Video Length: 1:32
Updated on: 05/17/2020
Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.
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In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short cinematic story about a milkshake that the mafia tried to poison in order to assassinate Fidel Castro. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about mafia and crime. Students learn some important vocabulary words, phrases, and expressions from the video. There is also a section on prepositions. The grammar activity features the subjunctive voice in the second conditional. There is a quiz and review with a bonus activity included.
According to a former Cuban intelligence official, CIA assassination attempts got pretty weird during the Cold War. The target: Fidel Castro. The weapon: A delicious milkshake.
Fidel Casto, Cuba, Mafia, CIA