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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 float depicting a scene of Jesus's life in Seville, Spain during Holy Week, and a slogan "how is Holy Week celebrated in Spain?"

Vocabulary: Holy Week (e.g. resurrection, crucifixion, The Passion, brotherhood/fraternity, Palm Sunday, processions)
Word formation: devote, reflect, grieve, repent, empathize
Video: Rick Steves’ European Easter: Palm Sunday in Sevilla

5:32

a muslim woman praying and a slogan "what do you know about Ramadan?"

Vocabulary: words and verbs related to Ramadan (e.g. pray, fast, donate, forgive, abstain, charity, feast, mosque)
Video: what is Ramadan?
Speaking: conversation questions, quiz

4:40

an image of a samba dancer at the Rio de Janeiro Carnival,a nd a slogan "learn more about brazil carnival"

Vocabulary: verbs (to be fused with, to be traced back to, to take over, to rehearse, to track)
Vocabulary: adjectives (dazzling, world-renowned, intricate, elaborate, mind-blowing)
Vocabulary: idioms (to let loose, to have the time of one’s life, a feast for the eyes)

3:00

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happy chinese new year 2023 - the year of the rabbit and a sogan - how is chinese new year celebrated

Vocabulary: Chinese New Year
Grammar: years, dates and centuries
Vocabulary: personality adjectives

4:10

a christmas basket filled with wine and other gifts and a slogan - how to show appreciation to your employees

Vocabulary: expressions related to employee appreciation (employee morale, job satisfacion, work-life balance, year-end bonus)
Speaking: giving and receiving gifts at work, company policies about receiving gifts, employee appreciation ideas
Video: Best employee holiday gifts for every budget

5:00

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a Day of the Dead sugar skull and a slogan "How is the Day of the Dead celebrated?"

Vocabulary: words related to the Day of the Dead
Word formation: celebrate, symbolize, die, remember, offer
Speaking: quiz, conversation questions

5.30

Easter basket with dyed Easter eggs and a slogan - how do you celebrate easter

Vocabulary: Easter
Reading: Holy Week – key days and Easter traditions in Spain, The US and The Czech Republic
Video: Bet you didn’t know: Easter traditions

3:09

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