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Will Smith Tries Online Dating with Sophia the Robot

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Video Length: 4:31

Updated on: 09/29/2021

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 date Will Smith has with Sophia, the humanoid robot. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about artificial intelligence, robots, and dating. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on a video quote and vocabulary context usage. The grammar activity features the usage of present perfect vs present perfect continuous. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Will Smith seems to have a special attraction to Sophia the humanoid robot, so much that he takes her on a romantic date to the Cayman Islands. Things get awkward when wine, jokes, and the atmosphere of the island air get to Will Smith's head, and he decides to go in for the kiss. See how Sofia reacts.

Lesson Activities

Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Dating
Short Answers, True / False
Multiple Choice, Definition Matching, Context Usage
Present Perfect Simple & Continuous
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Dating

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