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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 women drinking her morning coffee and enjoying her morning and a slogan - "can you become a morning person"?

Vocabulary: verbs related to sleep (sleep in, oversleep, snooze, wake up)
Vocabulary: expressions with “get” about daily routines (get up, ger ready, get dressed, get through the day, get off work)
Video: What happens when a night owl wakes up early

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you are your own brand brand building concept and a slogan - build a successful personal brand

Vocabulary: personal branding (professional reputation, career advancement, networking, online presence)
Vocabulary: personal qualities (e.g. integrity, professionalism, humility, determination)
Writing: a mission statement

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Woman with back pain Working on Laptop, and a slogan - do you have good posture

Vocabulary: the human body (wrists, ankles, joints, hips) and posture (slouched, hunched, slumped)
Video: The benefits of good posture
Speaking: discussion questions; brainstorm solutions

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a child planting a tree and a slogan - where should we plant more trees

Vocabulary: nature (soil, stream, timber, wildfire, flood)
Mini-grammar: by far
Confusing words: breath/breathe, current/actual, dessert/desert, shade/shadow