VIDEO QUIZZES TO LESSON PLAN: 5 Things To Consider Before Sending Out Your CV

/ Advanced, B1, B2, C1, Intermediate, Listening training, Students, Teachers, Upper-intermediate

The Intern: Video resume VIDEO: Job interview questions The Intern: Welcome to the office The Intern: Meeting the boss The Intern: Don’t worry Becky You might also like to read: – WYSIWYG – From your CV to a Teaching Job Offer WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO NOW? TAKE THE ELT-TUTOR LEVEL TEST CONTACT ME SEE MORE ONLINE EXERCISES GO BACK TO ‘STUFF-ROOM’

LESSON PLAN: Absurd Reality and Artistic Vision in Selfies

/ B2, C1, Grammar training, Speaking and Conversation, Teachers

January 2021 – In this lesson plan, you can discuss selfies from an artistic and a humorous point of view. The lesson aims at B2-C1 level students and is based on a TEDTalk (available on YouTube, not on the official TED site) and a scene from a late night TV show. It gives opportunity to revise narrative tenses and/or reported speech with your students. The exercises are suitable for online lessons.

ESL-BRAINS – B1-C1 video worksheets from Poland

/ B1, B2, C1, Lesson tips, Teachers

December 2020 – When I started teaching online, I first stuck to the course books I had been using for years. I had been familiar with the online extensions, I had already worked on the Cambridge LMS and used all multimedia materials available to my favourite course books. I had even had experience with e-books. However, very soon I realized that online teaching offers way more possibilities than only a digital copy of a face-to-face lesson.

WUP: TWO THINGS WE HAVE IN COMMON

/ A2, B1, B2, C1, Lesson tips, Teachers

December 2020 – THIS IS a Warm-up/Lead-in exercise you can print and use in your next grammar/conversation lesson. The task is to complete the questionnaire (by giving two answers to different questions) and then mingling around in the classroom to find someone who has these two things in common (which is not as easy as it seems).

WRITING AN ONLINE REVIEW

/ B1, B2, C1, Teachers, Writing Training

BULLETPOINTS: Level: B1/B1+; Age: teens, adults; Group size: any; Aim: to write a review; Skill: writing; Grammar: passives, would + infinitive; Vocabulary: strong adjectives; Length: 60+ min; Preparation time: none; Material: computer or mobile phone with internet connection.

LESSON PLAN – Conversation about Problems & Solutions

/ A2, B1, B2, C1, Speaking and Conversation, Teachers

BULLETPOINTS: Topic: Problems and suggestions;Level: A2+;Time: 60 min;Material: whiteboard, marker;Preparation time: none;Skill: speaking;Function: Giving advice(You should/could …, Why don’t you …, You might want to consider V-ing…, etc., depending on the level of the students);Grammar/Vocab: Modals – should, might, could, I’d suggest that you …;Group size: 4+.

SPEAKING OF STEREOTYPES

/ B2, C1, Reading Training, Speaking and Conversation, Teachers

BULLETPOINTS: Level:  B1+; Age: adults; Group size: any; Aim: to enable students to express their point of view on national stereotypes; Skill: reading into speaking; Grammar: -; Vocabulary: stereotypes; Length: 30+; Preparation time: none; Material: websites linked to this page.

NETFLIX: ARE YOU A TEEN BOSS?

/ B2, C1, Listening training, Speaking and Conversation, Teachers

BULLETPOINTS: Level:  B2+; Age:  teens, adults; Group size: any; Aim: to listen and talk about teen popularity and social media issues; Skill: listening and speaking; Grammar: -; Vocabulary: -; Length: 60+; Preparation time: 30 min (watch the episode and print the worksheet); Material: worksheet attached, you also need a NETFLIX account.