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Tom Petty | Mary Jane's Last Dance (Music Video)

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Video Length: 4:40

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 "Mary Jane's Last Dance" 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 past perfect. There is a quiz and review with a bonus activity included.

Video Description

Music video by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers performing Mary Jane's Last Dance.

Lesson Activities

US States, Past Simple, Phrase
Matching Activity, Song Lyric Interpretation
Phrasal Verbs, Verbs, Images, Lyric Gap Fill
Past Perfect
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Music Video, Tom Petty Song

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