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Why do people run the marathon?

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Why do people run the marathon?

Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about running marathons and why we do it. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about running and marathons. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to this topic. The grammar exercise features prepositions. In the cooperation activity students can create quotes and discuss the good side of human nature.

Lesson Notes
Video Length

Lesson Time
1–2 hrs.

Video Type

Lesson Activities
Running, Marathons
Short Answers, True / False, Post-Viewing Discussion
Definitions, Context Usage, Extra Running-related Vocabulary
Creating Quotes, Discussing the good side of human nature

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