Is The 4th Agricultural Revolution Now?
ESL video-based lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan deals with the theme of Artificial Intelligence and agriculture . In particular the role of AI and other advanced technologies as a way to usher in the “fourth agricultural revolution”. Students will also look at the article The fourth agricultural revolution is coming, but who will it benefit? which was published by The Conversation.
They will learn about the different agricultural revolution, when they started and what set them apart from each other. Though this ESL intermediate reading comprehension exercise, ESL learners also will learn about the potential impact of this new agricultural revolution which is fueled by recent development in AI.
It focus on practicing key skills related to reading, speaking, collaboration and critical thinking. Students will learn different noun collocation as well how to use conjunctions, as well as adjectives and adverbs to express ideas.
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.