The Effects of the Gig Economy on Mental Health
ESL news-based lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan deals with the theme of Health and well-being. In particular the effect that the gig economy is having on the mental health of workers. The ESL lesson is based on the article which was published by The Conversation.
It focus on practicing key skills related to reading, 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.