december

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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Mariah Carey at a Christmas concert with a slogan "All I want for Christmas is ..."

Vocabulary: words related to Christmas (e.g. mistletoe, sleigh, stocking)
Vocabulary: songs (e.g. a cover, a smash hit, the charts, a timeless record)
Listening: Christmas songs, “All I want for Christmas”, How Mariah Carey became the Queen of Christmas

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christmas drinks in glass and on a table and a slogan"eggnog, Christmas punch, or mulled wine?"

Vocabulary: spices
Vocabulary: things around the kitchen
Consufing words: cooking (recipe/receipt/prescription; simmer/boil, stir/remove)

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e-commerce christmas concept, gifts coming out of a smartphone and a slogan - is your e-commerce business ready for christmas?

Vocabulary: marketing terms
Vocabulary: Phrasal verbs (stand out, keep up with, stock up on)
Video: Christmas marketing campaigns for small businesses

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Colleagues at an office Christmas party drinking champagne and a slogan - let's plan the office christmas party!

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

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a christmas market and a slogan - where are the best chrsitmas markets?

Vocabulary: Christmas markets (mulled wine, Nativity scene, roasted chestnuts)
Vocabulary: travel (book, travel insurance, carry-on)
Video: Top 5 Christmas markets around the world

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zero-waste sustainable Christmas decorations and a slogan - let's try to make Christmas a bit more sustainable!

Vocabulary: sustainable gifts (long-lasting, thoughtful, meaningful, swap, throw away)
Video: 14 tips on how to have a sustainable Christmas
Speaking: conversation questions, brainstorming solutions