Can we Reverse Biological Aging?
ESL news-based lesson plan
Is aging just a disease? And if so, can we “cure” it or even reverse aging itself? That is what we will look at in this ESL lesson plan on health and growing older. Students will develop an awareness of the research in synthetic biology to eliminate disease and help us live longer, healthier lives.
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.