Tag Archives: Video-based

Steve Gleason on Courage (Advanced Lesson Plan)

A lesson on courage and adversity based on Steve Gleason’s acceptance speech at the ESPY Awards. The lesson is advanced ESL (C1/C2).

U.S. Citizenship & The Naturalization Process (Advanced Lesson)

A video-based lesson on the naturalization process of becoming a U.S. citizen (C1/C2 ESL)

Utopia (Advanced Lesson Plan)

A video-based lesson plan on the concept of utopia and utopian societies. The lesson includes speaking and vocabulary activities.

Amazon Tribe Gets Internet (Advanced Lesson Plan)

A lesson on how the arrival of Starlink Internet access affected a remote Amazon tribe. The lesson includes speaking & vocabulary activities.

What Europeans Think of Americans (C1 Level Lesson)

A video-based lesson on what Europeans think of Americans. The lesson contains speaking activities for upper-intermediate/advanced (C1) ESL.

Trad Wives & Gender Roles (Advanced Lesson Plan)

A video-based lesson on the trad wife trend spread on social media that promotes women returning to traditional gender roles. (C1/C2 ESL)

Echoes of Genocide in Palestine (Advanced Lesson Plan)

An advanced lesson based on a video of a Holocaust survivor who compares her experiences to the genocide of Palestinians. (C1 ESL)

Dan Saunders & The ATM Glitch (Advanced Lesson)

A lesson about an Australian man who withdrew 1.6 million dollars after discovering an ATM glitch. The lesson includes speaking activities.

The Brown Eyes/Blue Eyes Experiment (Upper-Intermediate)

A lesson on Jane Elliott’s Brown Eyes/Blue Eyes experiment that aimed to teach students about discrimination. This lesson is for B2/C1 levels.

Etiquette Rules for Visiting Japan (Advanced Lesson Plan)

A YouTube video-based lesson on etiquette tips for visiting Japan. The lesson includes speaking and vocabulary activities for C1/C2 ESL.

Steve Jobs on Ideas & Teamwork (Advanced Lesson Plan)

An advanced lesson based on a Steve Jobs interview about ideas and teamwork. The lesson has speaking and vocabulary activities for ESL class.

Milgram’s Obedience Experiment (Advanced Lesson Plan)

A lesson on Stanley Milgram’s study on obedience and authority. It includes speaking and vocabulary activities for advanced ESL class.

Breakfast Around the World (Upper-Intermediate Lesson)

A lesson on breakfast food around the world based on a YouTube video by Insider Food. The lesson includes vocabulary and speaking activities.

Breakfast Around the World (Advanced Lesson Plan)

A lesson on breakfast food around the world based on a YouTube video by Insider Food. The lesson includes vocabulary and speaking activities.

Escaping Reality to Avoid Life (Advanced Lesson)

A lesson based on a YouTube Video “Signs You Are Escaping Reality to Avoid Life.” The lesson includes speaking activities for C1/C2 ESL.

OpenAI’s Sora Blows Minds (Advanced Lesson)

An lesson on OpenAI’s Sora, a new AI model that generates video, and its impact on the entertainment industry. Speaking activities included.

Neuralink Implants Brain Chip (Upper-Intermediate)

A video-based lesson on the successful implant of a brain chip into a human by Elon Musk’s company Neuralink for upper-intermediate ESL class.

Neuralink Implants Brain Chip (Advanced Lesson)

A video-based lesson on the successful implant of a brain chip into a human by Elon Musk’s company Neuralink for advanced ESL class.

Hedonism & The Experience Machine (Advanced Lesson)

An advanced lesson on a TED-Ed video about Nozick’s Experience Machine. This speaking-focused lesson discusses hedonism and reality.

The Generation Gap Australian Lamb Ad (Advanced Lesson)

An advanced video-based lesson on The Generation Gap, an advertisement by Australian Beef. The lesson includes roleplays, debates, etc.

The Story of Music (Advanced Lesson)

An advanced lesson based on a BBC video entitled “The Story of Music.” Lesson includes speaking & vocabulary activities for ESL class.