What Is the Gig Economy?

Video-based ESL lesson plan

Lesson Overview

ESL video lesson plan for economy. Students will look at the evolution of alternative forms of employment characteristic of what is  called the gig economy. The lesson is based on the video “What’s  the Gig economy?”  by Financial Time.

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.

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