This video from Vsause tries to answer the question of why, in photos from the past, people seem to look older for their age. What are the reasons for this? Great lesson for talking about generational differences.
This lessons content is upper-intermediate but the questions and tasks could be done by an intermediate student. There are warm-up, listening and followup discussion questions. Download the PDF or Word file below.
Want to know how to live to 100? Watch this video from The Infographics Show to hear a summary of research on the subject of living to a ripe a old age.
In this simple lesson plan students will watch the video and read its transcript to answer questions on health and old age. This is followed by a series of discussion questions brought up by the video. The video has embedded subtitles that students can read along with.
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In this lesson based on a video from NPR Skunkbear they talk about why we still get goosebumps although they have no purpose. Students will talk about fears and react to quotes from famous people on the subject of fear.
In this video, from NPR advice is given on how to best use smart phones with children. However, the advice is good for people of any age. In the lesson plan students will discuss differences in life over the past five years, how they use time and their relationships with screens. Enjoy!
In this lesson, from a report by CNN, students will watch a report on a unique business that helps people relieve stress. Students will discuss the business, video and things related to stress and relaxation.
NPR’s SKUNK BEAR is a wonderful set of video’s that aim to answer people’s interesting science questions. The videos on youTube are great because they come with subtitles in multiple languages. In this lesson students will talk about aging and learn vocabulary for various parts of the body. Enjoy!
In this lesson on the theme of mindfulness students will talk about all the little, happy, things that have happened to them in their lives recently. Then they watch and discuss a video on an art project called 365 Days Grateful by Hailey Bartholomew. They can follow up by watching and discussing her TEDTalk.