ESL lesson: What is an Economic Bubble?
ESL news-based lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan deals with the theme of Business and Finance. In particular the role of the stock market when it comes to economic bubbles. ESL students will learn what are economic bubbles, how they happen and look at different examples of economic bubbles that happened in the past.
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.