NEW Resources for 2023

We’re always working hard at AEUK to produce new lessons and classroom resources. It takes time because once we create a resource we always test it on our students so that we know it works effectively and more importantly to identify any changes needed before publishing.

New resources 2023

New releases for January 2023

Heart Disease

Reading Test: Heart Disease [new 2023]

This 789-word text discusses cardiovascular disease (CVD). It provides a detailed paragraph definition of CVD and focuses on two of the biggest causes: high blood pressure and high cholesterol. It also puts forward solutions in the form of treatment and prevention. The reading test includes: matching headings to paragraphs; true, false, not given; reference words; open answer questions; citations; and a vocabulary task. (Example) Level ***** [B2/C1] TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP  

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Writing Summary: Heart Disease [new 2023]

This 789-word text discusses cardiovascular disease (CVD). It provides a detailed paragraph definition of CVD and focuses on two of the biggest causes: high blood pressure and high cholesterol. It also puts forward solutions in the form of treatment and preventionThe summary task includes: note-taking worksheet with key, summary writing exercise with one sample summary, and a critical thinking worksheet with suggested answers(Example) Level ***** [B2/C1] TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP 

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Listening Test: Heart Disease (CABG Procedure) [new 2023]

This short lecture explains how the mortality rate of cardiovascular disease has declined through the emergence of the coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). It talks about the CABG procedure and risks of open-heart surgery which involves single, double, triple or quadruple bypasses or the less invasive coronary angioplasty. The listening test includes: open answer questions; gap fill summary; true, false, not given; a matching exercise; a gap fill completion activity; and a summary identification task. (Example) Level ***** [B2/C1] / Video [06.30]MP3 / PPT link in download / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

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Speaking Seminar: Heart Disease  [new 2023]

This seminar worksheet provides a a number of questions based on the reading and lecture. Students refer to the reading text and their listing notes and discuss some of the key points made in both texts. The seminar sheet includes the sources so students can refer to specific evidence by author. TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP
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Heart Disease PDF Book [new 2023]

AMAZING VALUE – Four lessons in one book: reading test, reading to writing summary writing, listening test & speaking seminar. Example TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

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Instant lesson 16: geometry [new]

Instant lesson: geometry (new 2023)

This instant lesson includes an introduction, a reading text (& comprehension questions), a 4-minute lecture listening (& comprehension questions), a speaking discussion (based on the two texts) and a paragraph writing exercise. Worksheet Example  Time: 1-2 hours.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]  Video [03.13] MP3 / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

Geometry: much more than a theoretical subject

This 358-word text firstly defines geometry, it then introduces the different types of geometry and it finally discusses the many uses of geometry in everyday life. The reading test includes: headings, T/F/NG and vocabulary.

 

Triangles used in bridge design and construction

This short lecture discusses the purpose of a bridge, it introduces the use of triangles in bridge design, it puts forward the reasons why triangles are used in bridge design and illustrates some examples of some famous bridges. The listening test includes: open questions, multiple choice and gap fill tasks.

 

Instant lesson 17: High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) [new]

Instant lesson: High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) (new 2023)

This instant lesson includes an introduction, a reading text (& comprehension questions), a 4-minute lecture listening (& comprehension questions), a speaking discussion (based on the two texts) and a paragraph writing exercise. Worksheet Example  Time: 1-2 hours.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]  Video [03.23] MP3 / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

HS2: better connections, more capacity and zero emissions

This 412-word text defines High Speed 2, it discusses the strategic significance and the key phases of the building HS2 from London to Manchester. It also explains the net zero carbon economic objectives connected to the future of UK railways. The reading test includes: headings, T/F/NG and vocabulary.

 

HS2: over-promised and under-delivered

This short lecture discusses problems that HS2 has faced since 2009. The key issues discussed include the environmental impact, the cost and the axing of the eastern leg. The listening test includes: open questions, multiple choice and gap fill tasks.

Instant lesson 18: peer-to-peer lending [new]

Instant lesson: peer-to-peer lending (new 2023)

This instant lesson includes an introduction, a reading text (& comprehension questions), a 4-minute lecture listening (& comprehension questions), a speaking discussion (based on the two texts) and a paragraph writing exercise. Worksheet Example  Time: 1-2 hours.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]  Video [03.57] MP3 / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

Peer-to-peer lending: potentially profitable yet increasingly risky

This 420-word text defines peer-to-peer lending / crowdfunding, it then discusses the process of how the system works and its main advantages. The reading test includes: headings, T/F/NG and vocabulary.

 

Crowdfunding: the cause of a radically-changing financial outlook

This short lecture discusses the origins of crowdfunding and explains the different types of crowfunding: reward-based, equity-based and donation-based. It then focuses on how crowdfunding has changed the financial landscape of borrowing money. The listening test includes: open questions, multiple choice and gap fill tasks.

Instant lesson 19: Space X [new]

Instant lesson: Space X (new 2023)

This instant lesson includes an introduction, a reading text (& comprehension questions), a 4-minute lecture listening (& comprehension questions), a speaking discussion (based on the two texts) and a paragraph writing exercise. Worksheet Example  Time: 1-2 hours.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]  Video [03.39] MP3 / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

SpaceX: making humanity multiplanetary

This 407-word text provides a background on SpaceX aerospace company. It discusses SpaceX’s successes in rocket design and the future mission of the company. The reading test includes: headings, T/F/NG and vocabulary.

 

SpaceX: The Colonisation of Mars

This short lecture discusses SpaceX’s founder Elon Musk’s mission to have a human presence on Mars. It explains how this will become a possibility through using reusable rocket ships and fuel-efficient engines. The listening test includes: open questions, multiple choice and gap fill tasks.

Instant lesson 20: sustainability [new]

Instant lesson: sustainability (new 2023)

This instant lesson includes an introduction, a reading text (& comprehension questions), a 4-minute lecture listening (& comprehension questions), a speaking discussion (based on the two texts) and a paragraph writing exercise. Worksheet Example  Time: 1-2 hours.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]  Video [03.34] MP3 / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

How a business can and must reduce its carbon and water footprint

This 420-word text begins with a definition of carbon and water footprint, it then discusses the biggest contributors to these footprints and possible solutions for the future. The reading test includes: headings, T/F/NG and vocabulary.

 

‘Think global, act local’: the more sustainable supply chain

This short lecture discusses how and why businesses are changing from globalised supply chains to more localised manufacturing. It focuses on the positive aspects of ‘reshoring’ and the reduced impact of environmentally conscience business strategies. The listening test includes: open questions, multiple choice and gap fill tasks.

New releases for December 2022

Academic Resolutions [new]

  

Academic Resolutions Lesson [new 2022]

A fun, engaging lesson where students use their skills of description, analysis and evaluation to discuss ‘Resolutions’. The worksheet includes a brainstorming activity, a language review section, ten academic resolutions to describe, analyse and evaluate and seminar questions. Level ***** [B1/B2/C1/C2

 

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YouTube Lectures [new]

5x YouTube University Lecture Worksheets [Book 1] [updated 2022]

[Ageing World / Life on Planets / Natural health / The Power of time / Marketing in a Recession]

AMAZING VALUE – buy all these Lecture Worksheets in one PDF book.The lesson includes teacher’s notes, a vocabulary

development section, note-taking outline plans (for differentiation), comprehension questions with answer key and critical

thinking questions. EXAMPLETEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

5x YouTube University Lecture Worksheets [Book 2] [new 2022]

[Commercial Law / FinTech / Heart Failure / Psychology / Quantum Fields]

AMAZING VALUE – buy all these Lecture Worksheets in one PDF book. The lesson includes teacher’s notes, a

vocabulary development section, note-taking outline plans (for differentiation), comprehension questions with answer key

and critical thinking questions. EXAMPLE. TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Academic Plagiarism [new]

  

Academic Plagiarism [new 2022]

This lesson is designed to improve students’ understanding of academic plagiarism. It introduces students to university plagiarism definitions and asks them to create a ‘how to avoid plagiarism’ list. The lesson also includes a section on the university plagiarism system ‘Turnitin’ and a range of tasks on using plagiarism checker websitesExample. Level ***** [B1/B2/C1/C2] TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP 

Vocabulary Learning Strategies [new]

  

Vocabulary Learning Strategies (VLS) [new 2022]

This lesson is designed to improve students’ understanding of vocabulary learning. It introduces the theory of learning vocabulary and Schmitt’s VLS. The lesson includes a range of tasks from investigating different dictionaries, understanding dictionary terminology, recording vocabulary and using a range of digital quizzes and exercises. Worksheet example.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1/C2]  TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

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Self-Assessment Questionnaires (New for September)

  

Self-Assessment Questionnaires [new 2022]

These academic English self-assessment questionnaires focus on the four key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. Each questionnaire focuses on the individual elements of each skill and students rank their confidence level accordingly. These questionnaires help students evaluate and assess their learning and encourage learner autonomy. Questionnaire worksheet example.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1/C2]  TEACHER MEMBERSHIP / INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIP

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new lessons for academic English 2022

New resources for 2022

We had an amazing year in 2022 in terms of creating new material. We created over 70 new lessons & worksheets. 

Our main areas of focus were critical thinking, writing skills with an emphasis on summary writing, TED Talks worksheets, BBC 6 minutes worksheets, YouTube Lecture listening worksheets, Reading tests, listenng note-taking skills, and so much more… More information 

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