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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 photo of a stadium and a slogan "are you giong to follow euro 2024?

Vocabulary: stadiums (pitch, stands, concession stands, gates, ticket office, box seat)
Vocabulary: stages of a tournament (group stage, knockout rounds, Round of 16, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals, Final)
Speaking: conversaiton questions, comparing different ways to watch a football game

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a photo of medals, pills and syringes, and a slogan "can doping ever be stopped?"

Reading: famous cases involving performance-enhancing drugs
Vocabulary: banned substances, test positive for, be stripped of, be disqualified, sever ties with, be banned for life, tarnish your reputation
Video: Gene therapy and the future of doping in sport

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a football and a slolgan "why do people love football so much?"

Vocabulary: football (people in football, parts of the pitch, verbs related to football)
Speaking: popular sports, guess the sport
Listening: Why is football the most popular sport?

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people skiing and a slogan "how is climate change affecting winter sports"

Vocabulary: winter sports, protective gear, clothes and footwear, equipment, facilities
Video: Winter sports and climate change
Speaking: discussing winter sports, climate change, and winter

2:12

gym equipment and a slogan - work out while brushing your teeth

Vocabulary: home workout equipment (e.g. dumbbells, exercise ball. ankle weights, resistance bands)
Vocabulary: ejercises (squats, lunges, stretching, pull-ups, push-ups)
Video: Build exercise into your daily routine: Brushing your teeth: Glutes and Legs

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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 man taking a dip in a frozen lake and a slogan - would you try the wim hof method?

Vocabulary: winter verbs (snuggle, warm up, be snowed in, come down with)
Video: “Testing out the Wim Hot method”
Idioms and phrasal verbs: resilience (step outside your comfort zone, be at the top of your game, take something to the next level, go through something)

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a football with argentine flag on it and a slogan - congratulations, Argentina!

Vocabulary: football matches and statistics
Video: Heroes’ welcome for Messi and World Cup champions in Argentina
Speaking: conversation questions

 

 

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