human relationships

Lesson plans

a young lady with glasses smiles broadly

Vocabulary: laughter (e.g. pull a prank, tell a joke, tickle)
Synonyms: laugh ( get the giggles,crack you up) and funny (hilarious, amusing)
Confusing words: fun and funny

5:36

The human hand fills the last missing elements of the surface from the jigsaw puzzle

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)

4:55

a homanoid robot in a thoughtful pose

Vocabulary: personality adjectives (biased, decisive, fearless, selfless)
Vocabulary: verbs (threaten, enable, take over, wear out)
Speaking: conversation questions, debate, evaluating alternatives

4:11

a woman leaning on a tree readgin a book

Collocations: take (take a break, take a rain check); set (set aside time, set boundaries), get (get some air, get in touch)
Functional language: How to say “no” to invitations
Grammar: verb patterns (gerund/infinitive): try, stop, mean, go on, forget, remember

3:40

a broken heart made of puzzle pieces

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

1:54

Idiom and phrasal verb boosters