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What is Fake News?

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Video Length: 3:34

Updated on: 08/25/2020

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch an educational video about fake news, what it is, and how to know whether news is fake or not. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about the news and journalism. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. There is a section on prepositions, and the grammar activity features the usage of the verb "get" in the passive voice. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

This Cyber Civics student video asks (and answers) the million dollar question: What is Fake News? Learn more: www.cybercivics.com

Lesson Activities

News, Fake News, Journalism
Short Answers, Video Quote
Adjectives, Nouns, Verbs
Passive Voice: Using "get"
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

News, Fakes News

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