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Lunar New Year Traditions

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Video Length: 2:19

Updated on: 01/12/2023

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short video about Lunar New Year celebrations and its traditions, as well as what some of the traditions symbolize. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about Lunar New Year and traditions. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms from the video. The post-viewing section includes follow-up discussion activities and an activity on vocabulary context usage. The grammar sections feature the usage of the present simple for traditions, as well as 'there is... / there are...' . There are additional traditions tasks and a quiz & review section included.

Video Description

Give your early learners background knowledge on Lunar New Year with this free video from Scholastic News. Your students will learn about this special holiday’s traditions from getting a haircut to celebrations on the streets!

Lesson Activities

Lunar New Year, Traditions, Symbolism
Traditions Sequencing, Symbolism, Short Answers
Images, Foods
Present Simple (for traditions), There is... / There are...
Traditions Task, Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Lunar New Year, Traditions, Symbolism

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