The effects of radiation on the flora and fauna of Chernobyl
ESL news-based lesson plan
This ESL lesson plan deals with the theme of Industrial Risk and safety. Student will learn about the risk associated with nuclear powerplants. They will also look at the Chernobyl nuclear accident and the the lasting effects of radiation on the flora and fauna of Chernobyl, Ukraine.
It focus on practising 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.