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News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

This is a News English lesson for ESL students. They read a real news report taken from the day after the 911 terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Centre and then answer different reading comprehension exercises. There are also some cool pair-work exercises giving students the chance to practice speaking and listening skills.
stuartallen77
Working Class Hero: a song and discussion lesson about school, class division and 'the system'

Working Class Hero: a song and discussion lesson about school, class division and 'the system'

This is a thought-provoking advanced ESL lesson plan for teens and adults about school, working life, class differences, getting a job and societal pressure. Good for a debate class and includes discussion questions. The students will listen to a John Lennon song and discuss. As an ESL activity, this includes a listening activity where students have puzzle pieces and must stick them together as they listen to the words of the song. Once completed correctly, the reverse of the puzzle shows a fat banker giving crumbs to the poor. Can also be used for a sociology class.
stuartallen77
Made in Britain: a discussion lesson plan about crime and juvenile delinquency

Made in Britain: a discussion lesson plan about crime and juvenile delinquency

This lesson plan is for teachers of older teens and adults who want to have a discussion lesson about crime, youth crime, juvenile delinquency and how the state deals with young offenders and kids going off-track. It provides a platform for thoughtful discussion and debate. Teachers may use parts of the docu-film 'Made in Britain', staring Tim Roth. There are selected scenes in the lesson plan and start/stop times for each scene.
stuartallen77
Half-day debate competition

Half-day debate competition

Following the TES-recommended debate competition resource, this follows a similar, more structured format. A great speaking and listening tool which involves the whole class the whole way through!
essexboy
Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Theme questions are popular on all exams. What better way to prepare your students than using a week's worth of material. Students will have the opportunity to improve their speaking and listening skills through discussion of the central issues of the play. Working on P.Q.E paragraphs will see student essays improve over time. Save time and money by downloading the bundle offer today!
LouiseBDaly
The Merchant of Venice - L3 -The World of the Text - New Setting

The Merchant of Venice - L3 -The World of the Text - New Setting

What better way to have your students consider key themes in the play than have them consider an alternative location to set the play. This Power Point includes sentence starts to aid less able students. Don't forget, there's a bundle of resources available on 'The World of the Text.' These can be easily adapted to suit any text should you wish your students to consider the world of the text in greater depth.
LouiseBDaly
Merchant of Venice The World of the Text L2 Lessons from the theme

Merchant of Venice The World of the Text L2 Lessons from the theme

If you've already started with Lesson One, then this lesson is a perfect one to build on in-class discussions. The activities here encourage students to consider personal lessons from the themes explored in the play. The lesson is differentiated to support all abilities. Sentence starts have been included to encourage brainstorming. This lesson may be adapted to suit any text. Have your students enjoyed these lessons so far? Why not continue to the next set of lessons? Or download the bundle to save time and money. Remember, reviewing helps with improvements - leave your comment below.
LouiseBDaly
Sheila Birling and Eva Smith: The Class Divide

Sheila Birling and Eva Smith: The Class Divide

A lesson focusing on Sheila Birling's involvement in the death of Eva Smith. The lesson includes: - starter activity using Michaela Coel's article, 'Adele’s tribute to Beyoncé was a frank admission of privilege. I salute it.' Students will identify the explicit information in the text -activity looking at the differences between Eva and Sheila -exam style questions (theme and character)
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