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You Can Live Without Producing Trash

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Video Length: 4:37

Updated on: 04/01/2016

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teenagers, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a girl who lives a zero-waste lifestyle. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about the environment, global issues, and zero-waste. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features an activity on question formation in the past simple. There are additional speaking tasks, as well as a quiz & review section.

Video Description

A girl who studied environmental sciences at NYU realized she was a hypocrite when she opened her fridge one day and noticed that everything was pacakged in plastic. This inspired her to pursue a zero-waste lifestyle. Just how hard is it?

Lesson Activities

Environment, Global Issues, Zero-Waste
Number Matching, Short Answers
Verbs, Phrasal Verbs, Image Matching, Phrases, Context Usage
Questions in Past Simple (W/H Questions)
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Environment, Global Issues, Zero-Waste

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