This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video by Story Corps in which a young man explains what he did when he was mugged at knifepoint. In the lesson students talk about an imaginary situation, listen to a story, watch a video, speak, and write an account of an incident from another person’s perspective.
Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Learner type: Teens and adults
Time: 90 minutes
Activity: Listening, watching a short video, speaking and writing
Language: Second conditional and colloquial words and expressions
Watch the film.