Health and Healthcare – Lesson 4

Lesson 4 looks at idioms referencing health vocabulary. The focus is on the connotations of the idioms with special attention to pronunciation and intonation. Lesson Plan 4 – Idioms Topic: Health Related Idioms… Continue reading

Health and Healthcare Lesson 5

This lesson culminates the week by incorporating the previous input. It contains a review of all material and whole class interaction in a guided talk show role play. Download Word2010 compatible version: Amy.Health.Day5… Continue reading


Clarity reflects the quality of being easily understood and remembered. This writing lesson emphasizes cleanliness of thought and style for advanced students and focuses on audience perception. Clarity An advanced writing lesson. Click… Continue reading

Basic Writing Structure

Using news writing as a framework, this lesson gives practice focusing, arranging and providing supporting details for a basic five paragraph essay common for standard American English. Intermediate and advanced level. Downlaod pdf: … Continue reading

The Two Travelers and the Bear

Reading Unit 2: The Two Travelers and the Bear Pre-reading: Vocabulary flat – (adj) horizontal, level pretend – (v) to make believe clever – (adj) having quick intelligence desert – (v) to flee,… Continue reading

The Hare with Many Friends

Unit 3: The Hare with Many Friends Before you read … Activity 1: Vocabulary Preparation Read the sentences below. The words in bold are from the story. Match the definition in the box… Continue reading

Aesop’s Fables’

Unit 1: Aesop’s Fables’ Before reading… Activity 1: Vocabulary Preparation Knowledge Rating The following words are from your story. How much do you know about these words? With a partner, discuss the words… Continue reading

Break as an Idiom

This is a 15 – 20 minute lesson for intermediate to advanced learners presenting a common interpretation of idioms utilizing the word break. Begin the activity by playing the game hangman with the… Continue reading

Folklore and Healthcare

Time: 45 – 60 minutes Level: Intermediate and advanced Whenever teachers go to class sick, students are always ready with a wealth of advice. This advice ranges from good to truly absurd. This… Continue reading


Dominoes can be played by any age group. For larger groups, make one set of tiles for every 5 people. There are three sets, phonetic, compound word, and irregular verb, each containing 48… Continue reading