This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled How to be a good friend and the themes of friends and friendships. Students learn vocabulary related to friendship, write and talk about the qualities and characteristics of a good friend, read an article about the qualities of a good friend, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, complete viewing notes, analyse a short video, write about a short video, perform a roleplay and reflect on the lesson.
Language level: Upper Intermediate (B2) – Advanced (C1)
Learner type: Teens and adults
Time: 90 minutes
Activity: Learning vocabulary related to friendship, writing and talking about the qualities and characteristics of a good friend, reading an article about the qualities of a good friend, predicting the content of a short video, watching a short video, completing viewing notes, analysing a short video, writing about a short video, performing a roleplay and reflecting on the lesson
Topic: Friends and friendships
Language: Vocabulary related to friendship and abstract nouns to describe qualities and characteristics
Watch the short video.