General English ESL Lesson Plans

Our general English ESL lesson plans are designed to help intermediate and advanced students of English boost their confidence when speaking. Each ESL lesson plan is focused on a topic of conversation and also includes vocabulary, listening, reading, and writing activities to improve all language skills.

Cost-Of-Living Crisis

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about increasing prices, watch a video about why the cost-of-living crisis happened, and have a conversation about how the crisis will affect the world.

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Italy

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about Italian culture, watch a video about Italian Unification, and have a conversation about Italy’s place in the world.

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Germany

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about German culture, watch a video about the Berlin Wall, and have a conversation about Germany’s place in the world.

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France

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about French culture, watch a video about the French Revolution, and have a conversation about France’s place in the world.

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Kindness & Helping

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about what it means to be kind, watch a video about how being kind affects other people, and have a conversation about the different ways people can help each other.

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The Weather

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about the weather where they live, watch a video about why some places have seasons, and have a conversation about how the weather can affect our daily lives.

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Brazil

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about Brazilian culture, watch a video about the best places to visit in Brazil, and have a conversation about Brazil’s place in the world.

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Clothes

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about their favourite clothes, watch a video about the clothes of the future, and have a conversation about the social impact of buying cheap clothes.

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Royalty & Monarchy

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about the role of monarchies in society, watch a video about the British Royal Family, and have a conversation about the future of modern monarchies.

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Spain

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about Spanish culture, watch a video about the history of Spain, and have a conversation about Spain’s place in the world.

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Medicine

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about the importance of medicine in society, watch a video about antibacterial resistance, and have a conversation about the future of medicine.

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Big Tech

In this ESL lesson plan, students will talk about the role of big tech in society, watch a video about the attempts to regulate big tech, and have a conversation about the future of big tech.

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