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Teleworking – Working from Home

Level B2, C1
3 pages
90 mins
ESL Lesson Handouts - Teleworking-working-from-home
TechnologyLifestyle
Teleworking is the activity of working from home while maintaining contact with your office by email, telephone, or video calls. Around the world, about 20 per cent of workers telework…

2020 Olympic Games Postponed

Level B2, C1
3 pages
90 mins
ESL Lesson Handouts - 2020-olympic-games-postponed
CultureHealth
The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo has been postponed for one year. It is the first Olympic Games to be postponed since the modern games started 124 years ago. The…

Coronavirus Causes Panic Buying

Level B2, C1
3 pages
90 mins
ESL Lesson Handouts - Coronavirus-causes-panic-buying
HealthLifestyle
Many countries around the world are currently experiencing ‘panic buying’ because of the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.  Some badly-affected countries have recommended or demanded that people stay-at-home leading to…
HealthLifestyle
Your ESL students learn about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and World Health Organization recommendations to prevent infection such as washing hands and maintaining social distance.  A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new…

The Gig Economy

Level B2, C1
3 pages
90 mins
ESL Lesson Handouts - The-gig-economy
TechnologyLifestyle
Smartphone applications put people directly in contact with workers such as, drivers and teachers, who accept a job on a short-term basis (a gig).  This style of work, added to…

Valentine’s Day gift-giving in Japan

Level B2, C1
3 pages
90 mins
ESL Lesson Handouts - Valentines-day-gift-giving-in-japan
CultureLifestyle
In Japan, Valentine’s Day is slightly different. Women giving chocolates as a Valentine’s Day gift became popular in the 1950s. In 1978, White Day was created by a small confectionery…

Devastating Wildfires

Level B2, C1
3 pages
90 mins
ESL Lesson Handouts - Devastating-wildfires
Environment
In 2019, wildfires were frequently in the news. From the Amazonian rain forests to the suburbs of Australia, raging fires seem to be getting worse. What is the cause of…

Greta Thunberg Calls for Climate Strike

Level B2, C1
3 pages
90 mins
ESL Lesson Handouts - Greta-thunberg-calls-for-climate-strike
Environment
Greta Thunberg became famous in 2018 when, at age 15, she started protesting outside the Swedish Parliament holding a sign that said, in Swedish, ‘School Strike for The Climate’. Due…

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