In these ESL lesson plans for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise about McDonalds and obesity in America. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about fast food, diet, and McDonalds. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms related to these topics. The grammar exercises feature past continuous, second conditional, and get + adjectives. In the cooperation activity students can talk about diets, have a debate, or do a role-play conversation.
- Fast Food, McDonalds, Diet
- Fill-in-the-Blanks, Number Matching, Short Answers
- Definitions, Context Usage
- Past Continuous / Second Conditional / Get + adjectives
- Talking about diets, Having a debate, 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.
*Suitable for pre-intermediate - advanced students. Suitable for ages 14+. This topic can contain sensitive subjects. Please use at your own discretion and consider if the topic is appropriate for your student(s) or class.