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Here’s a lesson plan based on this year’s John Lewis advert. Happy Christmas!

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

 

 


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.

 

 


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.

 

 

 


The Man on the Moon

Full Moon for all Moods by Konstantinos Kazantzoglou

Full Moon for all Moods by Konstantinos Kazantoglou is licensed under CCBY2.0

 

MAIN ACTIVITIES describing and comparing photographs, storytelling and discussion.

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, upper-intermediate (B2) and above

Click here for the Teacher’s Notes.


Foot Talc – a Christmas lesson plan

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Every year we like to produce one or two Christmas posts based on a seasonal advert and our first one for this year stars a famous Hollywood actor trying to solve a classic Christmas problem.

MAIN ACTIVITIES predicting/ listening for specific information/ talking about Christmas / using vocabulary featured in the text

SUITABLE FOR teens and adults, upper-intermediate (B2) and above

Click here for the Teacher’s Notes.

Click here for the PowerPoint presentation.

 


Monty the Penguin – a Christmas lesson plan

MAIN AIMS Talking about the past and present, storytelling, vocabulary acquisition

SUITABLE FOR Teens and adults, Intermediate (B1) and above

This lesson plan is inspired by Jamie Keddie’s videotelling idea.

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

 

 

 

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If you want lesson plans based on John Lewis adverts from other years, check these out:

The Hare and the Bear (2013)

The Snowmen (2012)

Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (2011)