The Circular Economy and Agro Food
ESL video-based lesson plan
This ESL agriculture lesson introduces English learners to the circular economy in agri-food systems. It looks at the heavy ecological footprint of agriculture caused by high-yielding crops, synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and agricultural machinery.
It focus on practising 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.