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Video-based lesson plans

Whether your lessons are online or in-person, The English Flows’ lesson plans are the ultimate time-saver for ESL teachers working with adult and Business English students. Cut down on prep work and free up your time for what truly matters – guiding, coaching, and meeting your students' unique needs. Our current and highly relatable topics will keep your students engaged before, during, and after the class. We add 7-8 new video-based ESL lesson plans each month. Ignite their curiosity and inspire them to explore the English language further!

a photo of a resume, and a slogan "is your CV optimized for the Applicant Tracking systems"?

Vocabulary: expressions related to applying for and finding a job

Vocabulary: action verbs used in resumes

Writing: CV/resume

6:37

a pile of books, folders, and notebooks, and a slogan "do you have an employee or an entrepreneur mindset"

Vocabulary: words to describe your attitude towards work (e.g. fulfillment, achievement, success, monotony, burnout)
Vocabulary: verbs (to thrive,  to excel, to prioritize, to envision, to embrace, to seize (an opportunity), to be driven by)
Speaking: pros and cons of being an employee vs being an entrepreneur, questions about entrepreneurship

3:34

a laptop with cut cable and a slogan "should employers be allowed to contact you outside working hours?"

Vocabulary: be on call, on the clock, around the clock, to unplug, outside working hours
Grammar: passives be supposed/expected/required/advised to + verb
Speaking: survey, conversation questions, giving examples about company policies, work-life balance, disconnecting from work

2:57

two business people shaking hands in a meeting and a slogan "Why are business relationships important?"

Vocabulary: stakeholders (customers, suppliers, shareholders, media, government)
Vocabulary: collocations (to acquire/upsell a customer, to bring in business, to build rappport/trust)
Speaking: discussion stakeholders and business relationships

4:00

"in-house" and "outsource" road signs, and a slogan"what are the pros and cons of outsouring?"

Vocabulary: outsourcing

Grammar: have/get something done

Video: Commonly outsourced business functions

3:12

a person chatting with a recruiter about a job offer, and a slogan "beware of job scams"

Vocabulary: finding a job (a job seeker, job hunting, recruiter, hiring manager, to apply for a job, to be a good fit for the role)
Vocabulary: adjectives used to describe legitimate and fake job offers
Video: How to avoid job scams  + spot fake job offer letters

 

a woman and a man in an elevator with the man delivering an elevator pitch, and a slogan "craft and deliver a killer elevator pitch"

Collocations: collocations with pitch (e.g. craft a pitch, tailot a pitch, nail a pitch, rehearse a pitch)
Vocabulary: adjectives to describe effective and ineffective pitches
Functional language: useful phrases to talk about one’s accomplishments, passion, target audience, mission and vision (for companies)

5:00

a person working on the beavh and a slogan "wwould you like to be able to work from anywhere?"

Vocabulary: solopreneur, workation, location independence, flexible schedule, hot desking, co-working
Speaking: ideal work environment, future work trends, things to take into account when choosing a destrination as a digital nomad, how popular digital nomad destinations have changed
Video:  The truth about being a digital nomad

6:30

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