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Louis CK: Turning 40 Stand-Up Comedy

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Louis CK: Turning 40 Stand-Up Comedy

Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a stand-up comedy performance from a famous American comedian Louis CK. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about turning 40 years old and age. Students learn some important vocabulary terms from the video. The grammar activity features the usage of colloquial expressions in English for direct speech - "He was like..." and "He goes...". There is also a quiz & review section with a bonus activity. ***Contains mild profanity!*** It's recommended to check to make sure that the video content is appropriate for your student(s).

Lesson Notes
Video Length

Lesson Time
1–2 hrs.

Video Type

Lesson Activities
40 Years Old, Discussion About Age
Short Answers, True / False
Adjectives, Verbs, Phrases, Medical Terms
Expressions for Direct Speech (He was like... / He goes...)
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

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