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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!

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confident business woman, mentor, or a coach, speaking assertively to business people and a slogan - Learn how to be assertive!

Functional language: aggressive vs assertive expressions
Vocabulary: body language (hunched shoulders, tilted head, clenched jaw, pursed lips)
Video: Assertive vs aggressive

 

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2 women gossiping at work and a slogan - can gossip ever be a good thing?

Vocabulary: gossip (vent, backfire, spread rumors, engage in gossip, undermine someone’s authority, discredit someone)
Grammar: reported speech in the workplace and reported verbs (inform, state, announce, report)
Video: Workplace gossip (rules to avoid workplace gossip)

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a broken heart made of puzzle pieces and a slogan - the rise of revenge songs

Vocabulary: slang words (diss, troll, slam, roast, shade, take a dig)
Video: Shakira opens up in new song, ‘BZRP Music Sessions #53
Speaking: conversation questions about relationships, breakups, revenge and forgiveness

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a boss closely observing an employee sitting in front of a computer and a slogan - how to deal with a micromanager

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

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two coworkers looking annoyed and a slogan - do you have difficult co-workers?

Idioms: throw someone under the bus, take credit for someone’s work, rub you the wrong way
Video: How to deal with difficult co-workers
Grammar: degrees of certainty (it’s inevitable that, it’s bound to, there is no way)

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an illustration with emotional intelligence and a slogan - why is emotional intelligence important at work

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)