Our lessons

During term time, EF Class publishes a new lesson every week. Here are some of our amazing topical lessons that will help motivate your students!

School climate strikes

• Use reading strategies
• Describe protests
• Write a persuasive speech

View this lesson

Pancake Day: How to make perfect pancakes

• Understand steps in a recipe
• Describe your favourite food

View this lesson

My life as a sitcom

• Perform a comedy scene
• Describe funny events

View this lesson

eSports

• Use listening strategies
• Answer questions on main ideas
• Discuss video gaming

View this lesson

Interactive fiction

• Analyse key elements of fiction
• Write a story with two endings

View this lesson

Tax justice

• Understand a video about tax
• Discuss fairness and tax

View this lesson

Romcom myths

• Read about romantic movies
• Create your own 'romcom' trailer

View this lesson

Burns Night

• Watch a video about Robert Burns
• Design your own celebration

View this lesson

Running: The Daily Mile

• A school health initiative
• Propose a similar initiative

View this lesson

Party games

• Review previous learning
• Have fun using English

View this lesson

Mystery investigation: Infinitives and gerunds

• Studying verb patterns
• Noticing changes in meaning

View this lesson

Christmas movies: A review

• Language to describe films/series
• Write a film review

View this lesson

Guerrilla art

• Use listening strategies
• Identify the main ideas in a video
• Talk about art

View this lesson

The North–South divide

• Main ideas in an article
• Use listening strategies
• Research and present opinions

View this lesson

Diversity: Human rights and equality

• Describe people, giving reasons
• Tell a personal story
• Opinions about diverse values

View this lesson

Planned obsolescence

• Use listening strategies
• Listen for main ideas
• Research a language point

View this lesson

Elections in the United States

• Identify why people don't vote
• Get young people to vote
• Present a campaign

View this lesson

Universal Children's Day

• Main ideas in a conversation
• What's happening in a picture
• Differences: Children and adults

View this lesson

Halloween and Day of the Dead

• Identify the main ideas in an article
• Match definitions to words
• Research and discuss a festival

View this lesson

How to talk like a politician

• Main ideas of a comedy video
• Write about an interview
• Role play a political interview

View this lesson

LGBT rights in India

• Main ideas in an article
• Have a discussion: LGBT rights
• Write a report: LGBT law/policies

View this lesson

Aretha Franklin: Respect

• Understand the lyrics of a song
• Write a response to the song
• Opinons about a favourite song

View this lesson

Young inventors

• Inferring in listening
• Design a solution to a problem
• Share opinions and information

View this lesson

Ask a stupid question day

• Read about scientific questions
• Investigate science problems

View this lesson

From English student to English speaker

• Pronunciation and errors
• Pairs of problem sounds
• Have a discussion on accents

View this lesson

Heatwaves and the changing climate

• Identify main ideas in an article
• Connecting words
• Write to the local government

View this lesson

World cycling

• Using the zero conditional
• Meaning of words from context
• Give a presentation on teamwork

View this lesson

Fake news and disinformation

• Identify disinformation tactics
• Sequence main ideas in an article
• Identify fake news online

View this lesson

Fast food: TV interviews

• Adjectives for food
• Ways of cooking

View this lesson

Rich world, poor world?

• Identify main ideas in an article
• Write a paragraph about poverty
• Present ideas about poverty

View this lesson

FIFA World Cup 2018

• Categorize football words/phrases
• Write an online comment
• Share opinions and information

View this lesson

Harry and Meghan: The Royal wedding

• Write a paragraph about a wedding
• Read for detail and inference
• Opinions about weddings/royalty

View this lesson

Life swap: Step into the teacher's shoes

• Practise teaching a lesson

View this lesson

School shootings: #NeverAgain

• Vocabulary related to activism
• Write about an activist/a campaign
• Present a campaign on a cause

View this lesson

Robin Hood: A short story

• Adjectives for personality

View this lesson

The opioid crisis in the United States

• Identify main ideas in a video
• Write about a movie or TV show
• Research drug campaigns

View this lesson

William Shakespeare and the art of plagiarism

• Read about Shakespeare
• Discuss originality in stories

View this lesson

Stephen Hawking: A life in science

• The main ideas in an article
• Design an experiment
• Hold a group discussion

View this lesson

Reading and listening exam practice 2

• Practise reading and listening components for exams

View this lesson

April Fool's!: Describing an experience

• Irregular past tense verbs to:
• Complete a conversation
• Describe a photo

View this lesson

Reading a sports report

• Skim an article for main ideas
• Scan an article for details
• Research a sporting event

View this lesson

Who killed the great British curry house?: Long-form journalism

• Skim a long text for main ideas
• Hold a group discussion
• Develop a strategy for reading

View this lesson

Bitcoin

• Use listening strategies
• Answer questions on main ideas
• Use clarification phrases

View this lesson

Scientific scepticism: The Flat Earth Society

• The main ideas in an article
• Read for detail and inference
• Share information about science

View this lesson

St Patrick's day

• Simple past and present perfect
• Research a St Patrick's Day celebration
• Present your findings

View this lesson

Superheroes: Comparative adjectives

• Superlative adjectives

View this lesson

How new words are born

• Read about word origins
• Learn how words are coined

View this lesson

The Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

• Note-taking
• Source-critical awareness
• Give a presentation

View this lesson

The Grammys

• Use listening strategies
• Answer questions on main ideas
• Write about songs or artists

View this lesson

#MeToo

• A quiz about gender inequality
• Use reading strategies
• Find details within an article

View this lesson

Commonly confused words 2

• Distinguish confusable words

View this lesson

Train your brain: How to keep you new year's resolutions

• Understand a science video
• Plan personal goals

View this lesson

Review of the year

• Presentation on the year
• Past simple
• Present perfect (progressive)

View this lesson

Christmas toy theatre

• Learn how to make a toy theatre
• Write a script: A Christmas play
• Perform a Christmas story

View this lesson

Marriage equality in Australia

• Identify main ideas in an article
• Write about marriage equality
• Compare findings with others

View this lesson

Nuclear weapons: The Nobel Peace Prize 2017

• Main ideas in a news interview
• Write a letter to a world leader

View this lesson

Life in the army

• Use listening strategies
• Sequence main ideas in a video
• Prepare and give a presentation

View this lesson

Subject-verb agreement

• Identify subjects
• Analyse sentence structure
• Subjects that take singular/plural verbs

View this lesson

Trending news

• Predict content from title/intro
• Skim: main ideas/scan: detail
• Evaluate news sources

View this lesson

Improve your punctuation

• Understand punctuation rules
• Use punctuation marks correctly

View this lesson

Watch your mouth

• Politeness and swearing
• Express feelings inoffensively

View this lesson

Start using EF Class with your students today!