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The History of the Conflict Between Russia & Ukraine

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Video Length: 1:15

Updated on: 02/28/2022

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a news report video and do a listening exercise about the history of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about war and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a quote from the video, vocabulary context usage, and rewriting sentences. The grammar activity features the usage of the past perfect and the present perfect. There are additional speaking and listening tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

Russia has launched an attack on Ukraine. This video explains the history of the conflict in a minute. The two countries have a long complex history - let's take a look at the background of the attack.

Lesson Activities

War, Russia / Ukraine Conflict, Politics
Short Answers, True / False
Definition Matching, Multiple Choice, Context Usage, Rewriting Sentences
Past Perfect vs. Present Perfect
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Social & Political Issues, Politics, Russia, Politics, Ukraine, War, Conflict

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