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What Is Inflation?

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Video Length: 1:28

Updated on: 03/31/2022

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 inflation. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about inflation and economics. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a quote from the video, vocabulary context usage, and the difference in usage between the verbs "rise" and "raise". The grammar activity features the usage of verbs and adverbs expressing trends. There is an additional grammar activation and speaking task included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

Inflation has been in the spotlight of global economic issues over the past few years for numerous reasons. Learn all about the basics of inflation with this video by CNN 10.

Lesson Activities

Inflation, Economics
Short Answers, Video topics (discussed / not discussed)
Noun Phrases, Verbs, "Rise" vs. "Raise", Context Usage
Verbs / Adverbs Expressing Trends
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Inflation, Economics

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