lifestyle

Lesson plans

Young biracial couple addicted to smartphones outdoors in town

Collocations: social media (e.g. update a profile, share a post, tag someone)
Video: Social Media Detox Tips: How to Quit Social Media Forever
Speaking: discussion statements, questions

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Present moment mindful meditation

Vocabulary: ways to relax (cuddle, pamper yourself, take a stroll)
Synonyms: relax (unwind, chill out, recharge your batteries)
Video: Hack your brain’s default mode with meditation

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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

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alcoholic cocktail and non-alcoholic cocktail

Video: What’s behind the surging sales of non-alcoholic drinks
Vocabulary: describing market trends and businesses (booming, buoyant, slumping)
Synonyms: drunk (wasted, hammered, tipsy)

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Idiom and phrasal verb boosters