In these ESL lesson plans for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a drone that carries human passengers. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about drones and helicopters. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar exercises feature question formation in the past simple / present perfect, going to, and adverbs. In the cooperation activity students describe a trip, design a concept, or create legislation.
- Drones, Helicopters
- True / False, Post-Viewing Discussion
- Definitions, Context Usage
- Question Formation (in the past simple / present perfect) / to be + going to / Adverbs
- Describing a Trip, Designing a Concept / Features, Creating Legislation
Type of video: News Report / Interview
Length of video: 2:58
Topics: Drones, Helicopters
A reporter does an interview with a team member for the the E-hang 184, which is a pretty cool big-boy toy - a passenger drone integrated with self-pilot functionality, which allows you to simply hop in and go. The team member explains how it works and how it compares to a helicopter.
*Most suitable for intermediate - advanced students. Suitable for ages 14+