Keynote

Language(s): American English, British English

Level(s): A1, A2, B1, B2, C2

Overview

Inspiring Communication
Featuring remarkable people communicating passionately and persuasively, TED Talks provide inspiring ideas and an unparalleled source of authentic language. Keynote invites learners to explore life-changing stories for a deeper understanding of the world, developing the confidence and skills needed to express themselves powerfully and proficiently in English.

  • Engaging and authentic TED Talks drive an integrated-skills syllabus alongside 21st century outcomes like communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.
  • Real-world content presented through readings, infographics, and interviews motivates learners to engage with language meaningfully.
  • Unique presentation skill sections based on best practices demonstrated by TED speakers teach transferable strategies that develop fluency, confidence and compelling delivery.

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Authors

Paul Dummett

Paul Dummett is a teacher and writer based in Oxford, UK, where he ran his own school teaching English to professionals from 1996 to 2006. He currently teaches refugee children in Palestine and Jordan... more

Helen Stephenson

Helen Stephenson first taught business English in the 1980s. She has written in-house training courses and a course for upper-secondary students. Sh... more

David Bohlke

David Bohlke has over 25 years of experience as a teacher, teacher trainer, program director, editor, and materials writer. He has taught in universit... more

Lewis Lansford

Lewis got his first taste of teaching English in Barcelona in the late 1980s. The experience inspired him to get a Master’s in TESOL, after which he t... more
Introducing Learn English with TED Talks

Learn English with TED Talks is a supplemental resource for use in any English language classroom. The language learning app and teaching resources help learners understand and discuss powerful ideas from TED Talks in the classroom.

Fully supported with easy-to-use classroom resources, including lesson plans and a Classroom Presentation Tool, Learn English with TED Talks supports any English language curriculum and inspires learners to find their own voice in English.

Click here to request a demo of the Learn English with TED Talks app.

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