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    B1+ Diversity in the Workplace

    This lesson is based on a presentation about cultural diversity and cultural awareness, which are hot topics in business, education and society on the whole. As most of your students are likely to be learning English in order to be part of that cultural diversity, this presentation is sure to be a topic that will encourage discussion.

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    B2. Does more money equal more happiness?

    This listening and discussion lesson is based on animated presentation that discusses the relationship between wealth and happiness. The main language focus is learning new vocabulary from context and practicing sharing and supporting opinion.

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    B2. Kevin Zollman – 2 Key Principles for Winning Negotiations

    Philosophy professor and author, Kevin Zollman, explains the relationship between negotiations and game theory. In this presentation he outlines two key principles which can effect how successful you are in a negotiation. This is an ideal listening and discussion lesson for business English classes with professionals, or university students. It encourages your students to use language to explain, describe, and …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    B1+ Tony Robbins – A Lack of Resources is NOT Your Problem

    This lesson is based on a speech by “life coach” Tony Robbins in which he discusses an alternative approach to managing obstacles in life. Aside from listening practice, this lesson focuses on the use adjectives to describe character and emotion, the use of ‘enough’ as an adverb, determiner and pronoun. There are also vocabulary exercises that relate to the presentation …

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    B2+ Amy Adkins – Why Do We Dream

    What are dreams? Why do we have them? How did people perceive dreams in the past?This fun and fascinating lesson is based on an animated video that looks at the history dreams. The main focus of the lesson is listening practice for English exams, but it also includes a vocabulary exercise and a speaking exercise to give students an opportunity …

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    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 …

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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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    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’ …