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Friends: Joey's Awful Mistake

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Video Length: 2:07

Updated on: 03/23/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a scene from the TV series Friends and do a listening exercise about an awful mistake Joey made one time with a girlfriend. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about making mistakes and dating. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on video quotes, adjectives, prepositions, and the past simple. The grammar activity features superlative adjectives used with the present perfect simple. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

When Joey hears that Chandler is hanging out with a girl named Ginger he is forced to tell Monica and Phoebe the most awful thing he's ever done.

Lesson Activities

Making Mistakes, Dating, Cabins
Short Answers, True / False, Events in Order
Multiple Choice, Images, Context Usage, Past Simple (verbs)
Superlative Adjectives + Present Perfect Simple
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Friends TV Series Clip, Dating, Relationships, Funny Experiences

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