In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video about a teenager who was born with a deformed leg and without fingers, but used positive mental attitude to be grateful for what he has instead of what he doesn't have. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about disabilities, life challenges, surgery, and physical therapy. Students learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. For grammar, students do an activity on adjectives prepositions with discussion. In the cooperation activity, students make quotes, prepare questions, or a special guide.
- Disabilities, Life Challenges, Surgery, Physical Therapy
- Short Answers, True / False, Post-Viewing Discussion
- Definitions, Context Usage, Image Matching, Parts of Speech
- Prepositions + Discucssion
- Making Quotes, Preparing Questions, Making a Guide
Type of video: Interview / Short Story
Length of video: 4:27
Topics: Disabilities, Life Challenges, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Sports
A teenager who was born without a deformed arm and leg turned his disability into a gift, excelling at sports and learning techniques how to burn away any negative thoughts, as well as how to fit in within social groups. He counts his blessings and grateful for the things he has in life.
*Most suitable for intermediate - upper intermediate students. Suitable for ages 14+