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The Boy Who Learned to Fly


This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled The Boy Who Learned to Fly based on the life of Usain Bolt and the theme of the Olympic Games. In the lesson students speak about sports and the Olympic games, watch a short film, retell a story and write a summary of a story.

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

Learner type: Teens and adults

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Watching a short film, speaking and writing

Topic: Usain Bolt, sport and the Olympic Games

Language: Vocabulary related to sports and the Olympic Games

Watch the film.