Negotiating in English

This is a ready-made, video-based lesson you can use with your upper-intermediate / advanced adult students. Copy and paste whatever you want and use it to your heart’s content.

A  How easy would it be to persuade your boss to…? Rank each item 0 (hard) to 5 (easy) and compare your answers in groups. Who has the least flexible boss? 

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Starbucks Manners: a video-based listening lesson

This is a ready-made, video-based lesson you can use with your intermediate / upper-intermediate students. It’s suitable for both teens and adults. Copy and paste whatever you want and use it to your heart’s content. If you want to know more about the principles underlying the activities, please read my article on the richmondshare blog. Seriously, I mean it. It’s a good post. :-)

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A   Discuss 1-5 with a partner. How much do you have in common?

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And the Oscar goes to…

oscar_esl activity

This is a ready-made, video-based lesson you can use with your upper-intermediate / advanced students. Copy and paste whatever you want, to your heart’s content! It's yours to use. The activities have never been tested, so any feedback is most … [Continue reading]

“Jump”: Risk-taking vocabulary through music

vocabulary through music

This is a ready-made lesson you can use with your intermediate / upper-intermediate students. Copy and paste whatever you want to your heart's content! You can use it to introduce / supplement those classic coursebook units on risk-taking, overcoming … [Continue reading]