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′

Advertising on social media – B2 (CEFR) – 75′

This lesson was planned especially for that student who is creating his/her own start-ups or who want to cut costs when advertising. They can do so using social media.  Material: Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LSol7zvkGI  Slide: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ZG0yXIEmR6VDUGuWGVDG4VOeGRZVARUR-BobMfgcdKQ/edit?usp=sharing Lesson Plan: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1xMJm_L8GRtSkyUt_gmWK0MbUH8qimrj4V-HIhYOE91g/edit?usp=sharing   

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′

Carnival and its true colours – B2 (CEFR) – 75′

This lesson was planned in order to raise students' awareness of the trash that is left behind during carnival 'bloquinhos'.  The article is from The Rio Times: https://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-entertainment/carnival/tons-trash-collected-from-streets-as-carnival-celebrations-start-in-rio/ which students are going to have access to by using a QR code - slide 4. Google Slides for this lesson: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1P5-cXRUKS9ToHMS3LgwYdJ65Y35ooCLRoD0OoMbigvU/edit?usp=sharing The lesson plan also from slides: … Continue reading Carnival and its true colours – B2 (CEFR) – 75′

Describing Clothes, directly from the Oscars 2019 (A1 CEFR) – 75

This is another lesson, Oscars related, however this time for A1 (CEFR) Basic 1 students. Materials used: Websites: https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/oscars-fashion-red-carpet-2019/index.html  Lesson: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1T0T344eEo3AIVwBcodcK3EEWBi_AVW5JfrClbRPdJ5Y/edit?usp=sharing  Lesson Plan: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ihJTil_IuO1iqw32jA59Tz5X_WujQpZkzGvqfqMLB_E/edit?usp=sharing  

The star of the Oscars (B2 CEFR) – 75′

Ah! The Oscars always take my breath in different ways. This time it was the great and loving performance of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.  (Highlight on the performance). I have also added a lesson plan, instead of describing the steps on the blog. This way the teacher can use and download (or print) both. Have … Continue reading The star of the Oscars (B2 CEFR) – 75′

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′