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Teachers: browse the tags on the left to find a lesson plan for conversational English class or use the above menus to locate worksheets & articles for English teaching. See the For Teachers section for help on using our lesson plans.

Students: take our free English tests or study worksheets on idioms, phrasal verbs, prepositions, and common English mistakes. Our free lesson plans are also good for improving vocabulary & reading comprehension skills.

New Material:

Workplace Negotiation Expressions & Role-plays: (02/14) Expressions and role-plays for discussing issues at work.

Web Worksheet & Information Hunt: (02/13) Students learn and practice web vocabulary for surfing the web.

Blank LinkedIn Profile Template: (02/11) For practice before building a profile.

Jingle Bells Worksheet: (12/11) Worksheet on which students match song lyrics to pictures.

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How I Secretly Lived in my Office (Advanced ESL Lesson Plan)
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Ultimate Tips for Men (Upper-Intermediate ESL Lesson Plan)
The Keys to Marriage (Intermediate ESL Lesson Plan)
The Finnish Education System (Upper-Intermediate ESL Lesson Plan)
The Finnish Education System (Pre-Intermediate ESL Lesson Plan)
The Worst Hotel in the World (Advanced Lesson Plan)
The Worst Hotel in the World (Upper-Intermediate Lesson Plan)
Cooking Lesson Plan (Intermediate ESL)
Cooking Lesson Plan (Upper-Intermediate ESL)
Unsolved Mysteries (Upper-Intermediate ESL Lesson Plan)
Unsolved Mysteries (Advanced ESL Lesson Plan)
Giving Advice Lesson Plan (Advanced ESL)
Giving Advice Lesson Plan (Upper-Intermediate ESL)
Biomedical Ethics & Neanderthal Babies (Advanced ESL Lesson Plan)
Biomedical Ethics & Neanderthal Babies (Upper-Intermediate Lesson Plan)
Talking About Movies (Upper-Intermediate & Advanced ESL Lesson Plan)