A lesson at C1 level on the theme of health scares and the effects of chemicals on the body. Includes speaking activities, vocabulary work, a listening comprehension, and reading and writing tasks.
EXPERIENCES (A2-B1 Lesson)
A complete lesson at pre-intermediate level, introducing the present perfect tense in the context of conversations about past experiences.
Teaching Tip: Analysing Learning Needs by Tier-Ranking
Describing a task I use, which deploys the gaming concept of ‘tier-ranking’ to help students analyse their own needs at the start of a course. Includes a set of 30 statements for learners to rank.
COLOURS (C1 Module)
A multi-part module covering engaging themes relating to colours: cultural and language differences, links between music and colour, and a recent controversy in the art world. Includes vocabulary and grammar work, ranging from colour idioms to the use of conditional forms to describe real situations in the past.
THE PAST (A1-A2 Lesson)
A complete lesson at A1/A2 level, to help learners to speak and write using the past simple, with regular and irregular verbs. This lesson is suitable as an introduction to the past simple, or can be used for revision and consolidation.