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Why Sitting Is Bad For You

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Video Length: 5:04

Updated on: 03/10/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on the risks of sitting for too long and how it affects the body and mind. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about sitting and posture. Students learn some important vocabulary words, phrases, and expressions from the video. The grammar activity features the usage of the adverb 'literally'. There is a quiz and review with a bonus activity included.

Video Description

Sitting down for brief periods can help us recover from stress or recuperate from exercise. But nowadays, our lifestyles make us sit much more than we move around. Are our bodies built for such a sedentary existence? Murat Dalkilinç investigates the hidden risks of sitting down.

Lesson Activities

Sitting, Posture, Modern Lifestyle
Pause the Video, Short Comprehension Questions
Translations, Physiological Terms, Verbs, Adjectives
Adverb 'literally'
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Sitting, Posture, Lifestyle

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