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Learning a Language


This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film and the theme of learning a new language. Students discuss why they are learning English, come up with reasons why people learn a new language and the benefits of learning a new language, watch a short film and discuss ways to improve their language learning.


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

Learner type: Teens and adults

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Speaking about reasons for and benefits of learning a language, and watching a short film

Topic: Learning a language

Language: Vocabulary related to language learning, present continuous and gerund as subject of a sentence


Watch the film.