The Finnish Education System (Upper-Intermediate ESL Lesson Plan)

Download the Lesson Plan on Education (ESL) here: Finnish-Education-UpperIntermediate-03062014.docx

Finnish Education System Lesson Plan (ESL): Upper-Intermediate

a student doing schoolwork

Lesson Plan on Education (ESL): Warm-Up

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin

  1. What does this quotation mean? Do you think it's true?
  2. Who was your favorite teacher when you were in school? What did you like about him or her?
  3. Which teacher did you dislike? Why?
  4. Why do people go to school? Make a list of ideas with a partner.

Reading: The Finnish Education System

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7 comments on “The Finnish Education System (Upper-Intermediate ESL Lesson Plan)

  1. Patty Mendoza (Posted on 6-23-2014 at 06:29) Reply

    Love it!! It get the students involved, and makes it easier for them to give their opinions!

  2. fairouz (Posted on 1-19-2015 at 14:39) Reply

    i like it

  3. Rohan (Posted on 2-24-2015 at 08:28) Reply

    Thanks again, brilliant.

  4. okan (Posted on 3-1-2015 at 10:48) Reply

    ı consider its good topic for ıntermadiate students. this topic will improve our english case

  5. Diego (Posted on 12-10-2017 at 22:53) Reply


  6. Juliya (Posted on 2-11-2020 at 03:42) Reply

    Thank you so much for sharing! It made me feel inspired!!!!

  7. Marham Jupri Hadi (Posted on 6-18-2021 at 03:03) Reply

    I am very excited with the ideas presented here. Thank a bunch

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