A2. Present Simple & Past Simple

This free Powerpoint presentation helps students understand the differences between the present simple and the past simple and how to use both tenses correctly. The lesson plan includes exercises that encourage speaking practice as well as quizzes and learning assessments. There are lots of opportunities for students to practice talking using both tenses in question and affirmative forms.

A2. It’s Nothing Personal: An Introduction to Pronouns

This free 60 minute Powerpoint lesson plan provides an engaging and dynamic introduction to pronouns. Pronouns can be difficult to master for beginners and elementary students. They will benefit from the clear visual examples of the uses and and grammatical structures involved with the various pronouns in this lesson. The exercises will also help give students valuable practice using the range of pronouns in English in an authentic way. 

B2. Uncomfortable

This discussion based English lesson is based on two award winning short films that share the same themes of stereotyping and prejudice. Strangers is an dark and atmospheric short film set on a late night train whereas Traction is a light hearted comedy based on the contemporary protocols of modern dating. Both films generate great discussion topics that challenge assumptions about people.