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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!

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3 oscars statuettes, and a slogan "and the oscar goes to ..."

Vocabulary: words related to the Oscars (e.g. a nod, to be snubbed, to take home, an acceptance speech)
Grammar: should/shouldn’t have + past participle
Writing: a film review

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a person leaving a tip in a tipping jar and a slogan - Has tipping culture in the Us gone too far?

Vocabulary: expressions with “tip” (tipping etiquette, tip jar, to tip upfront, a guilt tip, pre-set tipping options)
Vocabulary: tipping (to round up, minimum wage, customary, service charge)
Video: “Has tipping reached a tipping point? Whom to tip and whom to skip”

3:25

England's women National football team at the FIFA Women's World Cup

Reading: Short history of the Women’s World Cup tournament
Vocabulary: reigning champions, contenders, underdogs, to make history, a three-peat, debut, breakout stars
Video: What you need to know about the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

5:00

a tax form with a calculator and a pencil with a slogan - how do tax brackets work?

Vocabulary: taxes (income tax, file a tax return, tax deductions, taxable income)
Reading: the tax systems in the UK and the US
Video: How tax brackets actually work

2:47