Pre-intermediate A2, Video

EFL lesson plan that focuses on the customs related to Halloween in the UK. Your students will watch a story of two kids who are preparing the Halloween party. By the end of the lesson young learners will be able to talk about the Halloween traditions in the UK + use present simple vs. present continuous with more confidence.Read More

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What’s in here for you and your students

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This website is dedicated to all EFL / ESL teachers who are looking for new ways of getting their learners interested in English language.

You will find here English language lesson plans based on YouTube videos relating to:

– English culture

– English grammar

– Life skills

– Leisure, sport free time activities

Majority of lesson plans are aimed at improving your students’ speaking, listening and writing skills plus vocabulary and grammar.

If you can’t find here what you’re looking for, please send me a short message and I’ll do my best to submit a lesson plan that matches you needs.

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London attractions Gherin lesson plan teach english

London Attractions – skyscraper The Gherkin

emily Intermediate B1/B2, Listening, Speaking, Video, Vocabulary

This lesson plan is a great way of getting students to find out more about the few skyscrapers in London. During the lesson students will learn vocabulary describing the the building and its structure. The video is an excellent intro to the lesson from  IELTS Objective intermediate coursebook about Gherkin that also practises the usage of gerund and infinitive.

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Christmas Decorations DIY – EFL Lesson Plan

emily Intermediate B1/B2, Pre-intermediate A2, Speaking

I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year -Charles Dickens

In this lesson your students will learn how to make simple Christmas decorations, and express their opinion on their favourite decoration, using comparatives and superlatives. This Christmas inspired lesson plan focuses on creativity and speaking skills, and is a nice way to close the semester before the Christmas break!

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How to make your own Christmas cracker

emily Intermediate B1/B2, Passive voice, Pre-intermediate A2

It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air ―W.T. Ellis

In this lesson your students will learn how to use the passive voice. In the Christmas spirit, they will watch a short video on how to make a Christmas cracker. This creative lesson plan focuses on speaking and writing skills.

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How to Have a British Christmas ? EFL lesson plan

emily Intermediate B1/B2, Speaking, Video

 “ Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful ….”  ―Norman Vincent Peale

In this lesson your students will learn the differences between Christmas traditions in England and America. They will get a grasp of the particular and sometimes strange rituals that are used in England, while watching a short documentary. Grammar point discussed within this lesson- conjunctions: although,though, but.  This Xmas themed lesson plan focuses on listening and speaking skills.

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Warm-up Questions about sports and health

emily Blog, Warm-ups

This quick but fun warm-up will not only make your class think about the subject but also brainstorm the ideas related to sports and health. This warm-up will allow your students to carefully listen to each other and compete with other students in the group. 

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The Real Hustle- Speaking lesson, past tenses, intermediate lesson plan

emily Blog, Intermediate B1/B2, Upper- intermediate B2, Video

“A company of wolves, is better than a company of wolves in sheep’s clothing.” – Anthony Liccione

During this lesson your EFL students will learn vocabulary related to crime, precisely scams and tricksters plus they’ll practice past simple and past continuous tense when talking about the scams they saw. It’s an excellent English lesson plan for intermediate and upper-intermediate level students who need to practice speaking using past tenses.

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Help your students learn English by reading Graded Readers

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Your ESL students should make a habit of reading regularly. Reading should be fun, so make sure the texts you choose are not too too difficult for you. moreover, at the end of each book you have some questions about each chapter. By answering these questions during the lesson you give your students to use the langue and improve their speaking skills.

Here’s a list of resources listed according to levels:

 

emilyHelp your students learn English by reading Graded Readers