The Future: Kurzweil & the Singularity (Advanced ESL Lesson Plan)

Download the Future ESL lesson plan here: Future-Kurzweil-Singularity-Advanced-16042012.docx

(Originally posted April 2012)

The singularity is coming

Future ESL Lesson Plan: Advanced: Warm-up (Pair Work)

1) What is your favorite science fiction movie about the future?
2) When you were a child, what did you imagine the future would be like?
3) What do you think your life will be like in 2045?
4) Imagine you could live twice as long. How would you use your time?
5) If you had the ability to modify the human body, what changes would you make?

Reading: Kurzweil & the Singularity

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5 comments on “The Future: Kurzweil & the Singularity (Advanced ESL Lesson Plan)

  1. Derek Logan (Posted on 2-12-2013 at 05:08) Reply

    Just wanted to say thanks. This is a heavy lesson and look forward to trying it tomorrow.

  2. Johnny D (Posted on 7-16-2014 at 21:50) Reply

    Awesome! Thx bud!

  3. Fraser O (Posted on 11-23-2014 at 17:02) Reply

    Thanks a lot for this, great lesson plan. Used it a couple of times with great success!

  4. Kim (Posted on 11-4-2019 at 00:58) Reply

    The Kurzweil link didn’t work for me.

    1. mb Post author (Posted on 11-4-2019 at 19:56) Reply

      If you mean the link to the katalystnetwork, then yes, it appears to be dead. If this is not what you mean, however, please clarify. Thanks

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