Video Length: 2:33
Updated on: 07/13/2021
Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.
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In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a scene from the TV series Friends and do a listening exercise about a bad gift that Joey gets for his girlfriend. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about gift giving and birthdays. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on video quotes, vocabulary, and word choice. The grammar activity features the usage of the past simple + while + past continuous. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.
Joey complains that it’s hard to shop for his girlfriend so Chandler goes out to find her a better birthday gift.
Friends TV Series Clip, Bachelor Parties, Gift Giving, Birthdays