ESL Lesson Planner

Lesson Planner

All in one place, a selection of constantly updated practical English resources ideal for classroom use.


Idiom of the Day
A new English idiom each day, with meaning, example sentences, notes and a quick quiz to check comprehension.

Saying of the Day
Every day a different saying in English along with possible interpretation, notes, vocabulary and quick quiz.

Slang of the Day
A new slang word or phrase in English daily, together with meaning, notes, example sentences and quick quiz.

Phrasal Verb of the Day
A daily phrasal verb for vocabulary study, complete with meaning and example sentences as well as notes and a quick quiz.


This Week in History
An illustrated window into historical events, with brief text and Wordchecker. New story every Monday.

Listen to Weekly News
Posted every Tuesday, it features a short news story in easy English from the previous week. Each lesson includes:

Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes