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Nelson Mandela Interview With Oprah

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Video Length: 3:41

Updated on: 07/16/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on an interview between Nelson Mandela and Oprah Winfrey. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about Mandela, oppression, apartheid, and world peace. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on quotes from the video with CCQ questions, vocabulary context usage, and antonyms for some of the nouns from the video. The grammar activity features the usage of "one of the..." + [superlative adjectives]. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

In this compilation of 'Oprah Show' clips, we reflect on Nelson Mandela's powerful presence and timeless words of wisdom.

Lesson Activities

Nelson Mandela, Humanity, Peace, Oppression
Short Answers, Discussion, Choose the Correct Word
Definition Matching, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
"one of the..." + [superlative adjective]
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Humanity, Social Issues, Peace, Nelson Mandela

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