Extended C1-C2 lesson focusing on categorising questions. Discussing types of question and how and when they should be used. Role-playing using questions in different ways in various contexts. Listening to interactions and analysing the type of questions used.
Complete lesson, C1-C2 level. Discussing topics relating to decision-making in life and in business. Listening for gist and analysing the speaker’s choice of language. Scanning a text and reading for detail. Vocabulary relating to personalities and behaviour. Speaking interactively at a brainstorming meeting. Note: some parts of this lesson will work best with a group of 5+ students.
An extended lesson at C1-C2 level, based on a documentary film about an environmental project. Includes practice of analysing features of spoken language, sentence formation and text reconstruction. Tasks include writing an opposing argument and sharing personal anecdotes.
An extended lesson based on a documentary film about one woman’s lifestyle choices. Includes listening for gist, for detail and for opinion. Idioms including ways to describe age. Using passive forms and cleft sentences when explaining a process.
Complete lesson, C1-C2 level.
Using the passive voice to report theories, beliefs and myths. Analysing cohesive techniques in a news report.
Writing and/or presenting a conspiracy theory.