Advanced level EFL - ESL lesson plans | C1

Our collection of advanced level ESL lesson plans and resources. All of the activity and game ideas that we include can be used in low-resource classrooms and require little to no preparation time. Each lesson contains a warm-up activity with board work, several classroom activities and a game.

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UNIT 1: The mind
ESL Lesson plan C1 - The Mind
LESSON 1
Vocabulary and speaking
An advanced ESL lesson plan containing vocabulary and speaking activities that discuss how different people think and process the world.
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Expressing purpose, reason and result
LESSON 2
Expressing purpose, reason and result
ESL classroom activities and games for teaching advanced(C1) level students how to express purpose reason and result.
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Conversation skills
LESSON 3
Conversation skills
This third ESL lesson plan in our advanced level course develops conversation skills through activities and games on the topic of 'The mind'.
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UNIT 2: Business
ESL Lesson plan C1 - Business
LESSON 4
Vocabulary and speaking
In this advanced level ESL lesson plan, students review some key business-related vocabulary and discuss factors related to success and failure in business.
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Linking devices
LESSON 5
Linking devices
This collection of ESL teaching resources can be used to review some of the more confusing linking devices with advanced-level students(C1).
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Conversation skills
LESSON 6
Conversation skills
For this conversation ESL lesson plan, students debate and discuss the impact of advertising on society.
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UNIT 3: Entertainment
ESL Lesson plan C1 - Entertainment
LESSON 7
Vocabulary and speaking
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Adding emphasis
LESSON 8
Adding emphasis
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Conversation skills
LESSON 9
Conversation skills
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UNIT 4: Environment
ESL Lesson plan C1 - Entertainment
LESSON 10
Vocabulary and speaking
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Adding emphasis
LESSON 11
Ways of contrasting ideas
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Conversation skills
LESSON 12
Conversation skills
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UNIT 5: Relationships
ESL Lesson plan C1 - Conversation skills
LESSON 13
Vocabulary and speaking
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Advanced conditionals
LESSON 14
Advanced conditionals
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Relationships
LESSON 15
Conversation skills
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UNIT 6: Conspiracy theories
ESL Lesson plan C1 - Conversation skills
LESSON 16
Vocabulary and speaking
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Phrasal verbs
LESSON 17
Phrasal verbs
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Conspiracy Theories
LESSON 18
Conversation skills
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UNIT 7: News media
ESL Lesson plan C1 - Vocabulary and speaking
LESSON 19
Vocabulary and speaking
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - Reporting verbs
LESSON 20
Reporting verbs and reported speech
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ESL Lesson plan C1 - News media
LESSON 21
Conversation skills
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