Raising money for charity – 75′ lesson (C2 CEFR)

This lesson was planned for English teachers but it can be used with advanced-leveled students. For teachers, we have decompressing moments after each stage. For students, a lot of work on language. 🙂 LADY GAGA video: https://metro.co.uk/video/lady-gaga-raised-35-million-covid-19-relief-2146844/?ito=vjs-link BBC original article: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-52199537 Adapted article: Lady Gaga and Corona Virus METRO (further reading suggestions): https://metro.co.uk/2020/04/07/lady-gaga-raises-35million-one-week-coronavirus-relief-organisations-12521561/  Google Slide: … Continue reading Raising money for charity – 75′ lesson (C2 CEFR)

Cooking Class – Making Pancakes (Pre-A1 CEFR)

This lesson was specially planned for Easter! This Sunday is definitely going to be nicer and warmer with these pancakes! Children learn the names of the ingredients, the utensils, and the commands put, mix, fry, etc. Material: Google Slide: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1XV1xRp_eP24WCVtSFFOQqdg8p6BWqOOZvwbrUN57wcU/edit?usp=sharing  Song Video Pinkfong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnS3nym_x-c  

Talking about symptoms and suggestions (A2 CEFR)

This lesson was planned for an Instagram Live lesson that took place on the 7th of April of 2020. First students are going to be presented with the vocabulary, then tested - in order to see if they are on the same page, then the freer practice relates to the students' families. Then I decided … Continue reading Talking about symptoms and suggestions (A2 CEFR)

The Joker Society – B2 Lesson 90′

This lesson is based on the Joker film's critics and the society we are currently living in. In this lesson, I would like to raise students' awareness of the Burnout Society (philosophy by Byung - Stanford Reads) and enrich them with B2 vocabulary.  Materials: Google Slide: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nRSe07Xe3m0UnLxmRgsmkfdD3sR_igUDqPzSjS90ITE/edit?usp=sharing BBC Article Original: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-49549633  BBC Article adapted to this lesson: JOKER … Continue reading The Joker Society – B2 Lesson 90′

Baby Boomers and Millennials exchange at work (Business Lesson) C1 CEFR

This lesson was based on Mannheim's theory of generations for C1 CEFR Business students. Read further: https://coggle.it/diagram/WzQajTCAbtj1qHTY/t/theory-of-generations-karl-mannheim  I have also used the trailer of the film "The intern", exactly because they have been able to work together and learn from one another as the topic of the lesson suggests.  "The intern" trailer: https://youtu.be/ZU3Xban0Y6A  TED VIDEO: https://www.ted.com/talks/chip_conley_what_baby_boomers_can_learn_from_millennials_at_work_and_vice_versa  … Continue reading Baby Boomers and Millennials exchange at work (Business Lesson) C1 CEFR

The Escape Room Culture – 90′ Conversation Lesson – B2 CEFR

This lesson was developed for a conversation lesson in which the main topic is Culture. Escape Rooms have been gaining a new status around the world, especially in companies, where employees have to work on strategies - be it to improve a team's productivity or as a dynamics to hire a new person. Material used: … Continue reading The Escape Room Culture – 90′ Conversation Lesson – B2 CEFR

Music and Humankind – Conversation Lesson – B2 CEFR

— This is a lighter, conversation lesson (compared to the CLIL one) for the beginning of your term. You could have a music quiz and then talk about a little bit of culture related to music and New Orleans. Google Slide lesson: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Ao44Z8JYpz_mTsaHg_vlMRKQ4YW0J7gZybG6INxE7tI/edit?usp=sharing Thought Economics article: https://thoughteconomics.com/the-role-of-music-in-human-culture/  Video - Exploring New Orleans Jazz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SS9EnD_-_Y&feature=youtu.be

Europe heatwaves – CLIL/PBL – 90′

This lesson involves science, quantum-mechanics [TEDed] and The News [BBC] Material: Google Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ShjqurXYrJxoV5SSbn_J9xXEUgfE8j7BXOpj-euiG38/edit?usp=sharing Lesson Plan: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1DnyCHK9s_1yabdMYjreXwIq5rHHdDa0frgMg7_NX6fI/edit?usp=sharing TEDed Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EJOO3xAjTk&feature=youtu.be   BBC article on the European Heatwaves: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49083283 Guide to coping with the heat: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-44937692   

Building your own brand 75′ – B2 (CEFR)

This lesson was planned for my business students who are going to or would like to create their own brands. We talk about style scapes, typography, etc.  Material:  Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48x0psjq6Uk Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1P9h5_F4ajBqXDoLD-yXlXynNw1qUbttHbYA07IcwSkU/edit?usp=sharing Lesson Plan: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Mou7i1WfNrJajQS-vfVeWV7oKg8Co3XjrqGFcRpNlNY/edit?usp=sharing