B2 – A domestic tasks app

Every day, I swipe right to see the Google news tab and scroll through it hoping to find something I could adapt to my lessons. The other day I hit the jackpot when I saw a promising title saying that Spain is about to launch an app to ensure equal household chores distribution. I love… Continue reading B2 – A domestic tasks app


B2 – Don’t touch my dog, please!

It doesn't matter where you are from, almost everyone has some kind of feeling towards dogs. Some may love them, some may hate them, but the majority will agree - never pet a dog without the consent of an owner. It may seem strange, but this topic has come up in my lessons more than… Continue reading B2 – Don’t touch my dog, please!


C1 – Synesthesia (guided listening)

This lesson plan combines two last weeks' inspirations - a lesson on colours and a neurologist student. After extensive research on colour-themed topics, I found a perfect video which satisfied both of my criteria. I would like to present you with a C1 lesson plan on synesthesia - a neurological condition which pairs senses that… Continue reading C1 – Synesthesia (guided listening)


Cambridge PET – Speaking Part 4

After a short break, I am finally back with a post that was anticipated by a few teachers. Up to now, my most popular post was Cambridge PET - Speaking Part 3, so the time has finally come for PET Speaking Part 4, which shows how to answer opinion-based questions using appropriate vocabulary. It's a long… Continue reading Cambridge PET – Speaking Part 4


B1 – My last trip (conditionals)

Do you ever wonder what you could do with the students who have just returned from their holidays? Why not implement story-sharing and a review of the first, second and third conditional? It's a perfect way to talk about their future plans, hypothetical future trips and anything that went wrong and could have been prevented.… Continue reading B1 – My last trip (conditionals)

B1 PET, Culture Vulture

B1 – The Artist in Me

We are slowly coming to the end of this Preply course titled Culture Vulture. The fourth lesson deals with art and the meaning behind it. Students get a chance to learn the vocabulary needed to describe photos (and paintings) and finish the lesson by choosing the best painting for their teacher's virtual or real classroom. So… Continue reading B1 – The Artist in Me

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B1/B2 – Introduction to Job Interviews

A year ago, I had an ambitious plan to create a course on job interview preparation. This idea was abandoned for a bit too long, but I think that this time I'm back on track, and hopefully, I will be able to finish it! For a change, I structured myself and created a list of… Continue reading B1/B2 – Introduction to Job Interviews

April Fools' Day, C1 CAE

April Fools’ Day-themed C1 speaking

Is it April Fools' Day or April Fool's Day? I've been researching that for a bit too long and still don't have an answer to this burning question. What I do know, though, is that I have been working on another Cambridge-style speaking exam lesson plan, so you all can take a breather and discuss… Continue reading April Fools’ Day-themed C1 speaking


B1 – Cinema of the Future

This is the third lesson of the Preply course - Culture Vulture. This lesson is based on a short video on the history of cinema and everchanging technology which affects people's watching habits. It's a perfect opportunity for students to learn something more about the cinema while talking about their film preferences and cinema habits. The… Continue reading B1 – Cinema of the Future

B1 PET, Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day-themed B1 speaking

It's February and you know what that means - Valentine's Day-themed classes. Keep them light and fun while making sure that your Cambridge exam candidates are not forgotten. Download this no-prep lesson idea and practise talking about romance, love and the meaning of Valentine's Day, all while following the PET speaking script. Who doesn't love… Continue reading Valentine’s Day-themed B1 speaking