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I want to learn English because … Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson is designed around a short video and the theme of learning a language. In the lesson students talk about their reasons for learning English and what they want to do with English in the future. They also watch a short video and answer comprehension questions.

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This ESL lesson is designed around a short video and the theme of learning a language. In the lesson students talk about their reasons for learning English and what they want to do with English in the future. They also watch a short video and answer comprehension questions.

 

 

Language level: Elementary (A1) –Intermediate (B1)

Learner type: Teens and adults

Time: 60 minutes

Activity: Watching a short video, speaking and writing

Topic: Learning a language

Language: Infinitive to express purpose, vocabulary related to reasons for learning a language

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20 comments on “I want to learn English because … Lesson Plan

  1. This is perfect — I’m using it tomorrow!!

    1. Hi Denee,
      Thanks a lot for commenting and for the kind words.
      All the best,
      Kieran

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  3. Nice idea; relevant for the learners.

    1. Hi Judie,
      Thanks a lot for commenting and for the kind words.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  4. Love it! Great idea and motivation to learn;-)

    1. Hi Kate,
      Thanks a lot for commenting and for the kind words.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  5. what a brilliant idea !
    Thanks Kieran

    1. Hi Zohaib,
      Thanks a lot for commenting and for the kind words.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  6. Hi Kieran,

    Just to let you know that we’ve shortlisted this blog post for this month’s TeachingEnglish blog award and I’ll be making a post about it on tomorrow’s TeachingEnglish Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/TeachingEnglish.BritishCouncil, if you’d like to check there for likes and comments.

    Best,
    Ann

    1. Hi Ann,
      Thanks a lot for this. I’m honoured 🙂
      All the best,
      Kieran

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  9. thanks for your insightful contributions.. just a dilemma, in some lessons, I cant find the video, like this one

    1. I’m sorry, but this video is available. I don’t know if you have specific problem with accessing videos in your country, I can’t think of another explanation.
      Kieran

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