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China's Fast-Growing Electric Vehicle Market

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Video Length: 2:33

Updated on: 04/27/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a news report video and do a listening exercise about a modern electric vehicle on the market in China. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about electric vehicles. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on vocabulary context usage, prefixes, and a video quote. The grammar activity features the usage of nouns / gerunds ending in "-ing" and "-ings". There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

China’s fast-growing electric vehicle market is the largest in the world. After a slump earlier this year, the sale of electric cars nationwide is gaining speed again. Chinese carmaker Wuling has overtaken Tesla as the top-selling electric vehicle in China. The brand is a joint venture with General Motors to target young consumers and less affluent drivers.

Lesson Activities

Electric Vehicles
Short Answers, True / False
Collocations, Parts of Speech, Multiple Choice, Context Usage, Prefixes
Nouns / Gerunds ending in "-ing" or "-ings"
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Environmental Innovation, Cars, Modern Transportation, Driving, Travel

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