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My Literacy Journey


This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Jay Blades’ journey of learning to read and the theme of literacy. Students learn vocabulary related to literacy, talk about literacy, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, perform a roleplay 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 literacy, talking about literacy, predicting the content of a short video, watching a short video, answering comprehension questions, analysing a short video, performing a roleplay and reflecting on the lesson

Topic: Literacy

Language: Vocabulary related to literacy


Watch the short video.