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5 Ways to Spot Fake News

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Video Length: 1:09

Updated on: 08/25/2020

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch an educational video about fake news and how to spot it. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about the news and journalism. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The grammar activity features the usage of "whether". There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

These days it can be hard to tell what news is legit, what's opinion, and what's full-on fake. These five tips can help you weed out the real from the completely made up.

Lesson Activities

News, Fake News, Journalism
Matching Activity, Short Answers
Verbs, Adjectives, Context Usage
Whether (conjunction)
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

News, Fakes News

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