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The Benefits Of Laughter

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Video Length: 5:36

Updated on: 01/06/2022

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 and educational video about the benefits of laughter and why people laugh. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about laughing. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on vocabulary context usage, phrasal verbs, and rewriting sentences. The grammar activity features preposition + noun collocations / phrases. There are additional speaking tasks, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

We all love a good laugh. But it's not just a laughing matter - laughter benefits our minds, our relationships and our bodies. It also has a dark side - some people have actually died whilst laughing. Neuroscientist and stand-up comedian Sophie Scott explains.

Lesson Activities

Laughter, Humor
Short Answers, Sentences About Laughing
Plural Nouns, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Preposition + Noun Collocations / Phrases
Quiz & Review

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