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Jeff Bezos Is The Richest Human That Has Ever Lived

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Video Length: 1:26

Updated on: 01/29/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video of about the richest man in the world, Jeff Bezos. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about Bezos and the comapny, Amazon. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The grammar section features the usage of the third conditional using "If it wasn't for...". There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

The world's richest person, Jeff Bezos, is wealthier than he's ever been. Early Wednesday August 26, 2020 he crossed a milestone previously unseen in the nearly four decades Forbes has been tracking net worths: With Amazon stock edging up 2% as of that Wednesday afternoon, Bezos' net worth is up by $4.9 billion, making the 56-year-old the world's first-ever person to amass a $200 billion fortune.

Lesson Activities

Wealth, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Company
Short Answers, Number Matching
Nouns, Verbs, Choose the Correct Word
Third Conditional (If it wasn't for...)
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Wealth, Jeff Bezos, Amazon

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