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′

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

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    

Online Business Commerce – 75′ B2 (CEFR)

  Material: Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSi6TaXRhdc  Forbes Article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/bizcarson/2019/02/06/ubers-secret-gold-mine-how-uber-eats-is-turning-into-a-billion-dollar-business-to-rival-grubhub/#2f4293561fa9 Google Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1AVTeaSgSja753xUgwo4oJNH8fytkqrl0bUsKaZMPoJU/edit?usp=sharing Lesson Plan: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1LhuyvK43L8QlohpJXZ9kkATJJAtfKbbDiPNJmo7kYFk/edit?usp=sharing

I’m Malala – Who are you? 75′ C1 (CEFR)

The objectives of this lesson are: To show students who this young girl who won a Nobel Prize is and what she has done. To introduce C1 vocabulary in context from The NY Times article. To trigger students to think who they are. What they are going to do, etc. Material: Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6Pz9V6LzcU Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/11/books/review/we-are-displaced-malala-yousafzai.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FYousafzai%2C%20Malala&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collectionContinue reading I’m Malala – Who are you? 75′ C1 (CEFR)

Building Solutions through design sprints – 90′

This lesson was planned for B2 (CEFR) students with the intent of being a modern input and also to provide a realistic and meaningful discussion about one of the things that have been gaining a lot of spotlights these days: 'design sprints'. It is adapted from the book "Design Sprints" by Jake Knapp.  All the … Continue reading Building Solutions through design sprints – 90′

Powerful women and their greatest achievements C1 (CEFR) 75′

This lesson is for all of us, in the ELT world, trying to make it through with teaching. For quite a while now, I haven't been teaching English (only), I have also been teaching culture, rights (and wrongs) and I (hopefully) make my students use their critical thinking in order to create projects to transform … Continue reading Powerful women and their greatest achievements C1 (CEFR) 75′

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)

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′