Intermediate: Vocabulary Lesson Plans

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Crimes And Misdemeanors

Target Language: Crime Vocabulary
Description: Vocabulary exercise on names of crime and gap fill exercise. Semantic grid giving practice on often-confused words such as rob and steal.
Duration: 35 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V1
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Musical Notes

Target Language: Music vocabulary
Description: Lesson that works on music/music industry vocabulary and finished with a spot-the-lyric exercise.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V2
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Color Me Pink!

Target Language: Color vocabulary, idioms, reading.
Description: The beauty of color and color idioms and even color-based psychological tests! And we finish with a speaking game during which your students can't say any colors at all!
Duration: 70 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V3
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Movie Time

Target Language: Movie Vocabulary, talking about movies, writing a film review.
Description: Students learn how to talk about movies, learn some specialized movie vocabulary and then get a chance to put it all together in writing a movie review.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V4
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Will You Marry Me?

Target Language: Wedding vocabulary.
Description: Something borrowed and something blue in this lesson based on brides and grooms. There is a reading and a group "Wedding Planner" activity to finish with.
Duration: 60 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V5
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Just My Style

Target Language: Descriptions, style, beauty salon vocabulary.
Description: Students look at the vocabulary of fashion before looking in more detail at two dialogues, one in a barber shop and the other in a beauty salon. The lesson finishes with a barber shop/beauty salon role play.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V6
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Stop Monkeying Around

Target Language: Animal Idioms.
Description: A lesson which looks at animal-based idioms. A reading forms the heart of the lesson and there is a fun speaking activity to finish with.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V7
Tags: Animals | Idioms
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Instant Fame

Target Language: Suffixes.
Description: Students need to think about how suffixes are used to transform one language part into another. Centered around a reading about people finding overnight fame. Lesson finished with a quickfire word formation game.
Duration: 65 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V8
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Emotional Times

Target Language: Vocabulary of emotions.
Description: Students work together to classify words that describe emotions into broad categories. These words are then used to practice talking about people's emotions in a flashcard-based game.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V9
Tags: Emotions

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