behaviour

Lesson plans

Mature instructor giving psychologicalinstructions to young women while they exercising with dumbbells in gym

Vocabulary: personality traits (resilience, self-confidence, drive, humility)
Mini grammar: the+comparative….., the+comparative
Video: “4 secrets from sports psychology you can use in everyday life”

4:31

The human hand fills the last missing elements of the surface from the jigsaw puzzle

Vocabulary: behaviour at work
Video: “What is emotional intelligence in the workplace”
Idioms: emotions (hold a grudge, go with your gut, be at your wit’s end)

4:55

an angry boss reprimanding an employee sitting in front of a computer

Vocabulary: micromanagement verbs (reprimand, hover, hold accountable)
Videos: 1. “How can I avoid being a micromanager?” and 2. “Working For a Micromanaging Boss & How to Handle it”
Idioms: put out fires, have a lot on your plate, hands-on/hands-off

4:00

Colleagues at an office Christmas party smiling an drinking champagne

Vocabulary: event planning (budget, venue, catering, guests, entertainment)
Vocabulary: food and drinks (buffet, open bar, spirits, dietary restrictions)
Video: 5 tips for office party holiday planning

4:13

a stadium full of football fans who are cheering

Functional language: talking about the team you support (I’m backing, I’m rooting for, I’m cheering for)
Vocabulary: measures against football hooliganism (ban, fine, zero-tolerance policy)
Video: Japanese fans clean up the stadium after the matches

3:30

Idiom and phrasal verb boosters