How can we secure the Internet of Things?
ESL news-based lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan is on the theme cybersecurity. In particular securing the Internet of Things (IoT) or connected devices where we need to consider a wider range of issues than traditional cybersecurity. Students will learn language structure and English vocabulary to talk about cybersecurity.
In this ESL lesson, students will be asked to watch a video and link it to what they are learning: What is the Internet of Things (IoT) and how can we secure it? .
Overall, the ESL lesson focuses 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.