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RESOURCES FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS

Course Plans

Provide a comprehensive course with our ¼ϲͶע worksheets. Each of our evolving course plans and worksheet series can be followed systematically or you can select lessons to use as supplementary material.

English Vocabulary to Go

Level: Intermediate (B1-B2)

A rich vocabulary is the key to better communication. This supplementary course programme is designed to help learners develop their vocabulary beyond the lexical scope of traditional coursebooks. A full range of topic areas are covered and the worksheets provide plenty of opportunities for putting the new words and expressions into practice. Use the programme as a supplementary resource or as a standalone course with students who want to focus primarily on improving their vocabulary as well as spoken English.

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Lesson 1
Character and feelings

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to people’s character and feelings.

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Lesson 2
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People’s appearance

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to people’s appearance.

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Lesson 3
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Clothes

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to clothes

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Lesson 4
Food and drink

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to food and drink.

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Lesson 5
Cooking and eating

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to cooking and eating.

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Lesson 6
Jobs

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to jobs.

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Lesson 7
Describing jobs

Intermediate (B1-B2)

This communicative lesson plan is a great way to teach your students vocabulary for talking about jobs. The worksheet covers typical adjectives and expressions used for describing work. The lesson rounds off with a speaking activity in which students talk about their own or other people’s jobs using the target language.

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Lesson 8
Work words

Intermediate (B1-B2)

Students learn and use words and phrases connected with work in this lesson plan. Exercises cover synonyms for the word job, ways of working, and common phrases with the word work. The lesson ends with a speaking activity for students to discuss current work trends, such as the increasing number of people working in the gig economy.

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Lesson 9
Learning languages

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this audio-aided lesson, students learn vocabulary related to learning languages. The target language includes words and expressions for describing language learning and language ability as well as some useful questions for asking about words. 


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Lesson 10
Health and illness

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to health and illness. 

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Lesson 11
Land and sea

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to land and sea.

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Lesson 12
Sightseeing

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students practise talking about a sightseeing holiday and learn some common adjectives for describing a tourist destination.

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Lesson 13
Extreme adjectives

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson filler, students learn how to be more descriptive using extreme adjectives, e.g. brilliant, terrible, dreadful, exhausted, huge, tiny, filthy, starving, etc. The worksheet includes gap-fill and speaking exercises to get the students practising the adjectives.

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Lesson 14
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Animals

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to animals.

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Lesson 15
Road and transport

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to road and transport.

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Lesson 16
Cars

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn how to talk about cars. The worksheet introduces vocabulary for describing different exterior and interior car parts as well as a number of common phrasal verbs related to driving. There is an American English version of the worksheet which includes US car terms.

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Lesson 17
Sport

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to sport.

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Lesson 18
The Olympic Games

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson on the Olympics, students learn and practise vocabulary for describing the history, spirit and events of the Olympic Games.

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Lesson 19
Surfing the net

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students will learn key words and collocations for talking about the internet. The lesson includes a short text and discussion activity on the principle of 'net neutrality'. In the final exercise, students watch 8 short webcasts and complete a sentence about each clip.

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Lesson 20
Social networking

Intermediate (B1-B2)

This worksheet is especially suitable for students who use or are familiar with social networking websites, particularly Facebook. Students read about the history of social networking and learn how to describe the typical features and functions. This is followed by a discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of social networking.

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Lesson 21
Gadgets and appliances

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to gadgets and appliances.

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Lesson 22
War and conflict

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn vocabulary related to war, conflict and terrorism. The worksheet includes several discussion activities.

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Lesson 23
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Religion

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn essential vocabulary for talking about the world religions, including words for describing their members, places of worship, holy books and religious activities. There's a discussion activity at the end focussing on the controversial aspects of religion.

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Lesson 24
Phrasal verbs 1

Intermediate (B1-B2)

This lesson teaches 17 common phrasal verbs by presenting them in context and getting the students to interact with each other using the target language. For larger classes, there is a 'Find someone who' activity at the end of the worksheet. The lesson also includes a video-aided exercise for homework.

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Lesson 25
Phrasal verbs 2

Intermediate (B1-B2)

This is our second intermediate-level vocabulary worksheet for teaching phrasal verbs in context. The lesson presents 15 common phrasal verbs and gets the students to interact with each other using the target language. For larger classes, there is a 'Find someone who' activity at the end of the worksheet.

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Lesson 26
Phrasal verbs 3

Intermediate (B1-B2)

Our third Intermediate-level phrasal verbs worksheet gets students interacting with each other using 18 new phrasal verbs. For larger classes, there is a 'Find someone who' activity at the end of the worksheet.

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Lesson 27
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Vacation or holiday?

Intermediate (B1-B2)

Are your students confused by American and British English vocabulary? Teach them some common differences with this lesson plan.

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Lesson 28
Say and tell

Intermediate (B1-B2)

Do your students have problems using say and tell? This lesson filler looks at the differences between the two verbs. The worksheet can be used during a lesson or assigned for homework/self-study.

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Lesson 29
Make or do

Intermediate (B1-B2)

This worksheet looks at the differences between the verbs 'make' and 'do'. The lesson rounds off with a video-aided activity in which students describe different video clips using the target language.

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Lesson 30
Home improvements

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to DIY and home improvements. The worksheet also includes a short grammar exercise on the structure 'have something done'.

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Lesson 31
Winter words

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn how to talk about winter.

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Lesson 32
Men's grooming

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this updated lesson plan, students identify some male face and hair features and grooming items before listening to an interview about one man’s grooming routines. The language point is have/get something done. There is an opportunity to practise this language in controlled exercises and to activate the grammar and vocabulary in a roleplay. The lesson also includes an optional wordsearch activity related to more grooming items.

by Stephanie Hirschman

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Lesson 33
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Beauty and make-up

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn and practice vocabulary to talk about make-up and beauty routines. Exercises cover beauty products and tools, and how to get ready for a night out. The lesson finishes with a speaking activity for students to talk about how they use make-up. 

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Lesson 34
Art words

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson, students learn vocabulary connected with art. Exercises focus on types of art, art materials and equipment, and words to describe art. There is also an activity on Van Gogh's Sunflowers. At the end of the lesson, students practise describing works of art.

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Lesson 35
Relationships and dating

Intermediate (B1-B2)

In this lesson plan, students learn words and phrases connected with relationships and dating. Text and visual-based activities cover romantic events, describing relationships and dating expressions. Cultural sensitivity should be taken into account when deciding to use this worksheet.