An extended lesson based on a documentary film. 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.
A complete lesson at high C1 or C2 level, using excerpts from a documentary film about a fraud in the classical music world. Includes vocabulary work relating to frauds and to an artist’s career, and exercises to practise hedging language and euphemisms.
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.
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.
1. Speak– How would you feel about becoming famous on the internet?– How do people (or animals) become famous on the internet? 2. Can you