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  • EnEvo Teaching Materials

    C1. Michael Sandel – The Tyranny of Merit

    This listening lesson is based on a wonderful RSA animated video in which political philosopher Michael Sandel disseminates the problems of our modern meritocratic society in under 3 minutes. The lesson focus is an IELTS listening exam practice exercise. There are also exercises for learning new vocabulary and idioms. However, the the lesson is based on discussions on the subject …

  • EnEvo Teaching Materials

    C1-C2. Steven Pinker – Language as a Window into Human Nature

    This is based on a fascinating RSA Animate presentation  by renowned psycholinguist Steven Pinker. In it, he explains how our linguistic choices change depending on the setting, situation or the people we are speaking to. This is a great lesson for academic English learners (EAP) as well as business professionals. The lesson focuses on listening for detail, understanding as students …

  • EnEvo Teaching Materials

    C1. Why Diversity Wins

    This short video presentation discusses what diversity means and how it benefits businesses. This sets the topic for this listening and discussion lesson which encourages students to consider what diversity means in a multi-national business setting. The lesson also includes exercises to help students learn vocabulary from context.

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    C1. Ken Robinson – Changing Education Paradigms

    This lesson is based on a popular RSA animated presentation by Sir Ken Robinson where he discusses some of the problems of our education systems. The lesson focuses on  listening for detail and understanding, note taking and discussion. The aim of the lesson is to give students practice in taking part in active presentations. Everyone has memories and opinions about …

  • EnEvo Teaching Materials

    How to Prepare for the Perfect Presentation (C1-C2)

    A complete PPT lesson plan for advanced students covering the topic of presentations. This is ideal for in-company or business English lessons. Includes video link and a handout for students with guidelines and vocabulary.

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    C1. Will Potter – The Shocking Move to Criminalise Non-violent Protest

    This lesson is based on a TED Talk about civil liberties and the right to protest. This lesson includes listening exam practice, exercise to help students learn vocabulary from context, and a speaking task that sets up a debate where students have to argue for or against and support their ideas. The lesson also includes a study sheet with discussion …

  • EnEvo Teaching Materials

    C1. Steven Johnson – Where do good ideas come from?

    This animated video presentation looks at the conditions that left to groundbreaking innovation throughout history. It also explores the type of environment, techniques and strategies that can be used today to develop better ideas for work, business and society. The lesson includes listening exam practice, vocabulary exercises and discussion tasks that not only encourage authentic speaking, but also give some …

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    C1. Julian Treasure – How to Speak So That People Listen

    This lesson is based on a TED Talks by sound expert Julian Treasure in which he talks about better ways to communicate. There are two listening practice tests in this lesson, but the focus is mainly on note taking, as students are asked to listen for detail and summarise sections of the talk. There are also voice exercises the students …