Otagowano: adults

ESL

Measuring progress in academic ESL classes

Language teachers often discuss the difficulty of measuring how well their students are doing. A typical comment goes something like, “When you’re testing in a history class (or biology, or law, etc.) it’s easy....

numbers

The world in numbers

Level(s): (B1) Intermediate/(B2) Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: Speaking/Practising saying large numbers/Reading Materials: Handout 1 Time: +/- 60 min The number facts and figures used in this lesson plan were published in the...

polygraph

Would you pass a polygraph test? Crime – lexis

Level(s): (B1) Intermediate/(B2) Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: Vocabulary focus/Speaking/Authentic listening/ Materials: Handout 1 Time: +/- 60 min The video link: 1. Brainstorming/Types of crime: Ask the students to work in small groups...

personal_note

A Personal Note Writing with a twist

Level(s): (B1) Intermediate/(B2) Upper-Intermediate/C1 Pre-Advanced Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: Speaking/Authentic reading/A personal note writing Materials: Handouts 1&2 Time: +/- 60 min The personal note used in this lesson plan was published in the...

holidays

LESSON PLAN: Holiday destination

Level(s): (B1/B2) Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: To practise authentic listening skills/ Speaking/cultural focus Materials: Handout 1/ video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twWrYhTov2E Answer Key: 1: Medieval history; 2: Delicious local food; 3: Outdoor adventure; 4: Awesome...

fish

FISH & CHIPS – cultural focus

Lesson based on a video Level(s): (B1/B2) Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: Listening for specific information/ Speaking Materials: Dictionaries/Worksheet 1/ video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXbMzsi8rOM Time: +/- 1h   Have the students work in pairs and...

valentine

Pick-up lines – the beginning of love?

Levels: Intermediate/Upper-intermediate Aimed at: Young adults/adults Aims: Speaking/identifying words in an authentic listening text/ Time: +/- 1h Materials: Handout 1 Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLZqsx9wua8 Write the following question on the board: What are the most popular...

guitar

Using songs and music in the classroom

Levels: Upper Intermediate Aimed at: Young learners/young adults/adults Aims: To enhance students´ knowledge in the lexical field of adjectives of quality/To practise listening skills/To encourage pair work and autonomous learning Time: +/- 60 minutes...

last

Last Christmas – old favourite with a twist

Levels: Intermediate/Upper-intermediate Aimed at: Young learners/young adults/adults Aims: To practise listening skills in a memorable way /To expand vocabulary range/To review Past Simple verb forms/To encourage speaking in the context of Christmas Time: +/-...