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Contact Lenses with Augmented Reality

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short sci-fi film and do a listening exercise about future technology & augmented reality. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about nature about future technology. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms, expressions, and phrases from the video. The grammar exercises feature the difference between going to vs will. There is also a quiz & review section which includes some bonus activities. Interactive Lesson Available!
Speaking:
Future Technology, Virtual Reality
Viewing:
Put Events in Order, Sentence Matching, Post-viewing Discussion
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Missing Letters, Adjectives, Adverbs, Context Usage
Grammar:
Difference between "be + going to" and "will"
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activities
Type of video: Short Film
Length of video: 7:52
Topics: Future Technology, Augmented Reality
With Google Glasses making headlines in the tech-world the past few years, this video takes a glimpse a few steps forward into our future. Will we be safe from our own technology?

Meet the Pilot: Smart Earpiece Language Translator

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a translation device that translates speech in real-time. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about languages and translation. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms from the video. The grammar exercise features the present perfect simple vs present perfect continuous. There is also a quiz & review section with a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Languages, Translation, Technology
Viewing:
Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Adjectives, Phrases, Context Usage
Grammar:
Present Perfect Simple vs Present Perfect Continuous
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity
Type of video: Product Commercial / Story
Length of video: 2:27
Topics: Languages, Translation, Technology
As technology gets better, so does translation. This short video tells the story of man who had trouble communicating with a French girl, inspiring him to develop a smart earpiece which can translate languages in real-time. A great topic for language lessons and generates great philosophical conversation.

Nonna's of the World: Restaurant Concept in NYC

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a restaurant concept in New York City. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about restaurants, cultural cuisine, and cooking. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The grammar exercise features the second conditional, parts of speech, and compound adjectives. In the cooperation activity students do an activity on a restaurant concepts and names.
Speaking:
Restaurant Concepts, Cultural Cuisine
Viewing:
True / False, Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Phrases, Context Usage, Compound Adjectives
Grammar:
Second Conditional
Cooperation:
Restaurant Concepts & Names
Type of video: Short Documentary / Story
Length of video: 2:24
Topics: Food, Alternative Restaurants
There can be many hidden restaurant gems in NYC, and the Enoteca Maria in Staten Island is one of them. Get to know the guy behind this awesome concept who only employs grandmothers from all over the world to cook for the customers. I mean, who doesn’t love grandma’s cooking?

How to Create the Perfect Philly Cheesesteak

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about the Philadelphia Cheesesteak. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about one's hometown, food, cooking, and American sandwiches. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms from the video. The grammar exercise features correlative comparisons. In the cooperation activity students do an activity on cooking a dish. There is also a quiz & review with a bonus activity.
Speaking:
Hometowns, Food, American Sandwiches
Viewing:
Multiple Choice
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Grammar:
Correlative Comparisons
Cooperation:
Cooking a Dish, Quiz & Review
Type of video: Instructional Recipe
Length of video: 2:38
Topics: Cooking, Cheesesteak, Sandwiches
Tony Luke, a sandwich connoisseur, shows you how to make the famous Philadelphia Cheesesteak, including his secret formula and methodology.

Supersize Me - Obesity In America (first 5 minutes)

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about McDonald's and obesity in America. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about fast food, obesity, and McDonald's. Students also learn and study some important vocabulary terms from the video. The grammar exercise features the second conditional. In the cooperation activity students can create "healthy" and "non-healthy" diets and do a role-play conversation.
Speaking:
Fast Food, McDonalds, Diet
Viewing:
Short Answers, Number Matching
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Verbs, Context Usage, Quote
Grammar:
Second Conditional
Cooperation:
Creating "healthy" and "unhealthy" diets, Doing a role-play conversation
Type of video: Educational Documentary
Length of video: 4:44
Topics: Fast Food, McDonalds, Obesity
Supersize Me is an educational documentary analyzing fast-food culture in the USA and McDonald’s immense role in this culture. The man in the documentary talks about interesting facts about McDonald's, discusses obesity, and compares the situation to the past.

Animated History of Coca-Cola

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about the history of Coca-Cola. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about Coca-Cola, drinks, and marketing. Students also learn some vocabulary terms from the video. The grammar exercise features the past simple. In the cooperation activity students can make slogans, stories, and do a writing exercise. There is also a quiz and review.
Speaking:
Coca-Cola, Drinks, Coca-Cola Facts
Viewing:
Short Answers, List Events in Order
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Phrasal Verbs, Context Usage, Word Choice
Grammar:
Past Simple
Cooperation:
Making Slogans, Creating Stories, Writing Exercise, Company History
Type of video: History / Animation
Length of video: 3:44
Topics: Business History, Coca-Cola, Drinks
An interesting animated short video about the birth of Coca-Cola back in the last year of the 19th century. This video then goes through the early years of America’s most popular soft drink and how it’s evolved into what it is today.

In This Class You Eat Ice Cream

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a university which offers ice cream courses. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about food, ice cream, and culture. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar exercise features present simple, present perfect simple, and present perfect continuous. In the cooperation activity students make slogans, courses, do a trivia activity, & more.
Speaking:
Ice Cream, Food, Culture
Viewing:
Short Answers, Number Matching
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Image Matching, Context Usage
Grammar:
Present Simple / Present Perfect Simple v.s Continuous
Cooperation:
Slogans, Creating Courses, Trivia Activity
Type of video: Informational
Length of video: 2:12
Topics: Ice Cream, Food, School
Dr. Bob Roberts runs the ice cream courses at Penn State University, and talks about why ice cream is so special and what exactly students study in the course.

The Best Female Rock Climber in the World is 14

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a young, professional, female climber. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about climbing. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to this topic. The grammar exercise features the difference between can, could, and be able to. It includes a quiz & reviw and an interview activity.
Speaking:
Climbing
Viewing:
Sentence Matching, Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Post-Viewing Discussion
Vocabulary:
Verbs & Phrasal Verbs, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Grammar:
Difference Between Can, Could, and Be able
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review, Interview
Type of video: Biography / Story
Length of video: 1:56
Topics: Climbing, Young Athletes
A short but sweet video featuring an inspiring young star, who can climb walls faster than anyone you know. Most people are just shocked watching this 14 year girl climb, and your students will be too.

Shredding the World's Highest Sand Dunes on Skis

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about two professional Swedish skiers. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about skiing and alternative sports. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar exercise features until vs by, and by the time. It inclues a quiz & review, and students can also make a special tour package.
Speaking:
Skiing, Alternative Sports
Viewing:
Short Answers, Multiple Choice
Vocabulary:
Adjectives, Nouns, Verbs, Context Usage
Grammar:
Until vs By / By the time
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review, Tour Agency Task
Type of video: Documentary / Story
Length of video: 2:48
Topics: Skiing, Alternative Sports
An interesting twist to the sport of skiing. Two professional Swedish skiers who hunt out spots and document their adventures shredding it up in the sand.

Wheelz in the Air: Hitting the Skatepark on a Wheelchair

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about a young man who is an WCMX rider. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about handicaps, extreme sports, & positive mental attitude. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and expressions related to these topics. The grammar exercise features how to use verb patterns. It also includes a quiz & review and an interview activity.
Speaking:
Handicaps, Extreme Sports
Viewing:
Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Adjectives, Context Usage
Grammar:
Verb Patterns (gerunds, infinitives, base verbs)
Cooperation:
Quiz & Review, Interview
Type of video: Biography / Story
Length of video: 2:14
Topics: Positive Mental Attitude, Extreme Sports, Handicaps
Aaron Fotheringham is a true legend, known as the godfather of WCMX. A young man with a great positive attitude, and isn’t afraid to go out on his wheelchair and rip it in the local skate park. Ever seen a backflip on your wheelchair? Your students probably haven’t either.

What's it like to live in Green Bay and hate the Packers?

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about the fans of the Green Bay Packers. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about fandom, American football, & sports. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and expressions related to these topics. The grammar exercises features indefinite pronouns (any, no, every, some). In the cooperation activity students do a summary activity.
Speaking:
Fandom, Sports, Green Bay
Viewing:
Multiple Choice
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Image Matching
Grammar:
Indefinite Pronouns (every, any, some, no)
Cooperation:
Summary
Type of video: Informational News Report
Length of video: 4:23
Topics: Sports Fans, American Football
A sports reporter goes around and shows what life is all about under the green and gold skies of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Are your students as crazy about their sports team as these cheese-heads?

Women's World Football Games

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about women who play American football. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about gender roles, American football, and sports. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and expressions related to these topics. The grammar exercise features how to use' like' and 'as'. In the cooperation activity students can do an interview.
Speaking:
American Football, Gender Roles, Sports
Viewing:
True / False, Short Answers
Vocabulary:
Nouns, Extra Terms & Phrases, Context Usage, Parts of Speech
Grammar:
How to Use 'Like' and 'As'
Cooperation:
Interview
Type of video: Informational Documentary
Length of video: 5:58
Topics: Gender Roles, American Football
Who says women can’t play football? Meet the female pioneers expanding the game to their own gender. The female players show you how they play and get a conversation going about differences in male and female social roles.

Meet the World's Oldest Hockey Player

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 and sports. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and expressions related to age, sports, and hockey. The grammar exercises feature prepositions of time and superlative adjectives. In the cooperation activity students do interviews and create their own documentary scenes.
Speaking:
Ageism, Hockey, Sports
Viewing:
Short Answers, Number Matching, Multiple Choice
Vocabulary:
Definitions, Context Usage, Parts of Speech, Expressions
Grammar:
Prepositions of Time / Superlative Adjectives
Cooperation:
Interview Questions, Creating a Documentary, Quotes
Type of video: Biography / Story
Length of video: 2:44
Topics: Ageism, Hockey, Sports
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.

The Singing Trump: Trump Impersonator on America’s Got Talent

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video about a singing Donald Trump impersonator. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about Donald Trump and performances. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and expressions related to these topics. The grammar exercises feature state / action verbs, and how to use 'be going to' in the future. In the cooperation activity students can make news report question, or give a public statement.
Speaking:
Donald Trump, Impersonation, Performances
Viewing:
Short Answers, Choosing Correct Word
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Phrases, Expressions, Context Usage
Grammar:
Gonna & Going to / Difference between state and action verbs
Cooperation:
News Report Questions, Giving a Public Statement
Type of video: Comedy Performance
Length of video: 5:32
Topics: Donald Trump, Performances
This guy is just a riot. Guaranteed to make your students crack up and just an overall great and funny experience to do in the classroom. This Trump impersonator gets crazy on stage in front of millions on an unforgettable America's Got Talent performance.

Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a viewing exercise about electronic cigarettes and smoking. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about smoking and vaping. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and expressions related to these topics. The grammar exercises feature the difference between any / no / none / nothing, and despite / in spite of / although / even though. In the cooperation activity students make news reports.
Speaking:
Electronic Cigarettes, Normal Cigarettes
Viewing:
Multiple Choice, True / False
Vocabulary:
Verbs, Nouns, Context Usage
Grammar:
Any, No, None, Nothing / Despite, In spite of, Although, Even though
Cooperation:
Opinions, News Report, Vlog
Type of video: News Report / Documentary
Length of video: 3:37
Topics: Smoking, E-Cigarettes, Health
Electronic vaping has become a billion dollar industry. Should we be worried about it as much as cigarettes? BBC explores the reality behind this new, hot trend. In this video, your students will hear from a couple experts on the matter.