Lessons

Travel & Transport

10 Tips: How to Survive a Long Flight

In these ESL lesson plans for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about tips for surviving a long flight. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about flying and flights. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to this topic. The grammar exercises feature the future tense (will vs going to), get + adjectives, verb structures (get and have). In the cooperation activity students create stories or make a travel vlog.
Speaking:
Flying, Flights, Travel
Viewing:
Short Answers, Mark What You See, Post-Viewing Discussion
Vocabulary:
Definitions, Context Usage
Grammar:
Future (will vs going to) / Get + Adjectives / Verb Structures (Get / Have)
Cooperation:
Story-telling, Making a Vlog

Can Our Minds Handle a Mission to Mars?

In these ESL lesson plans for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about an experiment to prepare psychologically for a trip to Mars. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about Mars. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to this topic. The grammar exercises feature the passive voice, modal verbs, and the difference between even / even if / even though. In the cooperation activity students plan a trip, make interviews, or vlog recordings.
Speaking:
Mars Colonization, Facts
Viewing:
Short Answers, Multiple Choice, True / False
Vocabulary:
Definitions, Context Usage
Grammar:
Passive / Modal Verbs / Difference between even, even if, even though
Cooperation:
Planning a trip to Mars, Making Interviews, Making Vlog Recordings

AirBnB Targets Business Travelers

In these ESL lesson plans for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about AirBnB and hotels. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about AirBnB and the sharing economy. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar exercises feature the present simple (adverbs of frequency), to be used to + ing verb, and present perfect continuous. In the cooperation activity students write descriptions, reviews or present an experience.
Speaking:
AirBnB, Hotels, Uber, Sharing Economy
Viewing:
Multiple Choice
Vocabulary:
Definitions, Context Usage
Grammar:
Present Simple (adverbs of frequency) / to be used to + ing verb / Present Perfect Continuous
Cooperation:
Writing descriptions & reviews, Present an experience

Jumbo Drone that Carries Humans

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.
Speaking:
Drones, Helicopters
Viewing:
True / False, Post-Viewing Discussion
Vocabulary:
Definitions, Context Usage
Grammar:
Question Formation (in the past simple / present perfect) / to be + going to / Adverbs
Cooperation:
Describing a Trip, Designing a Concept / Features, Creating Legislation

Space Hotels Aren't Sci-Fi Anymore

In these ESL lesson plans for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about space hotels. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about hotels and outer space. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar exercises feature question formation in the present simple and the second conditional. In the cooperation activity students make an imaginative experience, describe a special kind of trip with photos, or create a new concept.
Speaking:
Hotels, Outer Space
Viewing:
Multiple Choice, True / False
Vocabulary:
Definitions, Context Usage, Phrasal Verbs
Grammar:
Question Formation (in the present simple) / Second Conditional
Cooperation:
Make an Imaginative Experience, Story-telling, Creating a Concept