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Age Isn't A Thing: The Oldest Hockey Player

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Video Length: 2:44

Updated on: 02/16/2022

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 the oldest hockey player in the world. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about age, sports, and hockey. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activites on a quote from the video, vocabulary context usage, and rewriting sentences. The grammar exercise features the usage of the present continuous for annoying or embarrassing habits. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

The oldest hockey player in the world, Mark Sertich, is 95 years old and still plays hockey. An inspirational character who talks about his daily routine and his life playing hockey with the local firefighters in the community.

Lesson Activities

Ageism, Hockey, Sports
Numbers, Short Answers
Write Your Own Definitions, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Present Continuous (for embarrassing / annoying habits)
Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Old Age, Hockey, Sports

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