job satisfaction

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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a business woman holding a suitcase and climbing up a ladder made of books, illlustrating career advancement, and a slogan "would you like to get promoted this year?"

Vocabulary: getting promoted (get promoted, land a job, leverage something, stand out, get ahead)
Speaking: Ways to get promoted, overcoming obstacles, personal reflection
Video: “What you need to know to get promoted in 2024”

 

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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

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a mentor showing an apprentice how to operate a machine and a slogan - is going to university always the best choice?

Vocabulary: on-the-job, in-demand, hands-on
Reading: routes to take after high-school
Video: apprenticeships vs university: which is best?

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a sign reading new career new job and a slogan - do you need a career change

Vocabulary: job shadowing, side hustle, internship, upskill
Video: How to change careers at 30
Speaking: conversation questions, evaluating options

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a person closing his laptop when the clock shows 5 o'clock and a slogan - are you quiet quitting?

Idioms: recipe for disaster, bend over backwards, go above and beyond
Word formation: prefixes over-, under- and mis-
Speaking: conversation questions, brainstorming, role-play

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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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a notepad with "gig economy" written on it, and a slogan - pros and cons of the gig economy

Vocabulary: the gig economy (side hustle, income stream, nine-to-five job)
Vocabulary: job security and benefits (paid holiday leave, work-life balance, redundancy package)
Idioms: take a cut, up for grabs, comes at a cost)

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a person holding a sign "i quit" and a slogan - how satisfied are you with your job?

Synonyms: quitting your job (resign, hand in your notice)
Vocabulary: how you feel at work (overworked, burned out, engaged)
Vocabulary: job satisfaction and perks