10 Habits of Rich People

Rob - author of the lesson plan   Rob I March 10, 2021
General English, Speaking Lessons
Success, Habits
C1 Advanced
Mixed Grammar
Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
10 Habits of Rich People | Esl lesson plan for adults

Lesson Overview

From rags to riches! In this lesson, students will discuss time management and how people spend their daily activities. This lesson features a video that discusses ten habits of rich and successful people. Students will learn about time management, idioms, phrasal verbs, and vocabulary relating to this topic. The lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets that have been developed for adult and teenage learners.

Lesson Objectives

  • To discuss time management and how people spend their daily activities

  • To learn and review time management, idioms, and phrasal verbs

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To learn and use new vocabulary relating to the topic


Have you ever wondered what it takes to be filthy rich? This video discusses 10 habits rich and successful people have and the things they do on a daily basis. These habits apply to any area and meaning of success.

Video Transcript

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

hallmark [noun]: a feature
go-getter [noun]: a very energetic person, determined to be successful
have drive [noun]: to have determination to achieve a goal
drag on [phrasal verb]: prolong
whine [verb]: complain or express disappointment
the time is ripe [idiom]: the best moment to do something
trailblazer [noun]: an innovator
block out [phrasal verb]: to arrange to have time or space for something by planning in advance
philanthropy [noun]: an act or gift done or made for humanitarian purposes
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