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ESL for Construction: Self-healing concrete

What if Cracks in Concrete Could Fix Themselves?

ESL news-based lesson plan

Lesson Overview

In this ESL video lesson plan, students will be expose to construction vocabulary . Particularly, the use of self-healing concrete in the construction industry.  The lesson is based on the TED video What if Cracks in Concrete Could Heal Themselves

It focus on practicing key skills related to Listening, speaking, collaboration and critical thinking.  You will need at least 90 minutes to complete this lesson, if used as a flipped ESL lesson. However, lesson can run up to 3 hours ( consider two  90-minute lessons or for university teachers adjust as needed).

While targeting intermediate and upper-intermediate language learners of English, it is highly adaptable as it have been purposely designed to faciliate mixed-levelled classes. This includes in a tertiary institution such as a university or within a professional environment, targeting professionals.

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