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    B2+ Noam Chomsky – The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine

    This short animated video looks back at the impact of Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman’s 1988 book ‘Manufacturing Consent’ and how it relates to the present day. Chomsky’s and Herman’s groundbreaking book analysed how news, politics and the media work together to manipulate public opinion. In an age where ‘fake news’ has become such a hot topic, this lesson will …

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    B2. Mansa Musa, One of The Wealthiest People Who Ever Lived

    This fun and informative lesson is based on animated presentation that tells the story of King Musa I, the ruler of the African Kingdom of Mali in the 18th century and, according to historians, the richest man who ever lived. The main lesson focus is learning new vocabulary in context, particularly words that express excess. Your students will do a …

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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 …

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    B2+ Trevor Timm – How free is our freedom of the press?

    This lesson is based on a 2016 TED Talk by Trevor Timm, the co-founder of Press Freedom. In his short  presentation he discusses the ethics of journalism and the history of government action against whistleblowers. The lesson includes Cambridge style listening practice exercises and discuss based on the topics raised in the video. Students will also do a ‘moral dilemma’ …

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    B2+ Samantha Agoos – 5 tips to improve critical thinking

    Everyone needs to use critical thinking skills to make good decisions. In this animated TED Ed. presentation, Samantha Agoos suggests a 5-step critical thinking process that we can use to make better choices and decisions. Students will do listening test practice as well as study a variety of collocations and idiomatic phrases. As well as listening and discussion, this lesson …

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    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 …

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    B2. Simon Sinek – Millennials in the Workforce

    Marketing consultant, author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek gives his take on millennials and the challenges they face when they leave university and start working. This popular English lesson is hugely engaging for students who are both millennials and older as it discusses the issue of how people adapt to an ever changing society. The language focus is the …

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    B2. Rutger Bregman – Where do we go from here?

    Rutger Bregman talks about contemporary culture and society in this short animated video based on his RSA presentation. The ideas discussed will resonate with your learners and elicit some great discussion. Students will learn new vocabulary and practice using future tenses. Students will complete vocabulary tasks to practice learning words from context, then the discussion exercises will give them the …

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    B2. Anthony Brandt – Correctness Makes You Less Creative

    Composer Anthony Brandt discusses the benefits of taking risks, being creative and how this can be used to encourage innovation and the development of new ideas in work and education. Students will learn new vocabulary and discuss Brandt’s interesting perspective. And excellent lesson that encourages fluent, authentic speaking. Students will also benefit from listening exam practice and exercises that will …

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    B1+ Wendy Wood – The secret habits that control your life

    This English lesson plan is based on a presentation about habits and how they affect our behaviour. Students will practice listening skills and learning new vocabulary from context. They will use language to talk about their habits and daily routines. The discussion tasks will encourage students to use sentences with subordinate conjunctions and conditionals.

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    B2. W. Keith Campbell – The psychology of narcissism

    This lesson plan is based on a colourful TED-Ed animation that discusses the topic of narcissism. The lesson provides students with valuable IELTS listening exam practice with a focus on adjectives to describe character. Students are encouraged to engage in discussion and practice using a greater range of adjectives to improve their use of descriptive vocabulary.