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What It's Like to Fly Into a Hurricane

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Video Length: 2:36

Updated on: 05/20/2021

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 about a pilot who actually flies an airplane through a hurricane. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about natural disasters and hurricanes. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a phrase from the video, vocabulary context usage, verbs, and correct forms of the verb "to fly" sentences. The grammar activity features an exercise on the usage of get + [adjective] to express change. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Justin Kibber, a 'Hurricane Hunter,' talks about his experience flying through Hurricane Earl, and what is what like to be in the eye of the storm. Discuss the topic of hurricanes in general with your students and other adrenaline-filled jobs out there in the world.

Lesson Activities

Hurricanes, Dangerous Jobs
True / False, Questions Based on the Video
Phrases, Multiple Choice, Word Choice, Context Usage, Verb "to fly"
Get + [adjective] to express change
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Hurricanes, Dangerous Jobs

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