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Groundhog Day, Explained


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Groundhog Day, Explained

Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch an educational video and do a listening exercise on the history, traditions, and facts about "Groundhog Day", which takes place on February 2. It includes discussion questions and other speaking activities about winter, groundhogs, and Pennsylvania. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a video quote, vocabulary context usage, and the zero / first conditional. The grammar activity features the structures and uages of both the zero and first conditional. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.


Lesson Notes
Video Length
3:06

Lesson Time
1–2 hrs.

Video Type

Lesson Activities
Speaking
Traditions, Winter, Groundhogs, Pennsylvania
Viewing
Short Answers, Number Matching
Vocabulary
Write Your Own Definition, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Grammar
Zero Conditional, First Conditional
Additional
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

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