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Gun Control in the USA vs. Germany

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Video Length: 7:36

Updated on: 06/02/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults, students watch a report and do a listening exercise on an interview with a German man who discusses how gun control is different in the USA compared with Germany. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about guns and gun control. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on vocabulary context usage, and choosing the correct third person singular or plural subject-verb agreement. The grammar activity features subject-verb agreement in English. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Due to its mass shootings, maybe the US should take some gun control advice from Germany - where citizens are armed, but not nearly as dangerous. Carl Nasman explains.

Lesson Activities

Guns, Gun Control
Short Answers, True / False
Prefixes, Parts of Speech, Word Choice Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Subject-Verb Agreement (special cases)
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Guns, Gun Control, Social & Political Issues, Violence

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