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You Can Live Without Producing Trash

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teenagers, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a girl who lives a zero-waste lifestyle. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about the environment, global issues, and zero-waste. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar exercise features an activity on question formation in the past simple. In the cooperation activity, students can do a quiz & review.
Speaking:
Environment, Global Issues, Zero-Waste
Viewing:
Number Matching, Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Phrasal Verbs, Image Matching, Phrases, Context Usage
Grammar:
Questions in Past Simple (W/H Questions)
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review

Will Smith Tries Online Dating with Sophia the Robot

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, & dating. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar exercise features the present perfect simple / continuous. In the cooperation activity students can write a letter or do a short role play 'from the future.'
Speaking:
Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Dating
Viewing:
Short Answers, True / False
Vocabulary:
Adjectives, Nouns, Verbs / Phrasal Verbs, Context Usage
Grammar:
Present Perfect Simple & Continuous
Cooperation:
Writing a Letter, Role Play 'from the future'

Breeding the World's Hottest Pepper

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about the hottest pepper in the world. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about spicy food and hot peppers. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar features how to use indefinite / definite articles. In the cooperation activity students can do a quiz & review activity.
Speaking:
Spicy Food, Hot Peppers
Viewing:
Choose the Correct Word, Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Phrasal Verbs, Other Phrases, Context Usage
Grammar:
How to Use Indefinite & Definite Articles
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review

700 mph in a tube: The Hyperloop Experience

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about the Hyperloop. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about modern transportation and travel. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and expressions related to transportation. The grammar exercises features the passive voice. In the cooperation activity students do a summary activity and have an imaginative discussion about travel.
Speaking:
Modern Transportation, Travel, Hyperloop
Viewing:
Short Answers, Multiple Choice
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Expressions, Nouns, Adjectives, Context Usage
Grammar:
Passive Voice
Cooperation:
Summary, Hyperloop Experience Activity

Google Assistant: Making Reservations

In this ESL lesson plan for teens and adults, students watch a video of Google's AI assistant making a reservation. It includes discussion and dialogue activities about restaurants, eating out, and making reservations. Students learn some important vocabulary terms related to this topic and do an activity using the important vocabulary terms from the video. For grammar, students do an exercise on prepositions of time and past simple questions. In the cooperation activity, students can do a dialogue and role play.
Speaking:
Making Reservations, Eating Out
Viewing:
Short Answers, True / False
Vocabulary:
Just in case, Adjectives, Verbs, Context Usage
Grammar:
Prepositions of Time, Past Simple Questions
Cooperation:
Dialogue & Role Play

How to be an Entrepreneur

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on how to be an entrepreneur and what makes them successful. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about entrepreneurs / entrepreneurship. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features nouns + gerunds and infinitives. There is also a quiz & review section which includes some bonus activities.
Speaking:
Entrepreneurs, Business
Viewing:
Short Answers, Finish the Sentences
Vocabulary:
Adjectives / Adverbs, Phrases, Context Usage
Grammar:
Nouns + Gerunds / Infinitives
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activities

The single biggest reason why start-ups succeed

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on startup companies and what makes them successful. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about entrepreneurs and startups. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the modal verb 'would' in the progressive form. There is also a quiz & review section which includes some bonus activities.
Speaking:
Startup Companies, Entrepreneurship
Viewing:
Short Answers, Finish the Sentences
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Parts of Speech, Phrases, Context Usage
Grammar:
How to Use: 'Would' + be + -ing Verb
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activities

How 9 Billionaires Start Their Mornings

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on the morning routines of 9 billionaires. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about morning routines. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the difference between 'while' and 'when'. There is also a quiz & review section which includes a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Morning Routines
Viewing:
Match the Sentence Halves, Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Adjectives / Adverbs, Missing Letters, Phrases, Images, Context Usage
Grammar:
Difference Between 'While' and 'When'
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Why Irish Hurling Is the Fastest Game on Grass

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on the game of hurling in Ireland. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about hurling and Ireland. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the usage of 'as + adjective/adverb + as'. There is also a quiz & review section which includes a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Hurling, Sports
Viewing:
Short Answers, Numbers in the Video
Vocabulary:
Adjectives, Missing Letters, Context Usage
Grammar:
Usage of 'as + adjective / adverb + as'
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

The Rules of Baseball

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on the rules of baseball and how it's played. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about baseball. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the passive voice in the present simple for explaining sports rules. There is also a quiz & review section which includes a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Baseball, Sports
Viewing:
Short Answers, Matching Activity
Vocabulary:
Image Matching, Verbs, Nouns, Context Usage
Grammar:
Passive Voice in the Present Simple
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

The Rules of Cricket

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on the rules of cricket and how it's played. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about cricket. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the third conditional. There is also a quiz & review section which includes a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Cricket, Sports
Viewing:
Short Answers, Matching Activity
Vocabulary:
Image Matching, Verbs, Definitions, Context Usage
Grammar:
Third Conditional
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Nobody Wants to Help You Move - Key & Peele

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on a comedy skit about a couple arguing over moving apartments. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about moving homes. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the usage of 'going to' and 'will' for the future. There is also a quiz & review section which includes a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Moving Apartments, Cities, Homes
Viewing:
Short Answers / Multiple Choice
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Definitions, Phrases, Context Usage, 'Be about to + verb'
Grammar:
How to Use 'Going to' and 'Will' for Future
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Fake meat is the future. Here's why

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about 'Impossible Foods' and 'Beyond Meats', and the surge in plant-based burgers. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about vegetarianism and plant-based foods. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the usage of 'though'. There is also a quiz & review section which includes a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Vegetarianism, Plant-Based "Meats"
Viewing:
True / False, Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Nouns, Context Usage
Grammar:
Usage of the Adverb 'though'
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

The Science Behind the Impossible Burger

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about plant-based burgers and vegetarianism. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about plant-based meats and vegetarianism. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the difference between state / action verbs. There is also a quiz & review section which includes a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Burgers, Plant-Based Meats, Vegetarianism
Viewing:
Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Nouns, Phrasal Verbs, Context Usage
Grammar:
State - Action Verbs
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

What is Neuralink - Neural Lace Explained

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about 'Neuralink' and neural lace, what exactly it is, and how it works. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about advanced technology and AI. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the usage of 'recently' and 'so far' in the present perfect simple and continuous. There is also a quiz & review section which includes a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Advanced Technology, Artificial Intelligence
Viewing:
Short Answers, True / False
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Verbs, Images, Context Usage
Grammar:
'Recently' and 'So far' with Present Perfect Simple & Continuous
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity