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2 Critical Misconceptions About Happiness

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Video Length: 3:09

Updated on: 06/21/2022

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch and do a listening exercise on an educational report about happiness. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about happiness and pleasure. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes follow-up discussion questions based on the video, vocabulary context usage using prefixes, and CCQs on the usage of the discourse marker "well". The grammar section features the usage of the discourse marker "well". There is an additional interview and speaking task included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

The 2 biggest misconceptions about happiness, with Tal Ben-Shahar.

Lesson Activities

Happiness, Pleasure
Short Answers, Gerund Context Usage
Definition Matching (adjectives), Prefixes
Discourse Marker "Well"
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Happiness, Pleasure

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