Thomas Heatherwick – Building The Seed Cathedral

This lesson plan is based on a 2011 TED Talk by renowned British designer, Thomas Heatherwick, where he discusses four of his most innovative projects. The lesson plan includes a PowerPoint presentation and variety of exercises that involve listening practice, note taking, discussion and an introduction to cognitive language and how it is used for discussing abstract concepts.

A Brief History of Alcohol – Rod Philips

In this lesson plan, students will have a brief discussion about alcohol before watching a fascinating animated presentation about its history. As well as practicing listening skills with a Cambridge exam style exercise, the lesson also includes written exercises to introduce the students to new vocabulary. Finally, your students can Read more…