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Just The Way You Are | Bruno Mars

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Video Length: 3:56

Updated on: 04/15/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a music video and do a listening exercise on a pop song from Bruno Mars called "Just The Way You Are". It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about pop music, and music in general. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the song lyrics. The post-viewing section includes an activity on choosing the correct lyrics that Bruno sings. The grammar activity features the usage of the conditional tense using "would". There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

The official music video for Bruno Mars' "Just The Way You Are" from the album ‘Doo-Wops & Hooligans’.

Lesson Activities

Pop Music
Short Answers, Adjectives Describing "Pop Music"
Images, Word Choice, Multiple Choice, Song Lyrics
Conditional tense using "would"
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Music Video, Pop Music

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