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Daylight Saving Time 101

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Video Length: 2:19

Updated on: 10/28/2022

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about daylight saving time. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about daylight saving time, sleep, sunlight, and lifestyle. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on vocabulary context usage, choosing definitions of some vocabulary terms used in the video based on context, and quotes from the video. The grammar activity features the usage of the comparative structure using a form of the verb "to be" + more / less likely + infinitive. There is an additional speaking and listening task included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

Daylight saving time is the practice of setting the clocks forward one hour during the spring and back again in the fall in order to take advantage of natural daylight. It has both benefits and negative consequences. This video helps you understand all of them.

Lesson Activities

Daylight Saving Time, Sunlight, Sleep
Prepositions, Short Answers, True / False / Not Given
Parts of Speech, Definition Matching, Nouns (collocations), Context Usage
Comparative structure "to be" + more / less likely + [infinitive verb]
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Daylight Saving Time, Sunlight, Sleep, Lifestyle

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