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How the US Election Works

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How the US Election Works

Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short informational video about the election system in the USA and how the electoral college works. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other speaking activities about elections, voting, and politics. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes sections on a video quote and word choice. The grammar exercise features the future continuous. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Lesson Notes
Video Length

Lesson Time
1–2 hrs.

Video Type

Lesson Activities
Elections, Voting, Politics
Short Answers, True / False
Adjectives / Adverbs, Nouns, Word Choice
Future Continuous
Quiz & Review

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