Topics: Business English –time management – productivity
Level: A2+ and above.
Skills: Speaking and Reading
To discuss and rank the most common workplace distractions.
To compare and contrast information.
To predict some information before reading an adapted article based on prior knowledge and experience.
To read for gist and detail.
To express opinion and feelings.
To roleplay a situation using two different pieces of news.
Use of language and lexis:
To use different tenses to talk about their past and current experiences.
To learn / review adjectives for describing news.
To review vocabulary to express opinion and feelings.
To learn / review some specific vocabulary to talk about this topic.
Link to original article: https://hbr.org/2018/08/4-strategies-for-overcoming-distraction(You will find the adapted article on page 6 of the Students’ worksheet)