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What is Ramadan? The Islamic Holy Month

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Video Length: 3:38

Updated on: 04/27/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short news report and do a listening activity about Ramadan, the Islamic Holy Month. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about Ramadan and religion. Students learn some important vocabulary words and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a video quote, vocabulary context usage, and adjectives / adverbs from the video. The grammar activity features the usage of the present perfect simple in the negative form. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Young Muslims across Australia are fasting between sunrise and sunset during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. To find out more, we visited the Baltagie family at sunset when they broke their fast.

Lesson Activities

Ramadan, Religion
Short Answers, True / False
Multiple Choice, Phrases, Context Usage
Present Perfect Simple (in the negative form)
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Holiday, International Day, Ramadan, Islamic Holy Month

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