Upcycling your clothes (A1.1 CEFR) – 75′

Follow me on instagram.com/beatrizsolino I have been creating flipcharts and lessons with the material: Bohle, D. & Parker, S. (2018). Keynote Elementary. Cengage Learning and National Geographic. The best way of using videos or listening tracks is through this website: http://bre.eltkeynote.com/ted-talk-videos/elementary  (you have to log in and use the code on the first page of the … Continue reading Upcycling your clothes (A1.1 CEFR) – 75′

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Buying Smart (A1 CEFR)

2019 is here and with it a new A1 lesson. This lesson is part of a professional project, and it has been planned to develop students' vocabulary as well as inform them. I have added feedback pages, a 'further practice' page in order to assign and what I liked the most - a teaser at … Continue reading Buying Smart (A1 CEFR)

Deciding how you feel while doing exercises C1 (CEFR) – CAE task

I have always believed there is room for improvement. For that reason, I have sent a satisfaction survey to my dear C1 CEFR students. As a result, they asked me to prepare more CAE Listening tasks. And then this 90' lesson came to life. Breakdown fit: They have recently started a new Unit on "Emotional … Continue reading Deciding how you feel while doing exercises C1 (CEFR) – CAE task

Getting to know a Grand Prix driver – B2 CEFR – FCE

This 70' lesson was planned for my B2 CEFR group. They are sitting the FCE exam and they needed to practice more the layout of this Reading task (part 6) and the techniques it involves.  Material: Google Slide:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1JM1nUBCX2v0p73HCeB59_7cPPXCPFXbw3356StuNF7Q/edit?usp=sharing  FCE Part 6 - Reading and Use of English:  FCE - PART 6 - GRAND PRIX … Continue reading Getting to know a Grand Prix driver – B2 CEFR – FCE

Appreciating nature more – B2 CEFR – FCE

This lesson was planned for my B2 CEFR group. They needed to practice the FCE listening tasks more and I decided to cluster the topic to the listening tasks. It takes 70'. Material: FCE listening Part 2 task file:  FCE_TEST1_LISTENING_Part2_Ian_Photographer FCE Part 2 listening file:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1H4AKCJy8YjAO_sRKLH38LaKdNsrxKS8f/view?usp=drivesdk  FCE listening Part 4 task file:  FCE_TEST1_LISTENING_Part4_naturalist FCE Part … Continue reading Appreciating nature more – B2 CEFR – FCE

Telling your own Halloween story A2 (CEFR) 90′

This lesson was planned for an A2 (CEFR) level (pre-intermediate 1 or 2). They must be acquainted with parts of the house (also furniture and house objects), adjectives and sequence words, such as, first, second, when etc. They must also master the verbs in the past.  Material: Google Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1lu85XprDKxycxi4SELDYv3UEwPUA4R__oyE2xoETscI/edit?usp=sharing  [Slide 1]  1. Introducing the … Continue reading Telling your own Halloween story A2 (CEFR) 90′

Understanding why being scared is so fun – B2 (CEFR) Halloween 90′

Since it's Halloween, I decided to plan a different Halloween Halloween-y lesson (because my students are 15-16-year-olds and way too smart).  I have decided to raise my students' awareness towards the why we tend to laugh when we are scared.  Material: Google Slide: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1wwIXQe12AQb-bt4Fcwm9jDNweOfD2rfr2dKQ7KBlr7w/edit?usp=sharing  Video 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuYR5rPADrA  Video 2: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-like-to-scare-ourselves-margee-kerr    [Slide 1]  1.Introduction of the topic of … Continue reading Understanding why being scared is so fun – B2 (CEFR) Halloween 90′

Explaining what you want to say when buying goods (Vocabulary Lesson) – A2 CEFR

This 75' lesson was planned for my A2 (CEFR) students (pre-intermediate level) and this lesson is actually here because of Juliana Mota, who asked me to have lower level lessons and therefore opened my eyes to the fact that I have been posting only more advanced lessons. (Thanks for that Ju).  I have migrated to … Continue reading Explaining what you want to say when buying goods (Vocabulary Lesson) – A2 CEFR

Travelling Diets (C1 CEFR) – Reading/Video Lesson 75′

This lesson was planned to meet the needs of students enrolled in a conversation course. The general theme is traveling and it involves diets (recipes and interesting facts) from Thailand and New Orleans.  Material: PPT file: Travelling Diets BBC article: Traveling Diets BBC video: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180531-in-the-philippines-a-bipolar-cafe    [Slide 1] 1. Introducing the topic of the lesson "Travelling Diets" BBC … Continue reading Travelling Diets (C1 CEFR) – Reading/Video Lesson 75′

Writing your CV in English – 90′

This lesson was first planned and taught in March 2017 and has been redesigned and (re)taught in 2018.  In this lesson, students are going to check the steps of writing a CV, god samples of a CV and will, of course, write one. Level B1 (CEFR). Material used: PPT file -> Writing a CV Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBMJlFSRKb4 Continue reading Writing your CV in English – 90′