Category: Vocabulary

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Thanksgiving Day – lesson ideas for younger learners (A1)

With its gloomy short days November is definitely not my favourite month. However, as this is the time of the year when I am able to focus more on work, I decided to prepare...

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Peppa Pig is going on her summer vacation – a video lesson (A1)

  Peppa Pig’s family is going on their summer vacation. They fly to a sunny and hot place and stay on a campsite. This video and the quiz can be used either at the...

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Ordering breakfast may be a challenge – vocabulary, reading and listening comprehension lesson (B1 – B2)

Ordering food in a restaurant is never easy and can turn into quite a process. Simply saying “Pizza, please.” or “Scrambled eggs, please.” is usually not enough and the customers will surely be asked...

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‘At a gas station’ – vocabulary and reading comprehension

Recently, while I was looking through some of my older posts, I found a couple of articles which, I think, need to be given a second life and turned into lesson plans. The one...

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Idioms – part 1 – lesson ideas for B1/B2 students

Wikipedia states that there are about 25,000 idiomatic expressions in the English language. They say that what really gives the language its character is its idioms. Contrary to this statement, I cannot find many...

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Compound nouns on Earth Day for A2+ students

This time I decided to make a lesson plan with ideas on how to teach compound nouns. Soon we will be celebrating Earth Day so I focused on vocabulary related to the environment. There...

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Adjectives and numbers – a video lesson plan for A2 students

Today I feel quite excited as I am finally able to share with you my first video lesson plan. The other day, while browsing on youtube, I came across an interesting film footage which,...

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Christmas with a video by Rick Steves for B1

    Recently, I watched a wonderful documentary by a famous American traveler who, in an exceptional and magical way, shows various Christmas traditions throughout Europe. The part which depicts England moved me so...