Author Archives: DanTheEnglishTeacher

About DanTheEnglishTeacher

Hi, I'm Dan. I'm an enthusiastic English teacher, excited by what the future holds for the industry and doing my very best to contribute to it. I'll primarily use this blog to share my ESL lesson plans with fellow teachers and I'm always keen to discuss different methods and processes to optimise ESL lessons. My virtual door is always open :)

Chapter 2 – Getting Noticed – Planning The Video

Simply put, a video is one of the best ways to distinguish yourself from the competition to a client looking for language classes. Continue reading

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Chapter 1: Starting Out

Chapter 1: Starting Out
The essential tools for online teaching are simple: Continue reading

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The Job Interview – New ELT Lesson Plan

The Job Interview What’s the toughest interview question you’ve ever faced? This lesson plan explores the world of job interviews and is ideal for anyone preparing for one or wanting to discuss their job interview history. Reading texts, vocab exercises and … Continue reading

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MaWSIG’s Online Festival

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On the 14th of December, IATEFL’s Materials Writing Special Interest Group (MaWSIG) will be holding their first online festival. Inspired by a recent online romance literary festival from Harper Collins, the festival will be…

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New Lesson Plan – Business and General Ethics

Download the business and general ethics lesson plan for free today. Go to

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New Lesson Plan – Week 10 – Incredible Intelligence

New lesson plan looking at the topic of success with a focus on Daniel Tammet. Go to to download for free

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English for Engineering – New Lesson Plan

New English for Engineering lesson plan available, looking at Lithium-ion batteries and their recent problems in the Boeing Dreamliner 787 series. Download for free today! visit

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