ESL lesson: How do viruses jump from animals to humans?

How do Viruses Jump From Animals to Humans?

ESL video-based lesson plan

Lesson Overview

ESL video lesson plan for Biology. This looks at how viruses can jump from one species to another and the deadly epidemics that can result from these pathogens.This lesson is based on the TED video “How do viruses jump from animals to humans?”.

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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