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AUDIO Lessons -
- Brainstorming -
'Brevet' (Annales) -
Canada - Celebrations and Holidays - Cinema - Cooperative learning -
Death - 'Didapages' -
End of school -
Final week of school -
Heroes -
Idioms - Interactive lessons -
- 'Livres animés DIDAPAGES' -

'Macro-tâche et micro-tâche' - Media - Mnemonics - Music - Mysteries -
'Projets pour les portes ouvertes' - Proverbs -
Reading -
Surf safe -
Theatre - Travels -
- USA -
- Video games -
- Whiteboards - Writing


Related pages :

VOCABULARY (For each theme : a 'Lesson plans' section) - TICE -
Exercises accompanying school books - Parts of school books to download -



(Updated on 13/03/2013)



Resources :


Let's Learn English: 9 lessons + A Review of Lessons 1-9



"Are you fed up with using the same old methods to introduce your lesson topic?
Look no further! Here are 35 ways to kick off your lesson. How many have you tried?"




Sean Banville's 9 Materials Sites & 3,723 Lessons



50 Ways To Use A Blank Piece Of Paper In The English Language Classroom




My Virtual Classroom
"Le site se refait une beauté petit à petit ; vous y trouverez dès à présent et tout au long de l’année les séquences (avec 'worksheets') présentées à mes élèves."



Teaching English to young learners
62 pages - with many tips and activities


Indo-European Languages

Free Online Tutorials and Exercises

ESL lesson plans to download
English Assistant | English MP3s | Private Lessons | American Slang


The nine national museums in Great Britain have a nice collection of webquests.

- Dress for adventure
- Henri VIII's next wife ?
- Painting Elizabeth I
- Children and Families
(Compare our lives with those of children in the past.)
- Heroes of Abolition (of slavery in Britain)
- Number Rhymes
- Shape Challenge
- Cavaliers and Roundheads (the 2 sides in the English Civil War)
- Beyond portraits
- Talking Techniques
- Votes for Women

- Number Challenge
- Tudor Artist's Apprentice

- etc...
You can create your own webquest with a tool kit.


English for Everyday Living

Lessons with activities to print
Learn the names of the things you see or use every day.
Learn the sentences you need for everyday situations.
In the Kitchen - In the Bathroom - In the Bedroom - In the Living Room -
In the Garage - In the Yard - In the Office - At School - At the Store -
At the Barbershop - Your Body




Picture based lessons




A course for beginners
" Si vous êtes débutant en anglais c'est ici que vous devez
commencer en faisant les leçons dans l'ordre indiqué."
LESSON 1 - Choisir le bon article indéfini a/an
LESSON 2 - English with pictures vocabulaire
LESSON 3 - I am what I am BE
LESSON 4 - I am reading a book Présent continu
LESSON 5 - Décrire quelqu'un ou quelque chose Be + adjectif
LESSON 6 - What's your name? WHAT, WHO
LESSON 7 - Dire d'où on est et où l'on vit prépositions : IN, FROM
LESSON 8 - Dire ce qui est toujours vrai ou habituel


Méthode d'anglais interactive en ligne

- en quatre-vingt-dix leçons interactives sonorisées en ligne.
Leçons 01 à 10 : Faire connaissance
Leçons 11 à 20 : Entre jeunes gens
Leçons 21 à 30 : Une française en Angleterre
Leçons 31 à 40 : Vie de famille (1)
Leçons 41 à 50 : Préparatifs de mariage
Leçons 51 à 60 : Un Américain en Angleterre
Leçons 61 à 70 : Vie de famille (2)
Leçons 71 à 80 : Amitiés anglo-américaines
Leçons 81 à 90 : A l'écoute de la radio

Téléchargez gratuitement le cdrom Anglais 90 vol 1,
ainsi que des leçons extraites des autres cdrom.

1 activité gratuite chaque semaine
de la part du site : Anglais Facile

News stories and lessons
- Sujets très variés (avec son) :

Gun Control, Computers in the Classroom, Smoking Ads Questioned, Teen Suicide, Video Games: Violence and Sex?, etc. avec exercices : vocabulary, select a word, multiple choice, sequencing, etc.



Breaking News English - Daily Lessons
"Each lesson contains an article, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary."


News-based lessons :
CITIZENSHIP : Arts / Business / Commonwealth / Crime and Justice / Environment / European Union / Globalisation / Government / Human rights / Media influence / The Olympics /
Race, religion and identity / Science and Ethics / United Nations /
Voting / War and peace

PSHE : Alcohol, drugs and tobacco / Bullying / Health /
Loss, dealing with it / Peer pressure and image /
Prejudice and stereotypes / Relationships / Responsibility /
Risks of behaviour / Study and Careers

LITERACY : Word level - Media law - Sentence level -
Different media - Journalism skills - Media literacy: Audience -
Text level - Newspapers

(CBBC Newsround)


Debatabase - More than 200 different topics to debate


Discovery Channel School - Lesson plans - UPDATED


EASY FUN SCHOOL - Unit studies (très varié)
Education World - Where Educators Go To Learn


English-to-go propose une leçon gratuite chaque semaine
avec "pre-reading activities, news from Reuters and post-reading activities"..


ESL Lesson Plans and Resources : tous niveaux (
ESL Video Lessons for kid Beginners
"See pictures move and hear them read, also see them spelt . Teach your kids English using these interactive ESL videos There are ESL lessons on Clothes, Toys, Zoo animals,
Birthday & numbers, farm animals, transportation, weather, vegetables, colors, and more."


Bright Ideas for Teaching ESL
Idioms - Grammar - Accent Reduction - Business English -
Reading the News - ESL Books -
Reference Tools - Where to Study - Classroom Materials -
ESL Teacher Talk...



Heads Up English

"Complete lesson plans based on current events in the news
- what we and our students are talking about.
All the materials have been written and tested for upper-intermediate to advanced learners, with additional material
in each ESL EFL lesson targeting specific skills.
Mp3 downloads are also available for use
either in the classroom, or student self-study. Updated weekly!"



Lexique anglo-français et franco-anglais des termes pédagogiques courants (pdf) - IUFM de Créteil (creteil.iufm)


Karin's ESL PartyLand - Teaching with internet, films, music.

Ideas for Using Authentic Texts with Low-level ESL Classes
Supermarket Ads / Delivery Menus / Labels /
Simple Comic Strips / (Free) Bar Postcards


The Lesson Plans Page
"is a collection of over 2,500 lesson plans from Preschool through High School and beyond."
Choose your grade level.

One Stop English - News lessons - Culture news lessons...

+ Topical News Lessons
"edited to three levels with worksheets for each level for you to use in class.
Each worksheet contains vocabulary, speaking and grammar work as well as reading practice...
All the articles are from The Guardian Weekly."


Learn English On Line

Lesson plans (
+ interactive tests


Worksheets, lesson ideas & plans ...
on a wide range of themes and topics.



PBS Teachers (
"The entry point for all Public Broadcasting Service resources for teachers...
It includes thousands of free lesson plans, local and national educator resources, teacher professional development, videos, blogs, and more."

(Education World)


Penguin Dossiers

- with audio, script and factsheets


20-Minute ESL Lessons

Lessons proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
- a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
- a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
- a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.

celebrations and events
dating and marriage
dental care
family relationships
fashion and clothing
household chores
hobbies and recreation
hotel accomodations
illnesses and health
movies and DVD rentals
people: age and build
school subjects
weather ...

Self-Evaluation Sheet for Self-Grading Quizzes
( to use with Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab )

Smithsonian Education on the Web

"You'll find topics ranging from presidential elections to ocean ecology to landscape painting, in lesson plans designed for upper elementary and middle school students."


TEAMS Electronic Classrooms - Lesson plans
- Literacy / Language Arts / Science / Technology...



The Educator's Reference Desk
- Language- Arts : Writing-Composition


Les outils de l'évaluation - [ 3e et 2nde ]
- avec des exercices classés par niveaux (Académie de Caen)

Ten Conversation Lessons (iteslj)
with (very short) Stories, Vocabulary Practice,
Questions and Activities
Book Sale - Anniversary-birthday Card - Weather Forecast - Vacuum Cleaner - I'm Staying Here (a travelling salesman) - Meat Order - Killing Mothballs - An Excellent Hammer - Take Him to the Zoo - A Useful Tip

See :


+ REVISIONS for all levels




AUDIO Lessons :






  • 7 Tips for Brainstorming
    "Whether you’re trying to develop the topic of an essay or the plot of a short story, or you and some of your colleagues have been assigned to propose an idea for a product or a project, a brainstorming session is a means to a successful outcome. Here are some tips for the brainstorming session’s procedure..."



BREVET (Annales) :

Pages complémentaires :

Les programmes - Evaluation en 3ème

Brevet (évaluer)







Pages complémentaires :

Canada (civilisation) - Canada (géographie) - Canada (histoire)





Celebrations and Holidays :

Pages complémentaires :

Fêtes et Traditions (par ordre alphabétique) / (par mois)


  • Holidays and Observances: Looking at Diversity and Culture - a lesson plan (
    Introductory Activity : What We Already Know
    Activity 1: Writing About a Favorite Holiday
    Activity 2: Research on Holidays
    Culminating Activity : Making a Display about Holidays and Culture
  • Celebrations and events - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.


    'Buy Nothing Day' Lesson Plan (


  • Carnival - a lesson plan (Elementary - Pre-Intermediate)
    with Notting Hill Carnival, London - Rio de Janeiro Carnival - New Orleans Mardi Gras
    (Reward English)
  • Carnival for Pre-Intermediate - Intermediate (Reward English)




Cinema :

Pages complémentaires :

Cinéma - Cinéma (histoire US) - Cinéma (vocabulaire et activités)


  • Wallace & Gromit - a lesson plan ( SITE PAYANT
    Language functions: discussing issues; reading comprehension
    Topic: cinema; films
    Word focus: words related to films and cinema
    (Inscription gratuite)

    - with Teacher's Notes



Cooperative learning :


  • Reaching English Language Learners Through Cooperative Learning (
    "This is a model of a cooperative learning lesson that allows all levels of ELL learners from preproduction to intermediate level to tackle tasks that are appropriate to their language proficiency skills and also that allows each student to take an important part in doing the group's assigned tasks since without each student's expertise, the group's task is incomplete."





Death :

Pages complémentaires :

La mort


  • The Right to Die? - Euthanasia - For and Against
    - "Each text is accompanied by tasks to do." (Frankie Meehan -
  • Strange fruit by Billie Holiday :
    "Southern trees bear strange fruit,
    Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,
    Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,
    Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees..."

    - with a lesson plan (Teachervision) :
    "This lesson focuses on Billie Holiday's signature song, "Strange Fruit," a protest song Lewis Allen (Abel Meeropol) wrote in 1938 about the ongoing and intransigent problem of lynching in the American South... Working in small teams, students analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching campaign spearheaded by African-Americans."



End of school :

Pages complémentaires :





Famous people :

Pages complémentaires :

Famous people


  • Famous People Lessons using biographies and profiles
    ex : Amy Winehouse / Ban-Ki Moon / Barack Obama / Bob Marley / David Beckham / Jackie Chan / Johnny Depp / etc.




For beginners :

Pages complémentaires :

Quick links





Global simulation :

  • La simulation globale
    « Prenez un lieu, de préférence clos : une île, un immeuble, un village, un hôtel, etc.
    Faites-le investir et décrire par des élèves qui imagineront en être les habitants...
    Utilisez ce lieu-thème comme lieu de vie pour localiser toutes les activités d'expression écrite et orale (...).
    Vous obtenez ainsi une simulation globale. »

  • The Building - A Global Simulation to Teach Language and Culture
    - a very succcessful class activity

  • The hotel - a global simulation



Grammar :


  • Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals
    "Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals contains a series of movie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar points through fun, challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home."

    ex : Memoirs of a Geisha : compound adjectives





Heroes :

Pages complémentaires :



  • Super Heroes (Comics US) - lesson plan / webquest (prof.danglais) :
    Captain America | Iron man | Daredevil | The Hulk | The Silver Surfer | The Fantastic Four | etc

  • Heroes and Role Models - (
    "This unit asks students to reflect on heroes and role models.
    Students will write about people they know as well as celebrities they admire."



Idioms :

Pages complémentaires :

Idiomes, Expressions et Dictons (vocabulaire et activités)





Interactive lessons :


  • Everyday Life
    "Life is filled with chaos, and we have to learn how to work and solve problems in the midst of it everyday.
      These interactive lessons give you the opportunity to experience these daily challenges without real-world consequences."