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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!

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

an exhausted person resting their head on their keyboard with a stone with "back to work" written on it and a slogan - how to deal with the holiday blues

Vocabulary: idioms and expressions (to get back into the groove of things, back to the grind, post-vacation fatigue, vacation blues, hit the ground running)
Video: Getting over your post-vacation slump
Speaking: conversation questions, brinstorming, role-play

4:00

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a plave taking off and a slogan - what's your favorite travel destination?

*Formerly “Travelling in 2022”
Vocabulary: adjectives (breathtaking, crystal clear, bustling)
Functional language: evaluating experiences
Phrasal verbs: travelling (embark on, kick off, get away)

3:40

mezcal or mezcal paloma cocktail with grapefruit do you have a favorite summer cocktail?

Vocabulary: cocktail preparation tools
Video: “5 summer cocktails in 5 minutes”
Speaking: role-plays, conversation questions

 

4:43

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