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Lesson Plan: Love and Music

Do you have a song that was very important to you when you were young? Why? Listen to this podcast, 0:33-4:53 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/13/podcasts/modern-love-teenage-mixtape.html? Which of the following are mentioned? Dancing to a song Writing the words of a song on shoes Remembering someone a long time after the relationship Sharing a taste in music Learning how…
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Conversations with Mum

What do you talk to your Mum or Dad/ Son or Daughter about? Politics                  Family gossip                      Health                 Love life               Movies                Books      TV Series             Exercise                               Children              Grandchildren   Cooking               Weather Watch this video. Why are they having the meetings? What are the topics of conversation? Detailed questions How often will they have…
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Materials for self study

The best thing is to find activities you enjoy doing, that you can do regularly. Ask me if you have any questions about any of the materials. Listening (best downloaded to your phone on your apple or android podcast app ) English Learning podcasts 6 minute English 6 minute vocabulary Learning English News News Podcasts…
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Lesson Plan: Sammis Reyes

Lead-in: What qualities do you think you need to be successful in the NFL? How difficult would it be for a basketball player to make it? Watch this video. Why might Sammis Reyes be good at American football?: https://twitter.com/NFL/status/1377742574392201218 Lead-in: look at the pictures in the article what doyou think it might mention: https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/31828911/from-chile-nfl-sammis-reyes-prepares-new-challenge-washington Read…
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Lesson Plan: My Unsung hero

Lead-in: What do you think the concept «unsung hero» might mean? Look it up in Brainy Quotes. https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/unsung-quotes Does that give you a better idea of what it means? Who do you think could be an unsung hero in your community/ family? Reading: Why do you think a nurse might be an unsung hero? Read…
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Lesson Plan: 2021

What would you say are the important events for 2021? For the world, your country, yourself? What about the associated emotions? Watch Google’s year in search. Were any of your things mentioned? What sort of year has it been, according to the video? Language What are the following adjectives and verbs mentioned in the video?…
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Christmas Lesson

What was the best present you’ve ever been given? Have you ever had a present that has had any negative effects? Could you imagine some? Look at this photo: Why do you think she is dressed like this: Listen to this an find out: https://www.thisamericanlife.org/482/lights-camera-christmas-2012/prologue-5 Details – Do you remember the answers to these questions?…
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Lesson Plan: Chilean Election

Lead-in: Why have people voted for each of the two main candidates? What are their main strengths/weaknesses? What are the relevant trends/events in Chilean politics? Part 1: Listen to this audio. Did they mention any of the things you talked about? Do you know the answer to these questions? Listen again and find out. Why…
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Lesson Plan: 32 hour week

Do you think the working week should be reduced to 32 hours? Why? Why not? What could the benefits/disadvantages be for employees/employers/ the society in general? Watch this video, and find some answers to those questions. Discussion: Do you think that could happen in your workplace? Details What prompted the CEO to start the 32…
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Lesson Plan: Chilean Politics

Chilean Politics What do you know about the Sebastian Piñera and the Pandora papers? Listen to the audio and find out. Are the following true or false? The opposition is in power in the lower and upper chambers of congress. Piñera’s two terms have been dominated by external events. The sale of Dominga took place…
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