The English Flows

Teach English classes that go beyond the classroom

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Ready-to-use ESL lesson plans for blended learning

  • For teachers of adult and business ESL students
  • Based on authentic videos
  • Focused on communication
  • Engaging and relatable
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Video-based lesson plans

Ready-to-use ESL lesson plans for blended learning:

  • online pre-class activities and links to additional resources for each lesson
  • for teachers of adult and business ESL students
  • with clear focus on communication
  • adapted for in-person and online teaching
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Idiom and phrasal verb boosters

Each worksheet in this section introduces 12 different phrasal verbs or idioms, used when talking about a specific topic. The worksheets include plenty of communicative activities and are accompanied by a separate set of printable conversation cards. Could be used as a stand-alone lesson or as an addition to other topic-related video lesson plans.

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Why choose The English Flows lesson plans?

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Ready to use

Ready to use

Dramatically decrease your lesson preparation time, which will allow you to focus on guiding and coaching, meeting your individual students’ needs and helping them achieve their goals.

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High-quality

High-quality

Beautifully designed and professionally-looking worksheets with clear layout and high-quality content
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Focus on communication

Focus on communication

The activities in the lesson plans are designed to encourage conversation and provide plenty of speaking opportunities, as the best way to learn and reinforce new vocabulary is by using it.

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Up-to-date and relatable

Up-to-date and relatable

Dealing with current events and issues which will maximize student engagement throughout the lesson and encourage them to express their opinion.

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Authentic

Authentic

Authentic videos showing how English speakers communicate and express themselves in real life

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Educational

Educational

The lesson plans aim to not only help you teach English, but also be informative and spark your students’ curiosity about the world around us, encourage them to explore further and broaden their horizons.

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Comprehensible

Comprehensible

New vocabulary is always taught in context with clear explanations. Easy-to-follow examples and useful tips.

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Videos showing different accents

Videos showing different accents

Chances are, your students will need to communicate with people from various countries. Using videos featuring speakers with different accents will help you prepare them for communicating in real life.

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Prompt your students to reflect

Prompt your students to reflect

At the end of each lesson there is a reflexion activity designed  to direct your students’ attention to the vocabulary they personally find useful from the lesson and to the areas they need to keep working on.
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Provide additional opportunities to learn outside of the classroom

Combat the forgetting curve and encourage your students to explore further, reinforce and enrich the target vocabulary in 2 ways:
1. suggested research topics to assign as homework
2. additional links to topic-related articles and videos provided with each lesson plan