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

Classroom Management – 60′ session (for teachers)

This session was planned for both more experienced and new teachers to reflect upon their own practices and understand more about what is 'Classroom Management'. I based this session on Jim Scrivener's 'Learning Teaching' (Macmillan) since the session takes only 60'.  Materials used: PPT file: Classroom Management Book: Scrivener, J. (2011) Learning Teaching. Macmillan. Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1UimeUSn6gzWnepjZYRoW6_LF7QixfoZA  Website: https://bouncyballs.org/ … Continue reading Classroom Management – 60′ session (for teachers)

Go the Extra Mile – The entrepreneur C1 (CEFR)

A lighter business lesson full of vocabulary and with an important message: Go the extra mile. Material:  Article: Extra Mile http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/311524 PPT file: Extra Mile Video: www.ted.com/talks/richard_st_john_success_is_a_continuous_journey   [Slides 1 & 2]  Presenting the topic + brainstorming for reading task Interaction: T-SS   Timing: 10' Monitoring: Teacher shows the topic of the lesson and asks ss to guess what they … Continue reading Go the Extra Mile – The entrepreneur C1 (CEFR)

The World Cup in Disguise (C1 CEFR)

This lesson has been planned not only to follow the World's happening but also to raise our students' awareness and of course, widen their vocabulary range.  Material used:  PPT file: The World Cup in disguise Article:  World Cup in disguise Adapted from: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/sports/world-cup-shadow-layoffs-anger-russian-factory-article-1.4036549    [Slide 1]  1. Introducing the topic of the lesson Interaction:  T-SS Timing: 2' Monitoring: … Continue reading The World Cup in Disguise (C1 CEFR)

And now what? Brazil’s lack of gas – A Reading Lesson (C1 CEFR)

This lesson was planned to raise our student's awareness and also to enrich their vocabulary. I use a TED and an article from The Guardian. And the target group is aged 16 or over. Material: Reading: UK trade minister lobbied Brazil on behalf of oil giants PPT file: And now what TED: https://www.ted.com/talks/lisa_margonelli_the_political_chemistry_of_oil#t-790702  [Slide 1] 1.Introducing the topic … Continue reading And now what? Brazil’s lack of gas – A Reading Lesson (C1 CEFR)

(CPE) Mobile Communication [RUoE – Part 02] 60′

This lesson was whole-heartedly planned for my CPE groups of teachers, who have been participating and developing at an alarming rate. In this lesson, I cover the use of "empty words" (in paper 01 / part 02 FCE/CAE/CPE); vocabulary (words, phrases, idioms) such as whet appetite, downing a cup of coffee, augment virtual reality and … Continue reading (CPE) Mobile Communication [RUoE – Part 02] 60′

Inside TV Series – A Vocabulary Lesson (90′)

First and foremost, I have created a channel on youtube, where I'll be weekly posting some tips. You can subscribe here ->   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCYYu7oBy1hEeKZ5cY6GE8g  Secondly, this lesson has been planned for Upper Intermediate students from the age of 13 on. Material used: PPT File:Inside TV series – A Vocabulary Lesson LINKS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3dbJUjpLVM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he8KNAiJwqE   [Slide 1] 1. … Continue reading Inside TV Series – A Vocabulary Lesson (90′)

The use of the Passive Structures in the News – A grammar lesson (90′)

To break the past lessons' standard, I have decided to post a grammar lesson on the use of the Passive Structures. I do not know exactly why, but the Passive Structures are near and dear to my heart.  Materials used: PPT File: The use of the Passive Voice in the News [Slide 1] 1. Introducing the … Continue reading The use of the Passive Structures in the News – A grammar lesson (90′)

BEC (C1) – Introducing new practices into your company – 60′ Writing Lesson

RichmondShare blog post about motivation: http://www.richmondshare.com.br/is-motivation-intrinsic-or-extrinsic/ Group Profile: Advanced Level C1 - Teacher Coaching (this lesson can be adapted to be used with students as well) Materials used: BEC (C1) – New Practices PPT file: BEC HIGHER - Writing part 2: cambridge-english-business-higher-sample-paper-1-writing v2 Exam format: http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams-and-tests/business-higher/exam-format/ Writing a report: http://cae-tips.blogspot.com.br/2011/03/tips-to-write-report.html    [SLIDE 1] 1.Presenting the topic of the lesson Interaction: T-SS Timing: 2' Monitoring: … Continue reading BEC (C1) – Introducing new practices into your company – 60′ Writing Lesson

(180′) C1 Vocabulary Lesson – The unexplained (Halloween)

This lesson is adapted from Capel, A. Sharp, W. (2013) Objective Proficiency. Official Cambridge Exams (Unit 19.1). I have selected it, clearly, since it's Halloween season. I decided to use a video where two fans are commenting about the TV Series "Penny Dreadful", which is rich in vocabulary and poor in horror scenes. Obs.: My … Continue reading (180′) C1 Vocabulary Lesson – The unexplained (Halloween)