I don't know about you, but I spend a little too much time on social media. Luckily, I don't own a TikTok account, but other platforms with similar features rob you of your free time. I saw a video on buccal fat removal during one of those YouTube scrolling sessions. Whether it was the clickbait… Continue reading B2/C1 – Buccal fat removal (guided reading)
Cambridge PET – Reading Part 2
B1 Reading Part 2 is one of the exam tasks that aren't only fun to do but are also fun to teach. Students read five short descriptions of people and match them with texts, all dealing with the same topic. Even though this exercise seems quite simple, it requires a lot of attention to detail… Continue reading Cambridge PET – Reading Part 2
B2 – Separating the art from the artist (guided reading)
Recently the whole world united, as we all witnessed twists and turns in the biggest trial of the 21st century between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Even though there was one clear (public) winner of this case, I can't help but feel rather disappointed that such a great actor had so many skeletons in his closet. It… Continue reading B2 – Separating the art from the artist (guided reading)
B2 – Greenwashing – Reading and Speaking
I'm a few days late to the party, but it's never too late to celebrate Earth Day! This B2 lesson focuses on authentic material on greenwashing, different ways of spotting it and techniques for avoiding it. The best part of it is that the topic is timeless and can be discussed whenever. It's never a… Continue reading B2 – Greenwashing – Reading and Speaking
B2/C1 – What’s the best seat on the plane?
By now pretty much everyone has been on a plane at least once in their lives. The feeling of booking the perfect seat based on our preferences is essential. Everyone can also relate to sitting on the plane and waiting impatiently to finish the boarding announcement, hoping that we will get to have a free… Continue reading B2/C1 – What’s the best seat on the plane?
School gardens competition – A2 Reading Part 2
Spring is my favourite season, and it's finally here! As I was thinking about a perfect lesson plan for this moment, I went through exam papers and found a reading task on school gardens competitions. I thought that this topic was ideal for this moment. It can be used to refresh garden, fruit and vegetable… Continue reading School gardens competition – A2 Reading Part 2
Cambridge PET – Reading Part 1
There is a big difference between reading and understanding the text. In PET reading part 1, students decipher the meaning of five short texts found in everyday situations. This is my second post focusing on PET exam preparation. Click the link to check out the first part about teaching PET writing Part 1. In PET reading… Continue reading Cambridge PET – Reading Part 1