ESL Lesson: Why Netflix Is So Binge-Worthy
ESL news-based lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan deals with the theme of movies and Technology. When Netflix recommends a show or movie, that recommendation is backed by a slew of machine-learning capabilities. The ESL lesson is based on the video Why Netflix’s Algorithm Is So Binge-Worthy | Mach | NBC News.
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.