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This Grandma Gamer Knows How To Play

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Video Length: 1:06

Updated on: 07/25/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL mini-lesson plan for adults, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on a short documentary about a grandma who is a video gamer. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about video gaming and old age. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on vocabulary context usage, in addition to grammar on the present perfect continuous. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

80-year-old Shirley Curry defies grandma stereotypes by becoming one of the oldest avid Skyrim players in the world. She believes video games keep her mind active and says other people her age could benefit greatly from slaying virtual dragons.

Lesson Activities

Video Gaming, Old Age
Short Answers, True / False / Not Given, Discussion Topics
Multiple Choice, Missing Letters
Present Perfect Continuous
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Video Games, Old Age

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