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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!

a pile of books, folders, and notebooks, and a slogan "do you have an employee or an entrepreneur mindset"

Vocabulary: words to describe your attitude towards work (e.g. fulfillment, achievement, success, monotony, burnout)
Vocabulary: verbs (to thrive,  to excel, to prioritize, to envision, to embrace, to seize (an opportunity), to be driven by)
Speaking: pros and cons of being an employee vs being an entrepreneur, questions about entrepreneurship

3:34

a laptop with cut cable and a slogan "should employers be allowed to contact you outside working hours?"

Vocabulary: be on call, on the clock, around the clock, to unplug, outside working hours
Grammar: passives be supposed/expected/required/advised to + verb
Speaking: survey, conversation questions, giving examples about company policies, work-life balance, disconnecting from work

2:57

a person working on the beavh and a slogan "wwould you like to be able to work from anywhere?"

Vocabulary: solopreneur, workation, location independence, flexible schedule, hot desking, co-working
Speaking: ideal work environment, future work trends, things to take into account when choosing a destrination as a digital nomad, how popular digital nomad destinations have changed
Video:  The truth about being a digital nomad

6:30

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”

 

6:43

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

5:00

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

6:15

confident business woman, mentor, or a coach, speaking assertively to business people and a slogan - Learn how to be assertive!

Functional language: aggressive vs assertive expressions
Vocabulary: body language (hunched shoulders, tilted head, clenched jaw, pursed lips)
Video: Assertive vs aggressive

 

5:21

a team of colleagues discussing their ideas in a boardroom and a slogan - expressions with point

Functional language: making a point, giving reasons and examples, summarising a point
Vocabulary: expressions with “point”
Speaking: discussion questions, role plays

2:33

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