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Usain Bolt | Mini Bio

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Video Length: 2:12

Updated on: 09/20/2020

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short biography about Jamaican sprinter & Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about sports, Usain Bolt, and the Olympic Games. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, phrases, and prepositions from the video. The grammar section features the past continuous and past simple. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Usain Bolt was born in Jamaica in 1986. He won three gold medals at the 2008 Olympics, and becoming the first man in history to win both the 100-meter and 200-meter races in record times. Bolt won his fourth Olympic gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Lesson Activities

Sports, Olympics, Track and Field, Usain Bolt
Short Answers, True / False, Video Quote
Multiple Choice
Past Continuous / Past Simple
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Sports, Olympic Games, Track and Field

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