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

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

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)

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   

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′

How often do you do good deeds? Reading into Writing (B2 CEFR) – 90′

I planned this lesson for an FCE (B2 CEFR) group of teenagers. As I wanted to call their attention, I have adapted an article from The Guardian to be used so as to promote their writing afterward. I have also designed the slides and the layout of the article in order to have a more … Continue reading How often do you do good deeds? Reading into Writing (B2 CEFR) – 90′

CPE – Driverless Cars (C2 CEFR) – 75′

This lesson was planned for a group of teachers taking the CPE course. It involves talking about collocations, the part 2 of Paper 1 (Reading and Use of English) and thus C2 vocabulary.  Material:  PPT file: CPE Driverless Cars TED Video: https://www.ted.com/talks/sebastian_thrun_google_s_driverless_car Reading task (part 2): P01P02 Driverless cars [Slide 1] 1.Introducing the topic of the lesson "Talking … Continue reading CPE – Driverless Cars (C2 CEFR) – 75′