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Cause & Effect Worksheet AEUK

Cause & effect language: causes, effects and related language [new 2020] This lesson helps improve students’ awareness of cause and effect language.  It includes a language review section, lots of guided practice and freer paragraph writing practice.  (see...

Relative Clauses by AEUK

Relative clauses: Defining & non-defining clauses [new 2020] This lesson is to support students in their understanding and use of defining & non-defining relative clauses. The lesson includes four tasks of guided practice and two tasks of freer practice  (see...

Sentence Structure 2 by AEUK

Sentence Structure 2: fragment, run-on & comma splice sentences  [new 2020] This lesson helps improve students’ sentence structure through identifying and practising fragments, run-ons and comma splice sentences. It includes noticing, guided and freer...

Sentence Structure 1 AEUK

Sentence Structure 1: simple, compound, complex & complex compound [new 2020] This lesson is to support students in their understanding and practice of the four types of sentence structures: simple, compound, complex and complex-compound. It includes noticing,...

QuickMarks File Download

QuickMarks for Turnitin: 42 pre-prepared QuickMarks Download this QuickMarks file. 42 Quickmarks on the correction code, organisation and academic conventions. Each QuickMark includes a description. WebPage Link (See Example of all QuickMarks).  TEACHER...

Ethical Consumerism Summary Writing AEUK

Ethical Consumerism: Reading & Summary Writing Lesson [New for 2020] The text provides a clear definition of ethical consumerism, discusses what is and what isn’t ethical consumerism and summarises the future of ethical consumption The lesson includes a...

Ethical Consumerism Reading Test AEUK

Reading Test: Ethical Consumerism [new for 2020] The text provides a clear definition of ethical consumerism, discusses what is and what isn’t ethical consumerism and summarises the future of ethical consumption. The reading test worksheet tests headings /...

Gatekeeping Theory Listening Test AEUK

 Listening Test: Mass communication: Gatekeeping Theory by AEUK [New for 2020] A 10-minute lecture on Gatekeeping Theory. The lecture provides a basic historical background, followed by key factors associated with theory and finally discusses its role in the 21st...

Agenda Setting Summary Writing

Agenda Setting: Reading & Summary Writing Lesson [New for 2020] Mass communication: The text provides an overview of agenda setting in the media It discusses its purpose, impact and relevancy in contemporary society.. The lesson includes a critical thinking...

Agenda Setting Reading Test AEUK

Reading Test: Mass Communication – Agenda Setting [new for 2020] The text provides an overview of agenda setting in the media It discusses its purpose, impact and relevancy in contemporary society. The reading test worksheet tests headings / T,F,NG / open...

The Circular Economy TED Talk AEUK

Listening test: The Circular Economy: A simple explanation by Cillian Lohan [New for 2020] TED Talk: A short listening lecture on what is the circular economy, how humans are the stewards of the earth and have a responsibility to protect it and examples of how the...

The Circular Economy Reading Test AEUK

Reading Test: The Circular Economy [new for 2020] The text provides an overview of both the linear and circular economy. It discusses the positive aspects of a circular economy and how economies can change to this new model. The reading test worksheet tests headings /...

The Circular Economy Summary Writing AEUK

Circular Economy. Reading & Summary Writing Lesson [New for 2020] The text provides an overview of both the linear and circular economy. It discusses the positive aspects of a circular economy and how economies can change to this new model. The lesson includes a...

Conclusions Lesson by AEUK

Conclusions – the basics [New for 2020] This is  a great lesson to introduce and practice writing conclusions. It begins with identifying key components of a conclusion, then offers valuable writing practice of summarising key points, restating a thesis and...

Topic Sentences: Academic AEUK

Topic Sentences – academic [new for 2020] This lesson takes students through ‘noticing’ how a topic sentence links to development. This is followed by writing topic sentences from the content of  four academic paragraphs and then writing the...

Amazon Listening Test by AEUK

 Listening test: Amazon: The world’s largest retailer [New for 2020] A short 8-minute listening lecture written by AEUK on Amazon. It discusses the company, recruitment, recent criticisms of safety and Amazon’s response,  It includes a video, test...

Amazon Writing Summary by AEUK

Amazon: the retail giant. Reading & Summary Writing Lesson [New for 2020] The text provides an overview of the company, its innovative strategies, the digitalisation of warehousing systems and the darker side of working at Amazon. The lesson includes a critical...

Amazon Reading Test by AEUK

Reading Test: Amazon: The largest internet company in the world [new for 2020] The text provides an overview of the company, its innovative strategies, the digitalisation of warehousing systems and the darker side of working at Amazon. The reading test worksheet...

Mobile Phone Summary Listening Test AEUK

Mobile Phone Addiction [TED Talk] by R. Sleight [new for 2020] This lecture discusses the rise in smartphone use, associated data in terms of user usage, and five insights to control addictive tendencies. Webpage Link (Example). Level: ***** [B1/B2/C1]  / Video...

Contemporary Office Design Writing Summary AEUK

Contemporary Office Design: Reading & Summary Writing Lesson [New for 2020] The text discusses the evolution of open plan office space, important considerations in office planning, the drawbacks associated with open plan and possible solutions. The lesson includes...

Contemporary Office Design Reading Test AEUK

Reading Test: Contemporary Office Design? [new for 2020] The text discusses the evolution of open plan office space, important considerations in office planning, the drawbacks associated with open plan and possible solutions. The reading test worksheet tests headings...

Poor Countries Summary AEUK

Why are some countries poor? Reading & Summary Writing Lesson [New for 2020] The text discusses how wealth is measured, how governments and institutions influence wealth, the importance of international trade and a range of possible solutions. The lesson includes...

Why are some countries poor? Reading Test AEUK

Reading Test: Why are some countries poor? [new for 2020] The text discusses how wealth is measured, how governments and institutions influence wealth, the importance of international trade and a range of possible solutions. The reading test worksheet tests:  headings...

Mobile Phone Addiction reading & Summary Writing AEUK

Mobile Phone Addiction: Reading & Summary Writing Lesson [New for 2020] The text discusses the rise in mobile phone use, the factors that lead to addiction and implications for the future. Students take notes on key ideas and write a summary of 200-250 words. The...

Mobile Phone Addiction Reading Test AEUK

Reading Test: Mobile Phone Addiction [new for 2020] The text discusses the rise in mobile phone use, the factors that lead to addiction and implications for the future. The reading test worksheet tests  headings / T,F,NG / open answers / gap fill / information tables...

The British High Street Listening Test AEUK

The Decline of the British High Street [New for 2020]] A short 8-minute listening lecture written by AEUK on the high street. It discusses the history, the current situation and its economic and societal effects and finishes with some possible solutions.  It includes...

One-sided Argument Book x5 AEUK

5x One-sided argument essays [New for 2020] Wind energy, Climate Change, Vegetarianism, Museums, The High Street AMAZING VALUE – block and point-by-point one-sided arguments. Webpage link Example.  TEACHER...

Museums Listening Test by AEUK

Listening Test: A brief overview of museums [New for 2020]] A short 9-minute listening lecture written by AEUK on museums. It discusses in detail the purpose of museums, how they are funded, their popularity and their future evolution,  It includes a video, test...

One-sided Argument: The High Street AEUK

One-Sided Academic Argument Essay: Is the British high street dying? [New for 2020] Question: Do you agree that the British high street is dying?  This essay examines the keys arguments that high business rates and the popularity of internet shopping have caused many...

One-sided essay on museums AEUK

One-sided Academic Argument Essay: Museums [New for 2020] Question: Should museums be free for everyone? This essay examines the keys arguments around how museums encourage cultural awareness and public education. This lesson contains two essays: one block and one...

Happiness PDF Lesson Book AEUK

Happiness Lesson PDF Book AMAZING VALUE – Six lessons in one book. Introduction, Happiness definitions Happiness questionnaire, Reading test & summary writing, 1 x lecture listening Seminar Webpage link Example  [TEACHER...

Fast Fashion Summary Listening AEUK

The environmental impact of Fast Fashion (new for 2020) –  by S.Williams This lecture discusses how the fast fashion clothing industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world. It focuses on materials, manufacturing and consumer waste. The worksheet is based...

One-sided Argument Essay on Vegetarianism

One-sided Academic Argument Essay: Vegetarianism Question: Is a vegetarian diet healthier and better for the environment? This essay examines the keys arguments around cruelty, human anatomy and environmental processes. This lesson contains two essay. one block and...

One-sided Argument Essay on Climate Change

One-sided Academic Argument Essay: Climate Change Question: Is Climate Change a result of human activities? This essay investigates the key research behind Climate Change and the arguments that this research is bias and exaggerated. This lesson contains two essays:...

One-sided Argument Essay on Wind Energy AEUK

One-sided Argument Essay: Wind Energy Question: Can wind energy replace electricity power stations? This essay investigates the problems with wind energy against the economic and polluting problems of traditional energy production. It includes two essays two written...

One-sided Essay Structure Lesson AEUK

One-sided Essay Structure Lesson This lesson will help students’ ability to identify argument essay question words, to consider the different ways of structuring an essay (block or point-by-point) and to analyse two model essays for structure and language. Webpage...

Understanding happiness Reading & Summary Writing AEUK

Understanding happiness: Reading & Summary Writing Lesson The text discusses the three dimensions of happiness, happiness at home and work and the recent research into what are the important features of happiness. Students take notes on key idea and write a...

Understanding Happiness Reading Test AEUK

Reading Test: Understanding happiness The text discusses the three dimensions of happiness, happiness at home and work and the recent research into what are the important features of happiness. The reading test worksheet tests  headings / T,F,NG / open answers / gap...

Economic Inequality Summary Listening Test AEUK

Economic Inequality (new for 2020) – by AEUK This lecture discusses what is economic inequality, how wealth is distributed, how the past has affected the future and the current debate. The worksheet is based on note-taking followed by a gap-fill summary. ...

Business Model Innovation Listening Test AEUK

Business Model Innovation (new for 2020) – University of St.Gallen This lecture discusses how important innovation is for a company. It defines what is business model innovation  and discusses the key steps in using business model patterns to reinvent a company...

What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Listening Worksheet AEUK

What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution? (new for 2020) – Graeme Codrington This lecture briefly highlights how the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Industrial Revolutions connect to the 4th Industrial revolution. It clearly explains what is and what isn’t the Fourth...

Academic Style Worksheet 2 AEUK

Academic Style 2: Paragraph analysis, comparison and discussion [new 2020] This lesson compares two paragraphs on CSR (informal and formal), discusses the conventions of academic style finishes with a sentence re-writing activity.. (Example)  Time: 60mins.  Level...

Academic Paragraph Analysis AEUK

Academic Paragraph Analysis: block or point-by-point (new for 2020) This lesson helps students identify the key elements in paragraph writing. It focuses on two structures of block and point-by-point. Students analyse each sample paragraph for structure, controlling...

Globalisation Listening Test AEUK

Globalisation: economic, political, & cultural relationships (new for 2020) –  by Edeos This lecture discusses the key elements to the rise of globalisation. It focuses on the inter-connected relationships of politics, culture and the economy. It includes a...

Rich & Poor Countries Listening Test AEUK

Why some countries are poor and others are rich (new for 2020) – The School of Life A really good lecture on the three key elements of why some countries are poor. It discusses how corruption of institutions, culture and geographical features all play a...

Critical Thinking PDF Lesson Book AEUK

Critical Thinking Lesson PDF Book AMAZING VALUE Five lessons in one book. Introduction, definition, text analysis reading, lecture listening test, speaking discussion. Webpage link Example.  TEACHER MEMBERSHIP  INSTITUTIONAL...

Critical Speaking – 8 questions AEUK

Critical Speaking – 8 questions most people get wrong! (new for 2020) A great lesson for highlighting facts over opinions. This lesson asks students to discuss 8 questions based around a variety of topics. The lesson is based on research by Hans Rosling a UN...

Bloom’s Taxonomy Lecture AEUK

Bloom’s Taxonomy – higher-order thinking skills (new for 2020) – LSU Centre for Academic Success This short video provides a brief overview of Bloom’s taxonomy: classification of learning levels. It discusses each level but pays particular...

Critical Thinking Lecture: an introduction AEUK

Critical Thinking: an introduction – Lecture Listening Lesson (new 2020) This lecture focuses on critical thinking at university. It includes a definition, alternative thinking styles, Bloom’s taxonomy and how to apply analysing and evaluation questions to...

Critical Thinking reading text analysis AEUK

Critical thinking – reading text analysis (new for 2020) A great lesson for developing and practising critical thinking skills. It is a 400-word text on ‘going to university’ with over 15 possible problems. Students use the higher level thinking...