Business English ESL Lesson Plans

Our business English lesson plans are designed to help intermediate and advanced executives boost their confidence when speaking in a business context. Each business English lesson plan is focused on an area of business and also includes vocabulary, listening, reading, and writing activities to improve all language skills.

Corporate Hospitality

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about the benefits of corporate hospitality, watch a video about legal considerations of corporate hospitality events and have a conversation about what would be considered a good corporate hospitality event.

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Personal Development

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about the importance of personal development, watch a video about how to find the time for self-improvement and have a conversation about the best way to grow professionally.

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Business Relationships

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about the professional relationships they have, watch a video about how the importance of trust in a relationship and have a conversation about how to build and maintain great relationships.

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Emerging Markets

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about which countries have emerging economies, watch a video about the definition of an emerging market and have a conversation about the business opportunities presented by emerging markets.

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Workplace Ethics

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about what workplace ethics are, watch a video about why people act unethically and have a conversation about ethical dilemmas.

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Time Management

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about how they manage their time at work, watch a video about how to improve time management and have a conversation about cultural attitudes towards time.

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Occupational Health & Safety

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about health and safety at work, watch a video about mental health in the workplace and have a conversation about the effect of work on health.

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Big Data & Artificial Intelligence

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about how companies use big data, watch a video about how artificial intelligence will affect the workforce and have a conversation about the business applications of artificial intelligence.

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Change Management

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about their experiences of change in the workplace, watch a video about how organisational change can be managed effectively and have a conversation about common changes companies go through.

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Job Satisfaction

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about what gives them satisfaction at work, watch a video about how small changes can increase satisfaction and have a conversation about how valued they feel at work.

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Stress

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about what makes them stressed at work, watch a video about how stress could be beneficial and have a conversation about how to reduce stress.

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Workplace Diversity

In this business English lesson plan, students will talk about the advantages of workplace diversity, watch a video about how companies can become more diverse and have a conversation about discrimination at work.

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