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LA vs. NYC: Which Is Better?

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Video Length: 3:13

Updated on: 07/19/2022

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 on a comparison between Los Angeles and New York City. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about the USA, New York City, and Los Angeles. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes follow-up discussion questions, and activities on vocabulary context usage and categorizing the phrases in the video expressing similiarity/contrast. There are additional comparison, speaking, and video comment tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

YouTuber, Drew Binsky, explores the similarities and differences between LA and NYC. Which one do you think is better? Drew's got his answer!

Lesson Activities

USA, New York City, Los Angeles
Short Answers, Choosing NYC / LA / Both
Definition Matching, Vocabulary Context Usage, Phrases (similary/contrast)
Comparative Phrases
Comparison Task, Speaking Task, Video Comment Task, Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

USA, New York City, Los Angeles

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