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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Lesson Plan: Wally the Walrus

Lead-in: What do you think is happening in this video? What would you do? Do you think there should be a society/government response to this? Listen to to this explanation. Who is Wally? What places has he been to? What problems has he caused? Listen again. Are the following true or false? Wally was first…
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Lesson Plan: Highlights of the Olympic games

Lead in: What were the highlights of the games for you? Watch this video. Were yours mentioned? Details: What sports were associated with the following things? An unexpected final A sport that normally doesn’t get much coverage Young, supportive competitors A Japanese former world number one An event far from Tokyo Language Complete these sentences…
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Lesson Plan: Simone Biles and Mental Health

Leadin: What happened to Simone Biles during the Olympics? What pressures do you think she was under? What responsibilities do you think she might have had? How did she negotiate this? Watch this video and find out: Discussion: Why do you think this was such a big thing? Details – Are these statements true/false/ not…
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Lesson Plan: the Olympics

What do you think are the most important things about the Tokyo Olympics? Are you enjoying them? Why/ why not? Watch this video: What did you find out about them? Answer the following questions. What new sports are being debuted in these Olympic games? What is the age of the youngest skateboarder in the Olympics?…
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