English for Health and Safety: Manual Handling
ESL video-based lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan deals with the theme of English for Health and Safety. With this ESL lesson students will learn about the the dangers associated with lifting and handling in the workplace. They will also be aware of te practical steps that can be taken to minimise and control the risks that it presents.
The course covers expressions and language structures so that students can understand what manual handling is, the main injuries that can result from it, avoiding or assessing manual handling activities and reducing the risk through good handling techniques.
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.