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‘Understanding Autism’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Autism Spectrum Disorder: 10 Things You Should Know, a short film titled Can you make it to the end? and the theme of the autism spectrum and autistic people. Students learn vocabulary related to the autism spectrum, talk about the autism spectrum, read statements about the autism spectrum and decide if they are true of false, watch a short video to check their responses, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film and reflect on the lesson.

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This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Autism Spectrum Disorder: 10 Things You Should Know, a short film titled Can you make it to the end? and the theme of the autism spectrum and autistic people. Students learn vocabulary related to the autism spectrum, talk about the autism spectrum, read statements about the autism spectrum and decide if they are true of false, watch a short video to check their responses, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film and reflect on the lesson.


Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)

Learner type: Teens and adults

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Learning vocabulary related to the autism spectrum, talking about the autism spectrum, reading statements about the autism spectrum and deciding if they are true of false, watching a short video to check their responses, predicting the content of a short film, watching a short film, answering comprehension questions, analysing a short film and reflecting on the lesson.

Topic: Autism spectrum and autistic people

Language: Vocabulary related to the autism spectrum

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