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Shredding the Skatepark on a Wheelchair

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Video Length: 2:14

Updated on: 11/05/2020

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a young man who is an WCMX rider. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about handicaps and extreme sports. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activites on vocabulary context usage and word choice. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Aaron Fotheringham is a true legend, known as the godfather of WCMX. A young man with a great positive attitude, and isn’t afraid to go out on his wheelchair and rip it in the local skate park. Ever seen a backflip on your wheelchair? Your students probably haven’t either.

Lesson Activities

Handicaps, Extreme Sports
Short Answers
Nouns, Adjectives, Context Usage, Word Choice
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Positive Mental Attitude, Extreme Sports, Handicaps

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