The Boy and the Piano

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Good intentions to update the blog more regularly have remained just that, but we have managed to do something with this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert. We hope you and your students enjoy it.

Click here for the Teacher’s Notes and here for the Powerpoint.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Very Merry Mistake

Main activities speaking, vocabulary, pronunciation

Suitable for teens and adults, pre-advanced (B2.2) and above

Click here for a pdf of the Teacher’s Notes.

Click here for the Powerpoint.

 


A Christmas lesson plan

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Main activities speaking, speculating and storytelling

Suitable for teens and adults, upper-intermediate (B2) and above

A Christmas lesson plan Teacher’s Notes

 

The Teacher’s Notes contain everything you need for class, but if you’d rather display the images using Powerpoint, click here.

 

 


An Oddly Unsatisfying Video

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Main activities describing, comparing, First Certificate and Advanced speaking test practice

Suitable for teens and adults, upper-intermediate (B2) and above

Click here for the Teacher’s Notes

The pdf contains everything you need for class, but if you’d rather display the images using Powerpoint, click here for the slides.

 


Buster the Boxer – a Christmas lesson plan

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Every December we produce a lesson plan based on the John Lewis Christmas advert and this year’s offering features a dog called Buster, a trampoline and an assortment of wild animals. The lesson is suitable for teens and adults, upper-intermediate (B2) and above, and includes speculation, observation and vocabulary to describe sounds.

Click here for a pdf of the Teacher’s Notes.

The pdf contains everything you need for class, but if you’d rather display the images using Powerpoint, click here.

 

 

 


Planet Earth 2

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Main activities Speculating, predicting, storytelling

Suitable for teens and adults pre-advanced and above (B2.2)

Click here for the Teacher’s Notes.


Employable Me

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MAIN ACTIVITIES collocations with impression, talking about work, watching clips from a documentary about job seekers with neurological conditions such as autism and Tourette syndrome.

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, pre-advanced (B2.2) and above

Click here for the Teacher’s Notes.