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What Is Mental Health?

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Video Length: 5:39

Updated on: 10/05/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch an animated video about mental health. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities on a range of topics related to mental health. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a quote from the video, vocabulary context usage, and choosing between the present participle and infintive form. The grammar activity features using verb patterns with a verb + [object] + preposition + gerund. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

One in four adults experiences at least one diagnosable mental health problem in any given year. 9 out of 10 people who experience mental health problems say that they face stigma and discrimination as a result. Poor mental health in the workplace costs the UK an estimated £26billion a year.

Lesson Activities

Mental Health, Causes of Mental Health Issues, Mental Disorders
Short Answers, True / False
Prefixes, Parts of Speech, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Verb + [object] + preposition + [gerund]
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Mental Health, Mental Health Disorders

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