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The Harvard of Santa Schools

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Video Length: 3:15

Updated on: 12/12/2022

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 an actual school where you can train to become Santa Claus. It's known as the 'Harvard of Santa Schools.' It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about Santa Claus. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms from the video. The post-vieiwng activities include follow-up discussion and CCQ discussion based on some vocabulary phrases the dean used in the video. The grammar exercise features compound words using present participles. There is an additional Santa school graduation speech and course development task, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

There's a school that exists in Michigan where you can actually train to become Santa Claus - known as the 'Harvard of Santa Schools.' Fly a sleigh, ride the Polar Express, maintain a nice-looking beard, and even learn some cool outdoorsman Santa-ish dance moves. And it's all an actual thing.

Lesson Activities

Christmas, Santa Claus
Santa Activities, Short Answers, Prediction Check
Images, CCQ Discussion
Compound Words (using present participles)
Santa Graduation Speech, Course Development, Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Christmas / Santa Claus

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