Video Length: 6:38
Updated on: 07/14/2017
Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.
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In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a man who starts a little league baseball league in a city filled with crime. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about crime, teenage life, and baseball. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes sections on prepositions and past perfect. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.
Camden, New Jersey - known as the most dangerous city in the USA. Bryan Morton, a resident of Camden, grew up and went through a big life struggle as a teenager - he used to deal drugs and then had to spend years in prison. When he got out, he wanted to give something positive back to the community. So he started a baseball league to help lead children away from crime and down a different path than his own.
Baseball, Crime, Teenage Life