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Becoming a Citizen of the USA

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Video Length: 2:36

Updated on: 06/02/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about the process and requirements for becoming a citizen of the USA. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about citizenship, immigration, permanent residence, and long-term visas. Students learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a video quote, vocabulary context usage, and choosing the correct grammatical form of the verb or adjective. The grammar activity features the difference between infinitive and and present participle clauses. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Learn the basics of becoming a U.S. citizen and find out more about other important requirements, including being able to read, write and speak English.

Lesson Activities

Citizenship, Immigration, Permanent Residence, Long-Term Visas
Requirements for Citizenship, Read Out Loud
Word Choice, Multiple Choice, Context Usage, Verb / Adjective Forms
Infinitive Clauses / Present Participle Clauses
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Citizenship, Social Issues, Immigration, Permanent Residence, Long-Term Visas

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