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Tom Petty | Into the Great Wide Open (Music Video)

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Video Length: 6:41

Updated on: 03/31/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a music video of Tom Petty's classic hit "Into the Great Wide Open" and do a listening exercise on it. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about the music video themes. Students learn some important vocabulary words, phrases, and expressions from the song and imagery in the video. The grammar activity features the difference between past simple and would + [base verb]. There is a quiz and review with a bonus activity included.

Video Description

Music video by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers performing Into The Great Wide Open.

Lesson Activities

Adventures, Rock Star Life, Hollywood
List the Events in Order, Multiple Choice
Nouns, Verbs, Phrases
Past Simple / Would + [Base Verb]
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Tom Petty Song

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