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Why We Need to Save Endangered Foods

ESL news-based lesson plan

Lesson Overview

This ESL lesson plan  deals with the theme of Food Insecurity.  In particular the role of plant diversity within our food supply. 

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.

Lesson Includes

Quick Info

Lesson Overview

ESL video lesson plan for sustainable urban development . Particularly, The effect our current approach to urban growth is affecting our food security. The lesson is based on the video “Effects of rapid urbanization on the food system” by  Peter Edwards.

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 classroom ESL lesson. However, lesson can run up to 3 hours ( consider two  90-minute lessons or for university teachers adjust as needed).

Student’s fillable PDF worksheet and the Interactive presentation lesson slides can be used as a lesson plan for teaching English online.

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.

Quick Info

Starter and discussions

Previewing activities to help stimulate interest in the topic as well as connect to previously known knowledge. Critical thinking discussion activity.

Grammar and Activity

Language Focus: A key language function or grammar point is elected based on use in the article

Vocabulary Check: idioms, verb + noun  collocations , word formation  relating to the topic.

Activity : A report, letter, presentation , A review, an email,  forum

Lesson Includes

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