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Learn About IOT: The Internet of Things

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Video Length: 1:45

Updated on: 08/05/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short informational report and do a listening exercise on "the Internet of Things" and what exactly it means. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about the Internet, web-connected things, and how the Internet impacts our lives. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a quote from the video, vocabulary context usage, and rewriting sentences. The grammar activity features the usage of “What if...” + [present simple] to express a concern or to wonder about the consequences (negative impacts) of something. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

You've heard of smart homes and fitness trackers, but have you heard of the Internet of Things? The latest video in our Mashable Explains series takes a look at these cool gadgets.

Lesson Activities

The Internet, Web-Connected Devices, Information Technology
Short Answers, True / False / Not Given
Multiple Choice, Parts of Speech, Images, Context Usage
"What if..." + [present simple]
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

The Internet, Information Technology

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