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Mr. Happy Man


This ESL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Matt Morris about Johnny Barnes, an 88-year-old man who dedicates his life to making people happy. Students practise speaking, listening and writing.



Language level: Upper-intermediate (B2)- Advanced (C1)

Learner type: Mature teens and adults

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Speaking, writing and watching a short film and a video

Topic: Happiness

Language: Adjectives to describe character

Watch the film.