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Weather On The Go | Heatwaves

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Video Length: 2:00

Updated on: 07/19/2022

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch an informative video and do a listening exercise on heatwaves. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about heat, heatwaves, temperature, and natural disasters. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes follow-up discussion questions and an activity on rewriting sentences using vocabulary that was used in the video. The grammar section features the usage of the comparative phrase "not...as + [adjective] + as". There are additional grammar follow-up activities included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

Did you know that heatwaves are actually Australia’s deadliest natural disaster? In this episode of Weather On The Go, we find out how heatwaves come about.

Lesson Activities

Heat, Heatwaves, Temperature, Natural Disasters
Short Answers, Video Tips (verbs)
Choose the Correct Definitions, Rewriting Sentences
Comparatives: "not as + [adjective] + as"
Follow-Up Grammar Tasks, Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Heat, Heatwaves, Temperature, Natural Disasters

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