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.
Category: C1 Lessons
Lesson: UNEXPLAINED PHENOMENA (C1-C2)
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.
Lesson: BACK TO PORRIDGE (C1-C2)
Complete lesson, C1-C2 level. Discussing working from home versus working from the office.
Listening to interviews on the topic of returning to work after the pandemic. Understanding the speaker’s intention.
Role-playing a disagreement or negotiation relating to issues from the interviews.
Lesson: RISK (C1-C2)
Complete lesson, C1-C2 level. Sharing opinions on themes related to travel and security.
Discussing the results of an experiment and describing biases.
Listening to a speaker at a public conference and summarising parts of a talk.
Lesson: JUMPING THROUGH HOOPS (B2-C1)
Vocabulary for describing changes to the rules. Speaking about travel restrictions using pronouns whichever, whatever, whoever, wherever and whoever.