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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

four man in an Irish pub raising their glasses celebrating Saint Patrick's Day, and a losgan "Sláinte!"

Vocabulary: expressions related to drinking (to down a drink, drink the night away, booze, indulge in something, filled to the brim)
Speaking: conversation questions, making a toast
Videos: “Why we wear green on St. Patrick’s Day and other Irish traditions”, “How to drink like the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day”

6:00

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

a photo of an ace castle and a slogan "which winter festival would you most like to visit?"

Vocabulary: verbs (stroll, wander, dive into, soak in, delve into, indulge in, sample)
Vocabulary: adjectives (dazzling, awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping, quirky, cozy)
Speaking: comparing winter and summer festivals, conversation questions, design your own winter festival

6:00

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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