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Nike: Meet the Runners – Eliud Kipchoge

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Video Length: 1:22

Updated on: 07/14/2017

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a marathon runner trying to be the first to run a marathon under 2 hours. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about running, marathons, and memorable moments in sports history. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to this topic. The grammar exercise features no / any (negative sentences). In the cooperation activity students can create story scripts.

Video Description

Meet a runner from the Nike team who aspires to become the first one to ever run a marathon in under 2 hours. Find out what his secret to success is.

Lesson Activities

Running, Sports Moments
True / False, Matching Sentences, Post-Viewing Discussion
Definitions, Context Usage
No / Any (Expressing Negatives)
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Running, Motivation, Inspiration

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