Daily Archives: April 5, 2019

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “ESL Lesson for TED Talk: A Life Lesson from a Volunteer Firefighter Freebie”

by Real Cool English

9th – 12th Grade

FREEBIE! ESL lesson based on a TED talk by Mark Bezos and is designed for intermediate and above ESL learners to practice listening, speaking, reading, vocabulary and grammar skills. Discussion questions encourage higher order thinking. This no-prep lesson contains complete lesson notes and answer keys as well as ideas for expansion activities.

This lesson is ideal for use in the flipped classroom. The video can be assigned for homework and discussion questions can be done in pairs or small groups during class. Lesson activities can either be done in groups or at home and discussed during the next class. 

6/12/18 Update: Now includes a separate student version without answer key to give the option to send the lesson to your students electronically.

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If you enjoyed this lesson, please check out my other TED talk lessons: 

• ESL Lesson for TED Talk: How a Penny Made Me Feel Like a Millionaire
• ESL Lesson for TED Talk: The Joy of Surfing in Ice Cold Water
• ESL Lesson for TED Talk – One Second Every Day
• ESL Lesson for TED Talk – How to Make Stress Your Friend
• ESL TED Talk Lesson: What Makes a Good Life?

➤ Or better yet, get them as a bundle and save! 

• ESL Lessons for TED Talks Bundle

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• Word Ladder Puzzle for Spelling and Vocabulary

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