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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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teaching English Lesson Plan History of Valentine’s day

Teaching English- Lesson Plan: History of Valentine’s day

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

“We are most alive when we’re in love” – John Updike

It’s Valentine’s day and we’re all thinking about the loved ones. Without a doubt this ‘special’ day has found its followers all over the world but where and how it all started… well, we’ll find it out during this EFL lesson.

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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.

emilyWhat’s in here for you and your students
first impression english lesson plan intermediate

How to make a great first impression?

emily Intermediate B1/B2, Speaking, Upper- intermediate B2, Video, Vocabulary

It’s a lesson that will help your students boost confidence when preparing to a job interview or other important encounter.  By the end of the lesson students will be able to explain the way we should behave in order to make a great first impression.  This lesson also makes an excellent follow-up to the lesson  ‘Let your body do the talking’ from New English File – upper-intermediate level course-book.Read More

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fit in 15mins english lesson plan

Fit in 15 minutes – create your own work-out

emily Intermediate B1/B2, Listening, Pre-intermediate A2, Presentation, Speaking, Upper- intermediate B2, Writing

This lesson plan is a great way of integrating already known body parts vocabulary together with verbs describing movement. Students are going to watch a workout video and later prepare and present their own workout while the rest follow their instructions.

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emilyFit in 15 minutes – create your own work-out
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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Xmas decorations DIY english lesson plan efl esl

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- EFL Lesson Plan

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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Christmas-adverts EFL LEsson Plan

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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emilyHow to Have a British Christmas ? EFL lesson plan
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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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emilyThe Real Hustle- Speaking lesson, past tenses, intermediate lesson plan

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