The link between physics and race cars
ESL news-based lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan deals with the theme of physics and race cars. In particular the role of physics in the design of race tracks and cars. Lesson is suitable for both technical and non technical ESL learners. The ESL lesson is based on an 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.